Spring clean your makeup bag

April 9, 2012 9:41:39 AM PDT
Many women are guilty of holding on to beauty products for way too long. If you look in your makeup bag, you might find beauty products that have expired. It's time to toss them out and start fresh and new! Jamie Krell, a beauty and fashion expert often featured on The View, E! Network, and Style network shares her picks for the season's must have products.


-Mascara has short shelf life -- toss after 3 to 4 months
-Eyeliners -- 4-6 months
-Cream-based makeup --1-2 years
-Lip Color -- 1-2 years
-Brushes need to be washed once a week

Products Shown:

Smashbox Shades of Frame Summer 2012 Collection:
Average price $30

Radical Cleanser & Toner Price: $40
Where to buy: www.radicalskincare.com
Jergens Natural Glow & Protect Daily Moisturizer with SPF 20
Price: $8.99
Where to buy: Local Drugstores

Davines Naturaltech Nourishing Collection (treats dehydrated scalp and instantly repairs dry, brittle and damaged hair)
Price: $25-$36
Where to buy: www.davines.com or select local salons

NUTRICOSMETICS (new elixirs promise to deliver anti-aging benefits along with mega minerals and anti-oxidants from the inside out)
Dr. Brandt Water Booster: equal to 15 cups of green tea.
Price: $39
Where to buy: www.sephora.com or www.drbrandtskincare.com

IO Beauty Booster: loaded with antioxidants and minerals. It can be drizzled over yogurt, put into club soda, water, or placed on your tongue
Price: $38
Where to buy: www.shopiobeauty.com or www.quv.com