Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

6 Must-Have MAC Lustreglasses

About the Temptalia Must-Haves Series
A series of posts showcasing must-have products from MAC Cosmetics’ permanent line of products. Selections are based on quality, universality, uniqueness amongst the line, and the like. Limited edition shades are deliberately excluded to make buying easier. Readers’ comments act as a supplement to these lists of their favorites and must-haves. You can find the entire series here.

Luminary lustreglass is a sheer, opalescent gloss with flecks of purple and pink shimmer. It’s one of my favorite glosses to wear alone or to change up a lipstick that’s starting to get boring.

Spring Bean lustreglass is a sheer, gold-green gloss that can really alter the way your lipstick looks when you layer it on top.

Venetian lustreglass is a semi-sheer pop of dark pink with a little reddish cast to it. It’s actually an awesome way to start wearing bolder lip colors without committing full-on.

See three more must-haves!

Love Nectar lustreglass is a sheer, muted peachy-pink with pretty gold shimmer and a nice, natural look.

Instant Gold lustreglass is the perfect way to instantly add warmth to any lipstick without being too warm. It’s a sheer, beigey-brown color with soft, gold shimmer.

Little VI lustreglass is a sheer, purple shimmer gloss. Since it’s sheer, the color won’t be hard to wear, and it’s a nice way to add cool tones to lipsticks, too.

What are your favorite lustreglasses?

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58 thoughts on “6 Must-Have MAC Lustreglasses

  1. Denisa

    Yup! My absolute fav. is love nectar!! I use it almost every day and my fav. lippie combo is Creme d’nude and love nectar layered over it! HG Lip gloss!

  2. Nicole15

    I have 3 of your listed glosses this time around: Luminary, Love Nectar & Little VI and I LOVE them all. They really are the most wearable shades for any skintone in my opinion. I have always seen Spring Bean at MAC & been intrigued but shy away cause it’s green. Maybe one day I should give it a whirl. I do like the sound though of Instant Gold as there are many times I just want to add a little warmth to whatever lippie I am wearing. This one may have to be my next lustre purchase.

  3. cloudburst

    Unbelievably I don’t own any of these – I almost bought one that came out with Naughty Nauticals.

  4. Miss_M

    I love Love Nectar, it’s such a beautiful subtle apricot shade that suits a lot of skintones. You can’t really go wrong with this one :)

  5. Chiara

    Can’t believe you didn’t add Flusterose! It’s such a gorgeous, pigmented pink shade!

  6. Natalie

    I usually wear Luminary on top of Myth lipstick…it gives you a great nude lip!

  7. Noel

    Love Nectar is soooooooo pretty!! HG material! :)

  8. Leah

    I fall in love with love nectar every time I wear it. I’ve never had a gloss like that before.

    Also Flashmode is a great for a sheer hot pink! I love it with a light pink liner and it just pops.

    Lustreglasses really are my favorite formula of glass from MAC. I love everything about them.

  9. Elle

    Love Nectar is the BEST. I love Flashmode as well.

  10. Michelle

    I am on a real lustreglass kick at the moment. LOL. I am planning on getting Luminary, I tried it on the other day, SO glad it made your list, that means it is a must have! I loved it, I also tried Flusterose. I don’t know what got into me, but I just had the idea to try on some of the perm. line lippies that day, and surprisingly I want to collect them over the dazzleglasses now. I own Love Nectar, Star Nova, hey Sailor, and just got Spring Bean. Have you tried Star Nova Christine? It’s pretty, a pigmented darker pink.

  11. Mara

    My faves are Love Nectar and Pinkarat. Love Nectar layered over Ravishing is a pretty apricot combo… And Pinkarat really brightens the pink undertones in lippies like Marque.

  12. Rachel

    Wonderstruck. Love Nectar. Star Nova.

  13. rowan

    love nectar is gorgeous

  14. Love Nectar is my absolute favorite!!!

  15. IZzySA

    loves her Green Bean.. and is very stingy using it!

  16. IZzySA

    lmao.. I am thinking of lunch!.. not green but spring!

  17. Arika BH

    I really need Love Nectar! I have all the lustreglasses from Naughty Nauticals and I have Spring Bean which I love. It’s so amazing and gives the most gorgeous golden sheen.

  18. silvia

    i love love nectar and instant gold.

  19. Dee

    Love nectar, spring bean and pinkarat

  20. Heather

    I love lustreglasses there my fav

  21. Aramis

    i really like love nectar and ola mango but not sure if its a lustreglass i also have instant gold and wonderstruck but havent used them

  22. Star Nova, Spring Bean & Palatial are my fave lustreglass

  23. juls

    Luminary is my fave. I have them on stock

  24. Kay

    What kind of applicator does the Lustreglass have? Is it the same doe-foot as the Lipglass or brush like Dazzleglass? Just curious….

  25. The lustreglasses that I am most in love with are Love Nectar, Spring Bean (my new love) and Instand Gold (thanks for the reminder, I need to get another). I liked this survey:) Jennifer

  26. Ashlee

    I love Morning Glory , Instant Gold & Spring bean

  27. Michelle

    Love spring bean, after it starts to wear off, the gold shimmer is still left on your lips!

    It’s also fun to see on my makeup remover wipes the green streak from it when I take off my makeup. xD

    I was lucky enough to find this at my CCO for $10. :o)

  28. Jenna

    I am going to pick up Spring Bean sooooooon! And I love Love Nectar :)

  29. I just picked up Venetian today! I saw someone use it in a tutorial & instantly fell in love. I can’t wait to wear it tomorrow. :)I’m always looking for easy ways to wear colour & this definitely fits!