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Even though Charlotte Tilbury products are expensive, there are some that are worth it and some you can get for a better price at the drugstore.
What is a dupe?
A dupe is a very similar product to a luxury or expensive product that is cheaper to purchase.
I love so many items from Charlotte Tilbury including the Hollywood Flawless Filter and the Airbrush Flawless powder but these are expensive products.
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When a makeup brand is really expensive such as Charlotte Tilbury or Tom Ford, it is usually be simple to recreate the entire look with dupes.
Keep reading for the very best Charlotte Tilbury Dupes!
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Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream – $85.00 CAD (80 mL)
Dupe: Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer – $29.99 USD
The Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream boasts real results from 103 women tested over 4 weeks. The test proved that the women noticed actual difference in their skin specifically helping brighten up dull skin and overall smoothness.
Since the Magic Cream is tested and is a staple of Charlotte Tilbury’s brand, it was crucial that any dupe would have similar peptides and ingredients.
Upon searching, I stumbled upon Skinskool’s website where they called out Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer as an 80% dupe.
Looking at the main ingredients in the Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream there are very similar peptides and emoliants such as Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Leaf juice and leave cell cultures.
Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer has hyaluronic acid and peptides that match the Magic Cream as well as the similar emollients as listed above.
Glycerin is the ingredient that makes the Magic Cream so smooth and glycerin also helps with moisture and is easily absorbed into the skin.
Skinskool has dubbed this an 80% dupe which is better than any other dupe on the market.
The Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery is best for dry skin and you can also mix it in with your oils and serums.
Some people swear by their Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream so in this case, the dupe is not going to give you the exact same results but it’s pretty close.
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter – $53 CAD
Dupes: L’Oreal Lumi Glotion ($18.97 CAD) and Milani Soft Focus Glow ($16.54 CAD)
The Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter is one of my favourite products from Charlotte Tilbury. The real version is a bit expensive but the bottle is huge and will likely last you a long time because you don’t need to use a lot of this product.
The great thing about the Hollywood Flawless Filter is that it is a multi-use product. Wear alone to accentuate a healthy glow or under foundation as a primer. You can even put it on the high points of your face to use as a straight highlighter.
However, if you aren’t sure if you’ll like a lot of highlight then you’ll want to check out these two dupes of the Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter:
L’Oreal Lumi Glotion – $18.97 CAD
I’ve used the Lumi Glotion in the shade Fair Glow and have even mixed this into foundation. There are 4 shades of the Lumi Glotion ranging from fair to deep glow.
This is also an enhancer, the same as the Hollywood Flawless Filter – it is not a foundation.
The consistency of the Lumi Glotion is THICKER than the Hollywood Flawless Filter. It also has more of a sparkle and the Hollywood Flawless Filter has less sparkle and more shine.
Milani Soft Focus Glow – $16.54 CAD
I love Milani products and the Soft Focus Glow is a similar dupe to the Hollywood Flawless Filter. It is a bit more sparkly and bronzy than the Charlotte Tilbury version.
There are only two versions or shades of the Soft Focus Glow so the L’Oreal Lumi Glotion is probably a better bet if you want a match closer to your skin tone.
I still recommend Milani Soft Focus Glow because the finish is very similar and at $17 Canadian it’s a great alternative to the Hollywood Flawless Filter.
The best place to buy Milani Soft Focus Glow is on Amazon or your local drugstore if you can find it.
Hollywood Flawless Filter Mini – $20 CAD
I had to throw the Flawless Filter Mini into this article because it is the real deal at an affordable option. Even though the doe foot applicator isn’t as large and you’re not getting as much product, for $20 Canadian it’s a great way to see if this product will work for you.
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder – $65.00 CAD
There aren’t many dupes of the Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder and to be honest it’s the best powder I’ve ever used.
It is so finely milled and I use it to set my under eye concealer which doesn’t budge for the ENTIRE DAY.
I have found two dupes that are very similar but I don’t think anything compares.
Dupe: No. 7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Translucent Powder – $12.99 USD
The Lift & Luminate Triple Action Translucent Powder is a very similar finish to the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish because it is so finely milled.
If you live in Canada, this product is almost impossible to find, which is why there’s another option below.
