Surratt Beauty Coup de Genie Artistique Blush

Surratt Beauty Coup de Genie Artistique Blush

Surratt Beauty Coup de Genie Artistique Blush ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy orange with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. Urban Decay Angel (LE, $26.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Highly Waisted (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NYX Narcissistic (P, $9.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sephora Jubilant (21) (P, $15.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Sephora Secretive (19) (P, $15.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Becca Champagne Pop (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Starlight (P, $44.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Artistique Blush formula is supposed to have a “naturally glowing finish.” The formula is consistent: the blushes have a very soft, almost cream-like powder texture that blends out effortlessly to a luminous sheen with semi-opaque to opaque coverage (that is easily applied more sheerly or layered for true-to-pan color) and good wear (eight to nine hours). Coup de Genie is more like a highlighting blush than a true blush; there is visible color, though, so lighter skin tones will see color and warmth while darker skin tones will see more of a sheen. It had mostly opaque pigmentation, which was paired with a very soft, silky texture, so it could be sheered out easily or just lightly diffused along the edges. The color wore well for eight hours.

A note on packaging: Surratt’s range comes in lightweight plastic pans, which aren’t ideal for long-term use (particularly if traveling or putting in a makeup bag), as his products are designed to be put into custom palette solutions. Personally, I put magnets on the back of each and keep them in freestyle palettes (like a Z-Palette) as it is more economical.

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Surratt Beauty Artistique Blush Coup de Genie
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
94%

MAC Pro Longwear Colour Sticks (Part 4)

MAC Ever Evergreen Pro Longwear Colour Stick

MAC Ever Evergreen Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark greenish-teal with subtle, warmer undertones and a pearly sheen. It had sheer color payoff that wasn’t really buildable; it tended to look uneven and patchy. The texture had slight creaminess but dried down quickly once applied. It didn’t seem to apply well with a brush or fingertips–I had the best luck using it directly from the tube. It wore for ten hours. MAC Colourful Life (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Green Room (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Sea Mist (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Emerald Power (LE, $22.00) is warmer (85% similar). Giorgio Armani Iridescent Jade (LE) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever I-20 (P, $21.00) is cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Too Glam (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Midnight Shadows Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a deep, purpled-blue with cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque to mostly opaque pigmentation. The texture was lightly creamy and applied easily to the lower lash line and minimal tugging when applied to the lid. The richness of the color made the sharper edges particularly apparent on my skin tone, as it set quickly and was difficult to diffuse the edges. The color was still going strong after ten hours of wear. Urban Decay Heroine (LE, $19.00) is more muted (85% similar). bareMinerals Maven (LE) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Tarte Le Cordon Bleu (LE) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #5 (P) is more muted (85% similar). MAC Switch Me On (LE, $20.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). Viseart Dark Matte #9 (P) is more muted (80% similar). Tarte Midnight Kiss (LE) is darker, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Sweet Viola Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a medium, lavender purple with warmer, pink tones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy texture that glided across the list with minimal drag. The texture, once again, sets quickly and gives one almost no time to diffuse, blend, or otherwise even out the coverage. The color wore for over ten hours on me without fading or creasing. Colour Pop Eye Candy (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Fatal #3 (P) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Pussy Cat (LE, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Lilacked Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a muted, medium mauve with warm, pinky tones and gold, frosted shimmer. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color payoff that was hard to apply evenly when going back-and-forth as color would lift in some places while thickening in others. The texture was quick to set, which made it hard to blend out the color. It wore for ten hours without issues. Clarins Silver Pink (05) (P, $24.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Laura Mercier Orchid (P, $28.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Kari (P, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). theBalm Flirty (P, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Pro Longwear Colour Stick Ever Evergreen
C
Product
6
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
10
Application
3.5
Total
74%
MAC Pro Longwear Colour Stick Midnight Shadows
B
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
10
Application
3
Total
86%
MAC Pro Longwear Colour Stick Sweet Viola
B-
Product
7
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
82%
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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in 100 Shades Launching in June (Updated)

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick


Each of our retailers will carry 100 SHADES of Vice Lipstick—making this our biggest lineup yet. Our shade range has it all: Bold brights. Dark, sexy shades. Super-versatile neutrals. With so much variety it’ll make your head spin, there’s something for everyone—from new shades to cult favorites you thought you’d never see again. Several shades were inspired by other UD lip products (and even our Eyeshadows and Eye Pencils!).

The pigment load is insane! Just one swipe provides an unbelievable laydown of color. Every shade applies smoothly (without dragging or skipping), hugs lips, and feels amazing! Our proprietary Pigment Infusion System™ gives the formula its super-creamy texture, rich payout and superior color dispersion.
Yummy butter blend comforts, hydrates and enhances, leaving lips soft and conditioned, never dry. Aloe vera, jojoba, avocado and abassu oils nourish and soften lips. Illipe butter (derived from Malaysian illipe trees) provides long-lasting moisture. Vitamin C and vitamin E provide a hit of antioxidants.

Line and prime with the perfect match. It’s the ultimate pair for ultra long wear. 50 Lip Pencils.

The Details

Vice Lipstick -- Cream | $17.00 | Permanent

Cream | The original: creamy, badass luxury (Previously Revolution Lipstick). * Denotes shade that was previously launched under the Revolution formulations.

