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MAC COSMETICS – Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick review

For those who prefer timeless glamour to all-out flash, matter reigns supreme.

MAC introduces a twist on this classic texture with robustly saturated shades of Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolor. Whether the intense fire engine red of Fashion legacy, the vivid fuschia of Tailored To Tease or the tantalizing nude of Lady-Be-Good, all promise one thing: a splash of color in a liquid-suede finish that is impossible to forget.

Dag, MAC. Everybody and their momma did liquid lipsticks and you’re NOW coming in the game?!?!

Anyway, these are very much like any of the other 50 million liquid lipsticks I’ve tried—they go on like a gloss and dry to a velvet matte finish. What makes these standout is the applicator—the shape makes it SUPER easy to control the product (unlike some brands whose liquid lipstick applicators cause nothing but mess and strife) AND you can also use the applicator to line and define your lips. Of course you can use a lip pencil to perfect if you want but in most cases you’re golden with using the applicator.

On first trial I was amazed at how these weren’t sticky and they didn’t feel drying at first. But then I had a meal and as expected some of the product came off. But when I reapplied more, the product felt sticky on my lips and then wound up feeling really dry. I guess if I didn’t have to eat, I’d be fine but let’s be real: I ain’t skipping meals…lol.

The texture of the lip color is creamy and smooth. It glides on the lips like butter and settles to an ultra matte finish. The shades have varied consistency, so each one has a different pigmentation and they show up differently on the lips. Recollection is gorgeous in terms of texture and pigmentation. One swipe and you’re ready to walk out of the door. Due to the super matte texture, exfoliation and moisturisation is recommended as it tends to focus on the dry patches.

Recollection is a bluish purple shade which is very bold and dramatic. Definitely not for people who like muted makeup look. I think I am saving this shade for parties with a shimmery gloss.

My two favourite that I collected is So Me and Recollection. I was looking for a nude shade for my lips and of course by the MAC makeup artist adviced me this shade will look well on you as I have fair skin and seriously I was not disappointed.

mac-retro-matte-liquid-lipcolour-recollection-liquid-lipstick-new-in-box-725f95b3fc7c0f551f7088d95b8df6cb Original Mac liquid lipolour as you buy it

mac_sku_my3n40_640x600_0 So me

mac_recollection001.jpg Recollection

 

                   So me VS Recollection 
Pros:

• Nice packaging.
• Little goes a long way.
• Nice applicator.
• Unique shade (personal choice).
• Stays as long as it is not removed.
• Lightweight texture

Cons:

.  Can dry your lips

.Expensive: £17.50

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