What Is The Shelf Life For My Foundation And Powder? Can I Mix

Question

What is the shelf life for my foundation and powder? Can I mix my loose powder with water (a little) to make a concealer, have you ever done it and does it work?

Submitted by Phumla Kunene on 11 July 2012

Answer

Hi Phumla

I wouldnt suggest you mix powder with water to make a concealer. The characteristics of foundation are different to that of concealer.
I would recommend you invest in a good concealer. Although make-up is "expensive", it usually lasts a long time. The shelf life of a foundation is +- 2years. Your make-up box should have an expiry date on it.

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