Beauty Splurge vs. Steal: 9 Ways to Save Money on Your Products

Not everyone can or wants to splurge on designer cosmetics, body care or skin care. While there are many cases where a higher price translates into better quality, there are just as many where that higher price just gets you better packaging. It’s also an unfortunate (or not, depending on what side you’re on) truth that once a brand or entrepreneur has spent big bucks and time to develop a truly innovative product (think Beautyblender), other brands benefit from their research and experience by making a comparable product at a fraction of the price.

Here’s a look at some of the best beauty products and their equally worthy affordable counterparts.

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