While you’ve definitely heard of counterfeit versions of high-end apparel and accessories, nobody is talking about fake beauty products. The shady business venture is a very real and dangerous to your health as counterfeit cosmetics are becoming more available and harder to spot.

Luxury beauty products are part of a $17 billion market and, as with any other luxury market that’s raking in the cash (i.e. designer accessories or handbags), there’s always a sketchy sub-industry of knockoffs lurking in the corner.

Read one beauty vlogger’s story and learn how to spot the fakes.

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