Dollar Store Makeup, Toiletries and Medicines
Sometimes it’s better to be safe than sorry. Although there might be nothing wrong with some products in these categories, you might want to err on the side of caution.
“I would avoid these products,” said shopping expert Trae Bodge. “You will probably not recognize the brands, and if you do, they may have been sitting on the shelf for a long time.”
Even makeup can become less effective if it’s past its expiration date. Furthermore, off-brand makeup products might also contain harmful chemicals. In one example, the Ecology Center’s dollar store report found a medium level of the carcinogen, antimony, in L.A. Colors eye shadow, when tested.