  • Cruz Soft purple with pink undertone (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Sabotage Rose-plum with blue shift (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Speedball Deep vibrant purple (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)*
  • Notorious Medium berry (Cream) (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Vanished Pale neutral nude (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)
  • Native Pale pink (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Rush Pink-mauve (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Interrogate Medium peachy-rose (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Crush Hot pink (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • No Tell Motel Cherry red (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)
  • Streak Coral-pink (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Spiderweb Satin red (Cream) (All Retailers Except Sephora)*
  • Nighthawk Brown-red (Cream)
  • Naked Nude-pink (Cream)*
  • Liar Pink-nude (Cream)*
  • Weirdo Pale baby pink (Cream)
  • Violate Dusty purple with pink undertone (Cream)
  • Ravenswood Dusty rose with red undertone (Cream)
  • PDA Bright medium pink (Cream)
  • F-Bomb Classic red (Cream)*
  • Mrs. Mia Wallace Deep blood red (Cream)*
  • Gash Deep red with tonal shimmer (Cream)*
  • 69 Bright red with pink undertone (Cream)*
  • Shame Deep berry (Cream)*
  • Venom Bright plum (Cream)*
  • Heroine Navy blue (Cream)
  • Barfly Pale nude (Cream)
  • Insanity Soft warm nude (Cream)
  • Trance Nude-mauve shimmer (Cream)
  • ZZ Soft pink-purple (Cream)
  • Disobedient Medium pink (Cream)
  • Crisis Plum-rose (Cream)
  • Rapture Dusty rose (Cream)*
  • Manic Soft wine (Cream)*
  • Anarchy Bright fuchsia (Cream)*
  • Tryst Red-fuchsia (Cream)
  • Twitch Soft purple with blue undertone (Cream)
  • Jilted Deep fuchsia shimmer with blue shift (Cream)*
  • Wired Coral (Cream)
  • EZ Bright red-orange (Cream)
  • Bang Bright orange-red (Cream)*
  • Firebird Deep fuchsia (Cream)*
  • Rock Steady Deep wine red (Cream)*
  • Wonderland Dark pink -red (Cream)*
  • Phone Call Bright pink (Cream)*

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MAC Pro Longwear Colour Sticks (Part 3)

MAC Tea Leaves Pro Longwear Colour Stick

MAC Tea Leaves Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a medium, golden bronze with warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen. This one has micro-sparkle/glitter in it, but I didn’t notice any fall out over time unless I rubbed my eye, where a few bits dropped but the color stayed intact. The texture was very lightly emollient so it didn’t tug too much when initially applied, but it dries down almost instantly leaving little room for blending it out. MAC Crushed Clove (P, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Spiked Cider (LE) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Natasha Denona Satin Tan (58P) (P, $29.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Himalia (P, $29.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Buxom Style Icon (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Schmooze (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever ME644 Iced Brown (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Sleek MakeUP Court in Cannes (LE, $9.99) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Firecracker (P) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Tan Lines (LE, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Soft Steel Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a medium-dark, taupe-brown withw arm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a thin, lightly emollient texture that glided across the skin without dragging much, but it was hard to build-up color coverage. It also set very quickly, which made diffusing the edge more difficult. The color wore for ten hours on me. Too Faced Ska (P, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Ursa Major (LE, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Entrelacs #3 (LE) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Reef (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Burberry Gold #1 (LE) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #8 (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Natasha Denona Satin Tan (58P) (P, $29.00) is lighter (85% similar). NARS Himalia (P, $29.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Natasha Denona Smoky Quartz (43P) (P, $29.00) is warmer (85% similar). Tarte Gingerbread Mansion (LE) is warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Copper Pot Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a medium copper with warm, ornage undertones and a pearly shimmer. It had semi-opaque to fully opaque color payoff. The texture was lightly creamy–just enough to apply without being terribly uncomfortable to use–but difficult to blend out once it hits the skin as it seems to set almost instantly. The color wore for over ten hours without fading or creasing. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 13 (LE) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Dog Roses (LE) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #6 (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Ardency Inn Copper (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #5 (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Amber Lights (P, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #3 (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Viseart Boheme Dream #5 (LE) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Lucky (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). NYX Liquid Gold (P, $6.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Ambient (P) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Kat Von D Harpsichord (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Sand Bar Pro Longwear Colour Stick ($22.00 for 0.049 oz.) is a medium brown with warm, reddish tones and a mostly matte finish. It had semi-opaque to fully opaque coverage, and it applied very smoothly and evenly without a lot of fuss. The consistency was more emollient than the majority of the range, which helped it apply better whether used as an eyeliner or as an all-over lid shade. It doesn’t blend out that well, because it sets quickly, but there is a little wiggle room if you work very, very quickly. It lasted for over ten hours on me. Too Faced Puree (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Milk (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Kat Von D Glasswing (P) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M646 Latte (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Frappe (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Tawny (LE) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Rose Cloud (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Caramel (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Becca Ombre Rouge #4 (P) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Invite Only (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Anastasia Burnt Orange Matte (P, $12.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Peanut Butter (P, $16.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Creme Brulee (P, $6.00) is warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Sora (LE, $6.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). LORAC Sepia (LE) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Pro Longwear Colour Stick Tea Leaves
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
86%
MAC Pro Longwear Colour Stick Soft Steel
B
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
86%
MAC Pro Longwear Colour Stick Copper Pot
B
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
10
Application
3.5
Total
84%
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