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The Average Shelf-Life Of Makeup Products


Mascara: Expires in 3 months. The wand is especially prone to attracting bacteria and can cause severe eye infections

Liquid and cream products

Liquid and cream products like foundation, concealer and cream blush: Expires between 12-24 months

Powder eyeshadow

Powder eyeshadow can be used for 24-30 months

Face powder

Face powder can be used up to 24 months


Lipstick and lip liners expire between 24 months

Gel or liquid eyeliner

Gel or liquid eyeliner can be used up to 12-15 months

Nail Polish

Nail Polish can be used for 18-24 months

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