M.A.C Cosmetics Lipstick Dupes Vol. I

Who doesn't love saving money for something that could be the exact same product just a different packaging? Don't get me wrong, I love M.A.C lipsticks as much as the next beauty crazed gal, but sometimes the forking over the $16 for one lipstick can leave a hefty dent in my bank account. 



That being said there are TONS of inexpensive alternatives lingering around the drug-store that are strikingly similar to some of the most loved lipsticks from higher-end brands. This post is going to be Volume I of listing out some amazing cheaper alternative lipsticks, that have the same great shade and are very very similar!

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M.A.C. Viva Glam Nicki (no longer available)
Not only is the Viva Glam Nicki limited edition and no longer available, you could literally get eight of the Wet N Wild lipstick for the price of one! The colors are identically that-hot coral pink color-and once on the lips the only difference between the two is that Pinkerbell is a matte finish and Viva Glam Nicki is a satin. 


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Again, same deal with this pair. The colors are identical when swatched next to each-other, except Cherry Bomb is a matte finish and Media is a satin. Cherry Bomb one one of my go-to lipcolors this winter, it lasts all day long and although it is matte I feel it is not that drying on the lips!

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These two happen to have identical color and finish (both being matte). The Revlon lipstick is a tad more expensive than the Wet N Wild, but it is still half the price of one M.A.C lipstick!

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These are extremely similar in color shade. Both a creamy pink-nude tone. While the Maybelline option does have a gorgeous sheen to it, the M.A.C lipstick is a cremesheen. Their cremesheen formulas are very glossy and luxurious so that is were you will be able to notice a difference here!


Is there any particular choices you would like me scope out for Volume II? 
xoxo, Nikole 

2 comments:

  1. which girl does not love lipsticks, but on a serious note everyone has to shop within budget. Love this post to bits, I can now purchase new lipsticks on every occasion by buying the dupes of my favorite shades.

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