Friday, June 19, 2009

Ways to save your mascara

Most of us beauty junkees knows that the shell life of an opened mascara is only 3 months. Sigh! so little time to use a precious product. That’s why it is really important to note the start of usage so that we know when to dispose them. Remember…using expired products may cause irritation.

But what if it’s not yet past its expiration date then it dried out? Just the idea of wasting money hurts. We don’t wanna toss a product that we feel is still useable right? Well…good news! We can still do something about it. I’ll share with you guys some of the things I recently gathered:

1) Boil water for a few minutes, pour them in a bowl then soak the whole mascara container for a minute or two. Make sure that it is tightly sealed to prevent the water from going inside the container. This should help the dry mascara to melt. - MakeupbyMyca

2) Add just a drop or two of baby oil to re moisten a dry mascara. Just be careful, too much of baby oil may even make your mascara useless. – MakeupbyMyca

3) Apply 2 drops of toner (take note: not the facial lotion). Shake a little. – From teach =)

#3 is the most feasible for me so that’s the first one I tried and it's effective. If you guys tried any one of these, tell me your experience okie.

That’s all! Ciao =)


Kaz said...

i always do the heating it up w/ hot water! but i'm afraid it will spoil the mascara. what do you think? it's the same w/ lipgloss. like maybe there's gonna be a chemical reaction.

♥ Nehs ♥ said...

great tips... thanks for this kimi!

AskMeWhats said...

I haven't tried any of the 3 tips!!! Will probably try it next time :) thanks

Golden said...

I'll try soaking my mascara in hot water. I seriously believe my Cat Eyes dried up already even though I just used it for a month. It clumps like hell. Thanks for the tips! I hope it works. ^_^

Crystal said...

thank you for sharing these! i'll try one of these tips sometime too.

aquaracer said...

great tips! i've actually tried #1 with lip gloss and it works!!!! when u thought you're almost done with your l/g, try it! dami pa tira. haha!

♥ mia said...

thanks for d great tips!

my mascara seems to be drying up already but i've only used it for about 2 months.

Anonymous said...

You can also use contact all purpose saline