Wednesday, 3 September 2014

My MAC Lipstick Collection


I recently posted about my favourite MAC lipstick, So Chaud which had me delving into my lipstick collection again. I've had tweets and emails in the past about posting a MAC lipstick collection but for some reason I just never got round to it. I'm on a MAC Lipstick ban at the moment because I'm still miffed they raised their prices again so my collection is staying at an uneven 17. There's nudes, pinks and reds, satins, mattes and amplified finishes and a couple of limited editions chucked in too. I hope you're ready for a pretty long post. 

Myth, Enchanted One, Hue, Crosswires, Lovelorn.


Myth - Satin
Myth was one of those purchases where it seemed a good idea at the time. Everyone searches for their perfect nude, right? Well this isn't mine. Think of foundation lips and that is what I look like with it on. Bad, bad lipstick choice.

Alluring Aquatics Enchanted One - Matte
Enchanted One was not the original lipstick I wanted from the Alluring Aquatics collection, I wanted Goddess of the Sea but this just won me over. It's a Matte finish with a lovely pink, brown tone that lasts for hours even through food and drink. Plus it doesn't tug on the lip when applied.

Hue - Glaze
I picked this up in a blog sale way back in February and this is my perfect nude. I wear it all the time, It never leaves my bag. Hue leaves a perfect subtle pink on the lips, it doesn't last for hours but I don't mind reapplying this one again and again. 

Crosswires - Cremesheen
Crosswires transfers quite dark on my lips which put me off a little at first as I just didn't think it suited me but I've grown to love it. It's such a smooth finish, and leaves a dark pop of coral on the lips. 

Lovelorn - Lustre
Lovelorn is also an every day favourite of mine, and one I reach for quite a bit for work. I really like the lustre formula, it makes application easy as it just glides on while leaving my lips feeling really moisturised. 

Pink Nouveau, Pink Poodle, Candy Yum Yum, Kelly Yum Yum, Impassioned, Girl About Town.


Pink Nouveau - Satin
Pink Nouveau is probably my second favourite after So Chaud. It's my perfect candy pink, it lasts for hours, doesn't transfer too much like it's glossier finished siblings and it looks pretty awesome with a tan too. I've used this half way down so far and it's one I would buy straight away once it's finished. 

Pink Poodle - Glaze 
Pink Poodle was one I purchased on a whim. I'd just started my April spending ban, the 90's throwback range was released on the MAC website on day two. I craved and bought this and another because I had to spend over £30 for free delivery. There was logic in my madness. 
This is very similar to Girl About Town, just that tad bit more shimmery.

Candy Yum Yum - Matte
Kelly Yum Yum - Satin
I recently did a post comparing these two so I won't go on too much, why not check out my Candy Yum Yum vs Kelly Yum Yum post instead? 

Impassioned - Amplified 
My poor Impassioned lipstick is a little battered, I have to be so careful when applying because it will just snap, no matter how many times I've stuck it back together and put in the fridge. This is one of those pink lipsticks everyone should own. There is nothing quite like it. 


Girl About Town - Amplified 

Girl About Town is a gorgeous, fuchsia pink, perfect for day and night. I bought this after being recommended it by so many others. It's moisturising and so wearable. 


Viva Glam Rihanna, Ruby, So Chaud, Ruby Woo, Diva, Private Party


Viva Glam Rihanna - Glaze
 I have a lot of red lipsticks and I hate to say that I did buy this because I wanted something from a collaboration MAC did with Rihanna, but it's all for a fabulous cause! This isn't my favourite red, I don't think it has great staying power but the packaging makes up for it. It's more shimmery than I expected and very glossy. 


Pedro Lourenco Ruby - Amplified

The packaging of this is so luxurious, I really do love it. It's a mid tone, blue red and I personally think it compliments my pale skin tone. It's not as in your face as some reds can be and I've used this quite a lot for during the day. 


So Chaud - Matte 

I only posted about this little beauty last week, in My Favourite MAC Lipstick post, it's a orangy-red shade and one of my most used.


Ruby Woo - Retro Matte

This was the other lipstick I purchased during my spending ban.. oops. I had seen this doing the rounds, been told to buy it by so many and I finally caved. It's gorgeous! So, so drying, it could peel your lips off  but oh so worth it for the finished look. Remember, lip scrub is your best friend while wearing this blue toned red. 


Diva - Matte

I do like my matte lippies and this was a Back to MAC 'purchase'. I picked this up ready for the Autumn months, it's dark, it's vampy and it's a pretty gorgeous, burgundy red. It looks scary as hell in the tube but I can't wait to be wearing this with a chunky knit and big boots.


