#LabalabaFixIt: Solution to Lumpy Mascaras and Eyeliners!!

I had Conjunctivitis aka "apollo" a while ago... Trying to remember how I got infected isn't exactly a pleasant memory, so, I'd just skip that story.

Anyway, while reading Banke Meshida's blog, I saw a post on fixing mascaras and how you can use eye drops. 

Yes ooo!! some eye-drop-fixing-movement... I was already thinking of disposing the new eye drops my sister got me.

It just felt like the spirit led me to read her blog that day. I even tried it and it worked...it also worked for my liquid eyeliner!! I shall put you through.
For those following me on Instagram, if you have noticed my sudden winged eyeliner game, it's because my eyeliner became easier to apply after "diluting" it...

 ( throw me a cape, MissLabalaba aka Miss Fix It ready for you...)

Items Needed
  1. Old Mascara
  2. Old Eyeliner
  3. Eye Drops

Step 1: Old Mascara

Step 2: Add eye drops gradually...(8-9 drops, depending on lumpiness of the mascara).

Step 3: New Mascara

Repeat the same process for liquid eyeliners!


Pretty Straightforward.

Side Note: If your mascara is old or/and has expired, it's either you toss out the product OR use it for your hair edges, gives the illusion of fuller edges (...you're welcome *wink*)...

Also, I think it'd be useful to let everyone know when it is time to toss their makeup products, So, here's a list of makeup items and their shelf life.

Powders (including blushes, bronzers, and shadows)Two years
Cream shadows and blushes12-18 months
Oil-free foundationOne year
Cream compact foundation18 months
Concealers12-18 months
Lipstick and lip linerOne year
Lip gloss18-24 months
Pencil eyelinerTwo years
Liquid or gel eyelinerThree months
MascaraThree months
image from popsugar.com

I've had some products longer though. As my money cannot waste, I came up with solutions to it. It's all about proper maintenance really - disinfecting it often,cleaning it AND avoid sharing!

Hope this helps someone out there!

TWO POSTS TODAY??...I think it is obvious I'm in a good mood! *big grin*

Warm #PurplelabalabaKisses

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