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Americans love cosmetics, spending $7 billion annually just to look better, according to statistics in a YWCA report on the nation’s obsession with beauty.
Whether you purchase more — or less — makeup than the average woman, chances are you are overpaying. In fact, some estimates have found that the average markup on cosmetics is as high as 78 percent.
So here are eight surefire tips for bypassing inflated retail values: