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Drugstore dupes for must-have summer beauty products

Natalie Sexton, fashion & lifestyle expert loves searching for drugstore products that are makeup, skincare & hair care dupes (duplicates) for high-end brands! She joined us today to share some of her favorite affordable summer must-have products that are dupes for popular, more expensive products.

If you aren’t familiar with the term “dupe,” it’s a way to describe an affordable drugstore product that is an alternative to a high-end, well-known beauty product.

Holy grail and cult favorites, whatever you call them, these are the products that are celebrated for being effective, high-end, and covet-worthy!

1. Whitening Toothpaste – nothing goes better with a tan than a bright white smile!

SPLURGE – $50 SUPERSMILE PRO WHITENING TOOTHPASTE

STEAL – CREST 3D WHITE FLUORIDE TOOTHPASTE $2.97 

= save – $47.03

2. Dry Shampoo – a must-have for the summer – cure your humid or sweaty hair blues!

SPLURGE – $45 KERASTASE DRY SHAMPOO 

STEAL – $6.49 BATISTE – Instant Hair Refresh Dry Shampoo 

= save $38.51

3. Self Tanner – the only way to tan safely!

SPLURGE -HYDRA MOUSSE SELF TANNER $75 

STEAL – ST. TROPEZ – SELF TAN MOUSSE $32

= save $43

4. Long-wear Foundation – your melt-proof makeup base is a must!

SPLURGE – ARMANI BEAUTY – FULL COVERAGE FOUNDATION $86

STEAL – MAYBELLINE SUPERSTAY 24 HOUR FOUNDATION – $9.34

= save $76.66

5. Waterproof Mascara – smudge proof lashes all summer long!

SPLURGE – Tom Ford Emotionproof Mascara $61

STEAL – Loreal Voluminous Waterproof Mascara $6.79

= save $54.21

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