Looking Good During Allergy Season: It's NOT A Lost Cause

When the pollen hits the air, any efforts we make to get gorgeous are inevitably thwarted by our itchy eyes, our irritated skin, our runny noses — you get the picture. Sometimes doing our makeup feels like a battle in a lifelong war against Mother Nature, and seasonal allergies really just throw a wrench in our routines. It's hard not to just give up on looking like anything but a leaky, puffy, itchy mess.
But, have you met us? We don't give up that easy. So, we did some digging and finally found the products to solve our pollen and dust woes. Read on for the products that will save your face. You might not feel any better, but at least you'll look the part.
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Let's start with the basics. If your nostrils are red and sensitive, you might be using the wrong tissues. Make sure what you're wiping your little nose with is hypo-allergenic and without dyes.

Seventh Generation 100% Recycled Facial Tissue, $2.29, available at Seventh Generation.
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You can get over-the-counter drops that will specifically target your allergy symptoms. You might want to still skip the eye makeup, though, depending on how bad your allergies are.

Visine-A Eye Allergy Relief Antihistamine & Redness Reliever Drops, $5.99, available at Drugstore.com.
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These face wipes will return the radiance to your skin, giving you the illusion of health.

Wei Gingko Leaf Repairing Face Treatment Pads, $84.33, available at Space NK.
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Don't let your eyeballs disappear into a sea of puffiness. This cream will bring your peepers right back to life.

Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream, $30, available at Sephora.
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If your mouth is a mess, skip the color and grab this lip balm instead.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lip Therapy, $12, available at Dermstore.
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Prepare for the next day of sneezing with this night cream, which will soothe your face and repair the damage you did while blowing your nose into the wrong type of tissue all day.

Eucerin Sensitive Skin Redness Relief Soothing Night Creme, $14.99, available at Ulta.