How to Marie Kondo Your Makeup Bag: A Practical Guide

Lindsey Metrus

When we say it’s time to spring-clean your makeup bag, we’re not trying to be kitschy. The thing is, when warmer weather rolls around, most of the products you’ve been holding onto since the holidays or—gasp!—earlier need to be given the boot. And that’s not only because heavier winter formulas aren’t doing your skin a favor in warm temperatures, but also because expired makeup is just asking for an infection (we know).

To help make the process of spring-cleaning your cosmetic bag a bit easier, we turned to top makeup artists and skincare experts to weigh in with their number one tips. When it comes to overhauling your makeup bag, their expert advice will ensure that your beauty look is both on trend and health conscious as we move into spring. Keep scrolling to discover expert tips for spring-cleaning your makeup bag for a fresh start this season.

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Ed. note: Quotes have been edited for content.

This story was originally published on March 23, 2016.

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