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What's in Your Makeup?

We deconstruct the five essentials you use every day. Plus how to apply it and when to throw it away.

5. Eye Shadow continued...

The doctor says ...

If your lids get itchy or red when you wear eye shadow, switch to earth-toned hues. "These contain fewer dyes and are less likely to irritate the skin," Friedman says.

When you're ready to remove your makeup, cleansing cloths are a great way to start, says makeup artist Kimara Ahnert. But "these cloths just take care of surface makeup and grime," she says. "It's best to follow them with a good cleanser to nourish and treat the skin and make sure you're not leaving behind dirt or product that could clog pores."

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