Beauty Tip: Makeup Expiration Dates

Get rid of makeup that is past its expiration date to avoid any skincare issues and clutter in your makeup collection!

Liquid and cream foundation: 2 years

Concealer: 2 years

Powder: 2 years

Mascara: 6 months

Lipstick: 12 to 18 months

Lip and eye pencils: 12 to 18 Months

Eye shadow: 2 years

Powder Blush: 2 years

Cream Blush: 2 years

Moisturizer: 2 years

Eye Cream: 6 months

Sunscreen: 2 years

Face Cream: 2 years

Source: Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual 2008

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12 thoughts on “Beauty Tip: Makeup Expiration Dates

    • no problem!

      I use this as a guide, but if I have makeup that is past its expiration date but still works, doesn’t smell or irritate my skin, I keep it a little bit longer. 🙂

      but with mascaras I toss those right out after 6 months, eye infections are no joke!

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