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5 Simple Tips to Purchase Cosmetics Online

Updated on May 25, 2020
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How easy it is to shop for cosmetics from the store. If you like to buy what you want to buy, first apply it's shade on your hands, if you really like the product you can buy otherwise not. But buying cosmetics online is not easy. It's a tricky business. There is no option to check every shade here. Then whether you are looking for a matching nail paint with your dress or face wash for oily skin. A lot of smartness is required when purchasing cosmetic online.

If you also want to shop for cosmetics online, then keep some things in mind as follows

Check out the Product Review

Who feels bad for getting their favourite things at the comfort of your home, as long as you are not having any problem for it. To avoid problems, read the online review of the beauty product before purchasing it. Generally, there is a product review option on every website, where you can not only read but also can write reviews. Customer review is the best option for buying any beauty product. Correct information about products can be found only by clicking on the review box. If you are not sure how something will appear on your face or skin tone, just make a quick search with the name of the product, and you will get a wide variety of examples as proof.

Say no to Duplicate Brands

The various types of discount advertisements on the website attract us quickly. In such a situation, we forget to scrutinize which company this product belongs to. Many times, after seeing a name similar to a well-known company, women fall into the trap and ignore the quality of the product after seeing the low price. Do not be tempted by low-cost of the beauty products while shopping online. Order only after seeing the brand name properly.

Company Website is the Most Reliable Option

These days, the online shopping market in India is growing rapidly. In the hustle and bustle of life, no one has enough time to go to the market and shop for themselves. But buying beauty products online is quite a tricky task. Your slight carelessness or urgency can damage your skin. If you are buying beauty products online, then try to buy an item from the company's website only. So that if there is any problem in the product, then you can get it replaced by exchanging in the company's showroom by talking to the customer care. This alertness of yours will surely reduce your discomfort. Experts say that cosmetics can pose various health risk. They also adds that online cosmetics can incorporate contaminants due to substandard manufacturing process. It is, therefore, better to purchase it from the company website only.

There's also an Option for Tester

Do not panic if you are worried about the selection of cosmetics while shopping online. If you too are confused about the foundation and lipstick shade seen in the catalogue, then take out one day for yourself and go to the market to try all those testers. It is often seen that a better discount is provided online than that from retailers. So, try all the testers from the market, write its product number and the name of the shade and order it online without any dilemma. What an amazing idea. Isn't it?

Make Your Lists Before Only

Various types of offers are made online on the occasion of festivals etc. Under this, many times discount is given on purchasing two or three products, or a scheme like a gift voucher, etc. on the purchase of a product of a particular amount. In such a situation, if you keep your shopping list ready in advance, you can also take advantage of online shopping. Many times, some conditions are also hidden behind such offers, which are necessary to know before shopping.

Identify the Right Shade

Shades that are seen online or in the catalogues are actually something else. The colour of lipstick or foundation is slightly darker when printing or in photos. In such a situation, if you are thinking of buying dark pink lipstick, then the darker colour seen online can be lighter in reality. Usually, women are not able to guess the real shade from the catalogue or online photos and just order the wrong one.

You don't need to buy expensive cosmetics; almost anything will do if you know how to apply it.

Compare the Prices

As smartphone are people's best friend today, you can easily compare the prices of the product you are looking for. As you search different shops in the market to find the best product or where the best deal lies. The same goes for online shopping also but the only difference between online sellers and retailers is that online sellers can be in thousands for the same product and it can make a big difference to your pocket.

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    • hmkrishna profile image

      Halemane Muralikrishna 

      10 months ago from South India

      A very interesting piece of article for cosmetic lovers, especially those who require makeups. I am much inclined to like naturals without makeup, except if it is essential for protection. Only at times when there is a need for drama or dance and similar stage programmes, I find it as a needed item. Therefore, I will find your article relevant, Ms Swati. However, I will share your hints, tips and advice with family members.

    • Sowrabha Mahesh profile image

      sowspeaks 

      11 months ago from Bengaluru

      Hi Swati, yes you are right that buying cosmetic online is definitely tricky. Thanks for the tips. It will definitely help in taking better decisions while shopping for cosmetics.

    • Suchismita pradhan profile image

      Suchismita Pradhan 

      11 months ago from India

      Thanks for the tips Swati,I will definitely check each and every point before buying any product.

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