By Rhiannon Bamford-purchon

Jeffree Star Platinum Ice Skin-Frost Pro Palette $60 vs. BH Cosmetics Backlight Palette $20

BH Cosmetics is famous for its affordable prices and its amazing quality, it’s no surprise their Backlight Palette is no exception. Both palettes include a selection of pastel colours including a pale blue, pink, purple, yellow and a true white. A staple for the glow-obsessed!



Benefit Hoola Bronzer $51 vs The Balm Cosmetics Bahama Mama Bronzer $25.44

The Balm and Benefit are so similar, even down to their retro pin-up cosmetic packaging. Bahama Mama and Hoola both give a beautiful bronzy glow that is impossible to tell apart! Although The Balm is still counted as a ‘high end’ brand, you still save $20 by purchasing this product.


Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance $56 vs W7 Delicious Palette $9.99

The ABH Modern Renaissance Palette has been coveted by beauty gurus everywhere. The palette contains shimmers and mattes featuring warm tones, golds and cranberry colours. However the palette is not budget friendly. W7 is a British drugstore brand, famous for their affordable cosmetics. They’ve only recently come out with this palette which is an exact dupe of the Modern Renaissance, for a percentage of the cost. Although the palette may not be the same quality, it’s a great starter palette to add to your collection!


Fenty Beauty Shimmer Skin Stick $37 vs. NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick $16.95

Although these aren’t magnetic like the Fenty Match Sticks, they’re still an awesome dupe for such a unique product. The NYX Illuminating Sticks come in a large range of colours, just like the Fenty Shimmer Skin Sticks. A must-have for cream the highlight fanatic!


Too Faced Chocolate Palettes $70 vs Make-Up Revolution Chocolate Palettes $13.82

Make-up Revolution is infamous for their dupes. The products are a fantastic quality, and are so similar down to the packaging. Makeup Revolution also have more options in their eyeshadow selection, from exact dupes to new ideas such as the Chocolate Orange and Mint Chocolate Palettes.


Tarte Shape Tape Concealer $37 vs Colour-pop No Filter Concealer $7.50

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, Tarte Shape Tape is the beauty-worlds latest obsession. With insane coverage and bendability, it’s been un-beatable- until now! Recently Colourpop has come out with their No Filter Concealers. Which also feature super-high coverage and a larger range of skin-tones and are on-par with Shape-Tape.


Violet Voss Ride or Die Palette $126 vs Chichi Aphrodite Palette $49

Although these palettes aren’t 100% dupes, they share man of the same colours with the Ride or Die leaning towards more of a gold/orange tone and the Aphrodite more of a purple tone, but also sharing the warm toned golds. You also receive more colours in the Chi-Chi palette, for much less of the price.


Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation $71 vs Lorreal Infallible Foundation $24.99

Looking for a super high-coverage foundation with a beautiful finish? The infallible set is your go-to! It’s famous at the drugstore for having an incredible wear-time, and rivalling several high end foundations including the Nars Luminous Weightless Foundation, which have a very similar texture and finish!


Urban Decay Naked palette $83 vs Coastal Scents Revealed palette $23

If you’re a neutral lover, Coastal Scents has got you covered! This pallete is an exact dupe for the Naked Palette, including some extra shades to create a variety of smoky and unique looks.


It Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch $18 vs. Essence Lash Princess $5.10

Both mascara’s are said to have an amazing false-lash effect, for such different price-points! Essence has great quality products, for VERY affordable prices and their mascaras are no exception!