Ten Of The Best High Street Foundation Dupes UK

30 October 2017
Best High Street Foundation Dupes UK

Trying to find the best Foundation in the UK is easy when you have lots of money to spend, but what if you're on a tight budget?

Are there any Drug Store Brand Foundations that can match up to those Premium Names?

We have made a list with 'Ten of the Best High Street Foundation Dupes' in the UK.

You don't have to be loaded for these 'makeup must-haves'...

1. MAC Studio Fix Foundation Dupe

If you want an oil-controlling formula that gives you a medium to full coverage, but don't want to shell out £21.15 for MAC Studio Fix, then this L'Oreal True Match Foundation will do the trick.

Buy Mac Studio Fix here*

Buy L'Oreal True Match here*

2. MAC Face and Body Foundation Dupe

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The MAC Face and Body Foundation is one of the brand's bestsellers, but it costs £££'s. Taking the makeup down past your neck? Try this excellent NIP+FAB Foundation for £12.95, from Superdrug and save yourself a fortune. Coverage is light, but buildable to medium for both foundations.

Buy MAC Face and Body*

Buy NIP+FAB Make Up Foundation*

3. Estee Lauder Double Wear Dupe

It takes a lot to compete with Estee Lauder Double Wear but this ColorStay Foundation by Revlon is a cracker and costs only £12.99. Not only does it cover every bit as well as Double Wear but it's long lasting too.

Buy Estee Lauder Double Wear here*

Buy Revlon ColorStay here*

4. Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Foundation Dupe

There isn't a lot between this Benefit Foundation and this Rimmel number. Both give a light to medium coverage with a fresh, dewy finish. If I am honest, the Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation lasts longer on the skin and costs just £8.99.

Buy Benefit Hello Flawless here*

Buy Rimmel Wake Me Up here*

5. Clarins Everlasting+ Foundation Dupe

There's a whopping £20.71 difference in these foundations. The Rimmel isn't an exact dupe and the finish is much nicer on the Clarins, but if you run out and you're skint, grab this Rimmel Lasting Finish Foundation for £8.29, to tide you over.

Buy Clarins Everlasting+ here*

Buy Rimmel Lasting Finish here*

6. Chanel Vitalumière Aqua Foundation Dupe

With Bourjois and Chanel owned by the same company, it's not surprising to find that these two foundations are rather alike. Both offer that 'second skin' look and for the price difference, the Bourjois Healthy Mix at just £10.99, is a great alternative.

Buy Chanel Vitalumière Aqua here*

Buy Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum here*

7. Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation Dupe

For that 'Insta-filter' look, you can't go wrong with the Armani Luminous Silk Foundation. How does the L'Oreal Lumi Magique, at £10.99 compare? Slightly, heavier in coverage and not as long lasting, but the finish is spot on.

Buy Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk here*

Buy L'Oreal Paris Lumi Magique here*

8. Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation Dupe

The Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation is the foundation to buy for that made up look. It's a 'night out' laster, and takes some beating. The NYX Invincible Fullest Coverage Foundation is one of the best dupes, I have ever come across. Don't just take my word for it... try it out for £11.50!

Buy Kat Von D Lock-It here*

Buy NYX Invincible Fullest Coverage here*

9. Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick Dupe

Skip the powder when you plump for either of these foundations. Maybelline give Bobbi Brown a run for their money with this easy-to-apply dupe. This Fit Me Stick will only set you back £8.99.

Buy Bobbi Brown Skin here*

Buy Maybelline Fit Me here*

10. NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation Dupe

The NARS All Day Luminous Foundation offers full coverage with a matte but not flat finish. L'Oreal's Infallible Pro-Matte offering doesn't quite match the coverage, but it's as good an effort as you'll find for under £9. The finish is an impressive match though.

Buy NARS All Day Luminous Weightless here*

Buy L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte here*


TOPICS:   Cosmetics

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10 comments

  • Sara D.

    Any mineral powder foundation dupes? Love my bare minerals but it's £££

    • Nea

      Check out Lily Lola, save level of coverage but a lot cheaper.

  • Sam P.

    Chanel same company as bourjois and Lancôme is L'Oréal and maybeline :thumbsup:

  • Yasmin B.

    This was amazing I need a new foundation

  • Natalie O.

    Love things like this. The days of buying expensive foundation are long gone lol xx

  • Marina F.

    i read the wilko foundation is good too x

  • Hayley O.

    I'm gonna try the nyx one

  • Rachel M.

    I wish the colorstay didn't have that awful smell

  • Gemma L.

    Seen that NYX brand a few times sounds good might have to keep a look out xx

  • Stacey D.

    Oooh just what we were on about I will have a read now x

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