Your makeup may not always be stamped with an expiration date, but that doesn't mean it lasts forever; while some products can last for years, certain beauty products should be replaced every three months!
- Using old makeup may cause breakouts, which doesn't even seem so bad, considering it can also lead to a nasty rash or skin infection. While most products contains preservatives to stop the growth of bacteria, they become less effective over time. Natural and organic cosmetics have fewer preservatives, requiring you to be extra careful with them.
- To avoid contaminating your makeup, try not to use your fingers to apply, as bacteria from your hands is easily transferred to the makeup; always use makeup brushes that are cleaned and decontaminated regularly.
- Store your makeup in a cool, dry place - not your bathroom! You should also steer clear of sharing makeup with others, especially eye and lip products.
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