How Long Should You Keep Your Make-up

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How Long Should You Keep Your Make-up | Until recently, my train case and make-up bag were littered with cosmetics that I’ve had for more than two years: Lancome eye shadows in blue and purple that I was too chicken to try. Blood-red and poppy-red lipsticks that gave my lips a strange shape and shocked my face with color it was never meant to experience. Cream and powder blushes that belonged only on display cases and not on my cheeks.

I finally purged all this old make-up. Unfortunately, this mini project began out of necessity, because there was no more room in the bathroom for my all my stuff. Putting unused make-up in the garbage was a great thing, since most of it had gone bad already. How long had I been subjecting myself to make-up that had long expired?

Should You Keep Your Make-up

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If you haven’t used something in 6 months, get rid of it. You’re likely not going to use it. Use this guide to help you weed out the eyeliners, lip gloss and nail polish:

Concealer – Should be disposed of after one year. Preservatives like propylparaben, which are usually made synthetically for cosmetics, can only prolong the concealer’s life up to a year.

Blush and Bronzer (powdered) – The binders, moisturizing agents and colorants found in most blushes will go bad after two years.

Blush and Bronzer (cream) – pigments and preservatives found in cream blushes are good for up to 12-18 months.

Eyeliner (liquid) – Say good-bye after 3-6 months.

Eyeliner (pencil) – Good up to three years. This time frame only applies if you regularly sharpen the pencil.

Eyeshadow (powder) – Keep for only 2 years. If the powder doesn’t separate easily or is cakey, it’s time to get rid of it.

Eyeshadow (cream) – Can be good up to 18 months. If it no longer goes on your eyelids smoothly, that is one sign that it has gone bad.

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