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

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    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. An 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.

    Amazon / Amazon

    "It's a perfect dupe and it's at least half the price!" —krajuicy

    Get the NYX Micro Brow pencil from Amazon for $7.09 (available in nine colors), and the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz pencil from Amazon for $23 (available in 10 colors).

    2. A Steven Madden backpack that'll help you carry your most treasured belongings. Plus, don't forget about packing all the money you're gonna save by purchasing a backpack that's less than half the cost of Herschel Supply Co.

    Amazon / Amazon

    "The classic Herschel backpacks are so expensive! Steve Madden makes ones that look basically the same for almost half the price!" —megans4284ec0dd

    Get the Steve Madden backpack from Amazon for $36.99 (available in three colors), and the Herschel Supply Co. backpack from Amazon for $44.99 (available in 24 colors).

    3. A L'Oréal 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!

    Amazon / Ulta

    "I actually prefer it more because it doesn’t weigh my lashes down! Love it!" —sandaniw

    Get the L'Oréal Paris Lash Paradise mascara from Amazon for $9.89 (available in nine colors), and the Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara from Ulta for $25.

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

    Amazon / Amazon

    "They’re basically the same as ENO hammocks, only for a fraction of the price. They also come with their own basic straps and carabiners so you can start chillaxing ASAP. "—erikas9

    Get the OuterEW hammock from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 11 colors), and the ENO hammock from Amazon for $69.95 (available in 55 colors).

    5. Cushionaire Slide Sandals to give your feet some comfort, without sacrificing on style — we won't tell anyone you bought these instead of Birkenstocks if you don't.

    Amazon / Amazon

    "They're way more comfortable, (there’s actual padding in the footbed), and they're significantly cheaper!" —jennyi49310df91

    Get the Cushionaire sandals from Amazon for $24.99 (available in nine colors, and sizes 6–11), and the Birkenstock sandals from Amazon for $89.95 (available in 101 colors, and sizes 6–12).

    6. 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.

    Amazon / Amazon

    "They're basically the same thing." —karlak4ae3080e1

    Get the Fossil watch from Amazon for $68.99 (available in five colors), and the Michael Kors watch from Amazon for $171.98.

    7. 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.

    Amazon / Sephora

    "This blending sponge works just as well as the original beautyblender, but is only $5.95! It lasts a long time, as long as you wash it, and blends your makeup BEAUTIFULLY. If you don't believe me, there are tons and tons of gorgeous reviewer selfies to prove it." —Emma McAnaw

    Get the Zenda Naturals blending sponge from Amazon for $7.97, and the beautyblender from Sephora for $20.

    8. 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.

    Amazon / Amazon

    Both bottles are made with food-grade stainless steel and BPA-free plastics, and can keep cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours. The Tayeka can keep hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours, while the Hydro Flask can keep hot drinks hot for up to six hours.

    "This is a complete dupe for the Hydro Flask. As an added bonus, the Hydro Flask straw top fits on the dupe if you prefer that straw," —corrined

    Get the Takeya water bottle from Amazon for $23.01 (available in six colors), and the Hydro Flask water bottle from Amazon for $42.93 (available in 19 colors).

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

    Wet n Wild / MAC

    "They're super pigmented and pretty. Their lipstick makes my lips look luscious. I'll be buying it until the day I die!" —leire

    Get the Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color lipstick from Wet n Wild for $2.69, and the MAC matte lipstick from MAC for $19 (available in various shades).

    10. 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!

    Amazon / Amazon

    "All the power of the other Oral-B electric toothbrushes without the bells and whistles, with a much lower price. I have owned this style toothbrush for five years, and I love it. Hands down the best electric toothbrush ever! My checkups are the best ever. They beat the Philips Sonicare by a landslide, which I had used for many years prior." —6R8Dane, Amazon review

    Get the Oral-B White Pro 1000 toothbrush from Amazon for $39.94, and the Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean toothbrush from Amazon for $219.99.

    11. Revolution Beauty's Bake and Blot Translucent Powder delivers the fabulous results that Fenty's Blotting Powder does at a fraction of the cost — maybe you can use the money you save on this to go towards your Rihanna concert fund?

    Revolution Beauty / Sephora

    Suggested by hooriyyaha.

    Get the Revolution Beauty Bake & Blot Translucent Powder from Revolution Beauty for $8, and the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Invisimatte Blotting Powder from Sephora for $32.

    12. An NYX eyeliner that'll create the perfect winged effect much like the beloved Kat Von D Tattoo eyeliner.

    Amazon / Sephora

    BTW, this was our $ pick for the best liquid eyeliners on BuzzFeed Reviews. Check out our review of this incredible liner!

    "Like, it blows KVD out of the water, especially given the $12 price difference. In my humble opinion, Epic Ink is waaaay easier to use and much more pigmented." —Sarah Han

    Get the NYX Epic Ink eyeliner from Amazon for $8.97 (available in three colors), and the Kat Von D Tattoo eyeliner from Sephora for $21.

    13. 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?

    Amazon / Amazon

    "I love the fact that this thermometer reads instantly. With my old thermometers, I was always waiting and wondering how high it was going to go. This one works as it says it will, instantly. I like it very much." —Richard F Stencil, Amazon review

    Get the ThermoPro thermometer from Amazon for $13.99, and the Lavatools thermometer from Amazon for $54.99 (available in six colors).

    14. A Maybelline 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.

    Amazon / Amazon

    "I think the Maybelline powder is actually better." —maggiek

    Get the Maybelline New York Fit Me setting powder from Amazon for $5.34 (available in 24 colors), and the Aesthetica setting powder from Amazon for $19.97.

    15. 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 to the Fjällräven Kanken classic backpack.


    "I love the look of the Fjällräven Kanken backpacks, but they’re incredibly expensive for someone on a budget. After a bit of browsing, I found The LuckyZ Casual Style Lightweight Canvas Backpack — looks very similar and is just as functional. It’s super cute and way cheaper!" —sarailopez1028

    Get the LuckyZ backpack from Amazon for $25.98 (available in three colors), and the Fjällräven Kanken backpack from Amazon for $69 (available in 55 colors).

    16. A four-pack of Nivea moisturizing creme for keeping your skin silky smooth a super duper long time, and for WAYYY less than La Mer moisturizing cream.

    Amazon / Sephora

    "My dad has really, really dry skin, and has been using this for AT LEAST (!!!) 30 years. One time, he used my mom's La Mer because he ran out of Nivea (and yes, she wanted to murder him), and he said his Nivea was significantly better." — AnaMaria Glavan

    Get a four-pack of the Nivea Soft Moisturizing Creme from Amazon for $19.72, and La Mer: The Moisturizing Soft Cream from Sephora for $180.

    "Eh, I don't really wanna save money," — said no one, ever.


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