Beauty

When to Replace Your Makeup, Even if There's Still Product Left

It's not a waste if it's for hygienic reasons.
IMAGE JOANNA KOSINSKA/ UNSPLASH
Comments

Makeup can get very expensive. Aside from choosing the products, you must invest in the ideal products to protect your skin and suit your lifestyle. On top of that, wearing makeup every day also means you invest a lot in skincare. This often leads many beauty junkies keeping and using makeup products for as long as possible. To know when it's time to let go of the products in your makeup kit, here's a simple guide you can follow:

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Still not sure about throwing away that four-year-old cream foundation that set you back P5,000? Don't be. Keep in mind that "when using old makeup, you may find that the ease of application, color lay-down, texture and longevity of the product may be compromised, which would reduce the effectiveness of the formulation," says makeup artist and The Body Shop spokesperson Chase Aston on Best Health. 

"In extreme cases, old makeup could become contaminated with yeast, fungal and bacterial growth, which gradually build up and render preservatives to be ineffective. Again, this would depend on the product and formulation. My advice is, if the product smells rancid or appears funky, discard it." 

*This story originally appeared on femalenetwork.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Ysabel Y. Yuzon for Femalenetwork.com
View Other Articles From Ysabel
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
This is the luxury jeweler's first standalone store outside of Rustan's.
 
Share
It's located on an unassuming corner in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood.
 
Share
Bong makers used to be arrested for their work. Now, some of the most intense bongs you've ever seen are going up for public auction for the first time ever.
 
Share
Earlier this year, the show's creator David E. Kelley said that there's "no such plan" for another season.
 
Share
Take a look back at Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin's visit with the royal family right here.
 
Share
It was created for one man in mind, its namesake, Alberto Santos-Dumont.
 
Share
From gorgeously dramatic to intimate and cozy, here are all the best ideas to make your dream closet a reality.
 
Share
Watch experts thought this GMT-Master, which Brando personalized himself and wore in Apocalypse Now, was lost forever.
 
Share
The panoramic windows make sure you capture every magical snowflake.
 
Share
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US