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MAC x Good Luck Trolls Lipglasses

MAC Good Luck Trolls Lipglass
MAC Good Luck Trolls Lipglass

MAC Saint Germain Lipglass ($16.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is described as a “light cool pink.” It’s a light-medium pink with cool, blue undertones with a cream finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that went on somewhat evenly, but this one was really prone to emphasizing every little lip line. It lasted for four and a half hours on me and was neither drying nor hydrating. MAC Pure Fiction (LE, $15.00) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Pastel Pink (-, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). NYX Merengue (P, $5.00) is more muted, lighter (90% similar). MAC Stay Sweet (LE, $15.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). MAC Pink Fade (LE, $15.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Hedonist (P, $18.00) is less glossy, warmer (90% similar). MAC Pure Silliness (LE, $15.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Carousel (LE, $15.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Speed Up (LE, $20.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). MAC Viva Glam Nicki 2 (LE, $15.00) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). LORAC Pastry Chef (LE, $17.00) is warmer, darker, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Patentpink (P, $20.00) is less glossy, warmer, more muted (85% similar). MAC Patentpink (P, $20.00) is less glossy, warmer (85% similar). L'Oreal Florid Pink (LE, $7.99) is warmer, more muted, darker (80% similar). MAC Carousel (P, $10.00) is brighter, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Bubble Butt Lipglass ($16.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is described as a “magenta with fine pink and blue glitter.” It’s a bright, medium fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and pink and blue sparkle. It had semi-sheer color coverage that applied evenly overall, and then there was a moderate amount of sparkle–enough to distribute evenly and be noticeable but is not full-on glitter gloss. The thicker consistency of the Lipglass formula made it so I didn’t feel the edges or texture from the sparkle/glitter. This shade lasted for four and a half hours on me. MAC Throw a Spare (LE, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Imperial Red (LE, $19.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Dior Cruise (676) (P, $30.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Love Alert (LE, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Kink (LE) is warmer, brighter (90% similar). MAC Social Season (LE, $20.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Maybelline Opalescent Orchid (515) (P, $8.99) is brighter, lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus (LE, $15.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). Dior Soho (888) (P, $35.00) is brighter, lighter, less shimmery (85% similar). Maybelline Mystical Magenta (610) (P, $8.99) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Glitter Grunge Lipglass ($16.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is described as a “sheer berry with extra fine silver sparkle.” It’s a muted, medium-dark berry with cool, purplish tones and iridescent shimmer and larger silver sparkle. It had semi-sheer color coverage that went on evenly and gave lips a lot of shine and noticeable shimmer. It wore well for five hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. MAC Kim (LE, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Real Posh (LE, $15.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Mall Madness (LE, $15.00) is warmer, brighter, lighter (90% similar). MAC Talk Sexy (LE, $15.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Twerkquoise Lipglass ($16.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is described as a “transparent sky blue with fine pink reflect.” It’s a pale, sky blue with very fine pink and blue pearl. It had semi-sheer color coverage with a lot of fine shimmer. The consistency was thicker, but I still noticed some of the milkier color settle into lip lines. The amount of shimmer seemed to help camouflage some of the settling, though. It wore well for four and a half hours on me. Giorgio Armani #701 (P, $29.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

These four glosses are from the upcoming Good Luck Trolls collection, which launches online on July 28th and in-stores on August 4th.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | MAC Lipglass ($15.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is supposed to have “glass-like shine” with “high coverage.” It is “pigmented, very shiny, and can impart subtle or dramatic color.” Lipglass is a thicker, tacky formula that is noticeable on the lips but has a very glossy finish. The tackier consistency helps it wear longer than the average gloss–four to six hours–and is more likely to survive through eating/drinking to some degree. For the most part, I don’t find them hydrating, but they are not drying either. The formula is vanilla-scented but has no discernible taste. While MAC might indicate the formula is “high coverage” and “pigmented,” coverage varies from shade to shade–anywhere from ultra sheer to nearly opaque. I’d be more inclined to describe it as buildable, medium coverage overall. The best MAC Lipglasses, to me, are the ones with fine pearl or sparkle, as the high-shine coupled with the reflection of the shimmer makes it standout.

