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The High-End Fave: Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial, $80
Look, we love Drunk Elephant's popular peel as much as the next person — but we can also admit that it can get pricey. Enter The Ordinary: Many Reddit-users agree that the brand's AHA/BHA peel delivers similar results. One reviewer even prefers the cheaper option — "I think The Ordinary peel is easier to apply evenly due to the color and I think I get equal (if not better) results."
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The High-End Fave: Peter Thomas Roth 24K Gold Lift & Firm Hydra-Gel Eye Patches, $75
Peter Thomas Roth's gold under eye patches are pure genius, though at a little over $1 per patch, they're definitely something of an indulgence. Luckily, popular K-beauty brand Etude House has you covered. "The Etude House ones work just as well to firm the under eye area, reduce sallowness and add radiance; and with a much more affordable price I can repurchase these regularly," explains Reddit user Rayotap.
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The High-End Fave: SK-II Facial Treatment Essence, $179
With a blend of antioxidant-packed fermented ingredients and hydrating skin-soothers, SK-II's Facial Treatment Essence has made its way into many hearts. Turns out, Secret Key has a similar product, available for much, much less. "This has been the best SK-II dupe for me, ingredients-wise," says Elliedee1. "It's got one of the shortest ingredients lists of any of the dupes and is just as effective and awesome. I love it."
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The High-End Fave: Herbivore Lapis Facial Oil, $72
"I googled the two today and it turns out that the ingredients are exactly the same in the same order," said one user of Herbivore Lapis Oil and its doppelgänger, Acure Blue Tansy Night Oil. Unfortunately, the Acure formula has been slightly altered since then, but they still share a very similar ingredient list — and at roughly $13, it's definitely worth checking out.