My MAC The Matte Lip Collection Picks

Hello my Beautiful People!  I hope everyone had a fabulous Turkey Day.  Ours was a bit hectic, but really fun.  Picked up a few things during Black Friday and Cyber Monday that I will be sharing soon!  Can’t wait to see/hear what y’all got.  I’ve been absent for a few weeks, so be prepared for an onslaught of reviews!  It appears I have collected a lot of lipsticks – therefore, you will be subjected to many posts featuring my mug.  I will try to mix it up a bit though to spare you.

Speaking of lip stuff, I decided to do a post about my MAC The Matte Lip Collection picks.

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MAC The Matte Lip Lipstick Collection

I think MAC has been going a bit crazy with their Limited Edition collections lately.  I do love me some MAC, and wish I could get something from every new release, but come on.  It’s been a bit much.  Everything sells out wicked fast online.  So you trudge to your local MAC counter (3 days after the online launch), and find the same thing.  Consequently, I do not blog about LE things I’ve snagged because by the time I’ve tried them out, they no longer exist.  However, the lipsticks from “The Matte Lip Lipstick Collection” are still available on the MAC site or retailers like Nordstrom.  And quite possibly your local counter.  So I thought since they are still around, why not talk about them?  Especially since they’ve been road tested by Yours Truly.

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MAC The Matte Lip Lipstick Collection

My picks were (bottom to the top) “Styled in Sepia”, “Damn Glamorous”, and “Living Legend”.

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Top to bottom: Styled in Sepia, Damn Glamorous, Living Legend

I really love matte lipsticks because I am so lazy about reapplying.  I think I am actually immune to the drying effects of matte formulas because I have worn them for so long.

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MAC Styled In Sepia, Damn Glamorous, Living Legend Matte Lipsticks

However, I did not find these lipsticks to be super drying at all (a la Ruby Woo).

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Top to Bottom: Styled in Sepia, Damn Glamorous, Living Legend Swatches

As you can see, they do have a bit of “sheen” to them.  That may be what made them comfortable to wear.  I found these mattes to be easy to apply, non-drying, and the lasting power was pretty impressive.  So here we go, shade by shade.

Styled in Sepia:

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Styled In Sepia lipstick

I love brown lipsticks.  This is a bit dirty beige-y, but I love it.  It has a bit of a gray cast to it – for some reason, I am really into gray lipsticks (?).

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MAC Styled In Sepia Lipstick

It’s sort of a gray/beige/brown.  It applied really easily with no skipping.  And, as you can see, it has a teensy bit of sheen to it.  Lasted pretty much all day on me.

Damn Glamorous:

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MAC Damn Glamorous Lipstick

This is a full on, bright-ass red.  Seriously.

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MAC Damn Glamorous Lipstick

It is a more blue-based red, but I love, love, love it!  Again, as you can see, it does have a teensy bit of sheen.  Lasted all day for me.

Living Legend:

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MAC Living Legend Lipstick

Though it looks very purple in the bullet, it is more of a berry color.

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MAC Living Legend Lipstick

Since this shade is very dark/vampy, it did apply pretty patchy.  But I smoothed it out with my fingers, and after that, it stayed in place all day.

I really love MAC matte formulas, and I am extremely happy with the 3 I snagged up.

Let me know what you scored during the holiday sales!!!

Again, thanks for reading!  kxoxo

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Comments

  1. Lucy says

    I too really hate when you find a lipstick or another product as a limited edition fall in love and then they have stopped making it. Mac lipsticks are lovely very moisturising. I love vibrant reds and purple shades on you Lucy x

  2. Lauren says

    Thanksgiving was great, but I was so busy with family stuff that I am sooo behind with blogging and visiting all of my blogger friends! Glad you had a nice one! I love these shades! They definitely aren’t too matte for a matte formula. I really like Damn Glamorous. It looks like a fun holiday party shade!
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