Shoeaholic No More



August 2014



How Much $$ Are You Putting on Your Face?

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Some estimate that woman pay a lot more than men for upkeep - skin, face, makeup, etc. Is this true? Find out here!

I am a total believer in the theory that being a woman costs more than being a man.

Not only do we generally spend more on our appearances by buying fancy clothes, shoes, jewelry, and accessories, we also spend more time and money in the salon on our hairstyles and on cosmetics.

Every morning I start out with a cup of Joe. Then I make my way into my closet to select my outfit for the day’s activities. Next, I head into my bathroom where I will spend the next 30 minutes or so styling my hair and “putting on my face”.

According to several sources, women in the U.S. spend about $15,000 on cosmetics alone during their lifetime.

When I first read this amount, I thought it was outrageous and over estimated. Surely, I thought, there are only a few women who approach this amount of cosmetics spending in their lifetimes. But then I added it up:

To find out how much $$ I’m putting on my face, check out my post on The Jenny Pincher!


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Kayla is a mid-20s single girl living in the Midwest, USA. She is focused on paying off her consumer and student loans, while simplifying her life and closet. You can join her on her journey at ShoeaholicNoMore or follow her on Twitter.

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