We’ve all heard the saying “less is more” — and while that may be true in terms of our daily makeup routines, it’s not always the case when it comes to the price of certain beauty products. Don’t get us wrong: drugstores totally bring their beauty A-game (those mascaras are top-notch!). But sometimes, the quality of posh products simply can’t be surpassed. To help you decide where your beauty bucks are worth spending, we’ve rounded up five luxe essentials that are worth every penny.
Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Moisture Foundation ($62): It’s no wonder this base is a favorite to millions, including Jessica Alba and Teen Vogue beauty editor Phillip Picardi. The silky formula combats a slew of skin concerns — it’s incredible!