Good or Expired? When To Throw Out Makeup

While most skincare products often have expiration dates, makeup rarely does. So, how do you know when your makeup is past being useable? While we’re all a little guilty of keeping those blushes wayyy past their recommended use date, using some expired products like mascara can actually be detrimental to your health.

While using an old foundation can give you a minor problem like acne, expired mascara can become quite contaminated over time and can cause gross issues like pink eye or styes!

If wearing a patch over your eye is not your thing, here’s a quick, handy guide to when you should toss your makeup via makeup.com:

 

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Mandy Ellis

Mandy Ellis is a certified nutritionist, journalist, traveler, and endless adventurer. Her work has appeared on Yahoo, AOL, Fox, and many others. When she’s not wanderlusting, she’s usually spending time with her French bull dog or hitting the yoga mat.

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