Mascara: 3-4 months (replace it to avoid infections such as pink eye).
Face cleanser and moisturisers: 6 months.
Natural cosmetics: 6 months.
Face powder and eye shadow: 2 years.
Cream eye shadow: 12-18 months (you should stop using them if you develop an infection).
Foundation: 1 year.
Concealer: 6-12 months.
Lipstick and lip gloss: 1-2 years.
Eye and lip pencils: 1-2 years (sharpen or clean to refresh the tip
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