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A Reminder To Check Your Makeup Expiration Date

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On the packaging of many products, you'll find a batch number.  You can plug that into CheckFresh.com to tell when it was made. On the packaging of many products, you'll find a batch number.  You can plug that into CheckFresh.com to tell when it was made.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

Makeup can be costly. And if you're the type who likes to make it last as long as possible, you may be taking chances with your health.

You'll have to look close, but each product should have an expiration date.  Most of the time, it's on the packaging not the product.  You'll see a small jar with a number and a letter M for month. If you don't follow that use-by-date, you could open yourself to catch some nasty stuff.

We're talking e-coli, staph infections and even infections in your eyes and ears. On the packaging of many products, you'll find a batch number.  You can plug that into CheckFresh.com to tell when it was made.

Cosmetic companies aren't required to use expiration dates. So here's a quick shelf life list.

  1. Lotion,powder,blush,lipstick last two years.
  2. Foundation, lip gloss,nail polish have a one year shelf life.
  3. Mascara lasts four months tops, even less if you pump the wand.

Experts say swirling will keep the air out and the contamination from getting in.

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