FAN MAIL FRIDAYS: My 10 All- Time Favorite MAC Lipsticks


Hey everyone! Let's talk about lipsticks today. Since Valentine's Day is just around the corner, this will be a great go- to list in case you're looking for a new lipstick to wear on your Valentine's Date! :)

Hi Ms. Martha!


I was wondering if you could do a blog post on your favorite MAC lipsticks. I finally decided to splurge on some but idk what colors to get! We're about the same skintone so I thought to ask you for advice. :) 
Jess


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Hey Jess!

Thanks for writing to me again! :) Quick fact before I go into the list: Did you guys know that I used to own about 60+ MAC lipsticks? Yes! That's how much of a hoarder I was, but maturity kicked in eventually and I realized, I would only use my favorites so a lot of 'em went to the 'For Sale' bin. Luckily, a lot of girls had wholeheartedly adopted my lipsticks!

These are the only ones I left in my stash, my all- time favorite lipstick shades from MAC. Incidentally, these are the ones that I would keep on repurchasing from the brand. 

Now here's the much awaited part, the list! Click READ MORE and find out the ten MAC shades that won me over.


- The first red lipstick I fell in love with and it's my staple red!



- It may be a little drying, but I couldn't get enough of its retro red hue.



- The only bubblegum pink that looked good on me, thus it became a keeper!




- This classy hot pink is nowhere near tacky and isn't too casual, thus it's my staple pink in client meetings, briefings, and whatnots!




- When I want to look every bit of a bad girl, but with manners, I reach for this. Rebel has this kick-ass yet sophisticated touch to it and I'm liking the combination!


6. Diva (Matte)

- The perfect vampy red for me.



- When I don't want to rack my brain on what particular lipstick to wear on a formal, night time event, I reach for Viva Glam 1.




- I love this particular nude lipstick because it flatters warm skin tones and without making the teeth appear yellow and the skin, washed out. It amplifies a tan beautifully as well!

9. MAC Malt (Satin)

- A lovely nutty brown shade that my mom and I love. Sadly, it's not part of MAC's consumer lipstick range anymore. :(

10. MAC Cosmo (Satin)


- A soft, rosy pink that makes you look really young in an instant. I used to call this shade the "Freshening Magic Wand" (Oh I think you know why!).

That's all. Do share with me your favorite MAC lipsticks!

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15 Lovely Thoughts

  1. MAC Russian Red is my dream! Wishing I can have one this year! <3

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  2. Ruby Woo, Chatterbox & Girl About Town are some of my favorites in my collection too! They are very flattering on Pinay skin tones. <3

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  3. I love Plumful, and Viva Glam Rihanna. <3

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  4. I love the Red ones! Super sexy especially the matte ones. :)

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  5. Arianne: Thanks for visiting my blog! hope you can finally acquire your very own russian red this year. :)

    Juvy: Thanks for sharing! :D

    Abegaill: agree!

    Janna: Yup! :)

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  6. Ruby woo will always be my favorite red lipstick!

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  7. I get plenty of mixed feedback from MAC users. Most sing the praises of their matte's pigmentation, while others say it's slightly to severely drying. I'm honestly confused, and that's the main reason I only have one MAC lipstick in my stash (Lustre--Viva Glam V). I'm just starting to get into mattes, so I'm trying to choose carefully.

    When I do get around to it, my guess is I'll get Brave or Lovelorn first, then I'll slowly transition to the mattes. :)

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  8. Hi Ms. Martha! 5 out of this 10 lipsticks are also my fave! I have yet to try Girl About Town. Its funny that I feel the same way when I wear the Rebel shade. Instant confident-booster!

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  9. Ruby Woo all the way! This lipstick can make you feel from hot corporate chic to free spirited wild child. Very versatile and can be worn with anything!

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  10. yay for the MAC lippies that's on your list! i only tried three from MAC - On Hold and Please me (my favorite as of now) and a limited edition (innocence beware, which i use as base)

    i love rebel on you ms m =)

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  11. Mickey Angel CortezMay 14, 2015 at 2:33 AM

    OMG. Bubblegum pink! It has always been my favorite shafe of lipstick now and you totallt nailed it there! :)

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  12. Viva Glam 1 is my go-to lipstick, too! I love how it makes me look instantly polished!

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  13. My faves are Ruby Woo, Impassioned, Pink Noveau and Vegas Volt <3

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  14. My faves are Ruby Woo, Impassioned, Pink Noveau and Vegas Volt <3

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  15. Have you found a dupe for Malt? I really need oneee! Haha

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