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Some Mac Lipstick Swatches



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After purchasing my first Mac lipstick in Modesty some time ago, I have been eyeing some shades that I have been wanting. I keep a list and these are the few I have purchased since and let me tell you it's love, love, love...well, sort of...

For comparison sake, I will also included swatches of Mac Modesty. For the original post click here.

Swatches on arm:

From left to right: Modesty, Half n Half, Patiserrie, and Hug Me


From top to bottom: Hug Me, Patiserrie, Half n Half, and Modesty

Here are indoor swatches with no flash:


From top to bottom: Hug Me, Patiserrie, Half n Half, and Modesty

Swatches on lips:

Mac Hug Me (Lustre)


Mac Patiserrie (Lustre)


Mac Half n Half (Amplified Cream)


Mac Modesty (Creamsheen)


Mini Review
Hug Me is my favorite. It's a MLBB. It is sheer but can be built up.
Patiserrie is pinker than Hug Me and has flecks of glitter in it.
Half n Half makes me look dead. I hate to say it because I wanted to love it. On me it is brown with not even a hint of pink whatsoever. I need a pink liner or pink gloss on top to make it work.
Modesty I love. Its a pink with a hint of mauve and gold shimmer, not glitter flecks a la patiserrie.

Since Lustres, my favorite for the summer, tend to be sheer I use Rimmel's lip liner in East End Snob to cover the brown on my lips.


As you can see, I tend to gravitate to similar colors: pinky browns. If you guys have any suggestions about Mac pinky brown lippies please dont hesitate to leave a suggestion in the comments section. I have been eyeing Blankety as my next purchase.

Comments

  1. These are pretty nude lip shades, thanks for the swatches.:D

    Blankety would be a good next purchase.:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  2. Thanks for the comment Marie! I purchased Bare Again from the Sheen Supreme Line instead... But Blankety is still on the list :)

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