I’ve written on lipstick prices before, and why the heck £24+ is becoming a standard price for lipsticks. Lipsticks are seeping up in price annually while the costs of the ingredients are not rising at the same rate (they go up at about 5% a year, with the exception of beeswax which fluctuates more than other ingredients because of the decline in bee numbers). This time though, I’ve pulled out a real formula and added in costings. You will be shocked to see that the price of a lipstick, excluding packaging, is less than a tenth of a pence.
A standard lipstick comprises the following ingredients and next to those are the costs per individual lipstick.
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