How do I know if my foundation is expired?
- The first step is to smell the makeup. If anything smells off, toss it.
- Look to see if it has changed color.
- Pay attention to whether or not the texture has changed, and throw away if the product feels different on your skin.
Does foundation expire? Water-based foundation typically is good for a year, while oil-based foundation is good for about 18 months. Consider replacing cream-based foundation or blushes every six months to a year. Powder products, if stored properly and free from moisture, are good for up to two years.
How long does liquid foundation last? 1. Liquid foundation: Water-based liquid foundations can last up to one year. Oil-based formulas can last up to 18 months.
How long does opened foundation last? Products like foundation, primer, blush, and eyeshadow can last for up to two years. Lipstick is typically good for one year after you’ve opened it. Eye makeup like mascara and liquid eyeliner should be replaced every three months.