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Address: 15 East 37th Street, New York City, NY 10016
Phone Number: 212-725-3625
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Big name samples and other bargains on perfumes and cosmetics.

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Great bargains - stickers beware !

If you have some time to rummage through the shelves here, there are some great bargains to be found. Many items are recognisable and still in stock in local drugstores. However... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2015
McG8008
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Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

If you have some time to rummage through the shelves here, there are some great bargains to be found. Many items are recognisable and still in stock in local drugstores. However they put horrendous giant stickers on the items, presumably to prevent people from transferring prices between items. They have metallised strips in them and are like concrete adhesive, way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

For those who have poorly reviewed the store -- its because they don't understand that's it NOT a high end store. Its part closeout store, part dollar store, part random item store and definitely a place if you're not picky to get new lipstick, mascara, blush, etc -- and not necessarily low brand - I've seen versace, lancome, mac, clarins,... More 

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1 Thank tbpusa
Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Not worth my time or money. Saw YouTube videos about bargains and got very excited about it. As you go through the isles looking for high end or even drugstore brands you get very disappointed. Try've got old, bad kept items, of completely obscure brands and some tiny trial size Elizabeth Arden stuff. Again, not worth the hype. Do not... More 

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1 Thank Denyalle C
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled on this place while sightseeing. Coming from Australia, the prices here are much, much cheaper than at home. A wide range of cosmetic brands such as Almay, Revlon and L'Oreal, but also a few other random things like Fila moisture-wicking sports socks (6 pairs for $5! ) and kids fluffy toys. Well worth a visit.

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Thank ChrisMelbn
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

You'll find cool stuff for a few bucks, such as La Roche, revlon or Estee Lauder at a good reasonable price. Sometimes they don't have enough stock, but if you stay a few days in town, try to go back because they put back stuff almost everyday.

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5 Thank victoriagarcia
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This place is great! definitely stop by if you are from out of town. prices are so great, and the place is always full of customers, so the merchandise is always new. can't beat em!

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5 Thank jenna b
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I went there yesterday, I noticed when I got home that on my receipt I was overcharged for an item and then charged twice for a few other items!!!! I went back to the store with the receipt and pic of the item on my phone of the price label and u can see that the prices are diff! They... More 

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12 Thank Whitney G
New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2008

Every girl should visit this place. Deeply discounted name brand cosmetics - give yourself time to explore :)

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8 Thank sthompsen
NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2006

Big savings on name brands: Chanel, Este Lauder, Stila...you name it! Items are organized and in good condition. It is makeup heaven and a bargain. The prices a re a dream come true.

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