Private Party - Satin

This is from last years Divine Night collection, a cool, berry tone which I find compliments my pale skin, even if I was a bit dubious at first. This was my go to dark lip last Winter and will be a firm favourite again these coming few months.


So there you have it, my collection. Finally! 
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45 comments

  1. Impassioned looks beautiful :)

    kathrynscupcakes.blogspot.co.uk x

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  2. I have and love impassioned! I really want a nude mac shade but I'm just terrified of the concealer lips look !!

    Chloe // throughchloeslens.blogspot.co.uk x

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    1. Hue is a lovely nude, or maybe try Creme Cup xx

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  3. I am so so so jealous! You have a beautiful collection. I've never tried any of theirs yet but I'm dying to. Especially the nudes :) Loved this post!

    Jemma xx
    www.dorkface.co.uk

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  4. Omg your collection is amazing!! I am soo jealous i only have about 3 haha! Hue is my fav nude, i really want some bright pink ones tho,candy yum yum is so nice!xxx

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    1. Aha thank you sweet! Hue is lovely, my perfect nude xx

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  5. OMG you have so many haha! Gorggg shades! On my wishlist are Impassioned, Ruby Woo and Morange! All very bright I know but I have read so many good reviews about all 3!

    LondonBeautyxx

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    1. Ahaha.. yeaa... Morange has been on my wishlist for so long! xx

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  6. Beautiful collection. I am trying to build mine at the moment but it's going slowly :(

    Pam @ pamsstuffandthings.blogspot.com

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  7. dayyuumm gurl that's a lot of MAC! I only own one (Heroine) and I love it, looking to grow my collection ;)

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    1. Aha Thanks! I really like Heroine but I'm not sure if it'll suit me :( xx

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  8. Well your collection poops all over mine :p But a great post hun :)

    Sian | Siân Marie Beauty
    xo

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  9. What a collection!!! They all look stunning! :) x

    www.thebeautyboardroom.com

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  10. Oh wow, you have so many! I only have two - Plink! and Hot Gossip but I'd love to expand :)
    Megan x
    London Callings

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  11. Lovely collection, I like the look of your favourite nude. I really ought to compile a list whenever I see one I like the look of! I have a lovely fuschia from the watershine range from 17 similar to yours, it's a great colour.

    Amy at www.amynmore.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. Ooooh, I'm very envious! I need some more MAC lipsticks in my life, I only have 3 or 4 :) Danielle xx

    missdanielle.com

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    1. aha.. I've got a bit carried away the last year xx

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  13. Why do I still not own So Chaud?! Must sort that out!

    Anoushka
    http://www.Anoushkaloves.com

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  14. So I'm just about to go over to the MAC site now and buy a lippy. I want your collection. Just to let you know I have tagged you in the 5 product face tag if you wanted to do it. KBxx
    www.beautybykaris.com

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    1. Yaya!! I love being your enabler aha xx

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  15. Jealous of your collection! I only have 3 but would love to get some more, they are such an addiction! Definitely got a few more on my wish list after this post ;) great post! Xx

    Leah-talks.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Aha thanks.. It is growing rather rapidly. xx

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  16. So jealous! I have all of one mac lipstick in my collection! Haha

    hailandharmony.blogspot.ie
    // BLOGLOVIN

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  17. Yeah so I think I've just added a fair few new lipsticks on to my must have list!!! Fab post Alice xx

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  18. I'm so jealous of your collection, especially all the pinks x

    daisy-drops

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    1. Aha the pinks are out of hand considering I'm not a pink fan! xx

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  19. WOW I'm a bit jealous of your collection now - just a teeny tiny bit haha
    I only own two MAC lippies: Diva which I love even though it's scary, and Cosmo which is a lovely "your lips but better" shade!
    I'd love to try Impassioned and Hue - both gorgeous shades!
    xx Ann-Kathrin

    annxkathrin.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I really like Diva, can't wait to get more wear out of it the next few months. I haven't seen Cosmo before, I'll have to have a swatch! xx

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  20. You MAC lipstick collection is gorgeous! (reminding myself) One day... One day... LOL Thanks for sharing hun xx

    Shanna | My Curves and Lashes

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  21. So jealous of how many MAC lipsticks you have! Definitely feel I need to make a purchase after reading this! xx

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  22. WOW! What a collection. All the colours are lovely.. esp Impassioned!

    Paula | Lifestyle & Laffs
    www.lifestyleandlaffs.blogspot.com

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  23. You have so many gorgeous colours here - I really love amarous and rebel if your looking to add anymore!

    Chloe // chloexlogan.blogspot.co.uk x

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