I haven’t done a ‘comparison/dupe’ post in time so here’s one but including both drugstore brands.
I had thought since they both are described as metallic highlighters, it’d be a good test run and see which one is better. Now if you don’t already know L’Oreal highlighter is out of stock on superdrug’s but I have linked some sites on the L’Oreal Crushed Foils post so make sure you check that out. On the other hand Maybelline’s highlighter is still in stock in Superdrug’s for £7.99.
Product Information :
- Metallic Highlighters
- Similar gold hue
- Maybelline 9g / L’Oreal 5.1g
- Maybelline £7.99 / L’Oreal (OOS) – Check post for links
- Same Packaging – L’Oréal’s packaging has flecks of glitter shimmering off the front
So you can see for yourself, the Maybelline (Left) highlighter looks matte in the pan whereas the L’Oreal (Right) highlighter is more glittery. Well they both perform well as very ‘wet’ looking highlighters. The Maybelline’s highlighter is more of a harder product in the pan but it is soft and buttery when you use it, and it’s more of a glazed highlight which you can build up on. The L’Oreal highlighter has fine glitter flecks but when you put this highlighter on it looks so wet, like as if you used fix plus.
It’s so weird but in the pan the Maybelline (left) highlighter looks darker but when swatched (top) it’s so much lighter. The L’Oreal (Right) highlighter looks lighter in the pan but when swatched (bottom) it’s a little bit more darker.
Well, I think they both are great, so guys if you really want to try the L’Oreal highlighter but can’t seem to get your hands on it, buy the Maybelline one. I know I mentioned in my Maybelline Metallic Highlighter post that I wasn’t impressed, which is still true but I personally prefer the L’Oreal one but an available product that is still in stock kind of wins this battle. Texture wise – L’Oreal highlighter is so much better, by far!
I hope you guys enjoyed this post, stay tuned for more