The latest issue of ShopSmart mag, an ad-free publication by Consumer Reports, has a great story on where to find the best prices on beauty deals. ShopSmart compared prices for dozens of shampoos, conditioners, and styling products sold at CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Drugstore.com, Target, and Walmart.
Guess which retailer had the best prices?
Target and Walmart every time!
Target and Walmart prices were $1-$2 cheaper for many products. Some were as much as $3 less!If you prefer Target over Walmart or vice versa, don’t feel bad about buying all your toiletries at either store, because many of the items below were priced pennies apart.
Here are the products and the low prices ShopSmart found. Use this as a guideline for what is a “good price” on these products the next time you shop. You can lower these prices further with coupons.
Clairol Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturizing Shampoo – $4.98, Walmart
Dove Shampoo – $5.02, Target
Garnier Fructis Fortifying Shampoo – $4.98, Target
Pantene Pro-V Shampoo – $5.45, Walmart
Suave Naturals Shampoo – $1.46, Walmart
Tresemme Shampoo – $4.14, Walmart
Clairol Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturizing Conditioner – $5.07, Walmart and Target
Dove Conditioner – $4.96, Walmart
Garnier Fructis Fortifying Cream Conditioner – $4.98, Target
Nexxus Humectress Ultimate Moisturizing Conditioner – $23.46, Target
Pantene Pro-V Conditioner – $5.45, Walmart
Suave Naturals Conditioner- $1.45, Walmart
Tresemme Conditioner – $4.14, Walmart
American Crew Gel – $13.46, Walmart
Aquanet Hair Spray – $1.95, Target and Walmart
Clairol Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Gel – $2.98, Target
Clairol Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Mousse – $2.98, Target
Dove Hair Spray – $2.98, Walmart
Frizz-Ease Dream Curls – $5.18, Target
Garnier Fructis Style Full Control Mousse – $3.38, Target
LA Looks Absolute Style Gel – $1.95, Walmart
Pantene Pro-V Style Curl, Gel – $3.84, Target and Walmart
Pantene Pro-V Style Curl, Spray Mousse – $3.84, Target and Walmart
Rave – $1.98, Walmart
SG Salon Grafix Shaping Hair Spray – $3.99, Walmart
Suave Max Hold Hair Spray – $2.04, Walmart
Tresemme Flawless Curls Mousse – $3.27, Target
Tresemme Tres Two Hair Spray – $3.17, Target