No, you can’t use that lipstick you inherited from your grandma when you were 12 years old.  Women must throw away their makeup once it’s expired, especially when it comes to mascara. As a rule of thumb, mascara needs to be tossed every three months—otherwise your eyes could be at risk.

Of course, sometimes it’s impossible to kiss your beloved cosmetics good-bye. Our solution? Toss old mascara tubes and keep wands—you will be able to mix and match them with new formulas or use them as multitasking makeup tools. Learn how with this simple video! For more fantastic MamiTV videos and content, visit Mamiverse!

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