Whether you're an avid drugstore makeup buyer or you prefer to get your goods at the Sephoras of the world, you've probably noticed a full-face of makeup products add up to too many dollar signs. But which products should you actually splurge on?
When it comes down to it, can you tell the difference between a $10 eyeliner and a $22 one?
Six women took part in an experiment to see if they could. They were given a high-end makeup product and a drugstore find, with all labels and packaging covered. After applying the makeup and examining it, each woman guessed which product was which.
Most products ended up having mixed guesses.
"I learned that it can go both ways," one woman noted at the end of the experiment. "L'Oreal shocked us and that's the eyeliner I would choose, but as far as lipstick goes I'd want the higher-end because I think it's going to last longer."
"It could be worth spending more money. It really depends on the product, but for a lot of stuff, it just doesn't make a difference," another woman said.