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5 Skin Care Dupes We Can't Stop Buying

Save some money and your face

July 29, 2023

Loving those luxury skincare and makeup products but your wallet's not on board? Same. That's why we're obsessed with these dupe products that offer similar results to the fancy brands at a price that doesn't make us feel queasy. Get ready to look and feel your best and still have money for back-to-school supplies.

1. Supergoop Glowscreen
Supergoop sunscreen has a huge cult following and it's easy to see why. It provides great sun protection while also giving you a little glow up plus it's great for your skin with the extras like hyaluronic acid. What we don't love? The $38 price tag. Thankfully there's a dupe that works so well, people are saving like crazy while looking ah-mazing.

e.l.f. Cosmetics Suntouchable! Whoa Glow

  • $14
  • leaves you with a shimmery glow
  • broad spectrum sun protection + hyaluronic acid and other good stuff

Pure Wow via YouTube

2. Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream
The name alone says it, we all need a little magic cream in our lives to hydrate, lift and otherwise reverse the toll parenting is taking on our skin. But at $65 for a jar that holds less than the cream cheese remnants we just licked off the knife from our kid's morning's not exactly doable. Ready to get Ibiza-worthy results with WalMart prices?

Revolution Pro Miracle Cream

  • $14
  • works for all skin types
  • average rating of 4.61 stars
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3. Sunday Riley Good Genes
If you pay attention to skincare brands even slightly, you've probably heard the amazing reviews for Sunday Riley's lactic acid product that exfoliates and reduces the look of fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots – all the good stuff. But you know the drill, $85 for one ounce – ouch. Get ready to reveal your best looking skin with this lactic acid dupe.

The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + HA

  • $7.80
  • same exfoliating power as Good Genes
  • also available in 10% lactic acid formula 

The Honest Beauty Review via YouTube

4. Peter Thomas Roth Retinol Fusion PM Night Serum
Kim Kardashian swears by it and hey, we would too if it wasn't $65 per tiny bottle. Retinol is the gold standard in anti-aging skin care products. And since none of us are getting younger, it pays to add retinol to your routine. Prep for your next high school reunion with this retinol dupe that's getting crowned prom queen.

The Inkey List Retinol Serum

  • $12.99
  • Glamour and Allure award winner
  • also great for anti-acne

Amazon reviewer B.E.L. says: "The Inkey List Retinol Face Serum is by far the best face serum I have ever used. I've tried them all, and this is the most effective serum available that reduces wrinkles/fine lines and clarifies the skin."

5. Mario Badescu Coconut Body Butter
When you wanna feel summery, coconut body lotions are a must-have. And while this Mario Badescu version gets a full 5 stars from just about everyone, its price point means you'll be stingy when applying. Go back to the tried and true grocery store special with this dupe that can't be beat. 

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula 

  • $6
  • #1 bestseller on Amazon
  • over 39,000 reviews averaging 4.8 stars
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