10.25.2011

All Too Familiar.

Just a couple comparisons of products I thought looked dupe-able :)

Too Faced Chocolate Soleil and Sleek Contour Kit in Light

Too Faced (left) and Sleek

In their pans, Too Faced Chocolate Soleil and the contour shade from the Sleek Contour Kit in Light look identical. Swatched, the only difference between the two is that the Sleek contour shade is slightly more orange-toned. Both are matte shades. I'd definitely go as far to say that the two shades could be used interchangeably :)

Clockwise from left:
Milani Luminoso
L'Oreal in Watchful Owl's Blush
Korres in #15 Natural
Sleek in Suede

Left to right:
Milani Luminoso
L'Oreal in Watchful Owl's Blush
Sleek in Suede
Korres #15 Natural


When I first received Sleek Suede blush from my cousin in the UK, I thought it looked quite similar to two other tawny pink blushes I already had: L'Oreal Watchful Owl's Blush from the recent Project Runway collection and Korres #15 Natural, one of my all-time favorite blushes (I kind of just threw Milani Luminoso in there last minute). When swatched however, there isn't a dupe in sight!

Milani Luminoso and L'Oreal Watchful Owl's Blush both have the same type of micro-shimmer, but Luminoso is the most pigmented of the four and also much peachier. Watchful Owl's Blush is similar in color to Korres Natural, except for it's more pink. Sleek Suede is the only matte blush of the bunch, and I'd describe the shade as a burnt coral-brown. Korres Natural is the only blush of the four that has more of a sheen than shimmer, and it's more brown than Suede.

Any dupes you guys have discovered lately?


23 comments:

  1. Milani looks so pretty!!Thanks for the post hun!Gorgeous swatches

    xxxx

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  2. It's nice of you to observe and share! Eyeing Sleek's contour kit light :)

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  3. Eeeee a dupe post! I'm a sucker for a good dupe post :D 

    Just as an aside - now that you know that the Too Faced and Sleek contours are nearly identical, will you be keeping them both? I rarely have the self-discipline to get rid of dupes when I find them in my stash :P 

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  4. Thanks for the excellent comparison - Sleek does a lot of very good products!

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  5. great dupes!


    http://www.shellzdoll.com/

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  6. Too Faced Chocolate Soleil and the contour shade from the Sleek Contour Kit in Light do look very similar, but the blushes in my opinion look quite different. Great post!

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  7. Yes sometimes happens, thanks for sharing!

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  8. Ooh, thanks for the dupe with Sleek and Chocolate Soleil! I have both but I was sort of saving the contour kit and now I know it can replace my chocolate soleil when it runs out <3

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  9. Alexis the Honey BOctober 26, 2011 at 9:43 AM

    I love dupe posts!! That milani blush looks so pretty. BTW- am LOVING your red hair in the profile pic :)

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  10. I'm the same way usually! So bad. For now, I'll be keeping both :)

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  11. Thank you, Alexis!!

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  12. Yup, I said that the blushes look different in the post :)

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  13. Daphnée Kwong WayeOctober 27, 2011 at 9:17 PM

    Wow nice dupes!!! They're not very exactly the same though, I can notice the small and subtle differences... Anyway great post!
    No dupes yet for me. 

    http://daphyin-makeupisart.blogspot.com

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  14. Thanks. I said at the beginning of the post that I thought they looked dupe-able but if you read what I wrote about them after I swatched them, I said that there weren't actually any dupes because they're all different.

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  15. i like the blushers (:, also i use sleek contour it is good ^^

    CMPang x

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  16. wow, they all do look very similar. Especially the first! I have found a few dupes myself, its amazing how similar some products are!!
    http://oliviadollydaydream.blogspot.com/

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  17. Hello :)New follower! I saw your blog on Aly from seven things beauty's blog and I loved the name of your blog so I had to check it out. These are good dupes, I have the Milani blush and like it. It's good to know about different dupes out there to save some money :)Kellyhttp://www.beautyobsessed2.blogspot.com/

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  18. Too Faced Chocolate Soleil and Sleek Contour Kit in Light are pretty much the same 
    ghadeeeer.blogspot.com

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  19. Thanks for the dupe post...

    http://a-hearts.blogspot.com/

    xoxo aley

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  20. Hi Kelly! Thanks so much for following :)

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  21. Aww!! Your welcome! Your blog is great :)

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