It’s safe to say that the Kylie Lip Kits have pretty much dominated the conversation when it comes to liquid lipsticks so far – but that doesn’t mean matte or liquid lipsticks, or even the sold-out shades Kylie Jenner’s take on this popular trend, are completely original, per se. Don’t get us wrong – despite a couple of hiccups with the shipping and faulty products, Kylie Lips Kits have continued to sell like hotcakes, with opaque, rich formulations and long-wear matte finishes easily glossing over the shaky start of some of Kylie Cosmetics’ product launches.

Nonetheless, the point remains that the Kylie Lip Kits are not exclusive – in fact, similar or identical dupes have been around, sometimes for years, right under our noses, and you’d be surprised at how much payoff you can get at a bargain of a price if you search a bit closer to home.

We’re talking about Sugarbelle, a cosmetics brand founded right here in Malaysia by two well-known online influencers in 2015. Their products have been steadily gaining traction since the rough year since the brand’s birth, and if you’ve been paying attention on Instagram, there have been plenty pleasantly surprised by their matte lip lines, boasting the wonderfully moisturising and nourishing properties of argan oil and shea butter amongst other goodies in their creamy formulations.

The best part? Their matte shades can pass for dupes for some of your favourite premium liquid lippies.

 

22 vs Summer

Named after Kylie’s lucky number, 22 is a warm burnt orange that effortlessly straddles the line between too bold and too subdued, and Sugarbelle’s Absolute Matte Lip Cream in Summer is a pretty great contender for this opaque shade.

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Koko K vs Mocha Dreams

Koko K’s dusty rose-y shade is a mature, mauve pink which manages to combine feminine grace with a generous serving of sophistication, and we think the Luxurious Matte Lip Cream in Mocha Dreams passes the dupe test with this one.

Last but not least KHLO$ the perfect Khloe nude. #kokokollection #nov9 ?: @marcelocantuphoto

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Exposed vs Stripped

Kylie’s obsessed with neutrals and nudes and her plump, opaque lips in solid warm browns are what eventually got her to tap into this liquid lippie deal in the first place. Exposed is one such coral-nude colour perfect for sporting every day while still managing to tie together your look and make a statement, and Sugarbelle’s Velvet Revolution Lipstick in Stripped hits that nail quite close to its namesake too.

Kyshadows on the eyes, Posie lip liner and Exposed on the lips! All available now at KylieCosmetics.com @giannafiorenze

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Kristen vs Bewitching

Kristen’s a peachy-coral matte colour that’s a bit more on the sweeter side compared to her sister colours, while still managing to assert itself, and the Velvet Revolution Lipstick in Bewitching, in our opinion, manages to pull off the same effect.

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Candy K vs Lovestruck

Lovestruck is a similar warm pink-nude shade to this Kylie Lip Kit bestseller, just sweet enough to be a little more girlish than other bolder shades in the range.

Candy K by @lippielust ?

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