Creating your own DIY beauty products is one of the best ways to save money on beauty products. Everyone has heard of major retail chains like Sephora, but how many of us know that they carry everything from facial cleansers to nail polishes, even fragrance items? All of the major companies have some type of product they sell, and most of them can be bought at a discount or sale price online.
The first step is to find a store that sells all of the brands you are interested in. Look online for a list of the store’s brands and products and check out some of their beauty products as well. Keep in mind that online stores often have lower prices than a brick and mortar store because they are able to pass the savings on to customers.
Next, look for a wholesaler to get you some of the cheap prices that are typically only available through a wholesale company. These wholesale companies normally allow you to buy their products at wholesale prices so you don’t have to worry about paying full price. Although you may not get the huge sales you would at a retail store, they will usually carry every single beauty product brand available.
Another way to save on beauty products is to do a lot of searching online. Instead of asking your friends and family who the best beauty stores are, look for blogs and forums that focus on beauty. This can be a great way to start out and become familiar with where the different shops are located.
If you know someone that works at a local store, ask them for recommendations. Another great place to look is the Better Business Bureau. If you ever feel that you are getting ripped off, you can also file a complaint and then go to the local store to find out if there were any problems that needed to be resolved.
Online discount stores that offer the same brand of makeup you are already shopping for usually will give you a larger discount, but if you buy the wrong size, you might end up paying more. Remember that you don’t always have to buy two separate sets of the same product. If you want to take a trial run of a different product, you can shop at online discount stores for a week and see what you like, and then buy it from the original company.
Products that are “best sellers” or have a good reputation often have sales or discounts. You may find that the new product lines will have these sales. Check online to see if they are having sales, and the same holds true for local department stores as well.
Just because a store has large savings doesn’t mean that they won’t have products that you want. Look for the clearance section to find new sales, and you could also consider waiting a few months and purchasing a whole new set of makeup. If you buy in bulk, you can often get free shipping.
Not everyone can do this type of shopping at home, however, but when you do find something that you like, it can be an easy task to keep up with. When you do purchase online, make sure you have a credit card that is accepted by all of the online merchants. It may be a little more difficult than ordering a gift card, but if you are willing to wait a couple of weeks for your package, it shouldn’t be too difficult.
If you think you won’t find a large discount on a particular product, you can always ask the employees at the store if they can recommend a company that sells the same brand. Sometimes people who work at the store can have insider information, so make sure you get the scoop. Most of the time, the employee will be willing to help you find the discount that you are looking for.
In general, you can find the best deals on beauty products without even leaving your home. Not only can you save money on the products you purchase, but you can find special promotions on different items throughout the year. If you want to create your own DIY beauty products, you can find a wide range of products that will be very affordable.