Return Of The Mac

I guess the title of this post is a little misleading as it’s not the return of any Mac products I’ve reviewed (minus the blusher in my August favourites) due to the fact I’ve only recently began to buy Mac makeup; I just think that song is a prime reminder of the 90’s and when I say Mac, that voice in my head begins to sing along EVERY SINGLE TIME. Take away the k and voila, you have a relevant, fitted title.

Anyway, moving on from my mutterings, I’ll get on to the serious side of things. I’ve read so much about MAC lipsticks since I became addicted to blogging and there’s so many shades, you just don’t know where to start or what to experiment. I knew I wanted to try a couple out because I wanted to move away from the laziness or should I say lack of my lip care and endeavour in some shiny new lippy. I’ll admit I’ve never been a lover of lipstick but lately, I can’t seem to leave the house without it. I do however, stick to a limit and that’s not to go too heavy with the colours as I very much doubt that would suit me.

As you know, MAC makeup over in America works out that little bit cheaper so as scheduled, when visiting the mall whilst I was in Florida, I strutted over to the MAC counter of Macy’s and was overwhelmed by choice. In my head, I had an idea what kind of colour I was wanting but I’m not well up on the different types so had to go from what I saw in front of me. In the end, I went for MAC Frost ‘Ramblin’ Rose’. It wasn’t till I got back home that I noticed the Creme Cup and Coral Bliss were circulating the blogger network so they were bought from my remaining dollars transferred back to pounds. Straight away I knew they’d be the colours to complete my set of three.

MAC Frost Ramblin’ Rose: This is a bronze/peach colour and is my most used as it was first bought. I find it being my staple piece shade as it completes the natural, nude look I go for in my day to day make up and is a simple colour that goes with everything. It is a shimmery and sheen lipstick but once settled it does leave a lovely golden glow. Personally, I love the frosty shimmer as it highlights your lips – the formulation is spot on and the colour is conveyed perfectly once applied. Plus out of the three, this seems to last the longest on my lips!

MAC Cremesheen Coral Bliss: I would say the colour of this lipstick is a tone lighter than the Ramblin’ Rose (as you can probably guess, I always go for similar shades). It is a pretty coral colour that is right in the middle; not too light, not too dark. The creamy formula definitely overtakes the frosted element it says it has but once again, I don’t mind as once applied it leaves a subtle, sheer finish and is pigmented enough for just one simple swipe. You don’t have to fear it looking too loaded on your lips and it provides great coverage. That’s what I love about this lipstick!

MAC Cremesheen Creme Cup: May I introduce you to my favourite lipstick, ever. I’m so glad I bought this as I’ve never had it off my lips since. The shade is a gorgeous nude/light pink with a slight blue undertone although it looks much darker off than on. It is definitely more creamy than normal textures (and I think Cremesheen is going to be my favourite kind from now on as both the Cremesheen’s I have live up to their name) but it’s hard to resist as the formula is so moisturising and prevents any form of dryness. This is another versatile lipstick as it’s a simple, but effective colour. However, not only is it a gorgeous colour, it has such a pleasant smell to it too. It doesn’t smell like an ordinary lipstick, it has a particular scent to it and I can’t quite work out what it is but it is nice to the nostrils. My complexion is a pale complexion, but I do believe it would match to any sort of complexion with it being so light. The only downside is it doesn’t stay on for long but it is build-able and you can reapply as often as you want. I’d certainly recommend to anyone who is looking for that soft, nude lipstick to wear on a day to day basis.

Do you have a favourite MAC lipstick? Or a favourite MAC product in general? I’m hoping to buy other products in the future as even though it is quite pricey, it fits the bill in my eyes (no makeup pun intended).

Lots of love…

P.S: I’ve had a little change around of the header on my blog. I’m not an expert at design but I think creating my own from scratch is a step up from me editing an already made base and I thought it looked cute. Picmonkey is a holy grail!