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Got pollen-irritated eyes? Apply an Allergy Hayfever Compress to help tackle hayfever symptoms. And pat La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Sensitive Eye Cream around the eyes to soothe.

La Roche-Posay La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra Sensitive Eye Cream 20ml £14.99 Buy Now

Keep calm

Histamines – your body’s rescue response to pollen – can cause skin irritation. Swap your moisturiser for Avene Xeracalm Balm to keep skin calm.

Avene Avène Xeracalm Balm 200ml £18.49 Buy Now

Prime time

Nose-blowing can budge your base. Smooth on Rimmel Insta CC Primer Green before foundation. The green tint helps correct redness around the nose, while locking in your base.


Can’t resist rubbing your eyes? If you don’t want to look like Kung Fu Panda, use Ardell The Headliner Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Luxe Black for your feline flicks and finish with Revolution The Waterproof Mascara Revolution.

Revolution Revolution The Waterproof Mascara Revolution £8.00 Buy Now

Suds law

Pollen gets stuck to hair during the day. So if you don’t want to spend your sleeping hours sneezing, switch your hair wash from morning to before bed. Superdrug Avocado & Manuka Honey Shampoo is gentle enough to use daily.

Superdrug Superdrug Avocado & Manuka Honey Shampoo 400ml £3.99 Buy Now
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