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When to Throw Away Your Makeup

Lipstick & Gloss
Time to toss:
18 months to 2 years
Notice an off smell or taste? Trash it. You deserve a new tube anyway!

Eye & Lip Pencils
Time to toss: 2 years Sharpening your pencil
liners every two weeks will help them stay fresh and clean.

Liquid Foundation
Time to toss: 6 months
Look for the ingredients to separate (oils rise to the top) or a change in color or consistency.

Mascara & Liquid Liner
Time to toss:
6 months (less if you use daily)
These wet tubes are the ideal breeding ground for bacteria.