Graded by Grace MAC LIPSTICKS
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I started to use MAC lipsticks about a half year ago. I heard so many good things about them so I decided to give it a try. If you are familiar with my blog, you probably already know I love bold colors! So the first one I picked is called MORANGE. As the name hints, it is an orange red shade, and to me seems more like tangerine. This shade was certainly my favorite one for a long time! I use it every time when I get ready for a new photo shoot. I love this color on me and it has a magical power that makes my skin very smooth and healthy looking. 😉 Here are some recent photos where I used this lip stick.
About January this year, I started to receive some interesting comments about this lipstick. Normally they would say it is a such great color on me but one of my followers on Google + asked:” Do you only have one lipstick?” LOL!Oh well, I have a LOT of lipsticks but this is my favorite one. Anyway, this comment got me thinking. Probably I should look into more color options. So I added two new bold colors to my MAC collection. One is called HEROINE, Which is a purple toned color. Although it sounds weird, it is a very stunning shade with an edgy vibe. Here are a few recent looks while using this lipstick:
As you can see, it is quite a statement color. Everytime when I want to put on my tough girl look, it will be my first choice. If I would like to create a sweetheart or elegant look, the go to choice would be the MORANGE. Now the 3rd color I picked is for everything else between those two moods. This one is very obvious in it’s name as it’s called Relentlessly Red. Here are a few looks:
After comparing all three MAC lipsticks, here are the pros and cons:
Long lasting. It is no kidding they are very strong lip sticks and they can stay on my lips for the whole day. It can survive while eating and drinking. They are even tougher than that, when I was in Mexico for my vacation, they stayed put on my lips after sweating and swimming.
1. some of them are difficult to apply on my lips. The Relentlessly Red gives me a lot of trouble to use. I apply many times but I just don’t see much color on my lips. Usually after my lips are a little bit dry it becomes easier to use.
2. Speaking of dry, MAC lipsticks make my lips a little bit dry. Morange is the best among these three but after 5 or 6 hours, my lips are very dry. When I asked the staff at my local MAC counter, they told me:” You want long lasting, then they are usually dry. They are MAC, of course they are dry.” Lol! Great answers.
Overall, I will give MAC an A. I will recommend it and I will buy more too until I find something even better than MAC. 😉 What do you use? Could you please share with us about your experience and help us find the best lip sticks?
Here are my new looks for today. 🙂
SHOP MY LOOK:
White hat @Meijer
Blue off shoulder top @local boutique
White lace Shorts @Nordstrom Rack
White sandals @Lord & Taylor
Bracelet @My Arm Charms
TODAY’S LINKUP PARTY:
what i wore