Do: buy multipurpose makup, such as lip-cheek combinations.
Do: Shop in daylight for foundations
Dont: equate "dermatologist tested" with better quality. The claim does not guarantee that the doctor approved of the product-just that it was tested .
Do: Save recepits. Many stores will refund your money within a specified time period, if you are not satistfied with a product. If any cream-based makeup smells or has an odd texture, take it back, it is probably old.
Dont: Toss leftovers unless the makeup is more than 18 months old. When that lip stick or cream blush gets near the end, scoop out the remainder in to covered compartments ( see post on how to store lip stick) You can get these at any beauty supply store. (Sally's). Make sure you lable them, so you can restock without any problem.
This information comes from the book "Bobby Brown Ms