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Aldi has launched a £3.99 dupe for Pixi's Glow Tonic - and every other beauty product you've ever wanted


Fiona Ward
Acting Fashion and Beauty Editor
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It's no secret that Aldi is partial to a beauty dupe. The likes of Liz Earle and Jo Malone have been their big inspirations in the past, no doubt, but now the much-loved supermarket has turned its attention to another ride-or-die product - Pixi's Glow Tonic. The cult Glycolic Acid toner is loved by beauty bloggers for its exfoliating properties that tone and brighten the skin, but while it's priced at £18.00 for 250ml, Aldi's version, of course, is £3.99 for the exact same amount. Thrifty. 

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Aldi recently launched a dupe of Pixi's Glow Tonic

The packaging is pretty familiar, too, with the mint green lid and peachy-hued liquid inside - and both products contain a 5 per cent concentration of the coveted AHA ingredient. The toner is getting five star reviews on Aldi's website, as well - so watch out, Pixi - though some skincare buffs have noted that the aloe vera content of the dupe is much lower than the original, despite it being listed on the front of the bottle.

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Aside from its other beloved beauty supplies that include duplicates of GlamGlow face masks, Liz Earle's Hot Cloth Cleanser and the Urban Decay Naked Palette, Aldi also stocks a popular range of candles and body products reminiscent of Jo Malone (we dare you to give the Freesia and Pear a sniff) - and a gold concealer pen that looks uncannily like Yves Saint Laurent's Touche Eclat. 

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Some of Aldi's other 'dupes'

And alongside the new Healthy Glow Tonic, the budget store has also mimicked another cult product - Sand & Sky's Instagram-famous Australian Pink Clay Mask, loved by those with acne-prone skins for its super-clarifying qualities. Again, it looks almost identical - mini brush included - though it has a little less of the hero Australian Clay ingredient, which is second on the ingredients list rather than first, like the original. But, at £5.99 instead of Sand & Sky's £39.90, we reckon Aldi's savvy shoppers will happily accept that. Both products are only available on Special Buy, and selling out online, so you better hurry...

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