Report: Women Spend an Average of $15,000 on Makeup in a Lifetime

by | April 18, 2013 at 3:04 PM | Beauty

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The occasional makeup shopping spree can leave your wallet in need of some recovery, but how much are you really spending on your products?

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 Finance website gathered some eye-catching facts about beauty shopping, including that the average woman drops a cool $15,000 total during her lifetime on products, with $3,770 of that going toward mascara alone!

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Eye shadows and lipsticks were also popular picks, with a reported $2,750 spent on shadow and $1,780 on lipstick in a lifetime.

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And we can believe it—stocking up on your must-haves can be costly, and most women replenish their makeup bags roughly five times annually.

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