Once you’ve overcome the hurdle of deciphering the ingredients and cosmetic jargon on beauty labels to select the product that is right for your skin, you are then faced with the challenge of decoding the secret language that is cosmetic label symbols. The Beauty Geeks are here to help you out…

The period after opening symbol

We’ve all got a lipstick that we’ve had forever or a nail polish that we just can’t say goodbye too! Well, the period after opening symbol lets you know how long your product is viable for once you have opened it and it has become exposed to air. The number inside the jar symbol lets you know how many months you have left to use it all up!

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