Twitter's Comparing This £2 Primark Lipstick To MAC's Velvet Teddy

Now, if you are anything like us, a dupe for a high end beauty product always gets your pulse racing, but the question of whether it will live up to our expectations will always linger in the back of our minds.

And when it comes to staples in your everyday make-up bag, it is always pretty damn hard to find an exact match (colour, consistency, longevity, packaging) for favourite products.

However, one social media user has shared an incredibly affordable lipstick find from Primark, which she is comparing to a luxury cult item from MAC Cosmetics, and no one can get enough of the tip.

Twitter user Becca McGoningle (in no way related to Professor McGoningle), took to Twitter to share a Primark lipstick dupe for MAC's Velvet Teddy, and naturally, everyone is really, really thankful.

Credit: MAC
Credit: MAC

Not only is no.74 an exact match in colour according to Becca, it also apparently lasts loads longer and is £15.50 cheaper than the high end product.

Sharing the find with her Twitter followers, Becca posted: "Any velvet teddy wearers, 'golden rose' lipsticks from primark number 74 is actual the exact same n lasts longer n is like £2 get involved rt x [sic]."

Credit: Golden Rose
Credit: Golden Rose

Her post has now gone viral, with loads of beauty addicts rushing down to their local Primark to pick up a couple of these snazzy bad boys for their make-up bags.

If you are not familiar with the Velvet Teddy lipstick, it is a classic, matte deep-tone beige, perfect for your daily make-up look. It is barely there, but also perfectly there, so we are never without our trusty Velvet Teddy lippy.

But seeing as we are slicking it on our lips on a daily basis, its usual £17.50 price tag can easily drain our bank accounts, so it's definitely worth giving one of these a whirl.

*Runs to nearest Primark*

Featured Image Credit: Primark/Golden Rose

Rachel Andrews

Rachel Andrews is an NCTJ trained Junior Journalist at PRETTY52. She specialises in Fashion Journalism, and has experience at a range of online and print publications. She is a Journalism and English language graduate of Kingston University, London, and joined the team in 2017. Contact her -

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