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Looking for the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe from NYX? From Colourpop? From Morphe?
You’ll find them all here today.
The MAC Chestnut lip liner is that really dark, cool-toned brown lip liner, perfect whether you have dark skin, brown skin or medium skin.
And even fair Asian skin and fair skin with warm undertones can use it – it’s that versatile!
14 Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe from NYX to Morphe
Lately, I told you here on The Working Line about some of the best MAC Chestnut lip liner and lipstick combinations – and back at it we are with the best drugstore dupes for Chestnut!
This is one of my personal favorite MAC lip liner shades, even if my skin is fair with olive undertones.
The color blends out really well with most of the MAC nude lipsticks.
Plus, even when you want to go bold, the Chestnut lip liner looks also great with a myriad of purple, pink and red lipsticks.
It does make sense, though, that since the MAC Cosmetics lip liners retail for around $20, you’d want to find a good MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe that won’t actually break the bank.
So let’s get to it!
I’ve always been of the opinion that a good price for a lip liner is around $10 max, unless it’s waterproof – in that case, I don’t mind splurging, like for the Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat lip liners.
But some drugstore brands like NYX have achieved the perfect formula for their products, and don’t break the bank; far from it.
Probably the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe of all, the NYX Espresso lip liner offers a creamier formula than the MAC lip liners.
The color is almost similar to Chestnut, and perfect to wear for ombre lips or as a nude brown lip liner on brown and dark skin tones.
Given that the formula is creamier, the lasting time is a bit shortened, but your lips will suffer less/need less of a lip balm and lip primer for all day wear.
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: Colourpop Pitch Lip Liner
The Colourpop Pitch lip liner is another great MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe.
Not only is the packaging the cutest, but the formula glides on and on and on.
The Colourpop lip liners retail for around $7, so you clearly have another one of the most affordable dupes for MAC Chestnut.
Great formula, perfect to wear with or without a Colourpop Lippie Stix on top, and a great lip liner to wear in combination with some pastel eyeshadow.
About as affordable as the NYX Espresso lip liner, you do have a great MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe in the Makeup Revolution brand.
I’ve already written here about some of the best Makeup Revolution dupes for MAC lipsticks, and while I haven’t gotten to the lip liners yet, you’ve already got TGIF.
It holds its case pretty well, and given that it retails for around $5, I guess that’s really one of the go-to’s for anyone after drugstore dupes for MAC Chestnut.
I’ve talked quite a bit here about the Juvia’s Place lip liners; here, you have another great option if you’re looking for a good MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe.
There’s nothing I don’t like about Juvia’s Place; their eyeshadow palettes are of tremendous quality, as are the matte lipsticks, the blushes, the foundations…
All of it is the whole package.
And obviously, the Juvia’s Place lip liners are also a steal given the consistency of the product.
If you’re more into retractable lip liners, you’ll love the Kola lip liner.
Almost the same color as the MAC Chestnut lip liner, at half the price – that’s a steal.
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: Barry M Chocolate Lip Liner
I have already written a full post to the best Barry M dupes for MAC lip liners; the shade Chocolate is one of my top picks out of this entire guide.
I have come to find that the Barry M lip liners boast almost the same formula as the MAC lip liners.
And whattttt – they retail for barely 3 pounds in the UK, and about $5 in the USA.
Call this a bargain, call this a steal; I say that once you go for the Barry M lip liners, you don’t even want to go back to another brand.
Looking for a MAC Soar lip liner dupe?
Or maybe a dupe for the Spice lip liner?
Doesn’t matter – they’re all available in the Barry M lip liner range.
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: Morphe Trendsetter Lip Liner
If you’re looking for the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe from Morphe, you’ve got the Color Pencil in Trendsetter.
It seems that while the Morphe lip liners are available in plenty of shades, they do seem to cater to fair skin the most.
They’ve got, for instance, plenty of lip liner shades that would go well with mauve lipsticks, or shades like Velvet Teddy.
In any case, the Morphe Trendsetter lip liner is not that different from MAC Chestnut, so we have a good dupe here, which retails only for about $6 – a third of the MAC price, we’re not doing too bad here!
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: Rare Beauty Strong Lip Liner
One of the most underrated dupes for MAC Chestnut lip liner, the Rare Beauty Strong lip liner!
Oh boy, that one is probably one of the closest shades to the Chestnut lip liner, and the Rare Beauty lip liners are described as ‘smooth, balm-like’.
