MAC Dionysus, Burnt Violet, Double Fudge Liptensity Lipsticks

MAC Dionysus Liptensity Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark burgundy red with subtle, warm undertones and a glossy, creamy finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which had fairly even coverage, though the darker color paired with the more emollient texture seemed to highlight lip lines slightly as the color would settle and appear darker in mine. The texture was lightly balm-like as it melted against the lips and glided across with minimal tugging initially and then no tugging at all once it warmed up. This shade wore well for seven hours and was non-drying, which is close to as described for wear. NARS Ingrid (P, $32.00) is warmer (95% similar). Bite Beauty Liquorice (P, $26.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Bite Beauty Black Cherry (LE, $24.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Your Majesty (P, $35.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Lingering Kiss (LE, $17.00) is more muted, less glossy (90% similar). Bite Beauty #001 (Reformulation) (LE, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). NARS Bette (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). NARS Mona (P, $32.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Liptensity Lipstick
MAC Liptensity Lipstick Dionysus
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
88%
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Bite Beauty Cashew Multistick

Bite Beauty Cashew Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a soft, medium rosy mauve with subtle, warmer undertones and a satin finish. Make Up For Ever M101 (P, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Colour Pop Beeper (LE, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Spirit (P, $17.00) is warmer, glossier (95% similar). Kat Von D Bow 'n' Arrow (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Half 'n' Half (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Bobbi (P, $35.00) is darker, cooler, glossier (85% similar). KIKO 105 Dark Rose (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Makeup Geek Puppy Love (P, $10.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). MAC Spice (LE, $17.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever C107 (P, $22.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Double Shot (P, $17.00) is darker (80% similar). Smashbox Safe Word (P, $21.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Bite Beauty Cashew Multistick
Bite Beauty Multistick Cashew
B
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
6
Application
4.5
Total
83%

MAC Smoked Almond, Toast and Butter, Cordovan Liptensity Lipsticks

MAC Smoked Almond Liptensity Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark pinky-brown with warm undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It was nicely pigmented with full-color coverage that went on smoothly and evenly. The texture felt a little firm in the tube, but it started to melt as I applied it to my lips. The consistency was a little thicker but did not feel heavy, and it did not well up in lip lines as it seemed to self-level after five minutes of wear. This shade wore well for six and a half hours and was lightly hydrating. Chanel Script (218) (P, $37.00) is warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Grunge (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Buff (P, $35.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Chai (P, $26.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C107 (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Mocha (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Bite Beauty Molasses (P, $26.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Liptensity Lipstick
MAC Liptensity Lipstick Smoked Almond
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
91%
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Bite Beauty Honeywheat Multistick

Bite Beauty Honeywheat Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with warm, yellow undertones and a satin finish. Viseart Bronze #2 (P) is less glossy (90% similar). Becca Sweet Pea (P, $32.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Laura Mercier Earth (LE, $24.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Bronze Me (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Tansy (P, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Chanel Destiny (61) (DC, $38.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). NARS Cappadoce (P, $39.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Vientiane (P, $39.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). NARS Altai (P, $39.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Bite Beauty Honeywheat Multistick
Bite Beauty Multistick Honeywheat
B
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
6.5
Application
5
Total
84%

MAC Stallion, Blue Beat, Galaxy Grey Liptensity Lipsticks

MAC Stallion Liptensity Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, inky black with neutral undertones and a glossy, cream finish. It was very pigmented with a lightly glossy, smooth consistency. I did have some issues with the color adhering to the center of my lip, so there’s a bit of translucency there. The texture was lightweight and comfortable to wear without the color sliding around over time. On me, the color wore well for seven hours and was non-drying. NYX Chambord (P, $6.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Make Up For Ever C604 (P, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $17.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Blacquer (000) (LE, $30.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Tarte Naughty (P, $20.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC In the Spirit (P, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Liptensity Lipstick
MAC Liptensity Lipstick Stallion
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
91%
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MAC Hellebore, Ambrosial, Marsala Liptensity Lipsticks

MAC Hellebore Liptensity Lipstick ($21.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a dark purple with warm, pink undertones and a creamy, lightly glossy finish. It had good pigmentation but was not “one-stroke” coverage. After about half of a pass on the lips, the consistency started to melt and felt more gel-like as I applied it, but it tugged a bit initially. The color applied fairly evenly, but the application would benefit from a lip liner underneath for better, more even coverage overall. This shade lasted nicely for six and a half hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. Colour Pop Leather (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Speedball (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Strong Woman (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Punk Couture (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Jawbreaker (P, $17.00) is cooler, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Own the Look (LE, $19.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Pandemonium (P, $17.00) is cooler (85% similar). Maybelline Violet Vixen (P, $7.49) is cooler (85% similar). Smashbox Violet Riot (P, $21.00) is cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Liptensity Lipstick
MAC Liptensity Lipstick Hellebore
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
86%
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