October 13, 2011
Here’s a run down of make up life’s timelines!
*This isnt pushing you to go out and purchase all new make up..however this is a precaution to save your face from bad, icky, dangerous situations! (These are estimations…I say better safe than sorry. Be cautious!)
Concealer: Up to 12 months
Powder: 2 years
Eyeshadow: Up to 3 years
Foundation: Water Based-12 months Oil Based-18 months
Mascara: 4 MONTHS. (This product is THE biggest breeding ground for bacteria. To prolong shelf life do not pump wand in and out, this exposes it to excess open air. NEVER SHARE THIS PRODUCT WITH ANYONE!)
Liners (eye and lip): 3 years. Sharpen regularly!
Lipstick: 1-4 years. Once its dried up-throw it out. Prolong the life by storing in the fridge.
Brushes: For personal use, wash every 2-3 months in a mild detergent.
Sponges: For person use, wash weekly and dispose of monthly.