When it comes to makeup you should pay attention to what goes on your skin, because cheap ingredients might cause you allergies and inflammation. Yes, dollar store makeup products may be cheaper but they can contain harmful chemicals.
It’s better to spend a little extra on makeup products because your skin’s health is very important.
“They may use harsher alcohols, or the refinement of some of the materials into things like makeup is processed on a low budget, so they’re not refined as well for your skin,” says Shelton.
Also, make a habit out of checking the expiration date and ingredient list before you buy something, then test it on a small area to make sure your skin tolerates those ingredients.