Medicine cabinet, heal thyself.

I could be wrong, but I’m thinking that you have a lot of products in your bathroom: soaps, medicine, maybe “some” makeup. And if it feels a little jumble-y or cluttered in there, a quick way to thin the herd is simply to look at expiration dates. Medicine will have the date in some easy-to-read location, and you’d be surprised at how old some of that cough syrup can be. Get rid of it! Flush the liquids and pills and recycle any bottles you can. Then put a note on the fridge to buy some new ibuprofin.

But what to do with possibly elderly makeup? Check in next time!

marsha rhodes said,

March 1, 2010 @ 12:07 pm

Tt is dangerous to the water supply to flush medicine.

admin said,

March 2, 2010 @ 10:54 am

Interestingly, more medical chemicals (like birth control hormones and antidepressants) enter the water supply from our pee than from flushed meds. That said, it doesn’t mean that flushing them is perfect. I’ve researched lots of alternatives, and the best is to find a pharmacy that will take expired/unwanted meds and dispose of them for you. No pharmacy in my area does that, so I default to flushing them to keep them out of unintended mouths.

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