Five Best Dupes of MAC Stripdown Lip Liner

Five Best Dupes of MAC Stripdown Lip Liner

People are loving our MAC Dupes series and we are back with another famous MAC lip liner called MAC Stripdown and this MAC Stripdown dupe list is going to come handy when you are searching for a pretty dupe for this liner. You can check out other dupe lists like MAC Soar lip liner dupes, MAC Velvet Teddy dupes, and MAC Rebel dupes.

MAC Dupes covered till now:

The MAC Stripdown collection was launched in Spring 2019 and features one of largest collections of neutral lip products for every skin tone and the collection includes lipsticks, lip liners, and lip glosses in shades that suit all skin shades. MAC has included many neutral lip products in this collection and a few shades are repromotion of the old shades also. The collection includes 36 lipsticks, 12 lip glasses, and 11 lip pencils. We have listed down the shades in the collection below:

MAC Stripdown Collection:


Taupe, Soar, Double Fudge, Mehr, Whirl, Derriere, Consensual, Love U Back, Kinkster, Act Natural, Velvet Teddy, Modesty, Bosom Friend, Creme Cup, Feeling Myself, Creme D’Nude, S’Sexy, Smoked Almond, Touch, Bare Bling, Brick-O-La, Leave Me Breathless, Good Form, Move Your Body, Fresh Brew, Photo, Hug Me, Oh, Yes Baby, Twig, Pink Power, Mocha, Peachstock, Paramount, Cherish, Del Rio, Bad ‘N’ Bare.

Lip Glasses:

Candy Box, Primordial, Showing Skin, Spite, Fashion Punch, Spice, Low Cut, Pretty Peppa, Oyster Girl, Love Nectar, Beaux, Dangerous Curves.

Lip Liners:

Soar, Spice, Nightmoth, Chestnut, Oak, Whirl, Stripdown, Dervish, Subculture, Chicory, Boldly Bare.

Now that we have listed down the entire MAC Stripdown collection, it is time to list down the ten best MAC Stripdown dupes that can be considered if you are looking to buy a cruelty-free option or another option in case this shade is not available:


MAC Stripdown is a part of the permanent collection from MAC and retails for around $18. It has a creamy and long-lasting formula that is buildable in terms of coverage. The shade is described as a creamy brown beige and looks good on all skin tones as a neutral colour. You can check the official MAC Stripdown lip liner swatch below:

MAC Stripdown lip liner official swatch:

mac stripdown swatch
mac stripdown swatch

Here are some great dupes for this colour:

1. NYX Slim Lip Liner Pencil – Natural

One of the closest MAC Stripdown dupe, the NYX Natural lip liner pencil is so creamy and has a long-lasting formula that does not flake even after a few hours. The shade is very close to Stripdown and has hints of mauve also. The smooth texture does not pull or tug on the lips and makes the lips look healthier. It is much more affordable too as compared to MAC Stripdown.

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2. Huda Beauty Lip Contour – Trendsetter

Trendsetter is described as a “stylish brown nude” and is a cruelty-free dupe of MAC Stripdown lip liner. The pencil dries to a matte finish and is great for defining the lips. The formula is waterproof and does not feel dry on the lips. The price of this lip liner is a bit high but if you are looking for a vegan alternative, this is a nice option to consider.

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3. Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Liner – Totally Toffee

Totally Toffee is a bit lighter as compared to Stripdown but looks similar on the lips if they are not pigmentated a lot. The pencil is self-sharpening so wastage of product is reduced and it gives a sharp line for a stylish look. The price is also quite affordable and the quantity is similar to that of Stripdown.

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4. Smashbox Always Sharp Lip Liner – Nude Medium

MAC Stripdown swatch

Another cruelty-free dupe of MAC Stripdown lip liner is the Smashbox Always Sharp Lip Liner in the shade Nude Medium. It comes with a built-in sharpener and has a water-resistant formula which does not feather. The tip gives a sharp line and enhances the shape of the lips. The price of this lip liner is high but it is formulated without animal testing so that is an advantage.

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5. Bobbi Brown Lip Liner Pencil – Cocoa

MAC Stripdown dupe

A bit more mauvy as compared to Stripdown, Bobbi Brown Cocoa lip liner gives a natural yet defined look to the lips and has a velvety formula that glides on the lips. It has a staying power of about 8 hours and can be used with almost all lipsticks as it has a very natural shade. The price is higher than MAC Stripdown.

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So these are the five good MAC Stripdown dupes available in the market that look similar to Stripdown on the lips and can be purchased if you need an alternative. MAC Stripdown lipstick is also a pretty shade and we will give you the dupes if you just comment that you are looking for MAC Stripdown dupe. We have listed down two MAC Lipliner dupes now and will be adding more to this list as and when we stumble upon some great dupes. The next list is for MAC Whirl dupe and we are this close to closing the list. Any particular dupes you would like us to post for?

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