If you're the type of bargain beauty seeker who still yearns to experience the thrill of finding a random makeup, skincare, or haircare gem, Hollar.com is about to become your newest not-so-guilty pleasure. The site, which has been up and running for less than a year, reinterprets the online dollar store by offering a combination of overstock and in-season products from both luxury and drugstore brands. And their prices are beyond affordable: think Revlon nail polish for $2, IMAN Perfect Mascara for $3, e.l.f. makeup brushes for $3, and Jean Pierre facial masks for $5. This site is continuing to expand and bring new retailers on board, so keep checking back for interesting finds.
How many times have you lamented the fact that a specific makeup or skincare product doesn't yet exist to address your beauty concern? Take control of your beauty destiny by heading over to volitionbeauty.com and becoming a part of the solution. Rather than paying salespeople to decide which beauty products to create and sell, Volition relies on beauty customers like you to peruse its list of innovative beauty, skincare, and haircare products and vote for the ones you want to become a reality. Your reward for taking part in this collaborative community? You get to purchase products that make the cut for pre-retail prices. The best part? Volition is committed to offering products that are free from harmful chemicals.
What does one do when they already own every Urban Decay nude palette and Kylie Jenner lip kit? They head straight over to UK site Cult Beauty to discover lesser-known brands like January Labs, Fairydrops, Beauty Bakerie, and thousands more. This site does an incredible job of categorizing every beauty, fragrance, skincare, and haircare product under the sun--you can even shop for skin supplements and aromatherapy. And be sure to check out their Trends page, where they've already christened lips the new eyebrows and can tell you exactly what products to use to get Alicia Keys' flawless, makeup-free skin.
If you're still a newbie to Asian skincare and makeup products and trends, allow YesStyle.com to simplify everything for you. The site offers separate pages for Korean, Japanese, and Taiwanese beauty products and you'll save big on skincare from brands like Hanaka (masks for under $3), Annie's Way, Isehan, Laneige, and popular brands like Shiseido and SK-II. Its 48-hour sales are the real draw here--offering 20% off on interesting products that range from anti-aging essences to gold hair dye.
A lot of beauty sites let you to upload a photo and virtually try on their makeup colors and styles, but often times you are limited to shopping for a specific brand. TAAZ is a site where you can discover shades and products from brands as diverse as Tom Ford, NARS, and Chanel. As you have fun sampling various colors and makeup styles, TAAZ keeps a running list of the specific products you love so that you can easily shop for them when you're finished. They also boast one of the most realistic hair color/style virtual makeup pages around: when you've found a shade you love, simply save the photo and show it to your stylist at your next appointment.