There are so many high end products that are raved about and have glowing reviews, but do you really need to spend the money? One of my goals for this blog is to show you that you don’t have to spend a lot to look and feel like a million bucks. I’ve chosen 5 high end products that have really amazing dupes that are a … Continue reading What the Hype?
Fenty Pro Filt’R Insant Retouch Setting Powder vs. Makeup Revoltuion Conceal & Fix Setting Powder FENTY PRO FILT’R INSTANT RETOUCH SETTING POWDER Claims–Superfine, weightless, filtered, photo-ready look :: reduce shine :: blur the look of pores and fine lines :: set, perfect, and brighten without caking or settling :: hypder smooth filter that won’t flash back Price–$32 at Sephora, fentybeauty.com for 0.98 oz Shade Range–8 … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lavender Setting Powders
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner vs. Physicians Formula Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash Boostering Eyeliner + Serum STILA STAY ALL DAY WATERPROOF LINER Claims–Waterproof :: glides smoothing, no skipping :: lasts all day :: dries quickly :: no smudging or running Price–$22 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, stilacosmetics.com Shade Range–10 Pros—Fine tip :: glides on easily :: cruelty free :: dries quickly :: pigmented :: … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Liquid Liner Edition
MAC PREP+PRIMER FIX+ FINISHING MIST Claims–Instant boost of hydration :: refresh & set makeup :: packed with vitamins & minerals :: moisturizes, soothe, and enhance complexion Price (Full Size, 3.4 oz)–$27 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Price (Mini Size, 1.0)–$14 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Scent Selection–4 (original, coconut, rose, lavender) Pros–Dermatologist & ophthalmologist tested :: LOVE the original scent :: works with powder products to intensify … Continue reading Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays
LANCOME MATTE SHAKER Claims–Lightweight, comfort matte finish :: intense color payoff :: soft cushion tip applicator :: Vitamin E for comfortable, non-drying wear Price–$22 at Ulta, Nordstrom, lancomeuse.com Shade Range–8 My Shades–Magenta, Deep Red Pros–Long lasting :: comfortable :: buildable coverage :: dries down & doesn’t transfer :: not drying :: soft applicator Cons–Only available at specialty stores :: expensive :: shade range :: hard … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lip Stains
MILANI HYPNOTIC LIGHTS EYE TOPPER Claims–Weightless :: Dries quickly :: Minimal fallout :: Holographic effects of pearls and glitter Price–$9.99 at Target :: $11 at milanicosmetics.com :: $10.99 at Walgreens Shade Range–4 (my shade: Luster Light) Pros–Cruelty free :: Affordable :: Glitter/something extra for an eye look without the mess :: Minimal fall out :: Wear alone or over shadow Cons–Shade range Final Thoughts–I love … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Liquid Glitter Shadows
CLAIMS –LOreal :: Lashes are feathery soft to the touch, voluptuous volume and length, 200+ bristles catch every lash –Too Faced :: Smudge proof, all day wear, thicken and lock curl in place PRICE –LOreal :: $8.99 @ Target, $9.99 @ Ulta –Too Faced :: $24 full size, $12 mini @ Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom SHADE RANGE –LOreal :: 4, waterproof option –Too Faced :: … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Too Faced vs LOreal