A Complete Guide to Makeup Expiration Dates—and How Often to Replace Every Toiletry You Own
October 29, 2022
It’s probably time to replace your toothbrush (and mascara and lip gloss and razor blades).
Raise your hand if you’ve had a tube of (definitely expired) mascara knocking around in your makeup bag for over a year now. Or how about a lipstick you’ve been swiping on for a decade? Unless you routinely set aside time to clean out your cosmetics stash, it’s all too easy to keep makeup, toiletries, grooming tools, and medications long after their expiration dates. We’re all guilty of it—but it’s time to make a change.