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MAC Lipstick Dupes You Need
Let’s talk Mac lipstick dupes! Mac cosmetics is one of my favorite lipstick brands ever. It is probably the only brand of lipstick and makeup, that I wear more than any other. But sometimes a girl got to save her coins and try to find some Mac lipstick alternatives.
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So if ever you’re in a similar situation where you can’t afford to splurge on real Mac lipsticks. Or maybe you just don’t want to spend $21 plus on a lipstick.
You are going to love these 12 Mac lipstick dupes that look gorgeous on all skin tones. The best part is that they cost half the price of a Mac lipstick, have a rich creamy formula and are long-wear.
I have personally used 7 out of the 12 Mac lipsticks linked in this post, and can say that their rival dupes are indeed very close matches.
On my lips I’m wearing Sacha Cosmetics – The “It” Color – Intense Matte Lip Velvets
At A Glance: The 12 Best Mac Lipstick Dupes Of 2023
- NYX Chic
- Maybelline Blackest Berry Matte
- Milani Fruit Punch
- Maybelline Ruby For Me
- Revlon Va Va Violet
- NYX Cherry Charm
- L’Oreal Paris Nu Authentique
- Maybelline Almond Rose
- Revlon Blue Sky
- PYT Beauty Deja Vu / Burgundy
- Wet n Wild Jam With Me
- Colourpop Snow White
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MAC Lip Twig Dupe: NYX Chic – Shout Loud Satin Lipstick
The NYX Shout Loud Satin – Intensely Saturated Lipstick in the color Chic is the perfect matchup and lipstick dupe for the Mac Twig. NYX Chic lipstick is rich color, comes with a built in primer and promises up to four hours of hydration.
Mac Twig on the other hand is a soft muted brownish-pink that has a creamy lipstick formula with a soft cushiony feel. It is medium-to-full buildable coverage and also has a satin finish.
MAC Instigator Dupe: Maybelline Blackest Berry Matte – Color Sensational Lipstick
Maybelline Color Sensational The Mattes, Matte Finish Lipstick in the color Blackest Berry 825 (matte) is identical to and the lipstick dupe for Mac Instigator. Maybelline Blackest Berry is a rich creamy matte lipstick that delivers a smooth and vibrant lip color.
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Mac Instigator although slightly darker, comes in a creamy rich formula with a no-shine matte finish. It is a beautiful dark plum lipstick that is perfect for the fall season.
Mac Lip Mehr Dupe: Milani Fruit Punch – Color Statement Lipstick
Milani Color Statement Lipstick in the color Fruit Punch is a great dupe for Mac Mehr. Milani Fruit Punch is a pretty pink statement lip color that will have your lips speaking volumes.
Mac Mehr a mid-tone mauve pink, creamy rich lipstick with a no-shine matte finish. Although it applies matte, it doesn’t leave the lips looking or feeling dry.
In case you’re wondering if Mac Mehr is a good natural-look lipstick for women of color, the answer is yes.
Mac Ruby Woo Dupe: Maybelline Ruby For Me – Satin Red Lipstick
Maybelline Satin Red Lipstick in the color Ruby For Me is one of the best lipstick dupes for Mac Ruby Woo I’ve ever came across. It is has satin and matte formula for a smooth and comfortable feel.
Mac Ruby Woo is a long-wearing vivid blue-red lipstick in a completely matte finish. I fell in love with Mac’s Ruby Woo lipstick because of Rihanna and I’ve never looked back since. It’s also one of her favorites. To this date it continues to be my favorite red lipstick of all time!
I would say though that the application is not as creamy but rather a bit on the dry side. Both of these red lipsticks look great on all complexions and I highly recommend them.
Mac Heroine Dupe: Revlon Va Va Violet
Revlon Lipstick in the color Va Va Violet is competitor and lipstick dupe to the MAC Heroine. It is a high impact vibrant purple and has a moisturizing creamy formula infused with Vitamin E and avocado oil.
MAC Heroine is another one of my favorite lipsticks from Mac Cosmetics. Similar to Maybelline Vibrant Violet, it is a bright purple lipstick in a creamy rich formula with a no-shine matte finish.
