Product Dupes

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Product dupes: a university student’s best friend. In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, product dupes, or duplicates, are products that provide the same function as high-end brands but at a fraction of the cost. I scoured makeup blogs, product review websites and my friends’ makeup bags to find the best product dupes to help you get the look on a budget.

Eye shadow
Price range of the dupes: $5-$10
Imperial Gold by L’Oreal instead of Eternal Gold by Lancôme
Lemon Grass by Mary Kay instead of Innovation by Bare Escentuals
Luxurious Colour Matte in Vintage Lace by Revlon instead of Navajo by Bobbi Brown
Sparkling Wine by Maybelline instead of Metallic by Lancôme
Tiger Eye by Revlon instead of Superstar by LORAC
Country Woods by Covergirl instead of All That Glitters by MAC

Price range of the dupes: $2-$10
Autumn Rose by Bonne Bell instead of Huckleberry by Aveda
Sassy mauve (363) by Revlon instead of Do Tell by Benefit
Valentine (09) by Sephora instead of Paris (22) by Chanel
Edgy by Covergirl Black Honey by Clinique
Carnation Colourburst by Revlon instead of Pink Champagne by Estee Lauder
Plum Perfect by Maybelline instead of Bright Plum by Burberry

Price range of the dupes: $5-$20
Sun Disc by Sephora instead of Terracotta Blonde by Guerlain
Golden Glow by NYC instead of Deep Dark by MAC
Love Me Wild Radiant Face Trio by Victoria Secret instead of Pink Leopard by Too Faced
Bronze Booster by Physicians Formula instead of Mineral Bronzer by Tarte

Price range of the dupes: $8-$15
Pink Sorbet by Rimmel instead of Coralista by Benefit
Peachy Keen by Revlon instead of Peachykeen by MAC
Peach Satin by Maybelline instead of Orgasm by Nars

Eye Liner
Price range of the dupes: $4-$12
Carbon Black Lineur Intense by L'Oréal instead of Artliner by Lancôme
Black by Sephora instead of Ebene by Chanel
Kajal by Rimmel instead of Smolder by MAC
Liquiline Blast by Covergirl instead of 24/7 by Urban Decay
Mega Eyes Cream Liner by Wet N’ Wild instead of Fluidline Eyeliner Gel by MAC

Price range of the dupes: $9-$15
Natureluxe Silk Foundation by Covergirl instead of Luminous Silk Foundation by Georgio Armani
TruBlend Liquid Makeup by Covergirl instead of Mat Lumiere Long Lasting Luminous Matte Makeup SPF 15 by Chanel
Colourstay Foundation by Revlon instead of Mineral Satinfinish Foundation by MAC

Price range of the dupes:$8-$10
Voluminous Mascara by L'Oréal Paris instead of Diorshow Mascara by Dior
The Falsies Mascara by Maybelline instead of Hypnose by Lancôme
Voluminous Carbon Black by L'Oréal instead of Faux Cils by YSL

Price range of the dupes: $5-$10
Argon Oil by One and Only instead of Moroccan Oil
Triple Nutrition 3 Minute Dryness Undo by Garnier Fructis instead of Shea Butter Hair Mask by Frederic Fekkai

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