Own Your Beach Trip

You deserve time to relax and be fabulous. Nothing says “fabulous” like high-end products and a little prosecco by the ocean. We are here to guide you in that purchasing decision. Pack your beach tote and let’s find some sun and sand.

Supergoop Everyday Sunscreen SPF 50 vs. Amazon Belei Oil Free Dace Moisturizer SPF 50

Testers really liked the packaging of the Amazon brand. It comes with a plastic top and a nice, convenient pump while the name brand has a twist top only. Supergoop does have a pleasant lemon smell, but the store brand doesn't seem to have any fragrance so it just smells like sunscreen. The store brand does have a thicker texture, but testers thought the name brand was easier to rub into the skin. Overall, testers agreed this was a solid dupe and would make the switch. However, if you are a big fan of Supergoop! and love their smell, you might want to stick with that one. Buy Belei for $22 or Buy Supergoop for $19


Tom’s Long Natural Odor Protection Deodorant Apricot vs. Equate Beauty Aluminum Free Deodorant Apricot

The name brand seems to have a slightly stronger apricot smell, and one tester thought the store brand had a slight lemon-y smell. The texture is a noticeable difference. Tom's is smooth, but Equate had these strange rough bubbles on the top of the deodorant that did not feel pleasant going onto the skin. *It is important to note that this could be a result of a packaging or factory flaw* After several hours of wear, testers noted that Tom's seemed to battle odor better than Equate but both seemed just as effective in keeping sweat away. Overall, testers said they would not switch due to the better odor fighting power of Tom's and the unpleasant texture of Equate. Buy Tom’s


Glossier Soothing Face Mist Rosewater Spray vs. Brandless Facial Toner Spray

We really liked this dupe! We thought these products were almost identical in all areas. Both sprayed like a fine mist. We noticed an initial slight difference in smell, but once they both sat on the skin you really couldn't tell them apart. Brandless is only $5 and you actually get 0.8 more ounces in the bottle than Glossier. So, we definitely recommend switching! Buy our pick

Of course, no beach trip is complete without a little something to sip on!

LaMarca Prosecco vs. Kirkland Signature Prosecco

One tester thought these were so similar that he wouldn't be surprised if they were made in the same place. Another tester noted that the Kirkland Prosecco has a slightly stronger white wine smell, but testers agreed the taste is nearly identical. Switch to save!

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