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.
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.
My picks were (bottom to the top) “Styled in Sepia”, “Damn Glamorous”, and “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.
However, I did not find these lipsticks to be super drying at all (a la Ruby Woo).
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:
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 (?).
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.
This is a full on, bright-ass red. Seriously.
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.
Though it looks very purple in the bullet, it is more of a berry color.
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