How can I find discontinued makeup?
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How can I find discontinued makeup?

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If your favorite makeup has been discontinued, don't panic: you may still be able to get your hands on it by contacting the manufacturer directly. Many manufacturers sell discontinued items via phone or the Web.

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  1. Call the company's customer service line

    Brands such as Estee Lauder, Bobbi Brown and Clinique offer a customer service line (800-216-7173) by which customers can order discontinued makeup. For Almay, Revlon or Ultima II, call 888-882-5629.

  2. Go online

    Visiting the websites of manufacturers Lancome, Nars or Molten Brown can enable you to purchase discontinued items. Alternatively, these items may often be found on a consolidator site such as www.cosmeticsandmore.com.

  3. Buy it second-hand

    Visiting e-sellers such as Ebay may offer you another way to purchase the discontinued product.

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