Let’s face it, top of the line makeup is far more expensive than your typical drug store variety makeup. When even one color of eyeshadow can cost eighteen dollars alone, you can bet a full face too of deluxe makeup will weigh heavily on your wallet. Whatever brand of makeup you find yourself splurging on, we can assume that you would love to get it for less. The good news is that we have tested out several methods that can help you get your favorite makeup brands for far less.
We hope that our few quick tips can help you save money on your next make up purchase.
1. Makeup Box Subscriptions
Monthly makeup subscriptions like Birchbox, Ipsy, and other programs allow you to try high end makeup every month for a fixed rate. Makeup subscriptions send sample sizes of numerous designer makeup brands and products based on your specifications. While you may not think you can stretch makeup samples very far, these products can be used multiple times and help you decide what products you like from certain brands. We have read glowing reviews and had great experiences with subscription boxes and have found that individuals who used makeup subscription services saved more money on makeup in the long run than individuals who didn’t.
2. Coupon Clubs and Apps
If you aren’t using coupon apps in your daily life already, we highly recommend that you start using coupon clubs for your makeup if you’re looking to save money without sacrificing quality. Coupon apps like Retailmenot, Groupon, and other similar apps allow you to find discounts on a variety of makeup brands and products that you can use both online and in store. You can even find coupons for makeup subscription services like we discussed above, saving you more money while looking your best.
3. Makeup Store Rewards Programs
If you have shopped at a cosmetics store you’ve probably been asked to join the store rewards program. If you have been putting off joining a loyalty club at a makeup store, we highly recommend you take the extra ten minutes during check out to sign up since they are some of the best programs that help you save money on high quality makeup. You will get makeup coupons sent to you through email and in person multiple times a year and some programs even given you freebies with a purchase or on your birthday.
Before your next make up purchase try to keep in mind the suggestions we had for saving money on your favorite brands. If you are new to the beauty world don’t be afraid to try multiple makeup brands to see what you like the best. Mixing and matching different makeup brands can be a great way to save money on certain parts of your style without cutting quality out completely. Makeup subscriptions, coupon clubs, and makeup store rewards programs are a fantastic way to save money on the beauty items you have been yearning to try.