TOP 5: SPEND OR SPLURGE?

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Post by Hannah Tyrrell

Given how much you’ve fallen for our beauty duper posts over the last few months, we thought we may as well make it a regular feature. Designed to roundup the best bargain beauty, we thought it only made sense to bring you these bargain beauty dupes every single month. So, without any hesitation, here’s what we uncovered for you this month…

Primer:

Priming the skin for foundation and other beauty products is essential. Thanks to the genius’ at Smashbox, women with pigmentation issues can benefit from using a primer and colour-correct at the same time. The downside? They’ll set you back a solid £28! The upside? NYX (AKA bargain beauty King of the world) have a cheeky dupe for just a tenner. And with professional quality and low prices at the forefront of their brand, you won’t be compromising on performance either.

Whatever your skin hang up, our primers are on hand to give you the foundation finish you want. (📷:@stylelobster)

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Liquid Lipstick:

Beauty mavens still can’t get enough of this luscious long-lasting lippy formula, but with Burberry’s signature formula priced at a hefty £26 it can be a costly obsession. Velvety soft as it is, you’d need a velvet-lined purse to cover all 14 shades! Enter Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick – not only does each tube offer more product, but it’s just under £10 cheaper. With 41 stunning shades available, you’ll enjoy a similarly velvety finish for just £17. See for yourself and get a deluxe size in #HelloSummer for just 20 credits.

Finishing spray:

If you’ve got any weddings or festivals coming up this summer – then a good finishing spray is an essential. Save yourself the trouble of forking out £18 on MAC’s best selling Prep + Prime Fix+ formula and plump for e.l.f’s £4.50 Fixing Mist & Setting Spray. Boasting the same green tea and cucumber as MAC’s version, it’ll boost the vitality of your makeup and help makeup stay on for longer. A true beauty dupe!

Clay Mask:

We love a clay mask as much as the next girl for tackling congested skin. So when we discovered that Caudalie’s award-winning Instant Detox Mask boasted the same French pink clay as Dior’s Hydra Life Pores Away mask, we took note. Designed to remove impurities from deep within the skin, pink clay is the perfect ingredient for treating tired city skin. Get Caudalie’s beauty dupe for HALF the price of Dior’s or get a deluxe tube in our #HelloSummer Edit for just 15 credits…

Lip Crayons:

NARS are a luxury brand that no one can compete with – or can they? We recently invested in a cheeky power plump lip crayon from dupe moguls, Sleek MakeUP, and couldn’t help but think it looked very similar to NARS’ hero Velvet Matte Lip Pencil. Boasting the same moisture boost and long-lasting colour, this Sleek version even has a tingly lip plumping ingredient, that we just love. The best bit? It’s just over a quarter of the price! Nice.

The perfect pair. (Repost from @ultabeauty)

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