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12 Product Dupes That Are Just As Good As The Real Thing


We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the product dupes they love as much as the real thing. From makeup products to shoes to accessories, here are their product substitution faves that come super close to the real thing!

Note: Not all submissions are from Community users.

1.

A NYX Micro Brow Pencil for making your eyebrows, as the kids say, “on fleek,” for less money than the popular Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz.

On the left, NYX Micro Brow Pencil, and on the right, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz

2.

A tube of L’Oréal Lash Paradise mascara to elongate your lashes and your bank account, rather than purchasing the pricier, similar Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara. Even their rosy pink tubes are comparable!

on the left, l'oreal paris mascara and on the right too faced better than sex mascara

3.

An OuterEQ hammock for starting your next camping trip off on the right foot with an item less than half the cost of the reputable ENO hammock.

on the left an outereq hammock and on the right an eno hammock

4.

A Fossil watch so you can treat yourself to a gorgeous, crystal-studded rose gold piece…and then treat yourself again with all the money you might’ve spent on a Michael Kors watch.

on the left a fossil watch and on the right a michael kors watch

5.

A Zenda Naturals blending sponge for blending your makeup at a much cheaper price than you would with the beautyblender — they do the same thing, promise.

on the left a zenda naturals blending sponge and on the right a beautyblender sponge

6.

A Takeya water bottle to keep your cold beverages cold, and your hot beverages hot at a fraction of the price of the beloved Hydro Flask.

On the left, a Takeya water bottle in turquoise, and on the right, a Hydro Flask in turquoise

7.

A Wet n Wild Megalast matte lipstick that packs on the pigmentation as wonderfully as a brand like MAC does, without making you pack on hefty credit card charges.

on the left a wet n wild lipstick and on the right a mac lipstick

8.

An Oral-B toothbrush for getting your pearly whites just as fresh and clean and shiny as Philips Sonicare can. I heard Chip Skylark approves of this dupe!

on the left an oral b toothbrush and on the right a philips sonicare toothbrush

9.

A digital food thermometer you can buy for SO much cheaper than this other great food thermometer. Who needs to spend an absurd amount of money on something they just need to give them a temperature reading?

on the left an inexpensive digital food thermometer and on the right a more expensive digital food thermometer

10.

A Maybelline Fit Me translucent setting powder to help your cosmetics stay on your face and your money in your bank account, rather than spending it all on the similar Aesthetica Translucent Setting Powder.

on the left mayebelline translucent powder and on the right aesthetic translucent setting powder

11.

A LuckyZ lightweight canvas backpack so you can pack away your belongings for the day in a bag that is just as reliable and functional, not to mention similar-looking, as the Fjällräven Kanken classic backpack.

On the left, a LuckyZ lightweight canvas backpack, and on the right, a Fjällräven Kanken classic backpack

12.

Nivea moisturizing creme for keeping your skin silky smooth a super duper long time, and for WAYYY less than La Mer moisturizing cream.

on the left nivea moisturizing creme and on the right la mer moisturizing cream

“Eh, I don’t really wanna save money,” — said no one, ever.

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