Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Save on Makeup - 5 Ways to Buy Cosmetics for Less (Beauty Blog Post)

As a stay-at-home mom, I constantly create ways to live frugally. This includes searching for ideas to save on makeup and skincare. I have found five fantastic ways to buy cosmetics for less, and cannot wait to share.

 1. Hit the Clearance Isle

Every store has a clearance isle or bin. They are usually in the back of cosmetics isles. Sometimes, clearance offers makeup or skincare for less than a half off. Isn't that a super good deal?

If you know where the clearance products are, you can really save a lot of money.

2. Snag Samples

Although sample products are smaller in size, they still last a long time. Department stores often offer sample products for popular brands. Not only can you try various products for free, you might also find something you really like.

This small sample tube lasted over one month.

3. Buy Multipurpose Products

Some makeup offer more than just one purpose. Eye shadow palettes, for example, often provide primer and sponge, as well as an array of colors.

Highlighter, primer, and more. This eye palette has all kinds of goodies for one price.

4. Sign up for Giveaways

I know a few of you consider giveaways annoying, but most bloggers offer great giveaway products. 

I got the Hard Candy highlighter below from fellow blogger Funny Face Beauty, and have been loving it for the past two years.

Love this highlighter's shimmery effect, and love how it was free.

5. Shop the Web

The world wide web is a wonderful place to buy cosmetics at a discount. Internet stores are cheaper because they do not need to pay for physical space.

Hope you found this post useful.

Any other suggestions?

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