While staying at home and helping to do our part on flattening the curve you can get your mind off of the virus 🦠 and be productive and get lots of things done. I can’t stop organizing my home,cleaning and doing other things to bring me joy.
The other day I started to use a cream I had received from a beauty event in NYC six months ago and I applied this new face cream but I quickly smelled something funky.
I washed my face IMMEDIATELY.
It wasn’t something I wanted to use on my face So, I also threw it out. Once opened or sitting in a box for several years OR unopened BOTH matter!You have to know when to throw it out!If you HAVEN’T worn it in many months and are not sure how old it is…it is probably old.
You want to be safe and protect your face,body,hair, fingers,toes and more! Don’t you? Be smart. Armed and dangerous and protect yourself!
So I thought you might need a reminder on your skincare.
Here is what to KEEP or Toss when it comes to your skincare:
Moisturizer and eye cream or gel – Unopened lasts 2-3 years. But only if it is stored in a dark place. Not in or near a sunny 🌞 window or area.
Once opened = Lasts up to 1 year
Sunscreen or Sunblock- Unopened 2-3 years Once opened-Lasts 6 mos. to 1 year .
Face Masks –Unopened 2 to 3 years Once opened– Last up to a year.
Treatment skincare products– Unopened last no longer than 1 year. Once opened– Lasts up to six months.
Now just a reminder. Did you know you can disinfect your skin care products too?
You simply need to own a SterileLight disinfecting case. Visit their website for all the information.
All you do is open the jars, tube cap, tops and more. Next place in the SterileLight disinfecting case unit. Three minutes of disinfecting ❤️ love!
And once a week I like to wipe down all my skincare jars, bottles, tubes that I have used or that need some cleaning attention.
Washing our hands and makeup brushes is so important but disinfecting the opened products you use makes so much sense.
Now what are you waiting for? You’ve got the time. Go over all your skincare and decide what to keep and what needs to be thrown away. Your health and skin health depends on it!!
Vitamin C , AHAs, retinoids, Facial Serums, Essences or skin toners. Unopened or Opened the cosmetic chemists recommend to not keep them beyond a year.
Now, to disinfect and sanitize your skincare products especially in today’s new world.
You need to DISINFECT and sanitize your skincare and beauty products. I USED TO and still do wipe them down with rubbing alcohol on a paper towel. Your safety and health (as well as your families) is very important. But now I use the SterileLight disinfecting case. I am addicted since this COVID-19 hit the US. I feel SAFER.