Where: Mario Badescu, online

What: Mario Badescu might have the best, most comprehensive sampling program we’ve seen ever. Take a quick Skin Analysis Quiz on its website, pay only $2.95 to cover the shipping, and you get up to eight (eight!) samples tailored to your specific skin type. If you find something you like, they also offer three more samples with every online purchase.

Mario Badescu Cucumber Cleansing Lotion, $15, available at Mario Badescu.