Market Report: When to Throw Out Your Old Makeup (and Why You Need to!)

Old products could be the reason for mysterious chronic breakouts.


It might be time to throw out that favorite blush. | Shutterstock.

  • Skin irritation doesn’t seem to be clearing up? It could be your expired foundation. Find out the actual shelf-life of your beauty products. (Warning: You may want to purge your kit after reading). [Well+Good]
  • If you haven’t already tossed half your products, beware of this (literally) dirty little secret behind jar moisturizers. Think: Loads of bacteria from dipping your fingers in. The solution? Pump-action containers for the win. [xoJane]

  • Christian Louboutin is launching a lipstick line in September, and there’s a surprising reason why it just might (might) be worth $90 a tube. (Hint: It’s cooler than the insanely priced polish). [Stylecaster]
  • The lazy girl’s cleanser: drugstore face wipes. Here’s an expert guide to the best ones out there. [Into The Gloss]
  • How to rock hair accessories (flower crowns! Headbands! Scarves!) without looking like an eight grader. Yes, it is possible. [The Fashion Spot]