MAC Lipglass Saint Germain
7
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
9
Longevity
3.5
Application
78%
Total
MAC Lipglass Bubble Butt
8
Product
7
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
83%
Total
MAC Lipglass Glitter Grunge
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
MAC Lipglass Twerkquoise
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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Anastasia Orchid, Electro, Potion Lip Glosses

Anastasia Orchid, Electro, Potion Lip Glosses
Anastasia Orchid, Electro, Potion Lip Glosses

Anastasia Orchid Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium lavender-purple with warm, pink undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff, while the gloss had enough thickness that it didn’t settle too much into lip lines, but it didn’t feel heavy. The biggest upside is how evenly the color applies, despite being lighter and quite pigmented. Make Up For Ever 500 Lilac (P, $19.00) is warmer, brighter (90% similar). Anastasia Dusty Lilac (-, $16.00) is lighter (80% similar). MAC Dilly Dazzle (P, $10.00) is warmer, darker (80% similar). MAC Snuggle Up (LE, $20.00) is warmer, more muted, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Electro Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark, magenta purple with cooler, iridescent blue and violet sparkle over a cream base. It had mostly opaque coverage that applied evenly and smoothly, while the consistency wasn’t too thick or too thin. The color wore well for five hours on me while moisturizing my lips. NARS La Main Bleue (P, $26.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Girl About Town (LE, $15.00) is lighter, less shimmery (90% similar). Milani Flashy (DC, $6.49) is warmer (90% similar). MAC What's Going On (LE, $20.00) is brighter, lighter (80% similar). Estee Lauder Violet Rain (LE, $22.50) is warmer, brighter, lighter (80% similar). MAC Itchy & Scratchy & Sexy (LE, $15.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Potion Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a deep, purpled burgundy with a cream finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage that went on fairly evenly without settling too deeply into lip lines, but there’s room for improvement in the application. If you wore a lip primer or liner underneath, I think those issues would be resolved. The color wore well for four and a half hours on me and was hydrating. MAC Dark as Night (P, $19.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC With Gusto (LE, $20.00) is lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Venom (-, $16.00) is warmer, brighter, more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Toy (P, $26.00) is warmer (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Anastasia Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is supposed to be “opaque” with “high-shine” that’s “non-drying.” It is one of the more pigmented lipglosses out there that has a smoother, more cushion-y consistency that typically spreads well across the lips. Some shades gather in lip lines, and some shades apply streaky; it seems more common with lighter shades and milkier colors. The formula is non-sticky initially and develops slight tackiness over time. My experience from wearing the formula is that they are often lightly to moderately hydrating and wear three to five hours. They have a vanilla scent that isn’t too overpowering nor does it linger once applied (I notice it mostly in the tube).

Anastasia Lip Gloss Orchid
Orchid
Orchid
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
93%
Total
Anastasia Lip Gloss Electro
Electro
Electro
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Anastasia Lip Gloss Potion
Potion
Potion
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total

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Christian Louboutin Beaute Altressa & Casanovella Loubilaque Lip Lacquers

Christian Louboutin Beaute Altressa Loubliaque Lip Lacquer
Christian Louboutin Beaute Altressa Loubliaque Lip Lacquer

Christian Louboutin Beaute Loubliaque Lip Lacquer ($85.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is newest launch from the brand. It is a lipgloss that’s supposed to have “brilliant, bold color” with “high-shine.” There are eight shades available; I purchased four to try and don’t expect to purchase the other four at this time. The gloss is housed in a clear, vial-like case, which is made out of plastic, with a flexible doe-foot applicator. It comes with a metallic ribbon that loops through the lid so that you can wear it (I would recommend using a sturdier chain). The formula is smooth, almost gel-like that feels cushion-y on the lips that is mostly non-sticky, and the shades I tried were fairly pigmented. The wear was between five and seven hours, while the formula was hydrating. The big issue I had with these was a tendency for them to get on my teeth. The formula has a floral scent and often soap-like taste. The formula reminded me a lot of Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss and Dior Fluid Addicts (this one feels more water-like initially, but it develops to a similar consistency within 30 seconds). I think the way they look on the lips is beautiful and lush, but the taste was frustrating for me.