Mac All Fired Up Lipstick Dupe: NYX Cherry Charm – Shout Loud Satin Lipstick
NYX Should Loud Satin Lipstick in the color Cherry Charm is a vibrant red fuchsia lipstick that is a great match up and dupe for MAC All Fired Up.
MAC All Fired Up is a bright fuchsia pink lipstick that delivers a long-wearing formula with a completely matte finish. A beautiful fuchsia pink lipstick that looks amazing on women of colour too.
MAC Hug Me Dupe: L’Oreal Paris Nu Authentique – Colour Riche Les Nus Intense Lipstick
Looking for the perfect nude MAC lipstick dupe? Look no further than this L’oreal Colour Riche Les Nus Intense lipstick in the color Nu Authentique. An exact match up and dupe for the MAC Hug Me Dupe.
This lip tone nude lipstick shade enhances the natural color of your lips and melts onto lips when applied.
Mac Hug Me is a blushed nude lightweight, raspberry seed- and organic extra-virgin olive oil-infused lipstick that delivers sheer and shiny colour with a long-wearing, lustrous finish.
Mac Crème In Your Coffee Dupe: Maybelline Almond Rose – Color Sensational Lipstick
Maybelline Color Sensational Lipstick in the color Almond Rose is one of the best Mac lipstick dupes for Mac Crème In Your Coffee.
Mac Crème In Your Coffee is a beautiful creamy mid-tone pink brown that looks good on most complexions. It has a medium buildable coverage and a semi-glossy finish.
Mac Matte Royal Dupe: Revlon Blue Sky – Super Lustrous Metallic Lipstick
Revlon Super Lustrous Metallic Lipstick in the color Blue Sky is the perfect dupe for the Mac Matte Royal lipstick. It is a velvety lip color that is light, creamy and feels good on your lips without drying.
Mac Matte Royal on the other hand is a deep blue a creamy rich lipstick with vibrant color in a no-shine matte finish. A beautiful lipstick that looks great on various skintones.
Mac Diva Dupe: PYT Beauty Deja Vu / Burgundy – Double Duty Lipstick + Lip Gloss
PYT Beauty Double Duty Lipstick + Lip Gloss in the color Deja Vu / Burgundy is very similar and a good dupe for Mac Diva. It is a deep, rich burgundy color lipstick that works with any skin tone.
It is made up of a double-sided lip duo with two colorful pigmented looks in one. A shiny tinted gloss on one side, and a bold satin matte lipstick on the other.
Mac Diva on the flip side is an intense reddish-burgundy creamy lipstick with a matte finish.
Mac Double Fudge Dupe: Wet n Wild Jam With Me – Mega Last High-Shine Lip Color
Wet N Wild Mega Last High-Shine Lip Color Jam With Me, although glossy, its is one of the best Mac lipstick dupes for Double Fudge. It is a creamy, lightweight long wear lipstick with buildable coverage that doesn’t cake or bleed.
Mac Double Fudge is a dark warm brown lipstick and the minor difference between the two is that Double Fudge lipstick by Mac has a matte finish.
Mac Russian Red Dupe: Colourpop Snow White – Lux Lipstick
Colourpop Crème Lux Lipstick in the color Snow White is the perfect dupe for Mac Russian Red lipstick. This candy apple red lipstick is from their Disney Designer Collection.
It is creamy, long-wearing, highly pigmented and has a lightweight formula.
Mac Russian Red is an intense blush-red lipstick and my second favorite red lipstick of all time. Its a bit darker than the Mac Ruby Woo and its more creamy on the lips.
Wrapping Up: The Best Mac Lipstick Dupes
There you have it! 12 Mac lipstick dupes that are just as gorgeous as Mac cosmetics lipsticks. Most of these lipsticks looks amazing on various skin tones.
It all comes down to your preference in terms of whether you like nudes, plums, reds, neutrals, pinks and so on.
Which ones are your favorite mac lipstick dupes?
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Hi! I’m Shevy! I’m the Founder and Managing Editor of Travel Beauty Blog est. 2016. I am also the Founder of Shevy Studio Marketing Agency where I work with entrepreneurs and bloggers on SEO/Content Strategy, Web Design and Consultancy.