This book helps women find products that make them look great without spending a fortune. From drugstores and home shopping to department stores and catalogs, Paula Begoun reviews all of the major cosmetic and skin-care lines, product by product (tha ts more than 30,000 products in all). Regardless of the price tags, there are good and bad products in almost every line and with the turn of a page, readers can get concise reviews and fast answers in this completely revised and expanded edition. A user-friendly rating system makes it easy to find items worth trying. In this completely updated edition of Dont Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, Paula Begoun offers straightforward, specific product evaluations and an easy-to-use rating syste m. For women who want to look beautiful and save money, this book helps them make wise cosmetic and skin-care decisions. AUTHOR: Paula Begoun has been reporting on the beauty industry for more than 25 years. Her unique angle on the cosmetics industry has earned her the nickname of Cosmetics Cop. She is an internationally-recognized authority as a consumer advocate for the beauty industry, and is called on regularly by reporters and producers from television, magazines, and radio. Paula has appea red on hundreds of talk shows including Oprah, 20/20, Dateline NBC, The View, the Today Show, CBS This Morning, and Good Morning America. Paula Begoun is recognized by women all over the world as the most reliable source for answers to all of their b eauty-related questions.