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Dupe Alert: MAC Candy Yum Yum

Not long ago I bought MAC Candy Yum Yum: a strikingly neon pink lipstick with a matte finish. A few weeks later I ran into the exact same color which is far more cheaper than the original MAC lipstick. 

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Cheaper lipstick, same colour

One of my Facebook readers told me she didn’t like the feel and the smell of Candy Yum Yum at the end of the day. I personally don’t have the same experience, but I can imagine that it’s quite disappointing if you spend €18,50 on a lipstick you’re not going to use. With this in mind, I went looking for the perfect MAC Candy Yum Yum dupe (= look a like). Luckily I found one which only costs €2,50. Hurray!

MAC Candy Yum Yum Dupe

Hema Pure color lipstick in Pink & Shine Bright (12) and MAC Candy Yum Yum look like two drops of water. The only difference is the finish. As I indicated before Candy Yum Yum has a matte finish, as a result it feels fairly dry. However, because of this it stays on all day.

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Not suitable if..

Despite the wonderful matte color (I personally love it), this lipstick isn’t suitable if you suffer from dry chapped lips. You won’t look charming if you have a lot of dead cells. So before using Candy Yum Yum, you’d be wise to use a lip scrub.

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MAC Candy Yum Yum

Soft texture

Hema Pure & Shine lipstick is softer in terms of texture and has more shine (duh, what’s in a name). This makes the color Bright Pink (12) a bit less intense than MAC Candy Yum Yum. But because of the soft texture it’s easier to apply and it won’t emphasize dead cells, when you have chapped lips.

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Hema Pure & Shine lipstick Bright Pink (12)

Which lipstick do you prefer?

In terms of softness I prefer the Hema Pure & Shine lipstick, but to be honest I really love Candy Yum Yum’s matte finish. I think it’s awesome. But if you’re more concerned about the colour and don’t care whether it has a matte or shiny finish, Hema Pure & Shine lipstick Bright Pink (12) is a very good MAC Candy Yum Yum dupe.

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Q | Do you see any difference between Hema lipstick Bright Pink & MAC Candy Yum Yum? Which lipstick do you prefer?

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Natasja

Saturday 4th of October 2014

Wat een goede tip! Ik hou van Candy Yum Yum maar vind het toch erg prijzig, perfecte oplossing dit. :-)

MacBlogster

Sunday 5th of October 2014

Het is inderdaad een goedkope oplossing als je niet zeker weet of de kleur je staat. Toch, nothing beats a MAC lipstickie. De kleur blijft goed en lang zitten, maar voor een fractie van de prijs bijsmeren is ook geen slecht plan :-)

Sabine

Saturday 4th of October 2014

Oh wauw echt een gave kleur en een goede dupe!

MacBlogster

Sunday 5th of October 2014

Thanx :-)

MacBlogster

Saturday 4th of October 2014

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Macblogster (@MacBlogster)

Saturday 4th of October 2014

Dupe Alert: MAC Candy Yum Yum http://t.co/g2qbVYoqky

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