Make-up tips every allergy and hay fever sufferer should know

Allergy sufferers rejoice – we’ve got the lowdown on how to fix your make-up when your eyes are itching and your nose is running.

Make-up and hay fever is not a match made in heaven.

With your eyes super-sensitive, even the lightest of touches can aggravate your hay fever symptoms and cause eyes to itch, irritate and water, sending your make-up running out of control.

So what do you do with your make-up when you’re one of the 25% of the population who suffers from this annoying allergy? You look to the expert!

We asked make-up artist Aimee Adams, who has worked with Elle Macpherson and Ellie Goulding, to talk through her star-quality techniques on mastering your hayfever friendly make-up.

New Opticrom Hayfever Eye Drops 5ml bring fast-acting relief to start soothing and relieving redness, itchiness and irritation in as little as two minutes[i] . The active ingredient sodium cromoglicate helps stop the body releasing chemicals in the eyes which cause the symptoms of hayfever eyes. Opticrom 5ml Hayfever Eye Drops cost £4.70 and is available from Boots and independent pharmacies.  Adults and children: 1 or 2 drops in each eye 4 times daily[i]. Always read the label. For more information about hayfever eyes including symptoms, frequently asked questions and live Met office data about the hayfever levels in your local area, log on to the new Opticrom website www.opticrom.co.uk.

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