With the refreshing change of the season, this is the perfect time to dispose of expired skin care products. Expired products can lose effectiveness, which is very important for sunscreen, or they can grow mold and house bacteria. So when is it time to say goodbye?
When to Toss Your Products
Make-up: after 3 months for mascara and liquid eyeliner, 1 year for liquid foundation and concealer, 2 years for perfume/cologne and nail polish, and 3 years for lipstick, powdered make-up, and eye/lip liners
Toiletries: after 2 years for toothpaste and shaving cream, 3 years for deodorant/antiperspirant and mouthwash
Skincare: 1 year for moisturizer, skin and eye cream, and sunscreen