We Compared the Prices of the Most Popular Beauty Items at These Convenient Stores. Guess who Won?

Jan 15, 2018Reading Time: 3 min

Finding the best beauty product for the lowest price can be quite the witch hunt at times; how do you make sure you’re getting the product you need without breaking the bank? We did some of the legwork for you: we compared the prices of some popular beauty items at Target and CVS--guess who won?

ELF blemish control primer

Elf Blemish Control Face Primer

Winner: Target

This primer from E.l.f. Cosmetics is perfect for troublesome skin; it provides all the usefulness of face primer while performing double duty and putting a little medicine on any acne you might have brewing. Two birds with one stone, as they say.

Target : $2.99

CVS: $8.00 for the same Elf Primer

Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash

Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash

Winner: Target

Neutrogena is a big name in the skincare game and for good reason. This simple, oil-free cleanser is gentle on your skin while still doing all the work you need a cleaner to do.

Target: $6.69

CVS: 8.99

Yes To Detoxifying Charcoal Sheet Mask

Yes To Detoxifying Charcoal Sheet Mask

Winner: Target, but only just

This single-use sheet mask from Yes To Tomatoes is a quick and easy way to give your skin a little glow boost without breaking the bank. It smells amazing and will leave your skin glowing and soft after each use.

Target: $2.49

CVS: $2.99. CVS still offers this charcoal mask for a good price!

Batiste Original Clean Dry Shampoo

Batiste Original Clean Dry Shampoo

Winner: Target

Dry shampoo is so useful for so many occasions. Whether you’re just giving your hair a wash break or ran out of time to shower this morning, dry shampoo is perfect for styling your hair on the go. This original clean scent will blend right into whatever perfume you wear and have your hair looking clean and stylish, even if it’s really neither of those things.

Target: $5.99

CVS: $8.99

Across the board of these products, Target had the cheaper option. That said, this doesn’t take into account any kind of reward programs or coupons offered by either store. The bottom line is that as with anything, shopping for the perfect beauty product needs some time and good old-fashioned detective work to make sure you’re getting the best deal. Happy shopping!