A good makeup splurge is always fun and sometimes necessary. But the harsh reality is that top of the line makeup can do some serious damage to your bank account. Luckily, the beauty market is a big one and it’s overflowing with choices. When all of those choices get overwhelming, you can refer to this guide for some handy makeup ‘dupes’ to get the results that you are seeking - for a lot money.
Benefit Cosmetics The POREfessional $31 vs. Maybelline Baby Skin instant Pore Eraser $6.99
Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream $39 vs. Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream $7.44
Nars Blush in ‘Orgasm’ $30 vs. Milani Baked Blush in Luminoso $8.49
Bare Minerals Original SPF 15 Foundation $28.50 vs. L'oreal True Match Mineral Makeup $13.99
Laura Mercier Foundation Primer $36 vs. Maybelline Face Studio Master Prime Blur and Smooth $9.99
Makeup For Ever HD Microfinish Powder $35 vs. e.l.f. High Definition Powder $6
Check out Splurge vs Steal: Foundation for even more makeup swaps and dupes!
Mac Eyebrows $16 vs Maybelline Define-A-Brow Eyebrow Pencil $6.95
Mac Fluidline Eyeliner $16.50 vs e.l.f. Cream Eyeliner $3
Dior Diorshow Mascara $27.50 vs. L’oreal Paris Voluminous Mascara $7.29
Lancôme Liquid Artliner Eyeliner Pen $30.50 vs. L'Oreal Lineur Intense $6.50
MAC Lipstick in Russian Red $17 vs. Revlon Matte Lipstick in Really Red $7.99
Yves Saint Laurent Couture Satin Radiance Lipstick in Rose Carnation $36 vs. Nyx Extra Creamy Round Lipstick in Lala $4
Kylie Lip Kits Liquid Lipsticks $29 (Sold Out) vs. Nyx Lingerie Liquid Lipsticks $7
NARS Lip Gloss in Turkish Delight $26 vs. Revlon Super Lustrous Lip Gloss in Sky Pink $7.99
While these products are not identical copies of each other, they are as close you can get! If you don't believe us, test them out for yourself and let us know how it goes. Have a better idea? Post it in the comment section!
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