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Dupe, worth it? Estée Lauder VS. MAC

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JessHh
(The Mac lipstick is in the travel size version, not full size. I believe that red lipstick should be a staple item in every girl’s makeup collection. My favourite red lipsticks include Estée Lauder’s Pure Color Envy Matte Sculpting Lipstick in the shade 333 Persuasive and MAC’s Matte Lipstick in the shade Chili. They happen to be very similar in terms of colour and consistency, and I think MAC’s Chili makes a pretty good dupe of Estée Lauder’s Persuasive. Estée Lauder ($53): I have a neutral skin tone, and this lipstick really brightens my complexion, so I use it almost every day! It is in a beautiful warm red colour that resembles the colour of autumn leaves. I find this lipstick to be very versatile and suitable for any occasion because it goes well with any outfit. I love the application because it is in a creamy texture that glides on the lips like butter. Even though it creates a matte finish, it is not drying at all. One downside about this lipstick is that it is not very long-lasting but it has a very high colour payoff. MAC ($30 / full size, $21 / travel size): Chilli is one of MAC’s most famous products, and I can definitely see why and agree with its popularity! Its colour is more of a deeper and richer brick red compared to Estée Lauder’s lipstick. It adds more liveliness to my face. Chilli has a similar creamy texture that leaves a matte finish, high colour payoff and is equally not very long-lasting. I also find that Chilli complements other lipsticks really well, and smells like chocolate. The only fault I find in this lipstick is that it is more drying than Estée Lauder so you need to moisturise your lips well before using. Apart from that, I love the colour more and therefore thinks that MAC is more worth it.
Apr. 9
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Accurate 1920s Colours for Fall/Winter
This is a scale of colours that I’ve curated through research of the 1920s. The shades are exact colour matches of real 1920s makeup colours. Lipstick: RUSSIAN Red by MAC. Blush: Apple Red by MAC Eyeshadows: Clear Vaseline by Aquaphor, Dark Green (Aja) and Dark Blue (Yejide) by Juvia’s Place (The Magic Mini Palette) Light Green (marsh) by Lime Crime (Venus 2) 1920s is the first tine in modern history that makeup was becoming more accepted - the mouth was shaped round and small with dark raspberry and purpley brown lipstick. Eyeshadows were applied mostly for evening wear, some Vaseline on the eyes was unite common for day wear. Eye shadow was smoked out very thin around the eye in grey, blue and green - with pin thin curved eyebrows that reached all the way out to the hairline. Blush was sold in plum and raspberry shades most often available in paste or powder formulas.
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MikjeStonehouse
My favourite MAC lipsticks! 😍
Hey everyone! Who doesn’t love a good staple Mac lipstick? MAC lipsticks are known worldwide and have been a popular choice among many makeup enthusiasts and makeup artists for years now- so I thought I would talk about my favourite lip colours in the collection. I have 18 altogether, but I am talking about my favourite 6 shades. All lipsticks have different formulas and wearing power- my preferable formula being matte. They also have a retro matte formula, a satin, amplified, amplified creme, creme sheen, lustre and frost. It depends on your personal preference if you like more sheer, opaque or glossy formulas so I’m glad they offer this option. MAC lipsticks in NZ used to be $40 which quite pricey, especially for an artist wanting to fill up their makeup kitthey have dropped their price $5 cheaper, down to $35 which seems a little bit more affordable. I get mine from Farmers which is a retail store in NZ, but you can also buy them from any MAC store, Smith & Caugheys or Mecca Maxima/Mecca Cosmetica. My most recent purchase and probably my most favourite would be the new love me lipstick in the shade shamelessly vain. I’m wearing it in the last pic attached. I saw a post on Insta with models wearing the shade for a makeup shoot and I was obsessed! I had to buy it. It’s a beautiful orangey red shade that is super pigmented and would suit all skin tones. I think it looks amazing when I wear a fake tan! The next lipstick is brave. It used to be my favourite back in the day, it’s the one I wore in all my old YouTube videos! When the whole Kylie Jenner dark nude lips when around, this is when I brought this shade! It’s a satin formula. The next colour is Candy yum yum which is a matte formula! It’s super bright and daring, perfect for a night out or if you want to feel extra glam. I think this looks amazing with blonde hair- you’ll literally feel like a barbie 🙊 The next colour is lady danger which is quite a popular colour in the whole MAC lipstick collection. It’s similar to shamelessly vain but is more of a true red and has no orange undertones to it. It’s the perfect bright pin up red lipstick and is a matte formula. The next colour is Diva which is a matte formula- you can start to see the trend in me loving matte finishes! I find it lasts longer and doesn’t slide around as easily. I don’t find them too drying either, and it’s perfect to add a gloss on top of. This dark vampy colour is the perfect winter/autumn colour and I always used to get compliments when I wear a dark red/purple. The last colour is the perfect light nude shade! It is called blankety which is an amplified formula. This suits any thing you wear & looks great with a slightly darker lip liner. Who doesn’t want a staple nude in their collection?! That was the end of my MAC lipstick review! Let me know what shade you like the look of the most and let me know your current favourite shades in the comments! 😍❤️ MAC - MAC Matte Lipstick MAC - Amplified Lipstick MAC - MAC Satin Lipstick
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AlyshiaJones
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Fav Fall lipsticks 🍁
