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Best everyday MAC lipstick

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SilverHoney Thu 04-Aug-16 11:29:17

I haven't shopped at MAC in a while so feel a bit out of the loop. I have got some vouchers that are burning a hole in my pocket so want to purchase a new lipstick (or 2).

I prefer Matt / longer lasting as I'm rubbish at remembering to reapply and likely to smudge anything glossier.

Recommendations please!

TheArtistFormerlyKnownAs Thu 04-Aug-16 11:31:17

I've loved taupe sim be the 90s and it's still a great shade that looks good on everyone.

TheArtistFormerlyKnownAs Thu 04-Aug-16 11:31:23


ImYourMama Thu 04-Aug-16 11:32:42

Plumful is lovely or twig

frenchielala Thu 04-Aug-16 11:36:21

Fanfare is a good everdayer but it all depends on your colouring

Cheesymonster Thu 04-Aug-16 11:39:31

I came on to say Patisserie but it's lustre finish so not matte or long lasting. So I would also suggest Twig.

Cheesymonster Thu 04-Aug-16 11:40:10

Or Velvet teddy is v popular.

Acorn44 Thu 04-Aug-16 11:53:36

I love MAC's Touch, a kind of mid brown neutral, though not sure if it's an 'officially' long lasting one or not (think it was from their regular range).

cakeymakey Thu 04-Aug-16 12:30:13

Twig for warm colouring, Mehr for cool colouring. Both pink natural shade but twig more browny pink, mehr more bluey pink.

SilverHoney Thu 04-Aug-16 12:34:26

Thank you! Off to google all the colours.

I think Velvet Teddy might be a bit dark for me, I haven't tried it but have seen swatches. I know it's super popular tho so maybe I should take the plunge and try it out?

SilverHoney Thu 04-Aug-16 12:36:13

Has anyone tried the new (I think?) longwear lipstain markers? On paper they sound great, but I fear they will be pretty drying?

Branleuse Thu 04-Aug-16 12:38:42

i love Mac chilli as a nice browny everyday red

ladydepp Thu 04-Aug-16 13:32:09

Creme in your coffee is one of my favourite every day colours, pinky brown.

But I think it has a bit of sheen and I do tend to reapply <not helpful?>

RepentAtLeisure Thu 04-Aug-16 13:40:50


LaConnerie Thu 04-Aug-16 14:38:37

It really depends on your colouring - I wanted a Mac nude colour and bought Honeylove based on recommendations - it was way too pale on me and makes me look ill, as if I've plastered concealer on my lips. I have olive skin and usually look as if I have a bit of a tan, so maybe I need a darker 'nude' than your average person?

I now have Velvet Teddy and it's the perfect nude for me - like no lipstick but much better.

By the way, if anybody wanted to do a swapsy for my Honeylove lipstick (used a couple of times), for something else, I would be open to offers!

LaConnerie Thu 04-Aug-16 14:40:25

BTW if it doesn't have to be Mac, Bourjois Rouge Edition in (04) Rose Tweed is also a lovely nude with a bit of pinkyness in it.

WhoTheFuckIsSimon Thu 04-Aug-16 14:41:57

Spirit or twig

RepentAtLeisure Thu 04-Aug-16 14:50:30

LaConnerie is right. I bought Hue as an everyday colour, and it made me look jaundiced! Whether you have a cool or warm skintone, and pale, medium or deep will influence which colours suit you.

SilverHoney Thu 04-Aug-16 15:01:30

Thanks, lots of great advice!

I've got Fanfare, Mehr and Twig sitting in my basket. Going to see if my vouchers will cover all 3. They're a mix of finishes so fingers crossed I'll find one that works.

DaftSkunk Thu 04-Aug-16 18:58:20

Brave is a nice pinky nude matte. However I have recently bought an Urban Decay vice lipstick (backtalk) which is a similarish colour and also matte and I much prefer it over Mac.

teaandcake789 Thu 04-Aug-16 19:10:55

I wear viva glam v everyday. It is my favourite
I bought velvet teddy based on the recommendations but hated it. Was far to dark for me, but everyone is different. Best to go to a Mac make up counter and try them out

Nectarines Thu 04-Aug-16 19:11:30

Hug me is lovely

JinkxMonsoon Thu 04-Aug-16 19:14:06

For me it's Patisserie, Faux and Modesty.

OrchidFlakes Thu 04-Aug-16 19:29:55

Japanese Maple. It's the best everyday nude I've used in ages

Marylou2 Thu 04-Aug-16 20:12:55

Mehr,Kinda Sexy or Hug me. Patisserie is fab too.

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