75% of UK consumers risk health by using expired cosmetics

By Lucy Tandon Copp 13-Nov-2019

Despite cosmetics having a shelf-life, many consumers continue to use a product until it appears 'off'

The majority of UK consumers at 75% continue to use cosmetics that are past their use-by dates, risking bacterial infections and ineffective results.

A survey by contract packaging company We-Pack revealed just how much attention consumers pay to the shelf-life of their beauty products.

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While 17% of consumers said they continue to use expired products until they...

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