MAC Lipglass Lip Gloss Review

This is one reader’s thoughts on MAC Lipglass. Thanks, Ella, for the review!

In my opinion, every woman should keep a tube of MAC’s signature Lipglass lip gloss in her purse. It’s shiny, chic and fabulous. Not to mention that the Lipglass collection includes a wide variety of colors for every style and occasion ranging from soft pinks to hot reds. There is no doubt that the price for one tube of Lipglass will buy you two lip glosses at the drug store, but there is a good reason why in this case you should splurge for the former. MAC’s products are synonymous with fashion and quality. Lipglass glosses have a lot more staying power than generic brands. The price of one or a couple of tubes is relatively inexpensive when you consider that a single purchase can get you through dozens of romantic date nights and casual work days.

MAC Lipglass Review

The decision to keep my cosmetics case always stocked with Lipglass glosses is a no-brainer. Choosing the right colors for my complexion and lifestyle is the hard part. I would buy the whole collection if I could, but like most women on a budget I have to settle for a little less. If I had to pick just one shade, it would have to be Pink Lemonade. The color is a very light shade of flamingo pink that looks great with any outfit. Because it’s not too pigmented, you can wear it to a night out on the town or to an important meeting at the office. The only problem is that the sheer color can get lost on a darker complexion, so I usually reach for a more saturated shade to complement my summer tan. Lychee Lux, a warm coral shade, is my go-to in the warmer months. The spicy shade also translates well into the autumn wardrobe with golden undertones that look great alongside any fall color.

In general, the Lipglass line has one of the best color selections I’ve ever seen in high-end lip wear. Regardless of your skin color and personal style, you can easily find your dream shade in the current Lipglass color collection. Besides the beautiful selection of colors, one of my favorite things about the gloss is its texture. It’s incredibly moisturizing, so it instantly quenches my dry skin during cold and windy days. The only downside is that the creamy formula can feel a little too sticky on humid days when my lips are already soft and hydrated. Another thing to keep in mind is that most Lipglass shades add a lot of shine. It’s not a good choice for women who prefer matte shadows and lipsticks. I happen to love shine and sparkle, so the Lipglass line is perfect for my style.

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MAC Casual Colour Keep It Casual Swatch

The MAC Casual Colour collection had eight shades of lip and cheek creams. I love the pigment in these. They wear quite well on the lips and, if you want good cheek pigment, they are nice for that as well.

Keep It Casual is my favorite shade. Here is a swatch of it:

MAC Keep it Casual Swatch

Here is a lip swatch of  the Keep It Casual shade as well. I also put this up over on Beauty and Fashion Tech.

MAC Casual Colour Lip Swatch

The MAC Casual Colour collection is available now and includes a number of products, but the cheek and lip and colours really are the main thrust of the collection.

Disclosure: This post is based on products provided to by a representative of MAC Cosmetics.

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MAC By Request!

MAC Cosmetics is inviting their fans to vote for their favorite old and discontinued shades from past selections with the most popular choices slated to be resurrected this fall!

MAC By Request

Between now and March 30, you can vote on 18 popular past lipsticks, lipglasses and eye shadows on the MAC cosmetics Facebook Page.

Here are the shades that are up for election from newest to oldest in each category:

Eye Shadow:

M·A·C By Request Eye Shadow Cool Heat M·A·C-By Request Eye Shadow Solar White M·A·C By Request Eye Shadow Jeté
 M·A·C By Request Eye Shadow Guacamole
M·A·C-By Request Eye Shadow Moth Brown
M·A·C By Request Eye Shadow Heavenly Bliss


Cool Heat as seen in Cool Heat – June 2008

Solar White as seen in Cool Heat (June 2008)

Jeté as seen in Danse (January 2006)

Guacamole as seen in Salsabelle (May 2005)

Moth Brown as seen in Madame B. (March 2005)

Heavenly Bliss as seen in Eden Rocks (May 2001)



 M·A·C By Request Lipglass Emancipation  M·A·C By Request Lipglass Icescape M·A·C By Request Lipglass 2N
M·A·C By Request Lipglass Cult of Cherry M·A·C By Request Lipglass Bait  M·A·C By Request Lipglass Flash of Flesh

Emancipation as seen in Wonder Woman (February 2011)

Icescape as seen in Love Lace (December 2009)

2N as seen in N Collection (January 2008)

Cult of Cherry as seen in Cult of Cherry (September 2008)

Bait as seen in Lure (June 2006)

Flash of Flesh as seen in M·A·C D’Bohemia (May 2005)



 M·A·C By Request Lipstick ShitakiM·A·C By Request Lipstick EdenRocks M·A·C By Request Lipstick Candy Yum YumM·A·C By Request Lipstick Moxie M·A·C By Request Lipstick 3NM·A·C By Request Lipstick Rocker

Shitaki as seen in Cuisine (March 2001)

Candy Yum Yum as seen in Quite Cute (April 2011)

3N as seen in N Collection (January 2008)

Eden Rocks as seen in Eden Rocks (May 2001)

Moxie as seen in Retro Matte Lipsticks (September 1999)

Rocker as seen in Time Rocker (Fall 1999)

I look forward to seeing the winners in the fall and doing swatches of them then!





Go Vote!

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