Top 6 Drugstore Dupes For High End Makeup Products That May Shock You!Treat yourself without breaking the bank with these 6 drugstore dupes for the trendiest high-end makeup products.
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you! Drugstore dupes used to be a commodity. They were few and far between. What's more is, they weren't always a great match for the product that you were trying to mimic. It was always very "close but no cigar." These days, drugstore brands are catching onto the demand for high-end dupes. Copycat products have many benefits of their own. This isn't just within regards to saving you some of your hard-earned cash. Dupes are great for beginners. If you’re just getting your feet wet with makeup, it may be a good idea to try out drugstore products first! As you navigate what works best for you, these products work as your guide map along with your favorite beauty vlogger’s latest YouTube upload. These 10 drugstore dupes will satisfy your trend FOMO and your wallet. 1. Glossier Skin Tint ($26) vs. The Ordinary Serum Foundation ($7)
Feb. 28, 2020
Glossier.Perfecting Skin Tint
The OrdinaryColour. Serum FoundationGlossier is known for its ultra natural-looking products. Their goal is to leave your skin looking sun-kissed but effortlessly smooth. The Skin Tint is a very lightweight foundation that leaves a barely-there appearance. It sets out to even out your skin while masking the appearance of any blemishes without feeling like a heavy or cakey foundation. The only problem is its price. The Ordinary’s Serum Foundation offers similar benefits. It has a slightly fuller coverage than Glossier’s Skin Tint. But, it doesn’t feel any heavier! This foundation also has a much wider shade range. It spans over 21 shades compared to Glossier's 12! 2. Benefit Cosmetics POREfessional Pore Minimizer ($32) vs. Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser ($7)
MAYBELLINEBaby Skin Instant Pore Eraser PrimerBoth of these products are cult classics in their own right. Gurus love Benefit’s primer because it really does minimize those pores. It’s been a fan favorite for years! In fact, many swear by it in their everyday routines. However, with face primers, it’s important to remember that many products that cost less can give the same (or similar) results. This is where Maybelline’s Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser comes in. The first attractive component to this primer is, obviously, its price tag. $7 for a primer is much better for the average makeup user than $32. Plus, our friends at Cherie gave it a solid 4 stars, which matches up perfectly with its Benefit counterpart! 3. NARS Orgasm Blush ($40) vs. Milani Baked Blush ($9.49)
MILANIMILANI Baked BlushThis is another duo of cult classics. NARS is known for its cheekily named products, and the Orgasm Blush is one of the most well-known. Milani’s blushed are also largely a fan-favorite. Their packaging makes them stand out from the crowd, but the formula is even more impressive. They have shades for pretty much any skin tone, including undertones. With blush, that’s something you really do have to consider. It’s hard to find a shade that perfectly matches both. Milani’s blushes won’t break the bank and they’ll look super cute in your collection. The rose packaging is absolutely stunning. It’s one of those little things that makes you excited to get ready in the morning. Or, if you’re going on a fun night out, the romantic rose will leave you feeling whimsical and ready for adventure. 4. beautyblender The Original ($20) vs. Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge ($5.99)
beautyblenderThe Original Beautyblender
REAL TECHNIQUESMiracle Complexion SpongeThe foundation sponge took over many years ago. I don’t know of anybody who uses foundation brushes anymore. Unless, of course, we’re talking about those insanely expensive (brand depending) oval-brushes. You know the kind. The ones on handles that are incredibly extravagant. That’s a different story, though. Foundation sponges have two reigning supremes: Real Techniques and beautyblender. Both have varying pros and cons. The shape of the Real Techniques sponge makes it easy to blend under-eye concealer. The beautyblender sponge has a pointed tip that is designed for more defined issues like pimples. Regardless, spending $20 on a makeup sponge isn’t always realistic. It’s smart to have a few Real Techniques sponges on hand. They last a pretty long time too, especially considering their price point. 5. Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit ($29) vs. Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip ($7)
KYLIE COSMETICSKYLIE Matte Lip Kit
COLOURPOPUltra Matte LipFor a very long time, Kylie Jenner was the reigning queen of matte liquid lipsticks. She had generated a formula that was groundbreaking in the makeup world. It was matte without making your lips dry and it felt like nothing was there. What’s even better is, it had a welcoming vanilla scent whereas some liquid lips have less inviting aromas. These lip kits made such big waves that for about her first year in business, almost every new release sold out. For many of these, it was instantaneous. So, people scoured the internet to find a good dupe. It didn’t take makeup lovers very long to find the similarities between Kylie’s lip kits and Colourpop’s liquid lipsticks. The formulas are very similar because they’re manufactured by the same parent company. They offer similar benefits and a large array of colors. ColourPop has also been coming out with some really adorable collaborations with Disney and Sailor Moon. In fact, most of the Sailor Moon collaboration sold out in a few hours! You definitely don’t want to miss out on that restock. The date and time hasn’t been announced yet, but they’ve said it’s coming soon over on their Twitter! 6. Tarte Shape Tape Concealer ($27) vs. ColourPop Matte Full-Coverage Concealer ($7)
tarteShape Tape Concealer
COLOURPOPNo Filter Matte ConcealerEverybody and their mother has loved Tarte’s smash hit Shape Tape Concealer for what seems like centuries. Its full-coverage benefits appeal to those with dark circles. However, the price point steers naysayers away. Plus, some people say it’s drying after a bit. ColourPop’s newer addition to their collection is sure to satisfy those looking for a full-coverage concealer without breaking the bank in the process. Gone are the days when finding drugstore dupes meant reaching for something that just kinda fit the bill. These days, great makeup is available within almost any budget. With a bit of research, any of the trendiest products can be found as a dupe at your local drugstore or online retailers at a much cheaper price. Why break the bank when dupes do the job just as well? If you want to find the latest and greatest products that work best for you, download Cherie's app and check the beauty reviews.
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My Top 5 Foundations for Oily Skin
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