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If you’re looking for Chanel dupes for popular Chanel Makeup such as the cream bronzer, powder, eyeliners and nail polish – keep reading for the latest Chanel Dupes that are alternatives to the real thing.
Chanel is one of the most expensive luxury brands in the world and the makeup line is also very expensive. There are a lot of dupes you can find of Chanel makeup but at the same time the quality of the products may actually be worth the money. If you want to know the answer to the question: “Is Chanel Makeup Worth It?” keep reading to find out which Chanel makeup dupes I recommend.
Chanel Cream Bronzer Dupe
The most known Chanel Cream Bronzer is Soleil Tan de Chanel which retails for $50 USD. Even though it is expensive, people still swear by this cream bronzer because it is so easy to apply to the skin and gives you the best healthy bronzy glow.
The Soleil Tan de Chanel cream bronzer is not always sold at the stores that carry Chanel Makeup. The best place to buy the Chanel cream bronzer is Nordstrom.
There are a lot of dupes for the Soleil Tan de Chanel that are more affordable but from a quality perspective may not be as good as the original Chanel Cream Bronzer. I have tried a few different cream bronzers that are more affordable than Chanel and I have come up with this list of the top 3 Chanel Cream Bronzer Dupes:
The ColourPop Sol Face and Body Balm is the closest to the Chanel Cream Bronzer but it is available in 7 different shades where the Chanel Cream bronzer is only available in two “universal shades”. Because this is a “balm” it is a cream product that you can use almost anywhere. This cream bronzer blends easily with a dense brush or warm it up with your fingers. Either way the reviews of the ColourPop Sol Face and Body Balm are very positive especially if you have oily skin and love cream products. You can also use this to substitute it for your foundation if you have medium to dark skin tone because it is a lightweight way to add warmth and dimension to the face.
Overall, the ColourPop Sol Face and Body Balm is the best dupe for the Soleil Tan de Chanel cream bronzer.
At $35 the Makeup by Mario Soft Sculpt Shaping Stick is one of the best cream bronzers on the market. A lot of these shades are sold out at Sephora so click here to find out if your shade is still available. There’s a brush on one end of the Sculpt Shaping Stick so it makes it really easy to blend or you can use your fingers. Even though it is in stick form, it is still a dupe for the Chanel Tan de Soleil because of the soft warm glow this product brings to the skin that gives off a very similar effect.
Saie is a new makeup brand that is considered clean beauty and focuses on glowy skin. The Saie Sun Melt Natural Cream Bronzer has a creamy balm texture that melts into the skin similar to the Chanel cream bronzer. It is also recommended you use their best selling “big” brush for the best glowy effect. The Sun Melt Natural Cream Bronzer comes in 4 shades from light bronze to dark bronze.
Chanel Cassis Eyeliner Dupes
The Chanel Cassis Eyeliner is one of the best smudge proof eyeliners right now. Meghan Markle loves this eyeliner because it is smudge proof and water resistant. The shade “Cassis” is a deep purple colour so if you have green eyes or are just looking for a simple purple eyeliner the Chanel Cassis Eyeliner is one of the best if you can’t find a dupe.
The Chanel Eyeliner is the perfect twist up retractable pencil so no need to sharpen this. Also, if you’re looking for an alternative to black this is one of the best shades because it adds dimension and warmth to the face.
The best place to buy the Chanel Cassis Eyeliner is from: Nordstrom because they have the widest selection.
Good thing there are so many rectractable eyeliners that are similar to the Chanel Cassis Eyeliner, here are my best alternatives:
The Sephora Collection has arguably some of the best quality makeup that often gets overlooked because it doesn’t have a fancy brand name behind it. Don’t let that fool you this retractable eyeliner in the deep smoky plum colour is a perfect dupe for the Chanel Cassis Eyeliner.
It also has a smudger on the other end of the eyeliner if you want to go for a smoky eye you can just use that to blend out the colour. This is only a fraction of the price of the official Chanel Cassis Eyeliner and it does the EXACT same job so I suggest you put this in your basket especially before the Sephora sale!
Chanel Powder Dupes
Chanel Powder is iconic and can really hard to find a dupe for a lot of their powders. The Poudre Universelle Libre which is their loose powder that has a matte finish and I have found some dupes for this powder.
I have also found some dupes for the Chanel Powder Foundation which is exploding on TikTok because Glamzilla loves this Chanel Powder Foundation.
Poudre Universelle Libre Dupes
If you’re looking for a loose powder that won’t sink into fine lines and wrinkles then you’ll want to go with the Poudre Universelle Libre. Here are the best dupes for this loose powder because it retails for $95.
Everyone knows that the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder is one of the best loose powders of all time. Now the Poudre Universelle Libre by Chanel does have more of a mattifying look to it whereas the Laura Mercier Powder is translucent. However, if you’re looking for a high quality loose powder the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder is the best one on the market for $51 and if you choose the option with the matte finish it is a perfect dupe for the Poudre Universelle Libre.
Don’t forget that the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder comes in a few different finishes: Matte and Radiant so if you want a bit more definition and shine you can choose that.
The Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Setting Powder is one of the best loose powders for a matte finish. Similar to the way the Chanel Poudre Universelle Libre gives off a matte finish, you won’t look cake-y with this loose powder. I have used the Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Setting Powder and it’s perfect for baking with a beauty blender or using a pin pointing technique where you need the most coverage.
Chanel Foundation Dupes
Chanel Foundation is one of the best foundations you can ever wear. Hands down if you’re looking for a Chanel Foundation you may not be able to find anything else that will live up to the same expectations. Chanel makeup in general is really good quality so keep that in mind when reading about these Chanel Foundation Dupes.
There is one foundation: Chanel Les Beiges Water Based Tint that CANNOT BE DUPED. It is one of the most unique formulas in the world and the Chanel Les Beiges Water Based Tint is one sheer foundation that I cannot find a dupe for.
It is a unique product where the micro droplets of product sit in water and burst onto the skin providing you a sheer tint of colour and all day hydration. It also comes with a brush that is perfect for buffing the particles into the skin and you get the most luminous sheer and healthy glow. Again, there are no dupes for this so if you want to try it and are looking for the best skin Tint your best bet is to buy it at Nordstrom or SaksFifthAvenue.com.
There are a lot of Chanel Foundations that can be duped and there is one in particular which is the Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation. The dupe of this foundation may shock you but be prepared that this dupe is one of the most popular foundations.
The best dupe of the Chanel Healthy Glow Foundation Hydration and Longwear is the Sheer Glow Foundation by NARS. YES! This is one of the best selling foundations ever and it is almost the same as the Chanel Healthy Glow!
However, the NARS Sheer Glow Foundation is only a few dollars cheaper at $47 USD but still compared to the $60 price for the Chanel foundation it is still considered a dupe. The best place to buy the NARS Sheer Glow Foundation is really anywhere they sell NARS. Since this is a best seller you don’t have to worry about it being discontinued. If you’re looking for an expensive foundation with a healthy baked in glow you definitely need to try the NARS Sheer Glow Foundation.
Does Chanel Makeup Ever Go On Sale?
To be honest, Chanel makeup rarely goes on sale. The only time I’ve seen Chanel makeup go on sale is if it was an end of season clear out to make room for new colours or if there is an item being discontinued. There are other ways to get Chanel makeup on sale if you happen to find a retailer who is having a sitewide sale but usually Chanel makeup is discontinued.
If you ever find Chanel makeup on sale you should buy it because you are likely not to find it on sale again.
Let me know if you have any more Chanel makeup dupes you want me to uncover in the comments!
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