In the past year, it has been newfound knowledge to me that makeup expires. I’m sure I’m not alone in this that upon learning that there’s a shelf-life to makeup, I immediately thought of the many tubes of mascaras*, lip glosses, unflattering palettes that some relative gave me, and a plethora of beauty samples that were just sitting in buckets underneath my vanity. I immediately googled how to extend the shelf-life of all my makeup products and was surprised of all the tricks that you can do with just some everyday household items. So here are four surprising things, not just beauty-related but still interesting to know, that benefit from the help of your refrigerator.
*Sidenote: Mascara expires the fastest so throw it out after four months. If you want your mascara to last longer, you’d want to lower its exposure to air aka minimizing the act of pumping your wand in and out of the tube.
1. Ripe Bananas
2. Cologne & Eau de Toilette