Women will wear three times the normal amount of make-up during the Christmas season, according to a new report by high street chain says Debenhams, which means eye allergies and skin recations will also see a sharp rise over the fetsive season.
According to the new report, women wear an average of four pieces of make-up during a normal day ensuring the basics are covered with mascara, foundation, blusher and lip gloss.
A regular night out doubles this to a total of eight beauty products, as women add eyeliner, lipstick, eyeshadow and bronzer.[quote] However when the festive season approaches the amount of make-up worn rockets to three times the normal amount, with women wearing an average of 12 beauty products on a Christmas night out. False lashes, glitter and highlighter are common additions.[/quote]
Furthermore, the results show that women go out four times a week on average during December, suggesting that they are wearing heavy make up for 16 days of the month.
It’s no surprise then that skin allergies, blotches, rashes and dryness also increase over the festive period. With heavier make up and more combinations of products comes a great risk of skin reactions, especially around the eyes.