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  • Cosmetify compared the total cost of five beauty products to see which countries were least expensive to purchase beauty products in. Photo: Cosmetify.
  • Cosmetify compared the total cost of five beauty products to see which countries were most expensive to purchase beauty products in. Photo: Cosmetify.

Cosmetify has ranked the top five most and least expensive countries in which to purchase beauty products (among those markets its serves), based on a price comparison of five beauty products.

Related: The Cosmetify Index 2020 Highlights Leading Beauty Brands

The following data shows the price of beauty producst in various countries' currency and in British pounds (GBP).

1. Chanel No 5 Eau De Parfum

  • Cheapest place to buy: Canada CAD$172/£100.92
  • Priciest place to buy: China ¥1,520/£174.34

2. MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick

  • Cheapest place to buy: Turkey ₺119/£11.18
  • Priciest place to buy: Thailand ฿890/£22.12

3. Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF10

  • Cheapest place to buy: Canada CAD$52/£30.51
  • Priciest place to buy: Taiwan- $1,980/£52.70

4. Anastasia Beverly Hills DipBrow Pomade

  • Cheapest place to buy: United States and Mexico US$21/£16
  • Priciest place to buy: Netherlands €26.99/£24.27

5. NARS Sheer Glow Foundation

  • Cheapest place to buy: Malaysia RM180/£33.31
  • Priciest place to buy: China ¥490/£56.20

The Most Affordable Countries for Beauty

Cosmetify added the total cost of all five beauty products, ranking the countries by lowest total price when converting the total into GBP.

  1. Canada CAD$337/£197.74
  2. United States US$265/£201.67
  3. Turkey ₺2,282/£214.43
  4. Mexico $5,400/£216.90
  5. Malaysia RM1,175/£217.24

The Most Expensive Countries for Beauty

Cosmetify added the total cost of all five beauty products, ranking the countries by highest total price when converting the total into GBP.

  1. China ¥2,758/£316.34
  2. Thailand ฿12,096/£300.68
  3. Taiwan $10,906/£290.26
  4. United Arab Emirates dh1,292/£267.54
  5. Denmark 2,161 kr./£261.07