Facial skin is more sensitive than skin on other parts of the body. ” But makeup cannot damage the skin unless you are sensitive or allergic to its components”, the proper way of putting on and removing makeup can cause damage. Brisk application of makeup with sponge and brush , particularly with rough bristles causes skin irritations and rashes. This can later on lead to pigmentation or skin discoloration. To prevent these, makeup kit should always be kept clean to prevent the spread of bacterial infection. Also, make it a habit to remove makeup completely so as not to block skin pores and trigger acne breakouts.