Removing Contact Lens with Q-Tips!

When contact lens first came out, they were meant to correct vision and therapeutic purposes but with the latest technology, contact lens are not only limited for medical purposes but to play an important role in enhancing ones’ look which allows everyone to be able to try them on. I wear contact lens to play around with colors and I usually wear planos which there isn’t any degree of power to adjust my vision.

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For girls (or guys maybe), sometimes we keep our long beautiful nails and we are always reminded by opticians to keep our nails short while handling contact lens. This is just a friendly reminder just in case, your nails might rip the lens or poke into your eyes while removing. The key to rinse your contact lens is to use your finger tip, not your nails. Removing contact lens will be quite tricky, some could use their eyelid to squeeze the lens out and some use fingers to push it out. Both ways doesn’t work so well for me and finally I found a method that works. No fingers to touch the lens at all!

You might be wondering if the lint from the q-tip might get into your eyes. The q-tip is suppose to grip your lens and it shouldn’t be touching your eyes. If you’re still worried, you may wet it with your saline solution for the lint to stay on the q-tip. After you remove your lens, you should always rinse your lens, even before wearing them. Also, dispose the q-tip after each use for hygienic purposes. Hope this little tip helps!


Traclyn Yeoh
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A Malaysian beauty blogger expressing her views on beauty and life's other superficial aspects. Not to mention, beauty tutorials to appease the die-hard beauty junkies.


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