How Bad Is It to Fall Asleep With Makeup On?

All types of makeup can cause damage, but some are worse than others. Foundations and primers, especially oil based, can block pores and deter your skin from breathing,

Concealer tends to aggravate acne, which is a cruel and unusual punishment, since you’re likely using it to cover up blemishes in the first place. And leaving lipstick on can result in chapped, dry lips.

Your lashes aren’t safe either. Leaving mascara on overnight can cause eyelashes to become brittle, break easily, and even shed faster. Eye makeup can also lead to irritation or even more serious eye infections, like conjunctivitis, if particles make their way into your eyes as you’re tossing and turning.