Ways beauty companies are secretly scamming you
Oh, the beauty industry. That eager friend who's always there, waiting for a chance to give us advice — in the cosmetics aisle at Target, in between the pages of the latest Cosmo, and pretty much everywhere else. And as much as the beauty industry has so many wonderful things to offer — I'm looking at you, Urban Decay Naked Eye Pallete — we can't blindly trust it.
"There are a lot of products out there that are not worth the money," Joy Chen, CEO of H2O+ Beauty, told me in an interview. The question is, how do we separate the useful products from those that are totally bogus? Here are eight beauty industry red flags to look out for, according to the experts.