Want all that’s trending but don’t want to spend the dough? These Amazon alternatives are the way to go

Scroll Instagram or TikTok and just try to not get the shopping fever. Just. Try. It’s next to impossible to avoid getting lost in the sea of products that our favorite influencers recommend. Afterall, one of the best parts of social media is following non-celebs who know what they’re talking about when they show off their latest hauls. But, as relatable as our fave accounts may be, a lot of the goodies they share are expensive, right? Enter these amazing Amazon alternatives to pricier name brands.

These just-as-good-if-not-better finds are the perfect way to snag all the best trends out there without hitting a snag in your budget. And we’re not hating on the name brands, either! They’re name brands for a reason, of course. But if you’re looking for some excellent quality options that can save you money, these Amazon alternatives are the way to go.

Crossover Bootcut Leggings

Topyogas on Amazon

Our favorite millennial jeans and our favorite mom leggings combine to create these everyone-has-them yoga pants. The crossover waist is not only really flattering, but also keeps them pulled up and secure. Available in multiple colors, too.

Crossover Bootcut Leggings ($19.99)—Buy Here!

Sweet Dreams Overnight Lip Mask

W7 on Amazon

Sure, you could cough up the $24 for the popular LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask, but wouldn't it be nice to pay a 4th of that? Over 2500 Amazon reviewers seem to think so.

Sweet Dreams Overnight Lip Mask ($6.95)—Buy Here!

Fuzzy Lounge Set

Fixmatti on Amazon

What won't cost you $218? This fuzzy lounge set that's being hailed as an excellent alternative for the Skims Cozy Essentials Bundle. It also comes in a lot of colors.

Fuzzy Lounge Set ($53.99)—Buy Here!

32oz Insulated Water Bottle

Vimizi on Amazon

We all love a Hydro Flask, but not everyone loves the $50 tag. This adorable insulated water bottle is the perfect alternative and comes in an array of fun hues for less than half the price.

32oz Insulated Water Bottle ($21.99)—Buy Here!

Lip Glow Oil

Zarics on Amazon

No one expects a DIOR product to be inexpensive, so we weren't surprised by the $40 price tag for their fabulous DIOR Addict Lip Glow Oil. We just don't always want to pay that $40. This $6.95 lip oil is being raved about, and at that price, you can get all 4 for less than one tube of Lip Addict.

Lip Glow Oil ($6.95)—Buy Here!

Ultra-Soft Leopard Throw Blanket

MH Mylune on Amazon

We have absolutely nothing against the CozyChic Throw from Barefoot Dreams, but we also know that $180 can be tough to swallow. For $39.99, you can get this alternative with the look and softness you're craving, without the steep price tag (so you won't freak out when your kids want to use it).

Ultra-Soft Leopard Throw Blanket ($33.98)—Buy Here!

SOJOS Sunglasses

SOJOS on Amazon

You've probably seen Gentle Monster Sunglasses on celebs and influencers, and we're here to tell you that these chic shades are $269. We'll be rocking the SOJOS sunnies for $15, thankyouverymuch.

SOJOS Sunglasses ($14.99)—Buy Here!

ODODOS Mini Belt Bag

ODODOS on Amazon

The Everywhere Belt Bag from Lululemon made waves and got us falling back in love with "fanny packs", but if you aren't $48 worth of in love, how does $15.98 sound for this Amazon one?

Belt Bag with Adjustable Strap ($15.98)—Buy Here!

Insulated Portable Cooler

East Oak on Amazon

We all know YETI has set the standard for keeping all things cold, and with summer officially here, a cooler is a must. The YETI 24 Hard Cooler will set you back $250, but if you'd rather save some cash, this portable cooler from East Oak can keep drinks cold for 4+ days for half.

Insulated Portable Cooler ($125.99)—Buy Here!

KYDA Contour Beauty Wand

KYDA on Amazon

Watch almost any makeup Reel, YouTube video, or tutorial and you'll be able to spot the Charlotte Tilbury Magic Contour Wand. Want to try your hand at contouring before making a $42 commitment? This $8 wand is way easier to invest in.

Contour Wand ($7.88)—Buy Here! 

Lightweight Teardrop Earrings

Apsvo on Amazon

There's absolutely nothing wrong with spending real money on high quality-jewelry, like the Bottega Veneta Drop Earrings that it seems everyone is wearing. But if you're just looking for a fun trendy pair, these $13 teardrop earrings are a great go-to.

Lightweight Teardrop Earrings ($12.99)—Buy Here!

TAGRY Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

TAGRY on Amazon

Die-hard Apple fans may not have any issue shelling out the $250 for AirPods Pro, but over 46K Amazon reviewers think this pair is a really legit option.

Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds ($29.73)—Buy Here!

Dual-Sided Multi-Functional Premium Cleaning Sponges

SmilePowo on Amazon

A 12-pack of these frog sponges is $14; a single Scrub Daddy (or dual-sided Scrub Mommy) is $3.99. So we'll let you do the math on that.

Dual-Sided Multi-Functional Premium Cleaning Sponges ($13.99)—Buy Here!

oanno Silicone Cooking Utensils Set

oanno on Amazon

There's nothing like nice tools to make you want to cook, so we're absolutely picking up this $28 silicone cooking set (a steal when you consider this set from Cutlery Collection is $100).

Silicone Cooking Utensils Set ($27.97)—Buy Here!

Kids Slip-On Water Shoes

seannel on Amazon

Kiddos who can't stand a sandal between their toes or are just too active to keep them on will adore these water shoe + sneaker pair. And at $21, they're a big savings compared to the popular $35 Native pair.

Kids Slip-On Water Shoes ($20.88)—Buy Here!

40oz Tumbler with Straw

Simple Modern on Amazon

It's hard to find anything not to love about a Stanley tumbler, except that it can definitely be tricky to find your favorite color in stock. The Simple Modern tumbler comes in 17 colors (and is $15 less).

40oz Tumbler with Straw ($29.99)—Buy Here!

Makeup Blender Sponges

AQA Studio on Amazon

The $20 Beauty Blender changed the way we applied our makeup, but that doesn't mean you want to continue to pay that every time you need to replace yours. Snag a set of six for $10, instead.

Makeup Blender Sponges ($9.95)—Buy Here!

Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara

essence on Amazon

The almost 354,000 Amazon reviews of this mascara speak for themselves, but we'll pop in and remind you that Benefit's Lash Roller Mascara will run you $29.

Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara 3pk ($14.97)—Buy Here!

18K Gold Plated Ring

PDWZNBA on Amazon

Obviously, no one is shocked at the $4,100 price tag for the incredibly popular Love Ring from Cartier, but if you just want the vibe and not the second mortgage, this cute little ring is $9.

18K Gold Plated Ring ($8.99)—Buy Here!

Children's Cozee Sherpa Chair

Delta Children on Amazon

Looking to update your kiddo's space? This fun kid-size chair from Delta Children's is $90; a far cry from the Pottery Barn Kids version that'll run you $159.

Children's Cozee Sherpa Chair ($69.99)—Buy Here!

 

 

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