You have heard it a million times before... Wash your hands! This is the best way to avoid the worst of cold and flu season. However, did you know that your make-up could harbor a host of bacteria? I am sure you have heard or read about discarding your mascara after 3 months.
Mascara is very susceptible to infection causing bacteria, so it is important to replace it regularly, even if it has not dried up and you still have a lot left. However, you should also replace other cosmetics regularly. Here is a list with a general time line of shelf life: Mascara and other eye makeup: 3 months Liquid Foundation: 3-6 months Blush: 6 months Facial cleansers & moisturizers: 6 months Lipstick: 1 year Nail Polish: 2 years Breakthrough Beauty Secrets - http://www.breakthroughbeautysecrets.com - www.JaniceBird.com - www.interactivebeauty.blogspot.com
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