Beauty Tips :
Cosmetics, a collective term for all kinds of care, by everyone every day. Not everyone is aware that these products can spoil like food. This is done by bacteria and fungi that when used in the product. The packaging is about the shelf life of cosmetics. What should you know about the shelf life of cosmetics to prevent skin problems?
Are you also one who has a ritual on the use of makeup and other cosmetics? Do you have a case with the cosmetics you use every day? There a good chance that you will not think about the sustainability of the products you use. Before you know it you have eye pencil, mascara or blush in use for longer than you think, and even then the idea is: the products have expired. Problems with skin may result, caused by bacteria and fungi that you have inserted themselves may be.
Cosmetics play a major role in our lives, and can safely be regarded as indispensable. Demand for them is high and there are constantly new products on the market. It is often taken into account the target population are men, women, youth, elderly, children. Cosmetics we use our body to cleanse, protect and care, to looking good, we feel more comfortable and to maintain our health. Everyone makes daily use of cosmetics, already using one over the other. Shampoo, soap, face cream, perfume, makeup, body lotion, bath oil and sun are examples.
The shelf life of cosmetics
The durability of a cosmetic product is determined by its manufacturer. The shelf life for both the closed and opened the box provided. This shall include examination of how experience with products that are similar. It also takes into account the way consumers use the product. But the influence of exposure to bacteria and high temperatures investigated. To determine the shelf life of cosmetics manufacturer is monitored by the VWA (VWA). Information about the sustainability of cosmetics, on the packaging stand. For most products, long shelf life that they are not unlimited.
Limited shelf life of cosmetics: a bad reputation
The British research Opinium Research, a survey of over 3800 women, which showed that two thirds (66%) of women who use make-up is the expiration date has passed. More than one in seven (15%) women is not aware of the limited shelf life of cosmetics. Almost three quarters (73%) can not tell what ingredients make up products. Also know that many women do not make up the expiration date has passed can lead to problems such as skin irritation, rashes and skin infections. Also, a sensitive skin due to the tedious. Bacteria and fungi on the skin that come in contact with the cosmetic use and the product can spoil after a while.
What about the shelf life of cosmetics?
Ensuring the sustainability of a cosmetic product to indicate the packaging, the so-called “PAO” symbol, the letters stand for “Period After Opening” (also: PNO Period After Opening). The image of the jar is opened the number of months (M) that it can be used in optimal quality. It is unopened products to keep longer than a period of 30 months. After this period can often still be used, depending on how it is handled.