My Make Up Collection Product Reviews

My MAC Lipstick Collection

March 31, 2016

Here is a list of my MAC lipsticks, listed in no particular order, and what I usually pair them with. I am a huge MAC lipstick fan and I love the vanilla scent they have. 

Blankety

This lipstick is a beautiful nude that looks really naturally pretty with my fair to light skin tone. I love applying this lipstick over top of MAC’s Naked lipliner. This lipstick has an “amplified” finish so it isn’t completely matte but has a slight satin finish and it’s super opaque. This is definitely one of my favourite lipsticks.

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Flamingo

I love this lipstick in the tube but as soon as I put it on my lips it is just way too much for me. I think one of the reasons I don’t like this lipstick on me is because I’m not a fan of the “lustres”. This lipstick just looks super weird on me which is a shame cause it’s a really pretty colour.

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Ravishing

I recently started wearing this lipstick more often as I’m getting into the soft peachy spring makeup trends. I love pairing this lipstick with the Buxom Full-On Lip Cream in Creamsicle. This lipstick has a “cremesheen” finish which is a bit less shiny than a “lustre” but a bit more shiny than a “satin”. In the photo below I am wearing Ravishing with Buxom Full-On Lip Cream in Creamsicle over top. 

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Brave

This lipstick is one of my favourites because it is a perfect mauve colour that isn’t too dark for my light skin tone. I have tried this product by using a light layer on my lips and also by building it up to a very opaque colour and both ways it looks really beautiful. I like to wear this lipstick on its own without a lipliner. This lipstick has a “satin” finish.

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Cosmo

Cosmo is a different kind of colour with a burnt terracotta undertone to it. Cosmo has an “amplified” finish. This colour only looks good on me when I have a bit of a tan so I haven’t worn it in a while. I like this lipstick on its own without a lipliner.

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Full Speed

This lipstick is in a totally different tube with a different formula than the other MAC lipsticks. Full Speed is a “sheen supreme” lipstick. I like to wear this lipstick on its own and over top of MAC’s lipliner in Chic Trick to make it last longer.

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Impassioned

Impassioned is a brighter version of Full Speed. To keep this lipstick from moving around on my lips I like to pair it with MAC lipliner in Chic Trick. Impassioned has an “amplified” finish.

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Ruby Woo

I really wanted to love this lipstick but because it’s a “retro matte” it’s super matte and dry and it’s so hard to get a good even application. I find this lipstick totally dries out my lips and accentuates the dry cracks and lines on my lips. I also find that because the product starts out really dry in the tube it skips across my lips and I can’t get a crisp line around my lips even when I use a lipliner underneath it. I love matte lipsticks but for some reason this lipstick is just too matte for me.

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Velvet Teddy

Matte lipsticks are my favourite finish because they make my lips look fuller and they stay put longer without smudging or rubbing off with eating or talking. I love to pair this lipstick with the MAC lipliner in Whirl. This combination is the original Kylie lip colour that everyone is super obsessed with. 

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Viva Glam III

This colour is the darkest lipstick I own and I love to pair it with the MAC lipliner in Whirl. Viva Glam III has a “matte” finish.

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So just as a side note, I have a little acrylic container to organize my lipsticks which I picked up off of Amazon for about $5 CAD. 

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8 Comments

  • Reply makeupftw March 31, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    I have Viva Glam 3 and Ruby Woo and I love them. My only MAC lipsticks so far but I want to add more in my collection. Yours is amazing!

    • Reply Katelyn April 6, 2016 at 3:07 pm

      Awe thank you! I definitely have a bit of a shopping problem though. There are so many other shades I want as well!

  • Reply watchyourbeauty March 31, 2016 at 3:04 pm

    I tagged you in the Liebster Award! https://watchyourbeauty.wordpress.com/2016/03/31/liebster-award/#more-407 x

  • Reply Radia April 1, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Viva Glam 3 is honestly so pretty, it’s so hard to find a drugstore dupe too! 🙁

    • Reply Katelyn April 6, 2016 at 3:07 pm

      I agree! It’s a really beautiful shade and pretty unique. Thanks for reading!

  • Reply wingitwithjade April 3, 2016 at 6:11 am

    These are all so gorgeous! I have several added to my wishlist now 🙈 thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Katelyn April 6, 2016 at 3:06 pm

      Thanks for reading! These shades are really beautiful but there are so many other ones I have on my wish list as well. 🙂

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    […] The second look I created with these products is a dark purpley/mauve look with an emphasis on big lashes. From the L’Oreal La Palette Nude 2 I used the shade 3 initially as a transition shade in the crease and then added shade 9 to deepen it more and added shade 10 to the very outer corner of the eye and under my bottom lash line. I used my L’Oreal Infallible Shadow in 002 Hourglass Beige (purchased myself) again all over the lid and in the inner corner, I tightlined my upper lash line with the L’Oreal Never Fail Eyelner and the coated my top and bottom lashes in the L’Oreal Voluminous Original Mascara. I filled in my brows with the L’Oreal Brow Stylist Definer and set my brows in place with the L’Oreal Brow Stylist Plumper in Medium/Deep (purchased myself). I paired this look with my MAC Cosmetics Lipstick in Brave (see my full MAC lipstick collection here). […]

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