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Save or Splurge? Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream vs. Equate Beauty Moisturizing Cream

Is Cetaphil's formula worth paying for, or should you try out Equate's dupe at a fraction of the price?

Store-brand dupes of drugstore mainstays never fail to intrigue me. Why not get the same thing for less moolah? But oftentimes, the items they’re duplicating aren’t exorbitantly expensive in the first place. So the question is: Is it worth splurging just a little more to get the name brand, or should you save a little bit of money and go with the dupe? I don’t have a definitive answer for you. The quality of store-brand dupes can vary, and name brands are under pressure to…

Save or Splurge? Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel vs. Equate

Let's compare the iconic Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel with the generic Walmart (Equate) version.

Legally Blonde was on TV this weekend. I happened to catch the part where Elle visits Brooke in jail and brings her a gift basket that includes the full line of Clinique skincare products. It turns out that Clinique has been quite successful at product placement in movies and television. That comes as no surprise—the brand has highly recognizable packaging, including the signature pale yellow color of its Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion (and Gel), which is the topic of today’s…

Save or Splurge? CeraVe daily moisturizing lotion vs. Equate

Comparing CeraVe daily moisturizing lotion and the generic Walmart version. Spoiler alert: They're more similar than you think!

I’ve never tried Walmart beauty or personal care products before, but the other day, I was browsing the Walmart website and I noticed that Equate (Walmart’s house brand) makes a generic version of CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion. This post will compare these two products’ ingredients side by side to see if you it’s worth splurging on CeraVe, or saving a few bucks by buying Equate instead.