Wednesday, February 22, 2012

EXPIRED!!

EVER WONDER!!

HOW LONG A SHELF LIFE IS FOR A CERTAIN BEAUTY PRODUCT!!?
WELL WONDER NO MORE!! 

HERE IS YOUR GO TO LIST FOR WHEN TO PITCH !!


Concealer: 2 to 3 years.
Pencil eyeliner: 2 to 3 years.
Mascara: 12-18 months, and be sure to store it in a cool, dry place
Loose and pressed powders (including blushes and bronzers): 2 to 3 years. Store them somewhere dry (that is, not under your bathroom sink).
Liquid Foundation: up to two years, check it every few months for color striations. If you see any, then it's time to toss it.
Lipstick: Up to 2 years.
Perfume: 18-24 months, but store it in the fridge, away from anything that smells (garlic, onions, noxious leftovers)
Bar soap
18 months to 3 years

Bath gel, body wash
3 years 

Bath oil
1 year
Body lotion
3 years

Conditioner
2 to 3 years 

Deodorant
Unopened: 2 years
Used: 1 to 2 years
For antiperspirants, see expiration date

Eye cream
Unopened: 3 years
Used: 1 year

Face lotion
With SPF, see expiration date. All others, at least 3 years


Hair gel
2 to 3 years

Hair spray
2 to 3 years

Lip balm
Unopened: 5 years
Used: 1 to 5 years

Mouthwash 
Three years from manufacture date 

Nail polish 
1 year 

Nail-polish remover 
Lasts indefinitely

Perfume 
1 to 2 years

Rubbing alcohol 
At least 3 years

Shampoo 
2 to 3 years

Shaving cream 
2 years or more

Tooth-whitening strips 
13 months

Hair styling products
Three to five years. Most are alcohol-based, which helps preserve the formula.


Sunscreen
6 months after first use

HAPPY WEDNESDAY!!!!!!!!
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