Dupe or Duped? Liquid Liner Edition

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

Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays

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

Dupe or Duped? Lip Stains

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

Dupe or Duped? Liquid Glitter Shadows

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