#FAILS – Product Fails

When we started The Dupe Diaries, we had tonnes of ideas for the blog, but one thing we were adamant about was giving very honest reviews of products we’ve tried. As you may have seen, we’ve stumbled upon some really excellent products, but our “experimental research” (AKA spending WAY too much money on beauty products we definitely […]

MAC Bright Red Dupes

This week, we’ve dug out some amazing dupes of our favourite bright red MAC lipsticks. These are fantastic alternatives at great prices. Red lipstick is a classic and something that every girl needs. It’s surprisingly wearable and a quick way to glam up any look. With the three bright reds we’ve picked, there’s one for every skintone.     […]

Review: Remington Curl Revolution

Between Claire and myself, we have tried and tested just about every hair tool imaginable – GHDs, curling tongs, curling wands, brush stylers, Instylers, rollers…the list continues. So we know a thing or two about what tool to use for different looks, but sometimes knowing what to use just doesn’t cut it. With so many […]

New Trend Alert: Strobing

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have spent hours watching and re-watching YouTube tutorials on how to contour like the Kardashians. My initial attempts sometimes left me looking less sculpted and more…dirty! I’ve tried and tested all the different contouring products out there from creams to powders and finally, I’ve gotten my contouring routine down […]

Favourite Brushes

I have a mild obsession with make-up brushes. Well, I call it minor…others call it major! I tend to steer clear of really expensive brushes, as I’ve had some disastrous brushes that cost a bomb and lasted a few uses before shedding. My ultimate budget brushes are my Jessup set, which set me back only […]