I love trying out the latest beauty trends but sometimes my wallet doesn’t. I have found some of the best MAC dupes that you can find at your local drugstores to help you save money on makeup.
MAC cosmetics can be really expensive so if I can get a much cheaper version and still get the same beauty look, I am going to try that one first.
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I don’t think that there is anything wrong with buying high end cosmetics, like MAC. If there is something that you are going to wear everyday, then invest in a good quality product.
If you just want to try out a new look or you aren’t sure if a certain color will work for you, try out a drugstore brand first. You could save you a lot of money and you may even prefer the drugstore brand over the high end products.
My favorite mascara is a drugstore brand and I haven’t found anything that compares to it.
I’ve put together a list of some of the best MAC dupes for all of you MAC lovers out there. You may want to switch out a few of your MAC products for these dupes if you need to stick to a budget.
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If you like MAC So Select lipstick ($17) you should try Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipcolor in Touch of Spice ($5.49). That is a savings of $11.50!
If you are a fan of MAC Viva Glam Ariana Grande lipstick ($17) you should try Wet N Wild lipstick on Cherry Bomb ($4). That will save you $13! This is also good to know of this dupe because the Ariana Grande color is a limited edition so it won’t be around forever.
A good dupe for MAC Espresso eyeshadow ($22) is NYX Hot Singles eyeshadow in Guilt Trip ($2.99). That will save you $19!
I love the MAC lipstick in Rebel ($17) and a good dupe for it is Wet N Wild Megalast Lipcolor in Sugar Plum Fairy ($3.99). That’s a $13 savings!
Another pretty lipstick is the MAC Lady Danger ($17) that has a good dupe in the NYX matte lipstick in Indie Flick ($6.45). That will save you $10. The colors are a little off in the pictures but they are almost identical when you actually have them in front of you.
If you like MAC Russian Red ($17) you will also love the Covergirl Lip Perfection lipstick in Hot ($3). That will save you $14! The colors are a little off in the photos but are similar once they are in front of you.
If you need a good MAC dupe for the MAC Ruby Woo ($17), you should try the Wet N Wild Megalast Lipstick in Spotlight Red ($4.50) for a savings of $12.50.
The MAC Satin Taupe eyeshadow will cost around $16 but a good dupe is the Wet N Wild Color Icon in Nutty ($4). This will save you $12.
I love a good makeup setting spray, especially during the summer but the MAC Prep + Prime Fix + Finishing Mist is $22! Instead, you can use the e.l.f. cosmetics Makeup Mist and Set for only $3! You will save $19.
Getting back to the lipsticks, if you like MAC Shy Girl ($17) you will love Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick in Nude Delight ($6.50). That will save you $10.50.
A good dupe for the MAC Angel lipstick ($17) is Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipcolor in Lust for Blush ($5.50). For a savings of $11.50.
MAC Impassioned will cost you $17 but you can get NYX lipstick in Spell Bound for only $6. For a savings of $11.
Foundation can be expensive and the MAC Pro Longwear Foundation is $33! You can try the Revlon ColorStay Makeup ($12) as a cheaper alternative. It will save you $21.
If you like the MAC eyeshadow in Amber Lights ($16) you may want to try NYX Prismatic eyeshadow in Liquid Gold ($6.50). For a savings of $9.50.
Another good foundation dupe is for the MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation ($27). Try the NYX Stay Matte but Not Flat Powder Foundation ($9.50) as a cheaper option.
The MAC Prep + Prime Skin primer will cost you $31. Try the Rimmel Stay Matte Primer for only $6.50. That will save you $24.50!
Another popular foundation is the MAC Studio Face & Body Foundation ($27). A good dupe is the Maybelline Fit Me! Foundation ($5). You will be saving $22!
Let’s not forget about concealer. You could get the MAC Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer for $19 or you could get the NYX Above and Beyond Full Coverage Concealer for only $5. This will save you $14!
For your brows, MAC has the Eye Brows Brow Definer for $16.50 but you could save by using the Maybelline Define a Brow for only $5 and save yourself $11.50.
To make your lipstick really last, you need a good lip primer. You could pay $16.50 for the MAC Prep + Prime Lip or just pay $8 for NYX Lip Primer in Nude. Save yourself over half!
For eyeliner, you can get a good dupe for the MAC Liquidlast Liner ($20) in the Milani Infinite Liquid Eyeliner ($8) and save yourself $12.
Lastly, we have the MAC Powder Blush in Melba for $22. Instead, get the NYX Powder Blush in Mauve for only $5. Save $17!
I hope that these MAC dupes help you save so much while still getting the beautiful look that you want. If you have a great MAC dupe, let us know in the comments.
What’s your mascara?
I’ve always wanted that sugar plum fairy shade from wet n wild but my stores never seem to have it :/
You can order it online from Walmart!
I just tried the nyx concealer . I’m 61 have aging skin with dark circles. This concealer really surprised me with how good it is at a fraction of the cost.
Which mascara do u use from the drugstore