An often mistake and a usual question is “Do the cosmetics expire? A quick answer is Yes, cosmetics have expiration dates.
What happens to cosmetics
The consistency of your cosmetics is changing over time, and they stop by being smooth and blendable as they should. Their molecules are breaking down and your skin, unfortunately, will react to it. In the best case will be just an irritation and in the worst scenario it can lead to inflammation and goes on.
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Saving money by still using expired makeup products is not a good idea.
When they expire when they have been opened
Store them in a cool and dry place and approximately they will last as the list below
Lipstick 1-2 years
Lip gloss 1- 1 ½ years
Foundation 1- 1 ½ years
Concealer 1- 1 ½ years
Mascara up to 6 months
Eyeliner up to 6 months
Creamy based products 1- 1 ½ years
Powder products 1- 1 ½ years
However you can check to find the icon on your product that indicates the expiration date. The number in the box (see cover photo) refers to months.
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