Christian Louboutin Beaute Altressa Loubliaque Lip Lacquer ($85.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium red with neutral-to-cool undertones and a glassy, cream finish. The color coverage was nearly opaque, but there was a hint of my natural lip color (and freckle) peeking through. It applied beautifully with even, smooth color, and it wore well for seven hours. I didn’t experience any feathering or bleeding around the lip line. NARS No. 54 (P, $26.00) is brighter, lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Neon Apple (-, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #402 Red to Go (P, $38.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). MAC Opera (LE, $15.00) is more muted (90% similar). Anastasia Punchy Red (-, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Socialite (-, $16.00) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Forever Darling (P, $24.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) (P, $48.00) is cooler, more muted, darker (90% similar). Revlon Fire (P, $7.49) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). NARS Special Force (LE, $28.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). NARS Le Palace (P, $26.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Runway Red (-, $16.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). NYX Apple Crisp (P, $5.99) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). Laura Mercier Poppy (P, $25.00) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). Maybelline Signature Scarlet (020) (P, $8.99) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). MAC Anthurium (LE, $19.50) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty No Vacancy (P, $52.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Brickhouse (P, $26.00) is cooler, more muted, darker (85% similar). Milani Red My Lips (12) (P, $5.49) is brighter, lighter (85% similar). Dior Vie d'Enfer (869) (P, $35.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Christian Louboutin Beaute Casanovella Loubliaque Lip Lacquer ($85.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a deep, red-burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and fine pearl. The consistency was a little thinner than the other shades, and it was harder to control along the edge of the lips–I felt like it kind of pooled past where I had initially applied it. It had semi-opaque coverage and darkened my lip lines noticeably. It did apply evenly, though, and lasted for six hours while hydrating my lips. Anastasia Black Cherry (-, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Venom (-, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Lasting Achievement (P, $19.50) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Rum (-, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Rouge Tribal (P, $26.00) is warmer, lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Sin (LE, $15.00) is warmer, lighter (80% similar). Lancome Molten Magenta (13) (P, $22.00) is lighter, more shimmery (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Christian Louboutin Beaute Loubilaque Lip Lacquer Altressa
Altressa
Altressa
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
Christian Louboutin Beaute Loubilaque Lip Lacquer Casanovella
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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Anastasia Sepia, Vintage, Dusty Lilac Lip Glosses

Anastasia Lip Gloss
Anastasia Lip Gloss

Anastasia Sepia Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark reddish-brown with warm undertones and a cream finish. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, creamy consistency that spread well across the lips and didn’t appear streaky. The color wore well for four and a half hours on me and was hydrating over time. MAC Kiss Don't Tell (LE, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Tara (-, $16.00) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). MAC Fab Tested (LE, $20.00) is cooler (85% similar). Anastasia Fudge (-, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Vintage Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a dusty, medium pink-mauve with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that covered fairly evenly. I noticed a little bit of color settling into lip lines, but it wasn’t noticeable from a normal viewing distance (only up-close). This shade lasted for four and a half hours on me and felt moisturizing. MAC Just Superb (P, $20.00) is less pigmented (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Sorbet (P, $24.00) is cooler, more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Rose Petal (05) (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC It's a Strike (LE, $20.00) is cooler, less pigmented, darker (90% similar). Buxom Creamsicle (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Double Tap (P, $20.00) is more muted, darker (80% similar). MAC Anything But Demure (LE, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam Ariana Grande 2 (LE, $15.00) is cooler (85% similar). NARS Bound (P, $26.00) is cooler, darker (80% similar). Dior Swan (263) (P, $35.00) is warmer, brighter, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Dusty Lilac Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark pink-lavender with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had mostly opaque color coverage with a lightweight, smooth, and comfortable consistency that highlighted lip lines slightly. This shade wore well for four and a half hours on me and was hydrating. MAC Constant Craving (P, $24.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Carousel (P, $10.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Pink Nouveau (LE, $15.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Snuggle Up (LE, $20.00) is more muted, darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever 500 Lilac (P, $19.00) is brighter, darker (80% similar). Anastasia Orchid (-, $16.00) is darker (80% similar). MAC Speed Up (LE, $20.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Anastasia Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is supposed to be “opaque” with “high-shine” that’s “non-drying.” It is one of the more pigmented lipglosses out there that has a smoother, more cushion-y consistency that typically spreads well across the lips. Some shades gather in lip lines, and some shades apply streaky; it seems more common with lighter shades and milkier colors. The formula is non-sticky initially and develops slight tackiness over time. My experience from wearing the formula is that they are often lightly to moderately hydrating and wear three to five hours. They have a vanilla scent that isn’t too overpowering nor does it linger once applied (I notice it mostly in the tube).

Anastasia Lip Gloss Sepia
Sepia
Sepia
Anastasia Lip Gloss Vintage
Vintage
Vintage
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total
Anastasia Lip Gloss Dusty Lilac
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

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Anastasia Pastel Pink, Peony, Rio Lip Glosses

