You know 2+2=4 and 5-1=4, well with beauty and makeup products its practically the same; there is a time honored tradition of hunting for skincare and make up products that are similar to and cheaper than more expensive brands.
Different formulas with the same results, Below are five great ones, some of which cost much less than half of their pricey inspiration product. (This should also be a lesson not to sleep on Korean beauty — the industry makes some incredible, much cheaper product.
If you love SK-II Facial Treatment Essence ($179/5.4 oz) Try: Missha Time Revolution First Treatment Essence ($49/5.07 oz)
If you love Skinceuticals CE Ferulic ($165/1 oz) Try: Drunk Elephant C Firma Day Serum ($80/1 oz) or Paula’s Choice Resist C15 Super Booster ($49/0.67 oz)
If you love Bioderma Sensibio H2O ($10.90/8.33 oz) Try: Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water ($6.79/13.5 oz)
If you love Glamglow Youthmud Tinglefoliate Mask ($69/1.7 oz) Try: Caolion Original Pore Pack ($20/1.76 oz)
If you love Glossier Invisible Shield Sunscreen SPF 35 ($34/1 oz) Try: Make P:REM Capsule Sun Gel SPF 55 ($24/2.53 oz)