MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick vs Primark Golden Rose #74. In-Depth Review, Ingredient Analyses and a Chemist’s Verdict. Is it a Dupe?

Cosmetics can leave a big mark on your purse, both literally and figuratively. It is said that an average woman uses around 16 cosmetics a day (although this number changes from study to study) which can be expensive. As a result, finding a dupe (= a product that gives the same results or looks the same but is cheaper) is very interesting for many. Additionally, with so many cosmetic brands and products out there, it is almost expected that someRead more

Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation – In Depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is one of the world’s best foundations and the number one foundation for oily skin. Many bloggers agree on this and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. It’s so good that none of the foundations I’ve tried so far, even the so called dupes, have managed to convince me to switch. To find out how the Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation compares to other foundations scroll at the bottomRead more

Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Primark My Perfect Colour Stay foundation. Ingredient Analysis and a Chemist’s Verdict – Is it a Dupe?

The Estée Lauder foundation is one of the world’s best foundations and the number one foundation for oily skin. Many bloggers agree on this and it is even rated as such in places like Influenster etc. However, Estée Lauder being a high-end brand means that this foundation comes at a price. As a result, beauty bloggers and fans are constantly looking out for cheaper alternatives with the closest matches being the Revlon 24h Colour Stay foundation (60% match – similarRead more

Battle of the Foundations: Estée Lauder Double Wear VS Revlon Color Stay. A chemist’s verdict on whether it is a true dupe.

Foundation is a tricky product for me that I very carefully test and select. I have oily skin and pores the size of craters so my foundation has a tough job to do. Especially in terms of keeping me from looking like a disco ball throughout the day while at the same time not coming off, separating, caking or extenuating any skin texture like pores. As a result, I have gone through many foundations and while some are better thanRead more