[Beauty] Cosmetics Shelf-Life

Although not all beauty products have listed expiry dates on the packaging; they do have a specific shelf life.

Blush and Face Powder: Both of these beauty products can last up to 2 years when stored in a dark and dry place.

Concealer (liquid): It is highly recommended that you throw it out after 1 year.

Concealer (powder and stick): Can last up to 2 years.

Eyeliner: Can last up to 2 years.

Eyeshadow (powder): It can last up to 2 years. However, throw it out when it gets really flaky or dry.

Foundation (liquid): Throw it out after 1 year. Try to keep your foundation bottles out of the sunlight.

Lipgloss: If you notice that your lip gloss has become extra sticky; it's time to throw it out. Estimated shelf life is about 1 year.

Mascara: Throw it after 3 months as it can get clumpy.

Nail Polishes: It really depends on the brand and quality but it can last between 1-2 years. Throw it out if you notice that the lacquer is drying up and clumpy.

Perfume: Store your perfume bottles in a cool and dark place if you want the scent to last longer. It can last up to 5-7 years if stored properly.

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