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Beauty doesn't come cheap, and with the zillions of make up and hair products that flood the shelves, it's hard to know what works for you without having to shell out the big bucks. It'll come as no surprise that we're huge fans of the try-before-you-buy philosophy, so we've put in the hard yards to make sure you can look your best without breaking the bank. From free mini-facials to complimentary samples for your tresses, check out our round-up of NYC's best beauty freebies and get ready to prettify yourself—skint style.
Written by Kristian Laliberte