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In the past, I was terrible at throwing out makeup and skincare products, letting my bathroom grow cluttered as I took in more products but did not get rid of anything.
Hoard much? Why yes I do but only beauty products. And shoes. And clothes.
It wasn’t until I thought I was developing glaucoma thanks to cloudy eyes due to old mascara, that I starting considering the possibility that my makeup was old! I realized that I had mascara from years ago that I kept in rotation.
If you use natural, organic, clean, and/or non-toxic products, especially skincare, you will notice the smell is off and oils will give off a pungent scent alerting you that it’s rancid.
Conventional products typically have lots of preservatives in them, you won’t know when a product is past its prime.