In addition to lipstick, eye shadow is also a make-up that everyone likes to stock up. There are many colors of eye shadow, and different colors can create different styles of eye makeup. Many people don’t wonder if they can use up so much eye shadow when they stock up on eye shadow. . So how do you tell if the eyeshadow you use has expired? What can the expired eyeshadow do? Let's take a look together next.
How to judge whether the eye shadow is expired
1. The change of product color
Due to the growth of some colored and colorless microorganisms, they will have metabolites, and of course these metabolites are directly secreted into the product (think disgusting). The common thing is that the original white paste turns pale yellow and produces different colors. Mold spots, or simply directly moldy. (Some products containing unstable vitamin C will turn yellow over time, not expired, but the efficacy is gone, so you don’t need to.)
2. Changes in product status
Certain microorganisms can hydrolyze the protein and lipids of cosmetics and destroy the emulsified structure. Therefore, at this time, the product seeps, stratifies, becomes turbid (mostly toner), etc. This means that your cosmetics are no longer available. used.
3. The change of smell
The action of microorganisms will also produce some volatile substances, such as sulphurous substances, and the acid gas generated by the decomposition of organic acids in cosmetics. Anyway, it is an acid smell, which is very pungent. When you find your When the product has a strange taste, throwing it away is a good choice. In order to avoid the threat of deteriorating cosmetics, we not only read the production date of cosmetics and strictly enforce the shelf life of the box, we also need to take better care of our products, such as storing them in a dark and dry place. Putting the used products in the refrigerator is a good way to reduce the risk of breeding. The shelf life of general makeup is five years, and the same eye shadow is five years.
What can expired eyeshadows do
The expired eyeshadow can actually be used with nail polish. The method is super simple.
Method 1: Powdery eyeshadow
First apply a layer of primer or gloss oil on the nails, or nail polish similar in color to eye shadow powder. Then before the nail polish is dry, press your finger into the eye shadow powder. After the nail polish is dry, clean the eye shadow powder on the edges of the nails. If you want your nails to last longer, you can apply a sealer.
Method two: cream eye shadow
First prepare a bottle of transparent nail polish and crush the cream eye shadow. Then roll the white paper into a funnel shape, and pour the crushed eyeshadow into the nail polish bottle. After mixing it evenly with a stick, you can start using it directly.
Note: If you like thick nail polish, you can add more eye shadow powder. If you like thinner nail polish, you can increase the amount of transparent nail polish.
You can also mix eyeshadows of different colors, or even add larger sequins to make your own nail polish.
Can the expired eyeshadow still be used? Teach you to turn waste into treasure:
How much do girls like to stock up cosmetics? Look at the various bottles and jars on the dressing table. However, if you stock up too much, you have much left. It is a pity to throw away the expired cosmetics. After all, I bought it for real money. In addition to the daily use of eye shadows, other eye shadows are always used until they expire. Can the expired eye shadows be used?
Can the expired eyeshadow still be used?
The shelf life of the unopened powdery eyeshadow is generally three to five years. However, after opening, an open small box logo is usually displayed behind the eyeshadow box, with 6M, 12M, etc. on it. M means month, which refers to the expiration date after opening. However, due to the preservation of eyeshadows, ordinary powder eyeshadows will never deteriorate if they are a new generation of all-mineral baked eyeshadows.
Eyeshadows can’t be used after their expiration date. Eyeshadows after the expiration date may breed. Powdery eye shadows may be better, especially cream eye shadows, which are more moisturized in it and are more likely to grow and lead to deterioration. For your own health, it’s over. Try not to use anything with the expiration date.
How to use expired eyeshadow
The expired eyeshadow can actually be used with nail polish.
First apply a layer of primer or gloss oil on the nails, or nail polish similar in color to eye shadow powder. Then before the nail polish is dry, press your finger into the eye shadow powder. After the nail polish is dry, clean the eye shadow powder on the edges of the nails. If you want to pursue a gloss, you can use a bright oil seal layer later.
You can scrape it off with a toothpick, roll the white paper into a funnel shape, pour the scraped eye shadow into the nail polish bottle, and mix it with the clear nail polish.
If you like sticky nail polish, you can add more eye shadow powder; if you like thinner nail polish, you can increase the amount of transparent nail polish, you can also mix different colors of eye shadow, or even add larger sequins to create richness The sense of hierarchy.