Let’s do a little experiment? Open up your beautician and try to remember – when were bought favourite beauty products? Most likely, only the last 2-3 purchases from more than 50 titles you will remember. And in fact still, there are products for special cases (bright shadows, eyeliners) and a voice-frequency cream on tone more darkly usual – for the sunburnt skin. Such “residents” of your beautician, which sometimes serve for years, potentially threaten health. How not to make your beauty case a hotbed of bacterial infection? Let’s understand.
Carry out the revision of makeup bag
– face cream – 2 years;
– liquid foundation cream – 6 months;
– corrector – 1 year;
– face powder (compact and crumbly) – 6 months;
– liquid blush – 6 months;
– dry blush – 1 year;
– liquid eye shadow – 1 year;
– dry eye shadow – 3 years;
– eyeliner – 6 months;
– pencils for the eyes, lips and eyebrows – 1 year;
– mascara – 6 months;
– lip gloss and lipstick – 9 months;
– toilet water – 5 years;
– nail polish – 1 year.
If less than the specified time has passed since the opening of the cosmetic product, but the texture has changed, an unpleasant or atypical smell has appeared, use causes skin irritation – throw it away immediately.
Introducing new beauty rules
After the first general cleaning in beautician, make it a rule to note when you opened a tube and repeat the audit every 3 months.
To your favourite cosmetics did not spoil before time, store it in a dry and dark place and do not buy large packages and bottles. If, after all, something from cosmetics has deteriorated – throw away without regret. This will help maintain skin health, and also – it’s an occasion to please yourself with new cosmetics.