MAC just lately launched their MAC in Monochrome Assortment that includes coordinating colours for eyes, lips and cheeks for a few of their finest promoting lip colours. Among the finest on a regular basis neutrals for lips is their Velvet Teddy Matte Lipstick and I used to be past excited to see that they’d an identical lipglass! I ran to my MAC retailer the week it launched and picked up one in every of all the pieces besides the glitter. I’ve swatches at present, however I’ll say up entrance I believe it is best to go purchase the lipglass now. What I hauled, swatches + ideas. For these questioning, my normal MAC Shade is NC35. Proper now I’m in between colours, NC30 is simply too yellow, NC25 is simply too pale, NC37 is extra on the impartial aspect however too darkish.
Velvet Teddy Matte Lipstick and Finest Teddy Lipglass
Velvet Teddy Matte Lipstick $19.50 is identical as their traditional Velvet Teddy within the black tubes, this one has particular limited-edition packaging in a fairly peachy nude to match the lipstick. If you happen to already personal this you don’t want the brand new one except you’re like me and love the packaging! On me it pulls extra pink on the lips than what I see within the tube. It’s a flexible impartial.
Finest Teddy Lipglass $17.50 is a creamy pink nude, has semi-thick protection, excessive shine and appears like my good on a regular basis impartial, not too heat, not too cool – excellent in between! I actually love this coloration. It’s not as heat as Lust and Spice.
Swatches, I do suppose the lipstick is just a little bizarre on me. Generally it appears to be like extra impartial, different occasions it pulls extra cool-pink-brown. It shifts on me relying on the seasons when my skintone modifications.
Swatch comparisons beneath. I simply realized that I don’t have as most of the traditional neutrals from MAC anymore. I purged a bunch of older tubes and gave the empties to my niece so she might use them for Back2MAC and select her personal colours. Swatched left to proper:
Sur Satin Blush
Sur Satin Blush $24 is a semi-sheer brown mauve, this pulls just a little too brown on my pores and skin proper now, I’ve misplaced my tan and really feel just a little on the sallow aspect, protection is buildable, however I want different model formulation of blush nowadays. I discover that Charlotte Tilbury Intercourse on Hearth is the colour that works finest for me for mauve-brown shades. MAC Plum Foolery is shimmery, extra pigmented and has no brown. Just a few different neutrals swatched beneath:
Eyeshadows Smooth Teddy and Expensive Teddy
Smooth Teddy Matte Eyeshadow is a heat impartial brown and Expensive Teddy Frost Eyeshadow is a heat reddish brown shimmer. Each are sheer to medium in protection. As of late I’m extra used to larger impression shadows with wealthy pigment. These will layer for extra coloration if you happen to apply over a creamy base. They’re on the sheer aspect for me, which isn’t essentially unhealthy. I believe Smooth Teddy is a pleasant throughout lid shade for a contour or depth. Swatches beneath subsequent to a couple different shades:
Make-up look beneath carrying:
General good on a regular basis impartial colours you’ll be able to put on for any event. I actually love the Velvet Teddy lipstick coloration and am glad they made a coordinating lipglass. The blush and eyeshadows are wearable, however nowadays I believe there are higher formulation on the market. Once more I don’t wish to say that sheer is essentially unhealthy, generally it’s good to have one thing softer that you should use as a mixing shade or extra delicate. I do suppose the eyeshadow colours are very nice and straightforward to put on though I might have most well-liked extra coloration payoff for the shimmer.
Lasting energy and high quality of all the pieces is true to MAC. Lipsticks and lipglasses final for hours with out budging. I can’t go lengthy sufficient with out ingesting or snacking to place it to the all-day take a look at, there will likely be switch. Though it did keep put for round 5 hours with out fading on me whereas we have been out operating errands the opposite day. Blush coloration fades inside a couple of hours on my pores and skin, however most of their satin system blushes fade on me by the top of the day. Eyeshadows did keep put with out budging although!
Your entire assortment is limited-edition. You may as well discover the MAC in Monochrome in different cult traditional colours like Heroine, See Sheer, Diva, Sweet Yum and Ruby Woo. The See Sheer colours appeared actually fairly for summer season. I’d order the lipglass quickly. For now I’m actually pleased with the Velvet Teddy theme.
I purchased mine from MAC. Additionally accessible at Macy’s, Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s.