Beauty Battle: Watch Us Test the Best Makeup Dupes

Our vlogger Claudia cracks open new beauty products, tests them and declares a winner every week

Our beauty vlogger Claudia Steven is a serious beauty junkie. Every week, she’ll unbox two new makeup dupes that are similar in every way but twobrand and priceand review the similarities and differences. She’s basically your new beauty BFF. Come back every week for another round!

Beauty Battle #11: Matte Lipstick Lancôme L’Absolut Rouge in shade 204 Le Pourpre, $36, thebay.com VS. Aveda Nourish-Mint Smoothing Lip Colour in shade 940 Blackberry, $23, aveda.ca

Beauty Battle #10: Plum Nail Polish Deborah Lippman nail polish in Miss Independent, $29, net-a-porter.com VS. Artdeco Art Couture nail lacquer in 741 Purple Emperor, $14, available at Shoppers Drug Mart

Beauty Battle #9: Liquid Eyeliners M.A.C Liquid Eye Liner/Brooke Candy in Boot Black, $24,maccosmetics.ca VS. Stila Got Inked Cushion Eyeliner in Black Obsidian Ink, $36, sephora.com

Beauty Battle #8: Brow Pencils Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Caramel, $27, sephora.com VS. Marcelle Hypoallergenic Eyebrow Liner in Medium Brown, $12, beautyboutique.ca


Beauty Battle #7: Concealers NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Light 1, $36, sephora.com VS. Maybelline New York Fit Me Concealer in Light 10, $8, walmart.ca

Beauty Battle #6: Highlighters Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Highlight in Hefty Highlight, $26, thebay.com VS. L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator Prime & Highlight in Ice, $13, walmart.ca

Beauty Battle #5: Glitter Eyeshadow M.A.C Dazzleshadow from the Le Disko collection in Slow/Fast/Slow, $24, sephora.com VS. Ciaté Precious Metal Eyeshadow in Ocean Drive, $36, at select The Bay locations

Beauty Battle #4: Cream Blush Stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blush in Rosewater , $34, sephora.com VS. Tata Harper Voluminizing Lip and Cheek Tint in Very Charming, $41, murale.ca

Beauty Battle #3: Teal Eyeliner Make Up For Ever Waterproof Glide-On Shadaow in Aqua Matic, $25, makeupforever.com VS. Revlon Photoready Eye Art in Green Glimmer, $11.50, available at drugstores across Canada

Beauty Battle #2: Bronzer Physicians Formula Bronze Booster 2 in 1 24 Karat Gold Highlighter & Bronzer in Medium Dark, $15, drugstores across Canada VS. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer in Luminous Bronze Light, $50, sephora.com

Beauty Battle #1: Hot Pink Long-lasting Lipstick Sephora Luster Matte Long-Wear Lip Color in Magenta Luster, $20, sephora.com VS. Stila Stay All Day™ Liquid Lipstick in Amalfi, $29, murale.ca

Follow Claudia on Twitter @scantilyclaud and Instagram @claudiasbeautyedit

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