Hehe… it doesn’t sound as bad as all that but its catchy 🙂
But are you a brand snob when it comes to cosmetics and skincare? I don’t mean a brand snob in the sense of buying more expensive department store brands as opposed to cheap drugstore brands.
I’m asking if you prefer to buy a product from an established brand or do you choose a product based on how it performs regardless of whether it is from an established brand or from a no-name store/brand?
I confess to being a bit of a brand snob.
I personally rather buy products from a brand thats more established (whether drugstore or department store) rather than one from a no-name generic store or brand, no matter how good people say it is. This way, if something goes wrong, I have a company to hold liable and responsible. Also, if its something that goes near my eyes or lips, I stick to established brands with a market presence for quality control and potential liability if nothing else.
As an example, (and I know some people are wondering) this is the reason I will pay RM80 for Make Up For Ever’s Eye Seal as opposed to a RM5 similar product from Daiso. I’ve read that it performs the same function at a fraction of the price and I’m happy to hear that; but I guess I’m just picky because its my eyes. If something went wrong with MUFE I could potentially sue their pants off… I’m not so sure about Daiso 🙂
I would however, buy Daiso’s embossed facial cotton which looks to be about the same as that from other Japanese brands and substantially cheaper! But that isn’t a cosmetic or skincare per se 😉
I’m also fussy when it comes to skincare so I’m more wary about generic or unfamiliar skincare than if I have to use a skincare from a more established brand.
What about you? Do share in the poll or leave a comment with your thoughts.
p/s This is not an April Fool’s joke 🙂