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Most women have a love-hate relationship with their beauty products; you know you love them, but you hate what they do to your cash stash (or lack thereof). Plus, dropping serious dough on a beautifier isn't nearly as satisfying as investing in a pricy fashion piece — clothes will last practically forever, but that designer face cream will be gone before New Year's.
While there are some things that can't be replicated — the perfect Chanel red lipstick, or the latest amazing metallic polish from OPI — you can definitely save on some beauty products by trading them in for cheaper alternatives. From old tights to produce from your local supermarket, check out these no-frills beauty alternatives that work just as well as their department store counterparts.
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