Sometimes it can be hard to know when to replace your beauty products. You may be using the same mascara for a few months and think “Hmmmm, I wonder if it is time to put this tube to rest…”. Here is a quick and easy guide to your everyday beauty products, and when they need to be replaced and kicked to the curb.

  1. Makeup sponges: 1 monthimages (3)
  2. Mascara: 3 months
  3. Eyeliner: 6 months to a year
  4. Foundation: 1 year
  5. Lip stick: 1 year
  6. Nail polish- 1 year
  7. Powder makeup: 12-18 months
  8. Eyeshadow: 1-2 years
  9. Blush: 1-2 years
  10. Makeup brushes: 5 years

It is really important to replace your beauty products in these time frames because bacteria and germs can grow on your brushes and makeup and cause infection, which is no bueno! So take a peek at your makeup drawer and decide which items have met their match and can be put to rest in the good ole trash can.

XOXO, Chels