I took all these pictures with my iPad, and if you look closely, you will see they all have eyes in them. This is because there is quite a bit of late breaking eye news. A recent discovery has been made about all that dark eye makeup that was worn in ancient Egypt in the time of the Pharaohs. The makeup contained lead based substances that helped their immune systems fight bacterial infections. It was believed that the people who wore this eye makeup were protected by the gods from certain illnesses, and turns out they were partially right!
Skipping ahead a bit to Medieval Italy, ladies in the courts would put drops of Deadly Nightshade Belladonna in their eyes to dilate their pupils. It was very fashionable, and made the eyes bright. In fact, this is the source of the name Belladonna, meaning Beautiful Woman.
Moving right ahead to modern day England, a school recently took the mirrors out of the girls bathroom and forbid them to use makeup. The school got backing from parents and a majority of the students. As a result, the girls grades went way up. Certain girls had been spending so much time in the bathroom applying eye makeup that they were taking their lunches in there to eat and primp. I don't think that what you put on your eyes is quite as important as what you watch and how you see things.
“Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see— how good God is. Blessed are you who run to him.”
“Keep your eyes open for God, watch for his works; be alert for signs of his presence. Remember the world of wonders he has made, his miracles, and the verdicts he's rendered…”