By Aly Walansky, Daily Makeover
makeupWe're busy. Time flies, weeks go by, and before we know it, that half-used foundation is now months old. Is it still safe to use? Just as we wouldn't advise drinking spoiled milk-gross!-there's lots that can go wrong when your makeup ages: breakouts, skin irritations, infections and worse.
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Expired makeup can cause breakouts and infections like pink eye, acne, and worse. This is especially true with mascara, liners and foundations. "When a product expires this means that the preservatives have stopped being as effective as they once were or have stopped working altogether. This can lead to infections," says Dr. Gary Goldfaden.
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If your makeup is old enough to have expired, it's likely already accumulated tons of germs and bacteria, which then can get passed onto your eyes and skin. Just