Surprising Method to Repurpose Used Cosmetics

Many people are unaware that expired cosmetics can still be used for other purposes. For those looking to become a bit more creative, here's a list of alternative ways to make good use of old makeup.

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Rose Water

Rose water contains alcohol, which can be used effectively for household cleaning tasks such as cleaning glass doors, mirrors, tables, and chairs. It can also be used to clean the exterior of cars, especially windows, instead of buying detergent.

Rose water can be used to clean tables and chairs
Rose water can be used to clean tables and chairs

Nail Polish

Nail polish contains glue, so it can be used for fixing or gluing small details. Additionally, nail polish can be used to repaint small items, giving them a beautiful shine and color.

You can use nail polish to paint on small objects
You can use nail polish to paint on small objects

Lotion

Lotion can stimulate nail growth and create shine, making it suitable for women. It can be applied to nails with a small cotton pad and left for 15 minutes before wiping off. For hair, the same process can be done for about 10 minutes to make it shinier, but avoid touching the scalp to prevent itching.

Skin milk contributes to shiny hair
Skin milk contributes to shiny hair

Mascara

Expired mascara can be softened using makeup remover and used to brush eyebrows and eyelashes during makeup application.

Reuse mascara to brush eyelashes
Reuse mascara to brush eyelashes

Perfume

Expired perfume bottles can be used to deodorize the toilet, bathroom, or wardrobe. They can also be used to clean lights in the house, providing both cleanliness and fragrance.

Use perfume to deodorize the room
Use perfume to deodorize the room

Lipstick

Lipstick can be used to clean silver items by applying it to a damp cloth and wiping the surface.

Lipstick helps keep silverware clean
Lipstick helps keep silverware clean

Shampoo

Shampoo can be used as a detergent for washing clothes, especially woolen clothes. It is also effective in removing stains and yellow marks on collars, pillows, and hats.

You can use shampoo as washing powder
You can use shampoo as washing powder

Cosmetics are expensive products, and finding ways to reuse them can help save money. Please share any unique tricks you have used to effectively utilize expired cosmetics.