Money-saving cosmetics steals and deals


by New Day Producers

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Beauty expert Desiree Stordahl, who co-authored the bestseller "Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter without Me," with Paula Begoun and is a member of Paula's team at, joined Margaret to show a number of brands found in drugstores are not only cheaper than their higher-priced counterparts, but work as well or even better!

For more information about Desiree and Cosmetics Cop website, please click here.

To take a closer look at the book, "Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me," please click here.

Here's a list of the products Desiree compared:

Maybelline’s Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer ($8) vs. YSL’s Touche Eclat Radiant Touch ($40)

Revlon’s Colorstay Whipped Crème Makeup ($14) vs. Clarins’ Instant Smooth Foundation ($38)

NYX’s Blush ($6) vs. Cargo’s Blush ($29)

L’Oreal’s Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow ($8) vs. Lancome’s Color Design Infinite 24H ($25)

Rimmel’s The Max Volume Flash Mascara ($7) vs. Dior’s DiorShow Iconic Mascara ($29)

Physicians Formula’s Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash Boosting Eyeliner + Serum ($11) vs. Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Zero-Smudge Liquid Eyeliner ($23)

CeraVe’s Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM ($13) vs. Clinique’s Super Rescue Antioxidant Night Moisturizer ($45)

Neutrogena’s Fresh Foaming Cleanser ($7) vs. Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser ($20)