How to Feng Shui Your Beauty Cabinet

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In feng shui, areas and objects in your spaces represent something deeper. Think about your beauty cabinet where you keep skincare products, hair styling tools, makeup, and other toiletries in abundance. You're sitting on a goldmine, because you've already created a space that holds some keys to assist you in showing your radiance to the world — now you just need to maximize its potential.

Whether you have a beauty cabinet chock full of the latest products, or you just have a few precious bottles that you use daily, here are three tricks to give you and your beauty cabinet some radiant energy:

1. Toss the expired items.

I think it goes without saying, but just in case .. be sure to go through and toss any expired items. It may be hard to let go of some of your favorite or most expensive products, but it's important to know that using them past their expiration date can actually negate their effects. Using expired skincare products can essentially mean putting bacteria on your face which can lead to irritation, inflammation, redness, bumps, rashes and swelling.

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by Anjie Cho