I absolutely love everything about Fall 🍁! The leaves changing colors, the air getting cooler, everything apple and pumpkin, and of course the lip colors!!! Here are my absolute favorites for this Fall! (From front to back) ESTĒE LAUDER - Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick $32.00 Shade: Intense nude I grew up with my grandma giving these to me from her free gifts she would get every month or so. These lipsticks aren’t just amazing quality they are memories ❤️ The colors are so incredibly rich and creamy while on, and they don’t dry my lips out. These will always be my favorite classic lipstick. ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - ANASTASIA Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick $20.00 Shade: Veronica I looooove liquid lipstick and this formula is really good. They stay on a long time and I usually have to reapply once for it to last all day long. This formula isn’t as drying as some others but it can get a tad drying as he day goes on. WANDER BEAUTY - Out Dual Lipsticks Shade: Barely there $28 I love these lipsticks so much!! This was a sample size so it’s a single but the formula is SUPER creamy. These have vitamin e and mango seed butter and they keep your lips nice and soft and all the colors are beautiful! So many pretty fall shades!! JEFFREE STAR COSMETICS - JEFFREE STAR COSMETICS The Gloss $18.00 Shade: Crystal Climax I am NOT a gloss fan and this was gifted to me by a friend so I tried it anyway and I love it! It’s not majorly sticky and the color cover almost as much as a regular lipstick. I think this is an absolutely perfect fall color choice! It’s super shimmery without being too childish. I will use the rest of this but will not purchase myself. pretty VULGAR - My Lips Are Sealed Liquid Lipstick $17.00 Shade: Artful Deception Pretty Vulgar has such a cute vintage and old fashioned look to their packaging that I just love! This lipstick is not a smudge proof formula so I have to reapply often but this color is such a dark copper that’s my #1 go to right now. They only have a few shades is the drawback 😩 I’d love to get some recommendations from you! Tell me what your favorite fall lipstick is!!!!
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LindseyRR
Lipsticks: Solid (Creamy) vs. Liquid (Mousse)
Lipsticks come in different textures that can help you achieve different looks. With similar shades, I am still able to switch up the mood by using either a creamy lipstick or a mousse type, depending on my lips’ condition and the occasion. Solid Lipstick: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Sculpting Lipstick #410 Dynamic For a daily and effortless look, I tend to gravitate towards this product because it has an MLBB shade that complements my neutral skin tone really well. It naturally brightens up my face without attracting too much attention to my lips, so I like to use it when I want to emphasize my eye makeup or when I’m feeling lazy and want to go out with a bare face. This lipstick feels very moisturizing and creamy without being too heavy and oily. It glides right onto the lips, and the color payoff is moderate, which helps me to achieve that natural look. However, because of its formula, it is not very long lasting. Nevertheless, it doesn’t really bother me because I find it easier to retouch the lip colors with a solid lipstick as they are easier to blend. Liquid Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colour #196 Precieux This product is also in an MLBB shade that is more of a dried rose color with gold shimmers. What is different about this product compared to the Estee Lauder lipstick is that it is in a liquid, mousse form. This gives me a really soft and airy matte finish without drying my lips out, which I absolutely adore. What is more amazing is that it doesn’t emphasize the wrinkles and cracks in my lips, unlike most of the matte lipsticks on the market! This lipstick tends to make me look more mature given my neutral skin tone, which I like when I want to go for a sophisticated look. Because of its special texture and finish, I prefer this one over the solid lipstick.
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JessHh
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Lipsticks come in different textures that can help you achieve different looks. With similar shades, I am still able to switch up the mood by using either a creamy lipstick or a mousse type, depending on my lips’ condition and the occasion. Solid Lipstick: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Sculpting Lipstick #410 Dynamic For a daily and effortless look, I tend to gravitate towards this product because it has an MLBB shade that complements my neutral skin tone really well. It naturally brightens up my face without attracting too much attention to my lips, so I like to use it when I want to emphasize my eye makeup or when I’m feeling lazy and want to go out with a bare face. This lipstick feels very moisturizing and creamy without being too heavy and oily. It glides right onto the lips, and the color payoff is moderate, which helps me to achieve that natural look. However, because of its formula, it is not very long lasting. Nevertheless, it doesn’t really bother me because I find it easier to retouch the lip colors with a solid lipstick as they are easier to blend. Liquid Lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Matte Liquid Lip Colour #196 Precieux This product is also in an MLBB shade that is more of a dried rose color with gold shimmers. What is different about this product compared to the Estee Lauder lipstick is that it is in a liquid, mousse form. This gives me a really soft and airy matte finish without drying my lips out, which I absolutely adore. What is more amazing is that it doesn’t emphasize the wrinkles and cracks in my lips, unlike most of the matte lipsticks on the market! This lipstick tends to make me look more mature given my neutral skin tone, which I like when I want to go for a sophisticated look. Because of its special texture and finish, I prefer this one over the solid lipstick.
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