You have to talk about MAC when you talk about lipsticks. When I first got into makeup I was amazed at all the different lipsticks, finishes, formulas they had. At that time I would buy one nude lipstick and one red or pink lipstick. I love nude lipsticks, and I did not want to be partial to the other colors…Hah ha. In this post I'm sharing a few Nude and MLBB Mac Lipsticks for Medium Skintones, from my collection.
For reference, I was matched to NC35-40 in MAC in the past. Also one of my other foundation match is the shade 40 Beige in Chanel.
Hug Me is a sheer nude brown from MAC's lustre line. It feels more like a balm. Since it is sheer, it has some slip and has to be reapplied. Hug Me is almost like a lip gloss in a lipstick form. I like how the color can be built up and the finish is glossy. This is a no fuss, pinky brown that I can wear with anything.
Patisserie is a light nude pink from MAC'S lustre line. It has some glitter/shimmer particles, which do not bother me. The shimmer is not that noticeable on the lips. I love paring Patisserie with MAC Soar lip pencil.
MAC Twig is a rosy brown lipstick with a satin finish. It does have some reddish tones thrown in. I feel Twig will suit multiple skintones. This color is very flattering on my medium skin with yellow undertones and I feel that I can wear this color every day.
Mull It Over
Mull It Over is from MAC's Powder Kiss line. Powder Kiss formula is lightweight and has a soft matte texture with a soft focus or blurring effect. MAC describes Mull It Over as a dirty peach. I would describe it as muted coral peach.
Cosmo is from MAC's Amplified line. The Amplified formula has a creamy shine that fades over time. The lipstick is very comfortable on the lips. Cosmo is a pinkish brown with more Peachy Pink tones than brown tones. This is a very easy to wear shade everyday pink shade.
Fast Play is a brownish mauve from MAC's Amplified line. I find this is deeper than Cosmo. It has incredible pay off and is opaque in a single swipe. A little similar to Twig color-wise, but Fast Play has a sheen because of the amplified creamy formula.
MAC has a multitude of colors, with different formulas and finishes. All MAC Lipsticks have a slight vanilla smell. It is not overpowering and is not bothersome to me. What are some of your nude and MLBB shades? Would love to know in the comments section.
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