Post # 1
Ok so I have a couple MAC lipsticks and I am looking to add another. I am a creature of habit and I use the same few lipsticks when I go out. I never wear lipstick to work just chapstick or a sheer gloss occasionally.
The two I am trying to decide between are Instigator (a dark plum-ish color) and Studded Kiss which is a deep red.
The ones I already have are extended play, cyber, and media. All purples and reds. media is more of a wine type color, extended play is closer to a true red or maybe a rusty kind of red, and cyber is this awesome deep purple.
I like studded kiss because its supposed to be a deep blood red (which is what I was going for when I bought extended play, and it didn’t quite hit the mark) and I like instigator because it’s a brighter purple than cyber so you can actually tell it’s purple-ish.
Im looking for your favorite recommendations of MAC lipsticks. Also, any photos of you wearing the colors would help since it’s hard to tell what a color will look like on a person rather than on a swatch online.
I may go with something you recommend instead of the two I have picked already. Also, if you have photos of instigator or studded kiss in person that would be great too!
And for good measure, here is me wearing cyber…
*IT’S HUGE!!! SORRY ABOUT ALL THAT FACE IN YOUR FACE LADIES!*
Post # 3
ahh I love lipstick! I use “kinda sexy” matte lipstick as my everyday work lipstick. I work in a male dominated feel so I have to wear a more tamer lipstick at work. But, when I want a bright color (especially when I am tan) I go for “vegas volt” which is a bright pinky orange color.
Post # 4
@Lbward6: I have a hard time finding “bright” lipsticks that work for me. Or maybe it’s that I am just too afraid to go bright.
Post # 5
Ok so true reds and brighter colors (IMO) look terrible on my skin color! But, I’m in love with MAC’s Diva! It’s a really vampy red and I think it would look good with your coloring too!
Here is me wearing it with a neutral gloss over the top (Diva on it’s own is a matte lipstick).
Post # 6
@MrsEH: My sister has diva and she swears by it. I actually have it in my make up case at home because she left it by me a couple weekends ago. I didn’t think to try it out. Maybe I will give that one a shot. 🙂 btw, it looks awesome on you! I have yet to find a bright or true red that works on me. The closest I have is extended play and that is a bit rusty, not a true true red.
this was a few years ago and it was a cheap drugstore brand, but I sure wish I could figure out what lipstick I had on lol I think this is the only time a true red worked for me. I will never be able to replicate tha tmake up I had that night. everything just fell together.
Post # 7
If you’re looking for a deep red color that looks fantastic on everyone, try Viva Glam 1 (the original).
Post # 8
@IzzyBear: I wanted to try that one!! but when I went in the last time they didn’t have it in stock 🙁 ill try again when I go this time.