Answer: Great question! Researching this question certainly opened my eyes and resulted in a major clean-out of my beauty arsenal. Turns out that there are two different time frames to consider:
(1) How long will a product last unopened ?
(2) How long can you use a skin/hair care product after it is opened?
Most experts feel that, in general, an unopened product will stay usable up to three years ( 36 months) after manufacture before it expires. But once its opened, different types of beauty aids have varying lifespans. Where it used and whats in the formula have a big impact on longevity. Water based formulations have a shorter shelf life that those that are oil … Continue Reading…