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How Often Should We Replace Our Makeup?

10 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - How old is your mascara? Eyeliner? Lipstick? If you don't wear them every day, it could be time to throw them out.
So, how often should we replace our makeup? Good Question.
“I do recommend replacing your makeup every six to 12 months,” says Dr. Liz Farhat, a dermatologist with Allina Health. “The reason is there is bacteria that can grow in your makeup.”
Makeup has preservatives that prevent bacteria from growing, but Dr. Farhat says those preservatives can often wear off after six months.
The shelf life for eye makeup, especially mascara, is even shorter. The Food and Drug...
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