10 discontinued cult faves and their modern twins

you won't miss the real thing

“Sooner or later in life, the things you love you lose,” quoth Florence + The Machine, and it has never been more relevant than in the realm of discontinued beauty. It’s like the Murphy’s Law of makeup: Just when you find a great product that seems irreplaceable, you have to start thinking about a replacement, because chances are it won’t be around very long. In other words, if you love something, let it go—before the company ceases production.

Read on for 10 life-changing products that left us too soon and their most-suitable replacements, so closely matched you won’t miss the real thing (too much).