Budget ShopperBudget Shopper: 10 Budget-Friendly Dupes For Luxury Cult Favourite Makeup Products

Budget Shopper: 10 Budget-Friendly Dupes For Luxury Cult Favourite Makeup Products

Makeup experts know that getting the right shade of foundation, pigment on your eyeshadow and the perfect glowy highlight is a task! With a ton of brands floating around, getting your makeup products is a little confusing. Especially when the most recommended and cult favourite products are not available or out of your price range. But even the most famous and cult-favourite makeup brands have equally impressive dupes, and they are all on a budget! Here are makeup dupes for your luxury makeup brands.

10 Makeup Dupes On A Budget 

Here are 10 budget-friendly dupes for luxury cult favourite makeup products.

1. PAC Spotlight Liquid Concealer And TARTE Shape Tape Concealer

The TARTE Shape Tape Concealer is lightweight and gives full coverage. You can cover blemishes easily and blend out the concealer seamlessly and with no dryness or flaking on the skin. This formula is hydrating to provide opaque coverage. Similar to the TARTE, the PAC Spotlight Liquid Concealer is a hydrating, full-coverage, weightless concealer that has a four-in-one formula that conceals, contours, highlights, and retouches which is easy to blend, doesn’t crease into your fine lines & is water-resistant. It contains skin-loving ingredients that come together for an illuminated, brightened & lifted effect for your skin.

Price: Rs 765

2. PAC Strobing Cream And Charlotte Tilbury WONDERGLOW

A primer is an important tool when applying makeup. It gives you a smooth and clear canvas to work on. Creating an effortlessly dewy look is the Charlotte Tilbury WONDERGLOW beauty glow primer. It creates a smoother-looking, candlelit canvas for your makeup. It eliminates dull skin to look supercharged. The soft-focusing formula hydrates and blurs the look of imperfections and fine lines for a gorgeous, glowing finish. Competing with this ever-famous primer is the PAC Strobing Cream. PAC’s liquid-based strobe cream creates an extra dewy and shiny makeup look. Its fine particles and ingredients radiate your skin instantly and blend into your skin seamlessly. This strobing cream is sure to add that extra oomph to your makeup look.

Price: Rs 795

3. Ruby’s Organics Crème Highlighter And Pixi Highlighter

While the Pixi Highlighter is a classic, loved higher. With softer colour palettes and tones. It gives off a deep pigment and blends perfectly into the skin. It has tiny particles of glitter that give the perfect glow. The Ruby’s Organic Creme Highlighter is a luminising highlighter for your cheeks, lids, and brow-bones. It is deeply pigmented, a small dip can go a long way. It gives the perfect subtle-not-so-subtle highlight. It can be easily used on the cheekbones, nose, and eyelids. Plus, the Ruby Organic Creme Highlighter is cruelty, alcohol and fragrance-free. 

Price: Rs 1,100

Watch this video to learn about an amazing highlighter hack and get a gorgeous glow!

4. PAC Luxe Shadowbox X9 And HUDA BEAUTY Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette

The one thing everyone wants from an eyeshadow palette is pigment and blending skills. And the HUDA BEAUTY Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette is the right place to go to. It does give the correct amount of pigment with the ability to blend perfectly. But matching the skills of HUDA Beauty is the PAC Luxe Shadowbox X9. It is the ultimate eyeshadow box with a combination of warm, bright and neutral-toned hues which is suitable for all skin tones. It has super smooth pigmentation and is easy to blend. It is the perfect palette for a smoky eye or a neutral no-makeup look. 

Price: Rs 1,595

5. SUGAR Cosmetics All Set To Go Translucent Powder And HUDA BEAUTY Easy Bake Loose Powder

The makeup term ‘baking’ refers to allowing a translucent powder set on your skin, around your foundation and concealer to help the heat settle. HUDA BeautyEasy Bake Loose Powder bakes your makeup like no other. But the Indian equivalent of it is the SUGAR Translucent Powder. SUGAR All Set To Go Translucent Powder is crafted to lock in the base and mask the shine, this lightweight mattifying powder keeps you looking stunningly fresh throughout the day. The translucent powder settles onto the skin effortlessly to blur out imperfections while simultaneously enhancing your complexion. Just pat it on, dust it off and stay flawless for the next 8+ hours!

Price: Rs 599

6. PAC HD Foundation And Anastasia Beverly Hills Luminous Foundation

Anastasia Beverly Hills Luminous Foundation is a water-resistant liquid foundation that creates a luminous, natural finish. But to give you a better pocket-friendly foundation is the PAC HD Foundation. The radiant formula delivers long-wearing, medium to full coverage yet still feels weightless and looks ultra-fresh. This lightweight foundation blurs any imperfection—including discolouration and unevenness—without caking or masking the skin’s natural radiance. The PAC Foundation is an everyday foundation that lasts up to 12 hours!

Price: Rs 875

7. Lakme 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Lipstick And Bobbi Brown Lip Color

Bobbi Brown is a go-to for all makeup artists. It is smooth, lightweight, pigmented and perfect. But the Lakme 9 to 5 Primer + Matte Lipstick stays true to its name of being a long-lasting lipstick. It is soft and lush, with a beautiful mellow fragrance. The lipstick glides over smoothly, with a strong pigment. And the plus to it is, Lakme 9 to 5 can also work as a cheek and eye tint!

Price: Rs 400

Didn’t carry an eyeshadow palette? Don’t worry, your lipstick got you. Watch this amazing hack and learn how to use lipstick as an eyeshadow!

8. Kay Beauty Liner And MAC Crayon Kajal Eyeliner

Everyone wants to try out different styles of eyeliner. Cateye and fox-eye are just the two popular eye trends around, and various eyeliner styles must be tested. And for that, you need good eyeliner. The MAC Crayon Kajal Eyeliner is a soft, creamy, smudge and waterproof liner. And so is the Kay Beauty Liner. It comes in various colours and is smudge-proof, transfer-proof and water-resistant. The eyeliner defines your eyes beautifully with a rich formulation of chamomile and eucalyptus extract. It is also a vegan, cruelty-free and budget-friendly makeup product!

Price: Rs 424

9. Nykaa Gloss It Up! High-shine Lip Gloss And Sephora Outrageous Plump Gloss

For subtle sheen and gloss, a lip gloss is perfect. And the Sephora Outrageous Plump Gloss works perfectly in giving a subtle tint of colour and plumping your lips. But Nykaa Gloss it Up! High-shine Lip Gloss is a lip gloss that is sexy and comfy at the same time! Enriched with new light-magnifying technology, this lip gloss gives you absolute colour purity with a shine that is sure to steal the spotlight! Its cushiony formula hugs your lips to give you an irresistible juicy pout. It leaves no tacky and sticky residue and lasts for a perfect night out!

Price: Rs 360

10. Lotus Finish-Up Dewy Makeup Fixer And Mist And Pixi Makeup Fixing Mist

To finish off your makeup look, the Pixi Makeup Finishing Mist is beautiful. It is formulated with rose and green tea water to restore moisture and balance in the skin. Similar to the product is the Lotus Finish Up Dewy Makeup Fixer. It is a refreshing mist that locks in the makeup and boosts radiance. The lotus makeup spray is also cruelty-free and paraben-free. 

Price: Rs 356

Makeup is a different experience for everyone. But it brings confidence and defines your beauty even more. Buying makeup should not drain your savings. And this list of Indian brands will truly do the opposite. They are super affordable and would give you the budget-friendly makeup look you desire with ease! Here are some quick handy tips on how to choose makeup for oily skin.

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