TikTok has become the go-to app for pretty much everything. From yoga pants/flared leggings debates and $10 fashion hacks to delicious recipes, and now also beauty dupes. Yeah, I know, as if our beauty cabinets needed more products!
But, hear us out because while your storage space will roll its nonexistent eyes, your bank account will love all these skin care and makeup dupes TikTok users have been sharing.
Forget all the preconceived notions you had about dupes because the price tag isn’t the only thing worthy of heart eyes. Yes, these products are way cheaper than the original but they’re not lesser in any other aspect. Sometimes, in fact, the only difference is the packaging since some of these dupes are from the same parent company. They are a way of hacking the system, and we’re here for it.
If you’re sold, keep scrolling to find some of the best beauty dupes TikTok has discovered:
Clinique’s Almost Lipstick in Black Honey vs. e.l.f. cosmetics’ Hydrating Core Lip Shine in Ecstatic
If you are on beauty TikTok, you’d know the hold Clinique’s almost lipstick in Black Honey has on the community. (The #cliniqueblackhoney tag has over 27 million views at the time of writing.) The shade is supposed to adapt compliment everyone and that’s why everyone is after it — which means it is almost always sold out — but fret not. Whether it is because you can’t justify the $20 price tag or because you can’t get your hands on the original. e.l.f. cosmetics’ Hydrating Core Lip Shine in the shade Ecstatic is supposed to be an añmost perfect match and rings up at only $6. (TikTok has actually found a couple of dupes for the sought-after lip product — like Nivea’s classic lip balm in Blackberry Shine and Burt’s Bees’ tinted lip balm in Red Dahlia.)
CLINIQUE Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
e.l.f. Cosmetics Hydrating Core Lip Shine in Ecstatic
$6.00, ULTA Beauty
Drunk Elephant’s Protini™ Polypeptide Cream vs. The Inkey List’s Peptide Moisturizer
If you are into skin care and have been dying to try out Drunk Elephant’s famous Protini™ Polypeptide Cream but find the price too steep, The Inkey List’s Peptide Moisturizer is supposed to be pretty similar in terms of ingredients and feels and it will …….