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Monday, 11 February 2013

Battle Of The Brands: YSL vs. Wet n Wild

Hey guys, I was recently reorganising my makeup organisation and I realised that I had way too many lipsticks and most of them were just dupes for each other. This winter I have been mostly reaching for my dark shades, and this YSL dark red lipstick has been one of my favourites, so I decided to share with you guys a dupe of it. The wet n wild cherry bomb lipstick is a pretty good dupe for the YSL one with about 90% of the price knocked off, amazing right?

Price - (YSL - 3/5, Wet n Wild - 5/5 )

Look - In terms of looks, the Wet n Wild one is slightly darker with more blue undertones than the YSL one however, when applied, they look pretty identical. The YSL one also requires about 2 slicks for a rich look, Wet n Wild just 1 slick. (YSL - 3/5, Wet n Wild - 5/5)

Texture - Both have a satin type finish, not to matte but not glossy either (I love that look so 5/5 for both)

Lasting power - This was expected, I got about 10 hours wear with the YSL one, and the Wet n Wild only 3 (YSL - 5/5, Wet n Wild - 2/5)

YSL - 16/20, Wet n  Wild - 17/20

Honestly, I prefer the YSL one because I get a longer wear out of it but if you're looking for a cheaper alternative, Wet n Wild is definitely the one.

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  1. Hi Adaora! Thank you for stopping by my blog. I'm so glad you did. You blog is really nice and this review really helps!
    I'm still in two-minds about splurging on a YSL lipstick even though i have heard so much about them but i think i'll go ahead and give it a try!

    Much Love,

  2. An interesting comparison of two very different brands! Because of the wear time, I'd probably opt for YSL, but good to know the other is comparable, at least, in look. Thanks for stopping by the blog!

  3. sorry but cherry bomb dupe for a ysl 205 because purple undertone and ı preferr YSL of course because wetn wild formula disturbing my lips day end YSL smells like a rosee amazinggg and comfortable on lip ı am fall in love 205 and 206


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