Are Your Beauty Products Fake Or Out Of Date?

With so many discount stores and websites, how do you know if your beauty products are genuine, or if they are safe to use? How important is it to be an authorized retailer and what does it mean? You can’t always judge by the price or […]

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A Few Confessions From Behind the Beauty Counter

They may look glamorous, unapproachable at times, but beauty counter girls are glorified sales assistants, with perks and extra training on their products and services. Here are some myths debunked—no one will ever admit to them, but most are unspoken rules. I worked for several companies […]

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Self–Selection Versus Beauty Counters

What is the difference between products bought from a self–selection stand or from a beauty consultant behind a counter? Not a huge deal, you may get samples, some advice, and prettier packaging, but those are the main differences, besides paying more. It doesn’t necessarily mean you […]

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The Best Time To Buy Beauty Products

Cosmetic companies rely on new customers and to retain loyalty. Many stores and brands will have loyalty clubs to retain customers, with offers of discounts or samples and they are a good way to save money. Sephora has a good scheme and many department stores offer […]

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The Secret Life Of A Beauty Counter Girl

Most girls dream of being one of the girls in the cosmetic halls—getting paid to wear and play with cosmetics all day sounds perfect, yet the reality of it is quite different. In a department store, other members of staff always consider the beauty girls vain […]

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