Expect a bit more lasting time as you would for the MAC lip liners, as this one is waterproof, and you can also expect more comfort throughout the day.
What else could you wish for?
Oh, maybe the fact that the Rare Beauty Strong lip liner also has a retractable tip and a built-in sharpener!
Next up, the Maybelline Sensational Shaping lip liner in Rich Chocolate!
Another really good drugstore dupe for MAC Chestnut lip liner, with that top formula that seems to be Maybelline’s signature move.
Affordable, too, since the Maybelline lip liners retail for well under $10, and since the color is also the same as the Chestnut lip liner, you’ve got a great option here.
Why not try a look with a fiery orange eyeshadow, matching blush and the Maybelline Rich Chocolate lip liner all over your lips? Finish with clear lipgloss, and you’re good to go!
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: Kiko Smart Fusion Lip Liner 531
Not an exact dupe for MAC Chestnut here, with the Kiko Smart Fusion lip liner in 531, but a close one all the same, and a perfect, perfect formula.
Out of all the best Kiko products, the Smart Fusion lip liners are some of my favorite.
Couple them with the Smart Fusion lipsticks, and you’ve got almost the same finish as a MAC Amplified lipstick.
The Smart Fusion 531 lip liner is a bit lighter than the MAC Chestnut lip liner.
If you’d like to go for a shade that looks more like the Stone lip liner, a bit more greyish, you also have the Smart Fusion 536 lip liner.
In any case, a cool option when you’re really on a budget but still want to treat yourself!
I talked about some of the Nabla Close Up Lip Shapers here before in other MAC dupe guides, and here we go again, with the shade Nude #6.
This one is a beautiful dark brown, a little bit different from the muted cool-brown that the MAC Chestnut lip liner boasts, but still a great dupe for it.
A bit creamier, too, as you really won’t have to wear any lip primer underneath to make it glide on your lips.
And waterproof, too.
The only downside would be that the Nabla lip liners are not drugstore dupes for MAC, which means you’ll pay a little over $10 for that dupe.
However, since it’s completely waterproof, you’ll also use less product, and the Lip Shaper #6 will actually last you longer in time.
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: MUA Intense Colour Lip Liner Obsession
The MUA Makeup Academy products are amazing, and while they’re mostly available in the UK rather than the USA, you can still get them from some online shops.
And you should wish to; in the UK, the MUA Makeup Academy lip liners are some of the most affordable, even more affordable than the Barry M lip liners, and longer!
And for whoever wants to find the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe, the MUA Obsession lip liner is a great pick.
A little bit more chocolate-toned where the Chestnut lip liner seems a bit more muted in its brown color, but still, at that price, you really can’t go wrong.
Especially if you’re looking for nude lip liners for dark skin!
This one right here is probably the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe, if only that the price is the most affordable out of this entire guide.
Indeed, the LA Girl lip liners are known for being some of the cheapest in the makeup industry – and you can get them in shops like Target too!
If there’s also one thing I can recommend, aside from a good drugstore dupe for MAC Chestnut, it’s the LA Girl concealers.
I used to use them on every photoshoots, and they’ve got the most perfect finish you could ever wish for, all that for a handful of dollars.
Not an exact MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe with this one, but still an honorable mention – the NYX Slide On lip liner in Urban Cafe.
The texture is actually waterproof, and will remind lovers of the now-discontinued MAC Pro Longwear lip liners of that exact same formula.
The NYX Urban Cafe lip liner glides on more easily than MAC Chestnut, and does stay put all day long without budging an inch.
While the color is a tad lighter, a bit warmer as well, the simple fact that you’ve got a dupe for the Pro Longwear formula made me fall in love with the NYX Slide On range years ago.
Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe: Made by Mitchell Rich Mitch Lip Liner
Last in our guide, the Made by Mitchell Rich Mitch lip liner.
If you can get your hands on this one, you’ll find the texture is absolutely gorgeous, and you’ve got in the Rich Mitch lip liner what could probably be the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe.
A perfect formula at half price of what you’d pay for the real deal, and obviously, there are many more shades in the range you’ll want to get when you try this one.
14 Best MAC Chestnut Lip Liner Dupe from NYX to Morphe
And there you have them, all the best dupes for MAC Chestnut!
Hopefully, you’ll have found here perfect options to suit your budget; finding the best MAC Chestnut lip liner dupe is actually much easier than finding one for Soar, Whirl or Spice.
Just because the color is your classic dark brown, and that kind of color is also easily hidden by the lipstick color on top when you go ombre!
Until next time!
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