Browsers may block some cookies by default. Click accept to allow advertising partners to use cookies and serve more relevant ads. Visit our privacy policy page for more information.
gm-earthafterearthday-donatemakeup-sitethumbnail-1557763601154.jpg

How to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Makeup — Ethically

By

Thanks to Marie Kondo, this year has seen more people taking inventory of their lives than ever before. (Don’t believe us? The numbers at Goodwill and other clothing donation organizations don’t lie!) And while people have had no problem moving on from the things that don’t “spark joy” in their closets and around their home, getting rid of makeup and skincare isn’t as easy as some other household goods. 

There’s the hygiene issue (lots of makeup, like lipstick or lipgloss, goes directly on your body with no real way to sanitize) and the fact that most makeup (especially liquid makeup) has an infamously short shelf-life that makes it nearly impossible to keep your makeup out of the landfill.