The AO+ Mist will keep its activity for 4 weeks at room temp or 6 months in the fridge. You should keep the AO+ Mist refrigerated until you first start using it. Once you start using the product, you can keep it at room temp somewhere convenient like your bathroom counter, for example. After 4 weeks at room temperature, the bacteria start to lose activity. Think of the refrigerator as a way to pause or slow down the loss of activity. You're welcome to keep the AO+ Mist in the fridge even after you begin using it in order to stretch the life of the product beyond 1 month.
Since the shampoo and cleanser do not contain live bacteria, so they do not require the same concern around preventing loss of activity. The shampoo and cleanser are sterile until your first pump. Because we've formulated these products without preservatives, you should discard the cleanser and the shampoo after 2 months of use.
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