That face you make when inserting contacts, putting on eyeliner, or applying mascara is a bizarre human quirk right up there with sneezing in sunlight and contagious yawning. Why do you feel a compulsion to open your mouth when it comes to messing with your eyes? There's no definitive answer, but the leading theory is pretty compelling.
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Written by Ashley Hamer October 23, 2017
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