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Lipstick Prices and Inflation

How Much Did Lipstick Cost Then . . . And Now? Take the Quiz


In 1959, Maybelline Magic Mascara was only $1.00 (meaning back then, you could probably complete your entire makeup routine with less than $10 bucks). In today's terms, one of the only things that cheap is a foundation sponge. Inflation can be a kick in the pants, but in some cases, not as much as you expect it might be. So let's take a look at beauty history and economics. Can you guess how much the following five lipsticks used to cost? There's only one way to find out.

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How Much Did Lipstick Cost Then . . . And Now? Take the Quiz

CoverGirl Medicated Lipstick, 1964

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