Do you remember your favorite tube of lipstick from high school? Do you still have that same tube of lipstick today? Should you?
Although cosmetic manufacturers are not required to put expiration dates on their products, the FDA warns that cosmetics can degrade and break down over time due to microorganisms, such as bacteria and fungi. Exposure to these microorganisms can lead to eye and staph infections.
Makeup Mate is here to help. By entering the name of a cosmetic, Makeup Mate will provide you with a expiration date based on industry recommendations. Makeup Mate also gives you the ability to create a reminder in your calendar for when your makeup will expire.
– Determine cosmetic type using cosmetic name
– Provide recommended expiration date based on cosmetic type
– Select purchase/first use date
– Select reminder
– Schedule reminder for cosmetic expiration in calendar