ColourPop Bianca & Privacy Please Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks

ColourPop Bianca Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a “soft mauve pink.” It’s a light-medium pink with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had fully opaque color payoff with a thin, spreadable consistency that yielded even coverage. The liquid lipstick dried down to a fully matte finish, but it had a very textured appearance where the lines of the lips were emphasized–it made my lips look drier than they actually were. The color lasted for six hours and was somewhat drying. Colour Pop Littlestitious (P, $6.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (85% similar). Kat Von D Lovecraft (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Last Call (LE, $5.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). Colour Pop Clueless (LE, $6.00) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Backtalk (DC, $22.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Colour Pop Squeeze (LE, $5.00) is darker, brighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Bianca Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick
Colour Pop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Bianca
B
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
86%
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Round-up: MAC x Chris Chang Collection

MAC x Chris Chang Collection
MAC x Chris Chang Collection

MAC x Chris Chang Collection debuts online on May 5th and at select MAC locations on May 12th (most likely freestanding stores, but I don’t have more drilled down info than that, so you might call your local MAC to find out). Everything is in special packaging, which I thought was pretty well-done and seamless in person, whether the aesthetic appeals to you is obviously a personal preference, but it felt good in the hand.
01

MAC Vermillion Vee Lipstick

Limited Edition. $17.00/0.10 oz.

MAC Vermillion Vee Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "clean, true red [with a Matte finish]."

A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
97%
A-

02. MAC Rich Coral Cream Colour Base

MAC Rich Coral Cream Colour Base ($23.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as an "orange." It's a medium orange with warm undertones and a natural sheen. Read full review.

B+

03. MAC Dddevilish Lipstick

MAC Dddevilish Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "pastel hot pink [with a Matte finish]." Read full review.

B+

04. MAC Sock-it Xiqu Cream Colour Base

MAC Sock-it Xiqu Cream Colour Base ($23.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "dirty lavender." It's a bright, light-medium lavender with cool undertones and a pearly sheen. Read full review.

B+

05. MAC Peony Pavillion Cream Colour Base

MAC Peony Pavillion Cream Colour Base ($23.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a "hot pink." It's a medium pink with subtle, cool undertones and very fine pearl. Read full review.

B+

06. MAC Royal Woo Eyeshadow

MAC Royal Woo Eyeshadow ($17.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "pastel lemon yellow [with a Matte finish]." Read full review.

B+

07. MAC Electric Mandarin Eyeshadow

MAC Electric Mandarin Eyeshadow ($17.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "neon mandarin orange [with a Matte finish]." Read full review.

B

08. MAC Plum Princess Lipstick

MAC Plum Princess Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "pastel plummy lavender [with a Matte finish]." Read full review.

B

09. MAC Mu Mu Bloom Eyeshadow

MAC Mu Mu Bloom Eyeshadow ($17.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "hot pink [with a Matte finish]." It's a medium pink with cool undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

C+

10. MAC Gold Xixi Lipstick

MAC Gold Xixi Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "pastel lemony yellow [with a Lustre finish]." Read full review.

C-

11. MAC Cloud Gait Lipstick

MAC Cloud Gait Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "pastel turquoise [with a Lustre finish]." Read full review.

D

12. MAC Pale Pipa Eyeshadow

MAC Pale Pipa Eyeshadow ($17.00 for 0.05 oz.) is described as a "pastel turquoise [with a Matte finish]." Read full review.

Glossover Breakdown

84%

Average Score
A
2
B
7
C
2
D
1
F
0

Glossover Averages

Product
8
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8
Longevity
8
Application
4.5
Total
84%
I think rotating through favorites/go-tos is a good way to use more products, rather than just all-time favorites. I also think that periodically taking stock of products you love (or hate) and making adjustments based on how you feel is a good way to use more of what you love. For me, I don’t personally practice that as much, since I am often testing a variety of products, so when I am not, I like to use my very favorites!
-- Christine

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