As of this writing, a tube of MAC lipstick runs about $15-$22. Typically $15 for a regular tube, $16 for Sheen Supreme, $18 for Pro Long Wear and the most expensive being $22 for the Mineralize lipstick. But you may wonder, can you get the same look for half the price? We think so!
Avon has introduced True Color technology to their line of lipsticks. This means the color you buy is the color you apply. Avon’s acclaimed TRUE COLOR technology is designed to give you the natural flawless look you want…nothing less. Rich pigments are blended into our clear and pure formulas for guaranteed color that stays true all day.
For example, Avon True Color Bold lipstick has a color called Magenta Flash which is similar to a color MAC has called No Faux Pas. The Avon lipstick costs just $8.
You can get 2 lipsticks for the price you pay for just one Mac.
I’m not saying these are exact matches or replicas but they are close enough to warrant a try.
So here are few more popular colors and where you can find their inexpensive look-alikes:
Avon True Color Bold: Magenta Flash (No Faux Pas), Pink Punch (Viva Glam Miley Cyrus), Fearless Fuchsia (Candy Yum Yum) and Coral Burst (Lady Danger).
Avon True Color Lipstick: Blush Nude (Pink Plaid), Carnation (Only You) and Sangria (Rebel). Daffodil (Sushi Kiss) is no longer available. Try Silky Peach instead.
Avon Beyond Color Lipstick: Tangerine (Morange) is discontinued. Try Cantaloupe instead. Berry Bold is no longer available. Try Pucker Up.
Extra Lasting Lipstick: Extreme Mauve is no longer available. Try Mauve Ice instead.
Avon Perfectly Matte Lipstick: Pure Pink (Please Me). Matte Merlot is no longer available. Try Wild Cherry instead. For Matte Mulberry (Sin) use Superb Wine as a substitute.
Ruby Woo is a matte red lipstick by Mac. Try mark. By Avon Lipclick Matte Full Color Lipstick in Siren (classic red) instead!