People who know of such things predict this year will be the worst for allergy sufferers, I guess because of the weird weather across the country all winter and spring. Imagine how screwed up the bees and daffodils are feeling if we’re so discombobulated!
At any rate, here’s some of their advice.
Don’t use any leave-in products in your hair. Gel and whatnot collects pollen all day long so it’s as if you’re wearing a Sneezy Hat. Not as fun as it sounds. Shower and shampoo at night, otherwise all that pollen builds up on your pillow and sheets and you continue to inhale it and rub it in your eyes and nose.
Try to keep the pollen off your hair in the first place by wearing a hat.
Wear oversized sunglasses to keep it out of your eyes, too.
Wash those hats and sunglasses often, but try not to let them shrink. Ha!
If you do get itchy eyes, you can rinse them throughout the day with a little baby shampoo and water.
They’re studying the relationship between pollen allergies and fruit allergies so if you’re having a particularly hard time of it this season, try peeling your fruit before you eat it and maybe that will help. I don’t know. But that’s what they said.
Now get out there and breathe some pollen! Take a stand. Show it who’s boss. Go all Dirty Harry on it.
Are you having a hard time with allergies lately? What are some of your favorite remedies?