PRODUCT REVIEW MAKEUP By Huda Heidi Kattan I’m not the biggest MAC girl! I love their collections because they really are so much fun, but to me MAC is nothing overly spectacular when it comes to quality. They definitely have some stand out pieces, some of those being their lipsticks! The other day while I was organizing my makeup makeup (picture on my bottom, my arm looks like this on the regular), I was comparing a bunch of lipsticks and I was literally blown away with how similar the MAC and Revlon were! The texture was comparable, and the colors were really similar so I decided I had to do dupe for the lipstick!
What do you guys think? Have you tried any other great dupes?
Mac Soar Lip Liner & Brave Lipstick £12.50 & £15.50 Over the past year or so i think everyone has gone gaga for Kylie Jenner and her 90’s style infamous lip o. Revlon's 'Wine Not' ($6.99 at drugstores) is a perfect dupe for Mac's 'Fixed on Drama' ($16 at Mac). Revlon Wine Not looks like a perfect dupe for MAC Fixed On. Jordana Matte Blush dupe for Anastasia Pure Hollywood lipstick-might have to try this. Jordana lip liner in pink love is my favorite lippy right now.
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Revlon’s new ColorStay Creme Eye Shadows I have to admit, I haven’t been overly enthusiastic about many new drugstore products recently, but I was excited to try Revlon’s new ColorStay Creme Eye Shadows. These came out in the U.S. About a year ago, but I’ve only recently seen them in Canada, at least in my local drugstore. Oddly they aren’t on the website but they are on the site. Not all my local stores had them, but I was able to find them at Shoppers Drugmart. If you follow my blog you know I’ve been really into my MAC Paint Pots lately (you can see my review of and ). I was curious to see how the Revlon ColorStay Creme Eye Shadows compared to the MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pots.
Are they a dupe? When I popped in to Shoppers Drugmart, the ColorStay Creme Eye Shadows were on sale! Normally $11.99 CAD, these were on special for $5.99 CAD.
I wouldn’t have purchased so many at the regular price – I initially thought I’d only pick up one or two – but who doesn’t go overboard where sales are concerned? /fix-microdefs-error-while-updating-norton-for-mac/. The shades that really appealed to me were: • 715 Espresso – a light, neutral, taupey-brown • 720 Chocolate – a cool, medium brown • 730 Praline – a shimmery, warm beige • 755 Licorice – a shimmery, blue-ish grey. Top L-R: Espresso, Praline Bottom L-R: Chocolate, Licorice How do these compare to the MAC Paint Pots? Right away, I noticed the packaging is very similar. The glass pot that holds the creme shadow is extremely similar to the MAC Paint Pots in size, shape, and weight. You get roughly the same amount of product in each one (5g in the MAC Paint Pot and 5.2g in the Revlon Creme Eyeshadow).
However, the plastic lid on the Revlon product is quite large and clunky (which I am not a fan of) because it holds a little applicator brush. I did try this brush but I didn’t care for it. Such a small brush is awkward to hold and I prefer applying creme shadows like this with my finger. I would have preferred they ditched the brush and went with a sleeker lid, without all of that text on it, like the MAC Paint Pots. There is a little applicator brush in the giant lid In terms of how the product performed, it depended on the shade. I found there were some inconsistencies in the different shades. I loved Espresso!
This one is absolutely a dupe for my MAC Paint Pots. It had the same texture, was easy to apply and blend, and stayed on all day and didn’t crease. Chocolate was slightly more difficult to blend and it was creasing by day’s end. With an eye shadow primer underneath, it was fantastic, but I don’t normally need an eye shadow primer with the MAC Paint Pots.
The shimmery shades, Praline and Licorice, were more similar in formula to MAC Frozen Violet. Praline turned out to be a little too light for me. It doesn’t apply as pigmented as it appears in the pot and is quite sheer, but it has a very pretty sheen to it. I quite liked Licorice for doing a smokey eye look, but it took a little bit of extra time to apply evenly versus MAC Frozen Violet. Compared to Frozen Violet, Licorice is much more silver without any mauve undertone, but if you cannot get Frozen Violet (which is no longer on the MAC Canada site) Licorice gives a similar type of eye look.
Here are all four shades swatched. L-R: Espresso, Chocolate, Praline, Licorice Overall, I think these are pretty great for a drugstore product, and at $11.99 CAD versus $26.00 CAD for a MAC Paint Pot they are certainly an affordable drugstore dupe. I would really recommend Espresso. I think the only one that truly didn’t work out for me was Praline, but a light, shimmery shade is not really the kind of shade that suits my hooded eye shape. I didn’t anticipate what the shade was actually like and there wasn’t a tester.