Hi Darlings, today’s review is going to be of the MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick in Feel So Grand.
I got this shade for a specific reason, actually two, I fell in love with it because it is what Anastasia Steele is wearing at the end of Fifty Shades Darker. Don’t love the film but I loved the lipstick in that scene and it’s this one.
I decided to get it now because (I don’t know if it’s like this everywhere) but in Italy, if you buy a MAC matte lipstick you get a pop socket for your phone with their logo and I really wanted it!
You can get it on maccosmetics.com for 22$
It is a deep true red and it’s perfect for every skin tone since it’s not too cool or warm.
The packaging has the classic MAC rounded cup but it’s a liquid lipstick which I find really cute.
The scent is nothing particular, it doesn’t really smell of anything.
The applicator has a teardrop shape which makes it very precise and easy to use.
PIGMENTATION & FORMULA
When you first apply it, it is very liquidy but then it sets (in about 30 seconds) and becomes matt. It is easy to apply, it goes on with one swipe and not patchy.
The formula is super lightweight and it feels like nothing on the lips.
It’s slightly drying but it’s not unbearable.
On me, it lasted 4 hours but as soon as you eat it goes away, overall I’m not impressed with the lasting power, it could be better.
- Colour: 10/10
- Longevity: 5/10
- Application: 7/10
- Texture: 8/10
- Pigmentation: 10/10
- Packaging: 8/10
This lipstick is stunning, I love the way it looks, the shade and the packaging. It’s comfortable and easy to use but the lasting power really disappointed me, if I wear a liquid lipstick I want it to last. Honestly, Ruby Woo lasts a lot better and it’s a regular lipstick, this is nice but I’d still go with that.
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