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British women spend £100,000 on makeup in lifetime

by the editorial team Published on 29 July 2011
British women spend £100,000 on makeup in lifetime

We all like our lipgloss, concealer and bronzer, but even we didn't realise that our make-up habit could add up to £100,000 over the course of a lifetime.

British women spend £100,000 on makeup in lifetime

A recent study by Bionsen, revealed that the average woman spends around £100,000 on makeup in her lifetime - yikes!

According to this number, almost £2,000 is spent annually by women between 16 and 65, with an average spend of £40 a week.

The poll by deodorant range, Bionsen, revealed that the average make-up set comprises of 54 items and costs around £512.

Most of the women have 16 make up items in their handbag (around £130) and 38 “must have” items at their home which adds another £382 to the total money spent on a makeup set.

Out of the total women polled, 37% said that they can’t go shopping without buying at least one thing for themselves, while 35% said that they would not want anyone to buy cosmetics for them.

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