Woolworths frenzy over $20 Maybelline dupe of $72 YSL Touche Eclat

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Woolworths sell some top-rated beauty products. Photo: Getty Images

If you're stuck in lockdown and missing some of your favourite beauty products, now it's easy to get them delivered with your weekly grocery shop.

We've trawled though the shelves of Woolworths for some of the best beauty finds. Even better? They're all $20 or under: 

Mcobeauty Xtendlash, $20

This tubing mascara is regular on best mascara lists - and for $20 it's hard to go past. It's an award-winning, best-selling product that promises to maximise length, curl and volume without flaking or smudging. 

"This performs better than most high end brands," says one fan. "An excellent tubular mascara that never leaves run marks under my eye. Excellent value," says another. 

Mcobeauty Xtendlash, $20

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer, $20

Beauty aficionados often cite this multi-use concealer as being a great alternative to the iconic $72 YSL Touche Eclat.

YouTuber Everyday Starlett even 'gave the edge' to the Maybelline concealer, saying it "if you're like I really want to try a brightener, I don't have the money for the YSL, pick up the Maybelline Instant Age Rewind".

It's creamy and light, but gives enough coverage to hide dark circles. It can also be used to cover small spots, and contour. It comes in a range of shades - and at this price you could buy a few; use a light shade to brighten and a darker shade to contour. 

The easy to use blender tip gives medium coverage quickly, without creasing. 

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer, $20

Ardell Demi Wispies, $11

If you're a fan of falsies, then Ardell lashes are some of the best around. These Demi Wispies give you plenty of volume without looking over the top. They give a pretty, wispy effect, are shorter at the inner corner and longer on the outer corner. They have a slightly narrower band than most strip lashes which make them easy to wear and easy to apply. Worth a go, even if you usually steer clear of false lashes.

Ardell Demi Wispies, $11
Ardell Demi Wispies, $11. Credit: Woolworths

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Essano Rosehip Oil Certified Organic, $20

Rosehip oil is known for its multi-tasking abilities, and is used for reducing the appearance of scars and stretchmarks as well helping dehydrated and ageing skin. Essano's Rosehip oil is enriched with Acai Berry Oil which helps it smooth the appearance of fine lines, even out skin tone and calm blemishes. It's easily absorbed, non-greasy, and 100% organic. Woolies stock a range of other products from this New Zealand run company too, all which get rave reviews. We like the Essano Certified Organic Mist Toner, $13, which gives skin a hydration boost, and the Essano Rosehip Gentle Facial Cleanser, $14, which is a soap-free formula that contains active natural botanicals. 

Essano Rosehip Oil Certified Organic
Essano Certified Organic Mist Toner
Essano Rosehip Gentle Facial Cleanser

Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm, $6.50

If the cold weather has left you with dry, sore lips, you need this in your shopping basket ASAP. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm is 100% natural origin, with responsibly sourced beeswax. It's enriched with Vitamin E to leave your lips feeling super soft. You'll never use another lip balm once you've tried this.

Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm, $6.50

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, $12.50

Once you've banished dry lips, get this gem of a lipstick on your pout. It's really creamy, and keeps your lips looking luscious without drying them out. Known the world over for its formulation that gives high impact colour from microfine pigments, it's available in four different finishes - crème, matte, pearl and sheer. At this price, you can grab one in every colour. We particularly love it in Lipstick Wine.

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, $12.50

Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Powder Highlighter, $20

Get good glow with this highlighter powder in Molten Gold. It's easy to blend, and gives a subtle but eye-catching effect, with reflective pigments that give a gorgeous natural glow. Use it on your cheekbones, brow bones and down the bridge of the nose for a sun-kissed, summery feel that will lift your face and boost your mood. 

Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Powder Highlighter, $20

Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner Renew & Protect, $5.60

This miracle worker helps repair weak and damaged hair in three minutes - and it really does leave hair feeling soft, shiny and properly hydrated. It contains micro nourishers which help moisturise, help seal cuticles and repair damage from root to tip. And it does it all in three minutes. It has consistently great reviews, with many users saying they'd never use anything else. "Best ever conditioner," says one fan. 

"A wonderful product," says another.

Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner Renew & Protect, $5.60

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