Eye Lid Swiss Army Knife Award
As a 26 year primary care optometry veteran, my vote for the Swiss Army knife of eye lid care is the Bruder mask.
Computer fatigue? - 5 minutes at the end of a long day - Spa-like heaven
Dry eyes? - Melt those needed lid oils to refresh zoomed-out eyeballs
Lid soreness and irritation? - Help break-up the goop in clogged lid glands and at lash margin
The 5 minute sustained moist heat of this mask is the key. So much better than gel-based eye packs and the mess and ineffectiveness of a face-cloth!
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