If you’ve been struggling to find places to shop for affordable cosmetics, from makeup to skincare, fragrance, and more, you’ve come to the right place! We’re helping you shop smarter for the brands and products you love— because looking great on a budget is what we always strive for.
Check out the best places to shop for affordable cosmetics
If you live in and around Toronto, chances are you’ve heard of Lisa’s Cosmetics iconic Warehouse Sales, which are only held a few times per year. The event, which runs out of its warehouse in Markham, carries dozens of brand names at up to 80% off— so your sure to find your favourite beauty products. Shop Shiseido, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Elizabeth Arden, The Face Shop, Schwarzkopf, St. Tropez, Rayban, and dozens more! From skincare, cosmetics, and fragrance to designer chocolates and sunglasses, this is a one-stop-shop for treating yourself and of course any gifting occasion! Don’t forget to sign up to get notified about upcoming and current Warehouse Sales. Psst… Lisa’s Cosmetics 2021 Summer Warehouse Sale is happening right now!
Although NYX has closed its Canadian stores, you can still shop this affordable beauty brand online! NYX has been a favourite to celebrities and makeup artists for years, due to the strong pigmentation and colour ranges of its products. Here you can pick up liquid lipstick, eyeliner, mascara, and more that rivals higher-end cosmetics.
e.l.f. cosmetics has been changing the beauty industry since 2004. The brand is famous for its range of cosmetics and tools that start at $2.00. Don’t let the low prices fool you, e.l.f. makeup has a cult following for a reason, with quality products and cute packaging.
Costco is already a favourite store for great bargains and bulk purchases of food, housewares, electronics, lifestyle products, and more. However, if you haven’t shopped for cosmetics at Costco you are missing out on deals you won’t find anywhere else. Take advantage of bulk buys on beauty products that are essentials, like lip balm, skincare, mascara, and more!
Winners and Marshalls don’t only have the best deals on housewares, apparel, and footwear, they also have amazing sales on makeup! Although the selection can be limited at times, these stores are great places to shop if you want brand name cosmetics from Givenchy and Anastasia Beverly Hills for a fraction of the price.
Well.ca has a great selection of natural beauty brands like Origins, Coola, Herbivore, Indie Lee, and more. Here you can find the best in cosmetics, skincare, tools, and body for low prices. In addition, Well.ca usually runs sales and promotions on its site, for extra savings.
Saks OFF 5TH has even more reductions on already discounted beauty products in its clearance section. Shop up to 70% off 100’s of brand name cosmetics, skincare, and fragrances for men and women at affordable prices!
Although Sephora carries some of the most high-end names in beauty, they also feature cosmetics that are more affordable. Try Sephora’s own brand for good quality and budget-friendly makeup, skincare, tools, and more. PLUS Sephora’s Sales & Offers section of its site is essential for scoring great deals on beauty.
Shopper’s Drug Mart carries all the best affordable beauty brands that we love. Here you’ll find Revlon, Maybelline, Covergirl, L’Oreal, Essence, QUO, and more! Plus, use and collect Optimum Points or wait for sale offers for extra savings.
Walmart is another retailer that is known for everyday low prices, and this includes beauty products too! Shop your favourite affordable brands like Eco Tools, Hard Candy, Physicians Formula, Cover Girl, and more. Wait for Rollback events and special promotions for even more savings on the products you love.
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