Have you been scouting for international cosmetic brands known to charge up the natural beauty women possess? The click-pay-receive world of online cosmetics will add the zing you have been looking for. Simply select one of these from our list of six makeup stores with international shipping and top up your collection with the best-known global cosmetics.
Brands are listed by their name initials from A-Z, so be sure to find plenty at Sephora.com. They have makeup categories like best-sellers, hot selling etc for quick search on the latest and trending products. One great place to start is their chat forum where people discuss new make up releases and give you a first hand review of the products. Make-up, skin care, hair care, tools, brushes, men’s beauty range - you name it and they have it.
Growing international shipping
Sephora.com currently provides domestic shipping to all major U.S states but international shipping is restricted to a few countries such as South Korea, U.K, Norway, Japan, Netherlands, Germany and Japan. Australia and New Zealand and some other Asian countries have been added, since we wrote this guide They charge a flat shipping rate for every order above a specific value in each country. For instance, for Germany orders over €75 EUR, shipping is flat €10 EUR. Free shipping is now available for purchases over a minimum spend, usually about $50.
If you are from India, you can use services of package forwarder such as myUS.com or other such alternatives and still get your Sephora product delivered.
With a tagline of ‘fresh beauty,’ StrawberrNet.com has a wide range of cosmetic and beautiful products. Surprisingly it is not just for women. Even men can add a flash of cosmetics to their daily regime. Skincare, haircare, makeup, perfume, men’s skincare, men’s cologne and home scents are the categories that you can find in this store. You can even buy products by brand names or simply browse the category for wider options. There is a specials category where you loot exclusive deals and discounts too. There is a bargaining zone where you can find products with discounts up to 80%.
What about shipping? Well, the first order is free. The order value does not matter. The subsequent orders are chargeable if they go under $30. However it is a nominal $5. There is an additional handling charge for fragile products like fragrances. If you live in a major city, you can expect to receive your order within 4-6 days. Otherwise, it may go upto 15 days. There is an express delivery option if you need it in 2-3 days. They are based in Hong Kong.
The best part of shopping at strawberrynet.com is that you can get a refund for VAT or additional taxes. Once you receive the product, you will be getting a tax invoice and you will have to pay the applicable duty fee to the postal/courier company. You will then have to send the copy of the invoice to Strawberrynet. They will refund you the duty fee and this is purely on a goodwill basis. Only a few countries are exempted from this refund offer and you can view the list of them in the shipping section of the website.
3. Feel Unique
Feelunique.com is an international cosmetic shopping website with plenty of beautifying products listed, they claim over 500 brands. You can find products both for men and women. There are products for nail, hair, skin, body, oral health, healthcare products and electronics. In the electricals category, you can find products such as hair straightener, shaver, epilators and various professional appliances. There is a lounge that serves as a complete guide on how to use a product and the purpose of several beauty products. You can even find skin care products for infants and kids.
International shipping from the UK
This website ships all its products worldwide, from the UK, and there is a specific limit for each country for free shipping. For example, for order value over £75 shipped to India, the shipping is free. The customs duty and tax is applicable and varies from one country to the other. There is no option to pay that cost during checkout. So you need to pay the customs tax to the courier company who delivers the product.
This is yet another online cosmetics shopping store where you can buy your favourite beauty product. There are products for men and women in categories such as hair, makeup, fragrances, personal care, organic and natural products. There is a best buy section for discounted products if you want to save some money. There is a section for health supplements for the health-conscious.
Shipping to most locations in the world
This site ships all its products to most locations in the world. If your shopping cart is $40 or over then the shipping is free. If that is not enough, you can get reimbursement for the duty tax you pay too. You need to retain the original receipt of the tax paid and submit the details to the customer care. You will then get a 100% refund of the tax you pay.
Originally known as FragranceBay, this site is reputed worldover for their perfumes. But that was back in 1999. Now they have extended their range to skin care, hair care, electricals, make-up and much more from 10000 international brands.
International saver shipping
They have 2 shipping options. First one is called the international saver and usually delivers within 7 to 10 days. But you need to bear $5 for less than $20 orders. Higher value orders are delivered free. However, if you go for international express delivery, you will get your products within 2-4 days for an added cost of $65.
Amazon.com has a website that lists only items that can be shipped to your country, called AmazonGlobal. Once you select your deliver to location from the drop down and search for beauty and personal care products, then only those that will ship to your destination will show. As you might expect from Amazon, they have a huge range of makeup and skincare products listed for sale.
A quick browse for Beauty and Personal Care products shows that they have over 50,000 items that will ship worldwide, and I checked countries such as India, Australia and New Zealand to be sure that the coverage was truly global.
Amazon international shipping
Amazon ship to about 120 countries all over the world. Orders with eligible items for super saver delivery can be delivered for free. The threshold for minimum spend is usually about $49, but can vary for each country.