Eleven Obscenely Expensive Beauty Products: Why So Pricey?
"Splurge" is such a relative term, especially within the beauty industry. What one woman thinks is an outrageous amount to spend on moisturizer or mascara could be perfectly acceptable, if not downright thrifty, to another. But even both of these camps can agree that some products out there eclipse all others in terms of expense. What's inside these skincare, hair, and makeup goods that make them so valuable?
La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer Foundation SPF 15
Caviar extract is what sets La Prairie’s offering apart from other two-in-one makeup items. The company claims that this product nourishes and revitalizes all at once—a dual benefit that hopefully justifies the expense. ($180, La Prairie)