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Lickable...quite literally!

I hate Lipsticks and you know that.

A random back-to-MAC trip to Selfridges led me to the most confusing task in my life - to choose a Lipstick from MAC that I like.

I have a MUFE palette depotted of their lipsticks and dread wearing them. They work fine for my mum though. There's just something in MAC Lipsticks that my lips hate and cannot stand. They'll peel and crack and look hideous in minutes.

The only one I ever loved from them was 'Jubilee' which is a must-have if you haven't tried it out yet. This is second one that has reignited my interest since then and has very quietly managed to sneak into my make-up bag.

Also, I have to mention how this was bought by mistake. I had an eye on a lippy that I read about on a blog but on reaching the counter, completely blanked out. It was like a brain fart situation where I was like, 'The name begins with a L'. Bless the poor MUA who actually found me one starting with 'L' which was pretty similar to what I wanted.





It's a cremesheen formula and I guess that's what helping me love it. It stays on my lips miraculously, does not fade and keeps them hydrated and glossy.

The colour is a bizarre mix of magenta, plum and fuchsia  It is quite deep which makes it uber flattering on tanned skin tones  I honestly am biased towards it as its a blue toned pink and I love anything 'cool' on my lips as opposed to warmer shades.

For some reason, I don't even care how trampy it looks on me at times. It's got a modern runway streak to it that makes it different to other bright pinks.

Can you tell I'm in love? Do you have similar recommendations so I have a reason to head over to Bond Street and collect myself more of MAC lippies?

shifa said...

This looks so nice :) try out lady bug if you need a red or girl about town! all my sisters are obsessed with that lippy :) xxx

Jess said...

I just cannot seem to get on with Lipstick, especially MAC! Is there something wrong with me? Lol. But I am now keen to try this, looks good on you x

Get Gawjus! said...

@Shifa - I think I'll opt for Lady Bug next :)

@Jess - Hehe, nothing wrong at all. Happens with me all the time. It's just that hardly any of their finishes suit me, like amplified, cremesheen and lustre are the only ones that work decently.

Milly clark said...

looks good on you

emma said...

I don't get on with MAC lipticks either, they dry my lips out so badly! even the formulas that people say are moituriising don't feel like they are to me. I love other things from MAC but definitely prefer other brands for lippies x

Sami said...

You should definitely wear more pink - it really suits you! You might also like Impassioned/Chatterbox - really lovely, pink MAC lipsticks

Get Gawjus! said...

Thanks for the rec Sami! Will surely check out those :)

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