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MAC Lipstick

MAC Lipstick

22 Reviews

Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.

Price: R190
Availability:  MAC stores nationwide or

What we say:
When it comes to make-up looks, there is nothing more beautiful than a clean complexion paired with a beautiful red statement lip!

In my opinion there is only one red lipstick that need be mentioned and that is MAC shade Russian Red. I have a cool skin tone, so I prefer lipstick shades that have a blue undertone and MAC have perfected that with Russian Red. It is the perfect true red that has just the right amount of cool tone in it!

If you are looking for a long lasting lipstick then MAC’s original lipstick formula is the one for you. I apply my lipstick with a lip brush as I find it to be the most precise application and once I have blotted my lips my lipstick is set for up to 4 hours. Considering this lipstick isn’t marketed as a “long wear” lipstick, I’d say 4 hours is pretty darn good, especially considering the fact that this lipstick can make it through eating!

The finish of this lipstick is the perfect mix of matte and high shine as it doesn’t have an overly glossy finish, but it stills has a touch of shine to it. Because it has a touch of shine to it, I also find that it isn’t as drying as most matte lipsticks.

I have two nude shades in this formula and I love them both equally. I honestly don’t think you can go wrong with this lipstick. With over 100 shades to choose from, you are bound to find our perfect shade for every season!
– Emily, BSA Social Media & Community Manager

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Quite amazing

Ameera Essa

Mac got famous because of their lipsticks. I absolutely love them. These come in a variety of formulae. They have LUSTRE, CREMESHEEN, MATTE, AMPLIFIED and I’m not sure how many others lol.

So far i have 2. Both are cremesheen finishes. One is MYSTICAL which was LE. And the other is CREME IN YOUR COFFEE. Creme in your coffee is a lovely autumn/ winter shade for when you don’t want something too dark or brown.

All the MAC lipsticks come in the usual MAC black bullet excl LE versions. And they have the yummiest Vanilla scent.

Overall i love MAC lipsticks and my next purchase is probably going to be the matte Kinda Sexy.

What your lips need!

I’ve generally just always been a labello kind of girl, always afraid of lipstick because they tend to sit in the corner of your mouth or end up almost scratching ones lips, but I’m happy to report that I’ve been converted :) Their lipsticks are creamy and soft and glide on so easily, giving awesome colour and moisture. Have no clue what took me this long. Will definitely be splurging every few months on a new shade.

Bubble Gum

Indiana Gqwede

I used to have dry lips as a result if I put on a lipstick i would need lipgloss either before applying my lipstick of after.
After using MAC Lipstick Matte though, I find that my lips do not get dry and the Bubble Gum one suites my dark skin very well. I find it hard as a dark skinned lady to find a suitable colour that will not be too much. Bubble Gum met all my expectations….

Patisserie – Lustre

Nawahl Jaffer

I accepted the fact that I was not exactly the perfect candidate for a beige lipstick and settled on the Patisserie.

This colour is a cross between a nude and pale pink with a little bit of gold flecks in it (it also smells divine)

Depending on your skintone/natural colour of your lips this product will sort of blend in with your undertone and the colour payoff will be either a pale pink if you have naturally pink lips or a soft shimmery dusty pink.

It is perfectly suitable for everyday use and has a lovely sheen to it with a creamy- lip balm sort of feel to it.

Because it is quite creamy, if nothing else is used on your lips it will need to be reapplied in around 60-90 minutes.


Ubiebo Ogulu

Heroine is a beautiful purple matte lipstick which costs R195. Like any MAC lipstick, this lipstick is really pigmented and because it’s matte, it lasts on your lips. It comes in 3g which is the standard size for all their lipsticks. This color is super stunning on any woman, regardless of your complexion. The price may be steep but given how long it’s going to last me, it’s well worth it.

Beyond Amazing!

Mpho Radebe

I think part of the reason why MAC has become so successful in the beauty industry is because of their lipstick line. The lipsticks are incredible, the pigment is insane and it last’s for so long. On a normal day at work I probably reply the lipstick once or twice. This product has become a huge part of my beauty routine, I actually wish I could insure all 30something of my mac lippies…from Heroine, Riri Woo, Daddys little girl, Up The Amp, Lady Danger, Dangerous, Candy Yum-Yum, Twig, Viva Glam 2, Cyber, Smoked Purple….the list is endless all. MAC lippies are on POINT!!!!!


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