Like food, make up has an expiration date, an over time cosmetics can harbor harmful bacteria that can lead to infections. Check out the guidelines for different products and find out when you should toss your make up stash. Beginn from the time you open the products (not first use):
- Base (Primer) 12 months
- Foundations 9 months
- Powders 14 months
- Lip balms 9 months
- Concealer 12 months
- Luminous 12 months
- Mascara 3 month
- Lipsticks 12 months
- Creme Blush 14 months
- Eye pencil 12 months (sharpen regulary)
- Lip pencil 12 months (sharpen regulary)
- Gloss 12 months
- Brushes clean daily with antibaterial spray and one a week using a mild detergent or alcohol wipes
Tips for keeping your skin clean and your make-up fresh!
If they have an unusual odor, the might contain bacteria, Always make sure that products are tight and stored out of sunlight! Don't use any eye products if you currently have an eye infection.
Keep your make up bag clean. Replace frequently… On that note: OUT with the old and IN with the new.