If you live in the United States, this item can be found at Target or Walgreens. It has been rated a full 5 stars so for a drugstore option this is the closest to the Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder I could find.
Dupe: Maybelline Fit Me! Matte and Poreless Powder – $10.49 CAD
The Maybelline Fit Me! line is a drugstore makeup must have because it is one of the best drugstore powders on the market.
The Maybelline Matte and Poreless Powder is a dupe for the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish powder because it is not chalky and finely milled as well.
This product can be found at all drugstores including Walmart in Canada and the U.S. In Canada, the best place to buy Maybelline Fit Me! Matte and Poreless Powder and other Fit Me! products is Shoppers Drug Mart.
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk of Pops Eyeshadow – $66.00
Dupe: Milani Pure Passion Eyeshadow Palette – $24.99
Since the Pillow Talk line is very well known, there are a lot of dupes of the eyeshadow palette, specifically Pillow Talk of Pops.
All you really need is a good shimmer rose gold and nude palette and you’ve duped the Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Eyeshadow palette.
Milani makes the best eyeshadow dupe and it comes with more colours than just the quad palette by Charlotte Tilbury.
The Milani Pure Passion Eyeshadow Palette has the best shades for recreating the Pillow Talk of Pops palette.
Now if you’re wondering what the quality is like of the Milani palette, let’s just say that Milani is a brand I LOVE almost more than Charlotte Tilbury and namely because of the affordability. The quality is there so don’t drop your money for 4 shades when you can have 12!
Dupe: Maybelline Nudes of New York Eyeshadow Palette – $18.99
The Maybelline Nudes of New York Eyeshadow Palette is one of the best drugstore dupes for the Pillow Talk eyeshadow palette.
This is because there are a lot of nude transition shades as well as sparkly tones to make eyes pop. The colour story in this palette has really warm tones so if your skin does well with these shades you’ll instantly fall in love with this palette!
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Cheat – $27.00 CAD
Dupe: Marcelle Velvet Gel Lip Liner $11.49 CAD
The Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Cheat (lip liner) is one of the most talked about lip liners because of the natural shade that works well on everyone.
The formula is amazing as it goes on really smooth and doesn’t bleed so it’s hard to find the perfect match.
Luckily I found two of THE BEST dupes for the Charlotte Tilbury lip cheat in the shade Original Pillow Talk:
1. Marcelle Velvet Gel Lip Liner in Shade Rosy Nude – $11.49 CAD
2. Urban Decay’s Lip Liner in Rush $28.00 CAD. Even though this one is almost the same amount of money I love the softness of it so that’s why I still recommend it.
These are SOFTER than the Pillow Talk lip cheat but the colours are some of the the best Charlotte Tilbury dupes.
The Marcelle one is the true dupe for the Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Cheat simply because of how close the colour is and the price.
Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation – $51.00 CAD
Dupe: L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Glow – $21.99 CAD
One of the hardest Charlotte Tilbury dupes is finding one for the Light Wonder Foundation.
The Light Wonder Foundation is one of the most unique formulas I’ve ever found but it is a bit on the oily side so of course it isn’t good for oily skin.
The Light Wonder Foundation is dewy and radiant which is exactly what the L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Glow is meant for.
If you love dewy and radiant, L’Oreal Pro Glow is the ULTIMATE dewy drugstore foundation.
I absolutely love this foundation because it gives off the perfect dewy look especially when paired with the Hollywood Flawless Filter.
The closest dupe to the Light Wonder Foundation is the L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Glow. I actually think that I like this dupe way more than the original Light Wonder Foundation.
The L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Gow is only $21.99 Canadian at most drugstores so compared to $65 it’s really a great dupe.
Charlotte Tilbury Penelope Pink Dupe – $39.00 CAD
Dupe: Mac Cosmetics Kinda Sexy (Matte Lipstick) – $24.00 CAD
Penelope Pink is a shade from the Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G. collection. It is one of the best selling pink lipsticks aside from the best selling shade: Pillow Talk.
Mac Cosmetics in Kinda Sexy is a staple nude that a lot of beauty gurus keep in their collection. It is part of the permanent collection for Mac Cosmetics and definitely won’t go out of style anytime son.
There are more Charlotte Tilbury dupes but for now this is the list of the best ones! I’ll keep adding to this list so be sure to check back for more amazing dupes!
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