9 knockoffs as good as the originals
There's no trade-off with these imitation products. Some of them are even superior picks.
Sometimes, an imitation product can be as good as the real thing. And in rarer cases, the knockoff is even better.
Fake tans might be the best example of a superior knockoff. Say what you want about a tan in a bottle, but sunless tanning products from Estee Lauder (EL) and other companies are far more preferable to the premature aging and skin cancer that can come from too much sun.
We asked around the moneyNOW team and found nine cases where the fake version is just as good as the original. They're usually cheaper, too, which is an added bonus.
Click here to see the list.
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