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31 Secrets the Beauty Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Reader's Digest Logo By Michelle Crouch of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 31: <p>Fancy packaging. In fact, some manufacturers make both high-end and drugstore product—using similar formulas! This is what the <a href='https://www.rd.com/health/beauty/beauty-products-packaging-symbols/1'>symbols on the back of your beauty products mean</a>.</p>

The main difference between designer cosmetics and their drugstore counterparts?

Fancy packaging. In fact, some manufacturers make both high-end and drugstore product—using similar formulas! This is what the symbols on the back of your beauty products mean.

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