Love: MAC Lipsticks

I finally bought my first MAC lipsticks.

For a total lipstick junkie, it was crazy that I had never even been in a MAC store. When Scott and I went, he was like, “You really haven’t been in here before? This is so you.”

I knew exactly what shades I wanted to try on, and headed in a few weeks ago despite my fears of an unhelpful artist (I read so many horror stories on Reddit before heading to my local Domain Austin shop.) I tried on Cyber, Rebel, Russian Red, Ruby Woo, Candy Yum Yum, and St. Germaine.

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I ended up loving Cyber (left), Russian Red (middle), and Candy Yum Yum (right). Scott actually thought that I had made up the name Candy Yum Yum, since it sounds like something I would say anyway.

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Candy Yum Yum is my favorite of the bunch, since it’s an obnoxious neon hot pink.

All three of the lipsticks apply amazingly and last all night. It is such a serious upgrade from Revlon and my beloved NYX lipsticks that it’s hard to go back. With my old Wet N Wild or drugstore lipsticks, I would certainly never walk out of a restaurant post-meal with lipstick still in place. I wore Cyber to my favorite burger place and that dark, vampy color stayed put the whole time!

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Russian Red, pictured below, is just amazing too. It’s a gorgeous application and glam color, although it’s even wearable in the daytime. It reminds me of Gwen Stefani.

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What are your favorite lipstick brands? What are your favorite MAC lipsticks?

Be bold!

-Taylor

4 replies

  1. That’s funny because it was almost the same thing for me… I’m a real lipstick junkie and I just had 1 MAC lipstick for a very long time.
    Then, recently, I have tried some and I really fall in love!
    They’re georgeous and they have so many finishes; you have to try the cremesheen ones, they’re my favorites!
    So to answer to your question, my favorites MAC lipsticks are: Ruby Woo, Russian Red and Rebel but also Peach Blossom, Viva Glam 5, Plumfull and Crosswires.

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