Anastasia Pastel Pink Lip Gloss
Anastasia Pastel Pink Lip Gloss

Anastasia Pastel Pink Lip Gloss ($16.gloss00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a milky, light pink with a cream finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that went on surprisingly evenly, though some of the color slipped into lip lines; it really applied better than a lot of similarly-hued glosses in my experience, though there is still room for improvement. This shade wore well for four hours and was hydrating while worn. MAC Saint Germain (P, $15.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Pink Fade (LE, $15.00) is more muted (95% similar). MAC Pure Fiction (LE, $15.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam Nicki 2 (LE, $15.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Obsessed (P, $19.00) is less pigmented (90% similar). MAC Tender (P, $22.00) is less pigmented, lighter (90% similar). MAC Picture Pink (LE, $15.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Carousel (LE, $15.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). NYX Merengue (P, $5.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). MAC Patentpink (P, $20.00) is warmer, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Peony Lip Gloss ($16.gloss00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark rosy pink with subtle, cool undertones and a cream finish. The texture was smooth and easily spread across the lips, but there was faint streaking and a bit of color welled in lip lines. It had nearly opaque pigmentation, though, and lasted for a solid four hours. Urban Decay Obsessed (P, $26.00) is lighter (95% similar). Edward Bess First Kiss (P, $30.00) is warmer, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Blushing (-, $16.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Lovechild (P, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Kittenish (LE, $20.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). MAC Go for Girlie (LE, $20.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Viva Glam Nicki (LE, $15.00) is warmer, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Anastasia Rio Lip Gloss ($16.gloss00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is an intense, medium-dark fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a cream finish. It was mostly opaque with just a faint bit of the natural lip color still coming through in some places. The consistency was a little thicker than other shades in the range, but it didn’t feel heavy or goopy on. Similarly, it applied fairly well with only a smidgen of streaking along the edges, as it seemed to self-level overall. The color lasted for five hours on me and was moisturizing over time.
MAC Ultramarine Pink (LE, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Priscilla (P, $26.00) is brighter, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Scandal (P, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Barbie Pink (-, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | Anastasia Lip Gloss ($16.gloss00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is supposed to be “opaque” with “high-shine” that’s “non-drying.” It is one of the more pigmented lipglosses out there that has a smoother, more cushion-y consistency that typically spreads well across the lips. Some shades gather in lip lines, and some shades apply streaky; it seems more common with lighter shades and milkier colors. The formula is non-sticky initially and develops slight tackiness over time. My experience from wearing the formula is that they are often lightly to moderately hydrating and wear three to five hours. They have a vanilla scent that isn’t too overpowering nor does it linger once applied (I notice it mostly in the tube).

Anastasia Lip Gloss Pastel Pink
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total
Anastasia Lip Gloss Peony
Peony
Peony
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total
Anastasia Lip Gloss Rio
Rio
Rio
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
91%
Total

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MAC With Gusto, Sway to the Sound, Saucy Miss, Acting on Impulse Vamplify Lipglosses

MAC With Gusto Vamplify Lipgloss
MAC With Gusto Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC With Gusto Vamplify Lipgloss ($20.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a deep, muted burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and and a lightly pearlized finish. The texture was lightweight, comfortable to wear, and spread easily across the lips, but the semi-opaque coverage made it more apparent just how much color settled into lip lines. It wore well for five hours and was lightly moisturizing. Anastasia Potion (-, $16.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Dark as Night (P, $19.50) is warmer, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Venom (-, $16.00) is warmer, more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Toy (P, $26.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Lasting Achievement (P, $19.50) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Apocalypse (P, $26.00) is warmer, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Sway to the Sound Vamplify Lipgloss ($20.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark lavender purple with cool undertones and a cream finish. It applied fairly evenly, though it highlighted lip lines as some of the gloss gathered there. This shade had mostly opaque coverage and lasted nicely for five hours. The formula was moderately hydrating.

MAC Saucy Miss Vamplify Lipgloss ($20.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark blue-violet with a cream finish. I find it appears bluer when swatched, but due to it being only semi-opaque, the pink tones of my natural lips seems to make it appear almost purplish on. It applied unevenly and tended to look streaky on. The color lasted for five hours and was lightly hydrating.

MAC Acting on Impulse Vamplify Lipgloss ($20.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is a deep bluish-teal with cool undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-sheer color coverage, and it did not apply particularly well, as the color gathered in lip lines and could have been more even. It lasted for four hours and was lightly hydrating (that was the highlight of this one). Lancome Crystallized Cobalt (10) (P, $22.00) is cooler, lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | MAC Vamplify Lipgloss ($20.00 for 0.16 fl. oz.) is supposed to have intense, vivid color paired with a moisturizing, glossy, long-wearing formula. Some shades are very pigmented while others are semi-opaque, and some shades apply evenly while others are more streaky. They have a light-medium thick consistency that’s not heavy or goopy, but it’s not really thin; however, they’re really smooth and creamy, so they feel nice on. There’s no tackiness initially, and it feels a lot like lip balm to me–soft, smooth, and my lips felt supple. I find they develop light to moderate tackiness as they wear on. They wear anywhere from three to five hours and are lightly to moderately hydrating over time. The formula has strong, vanilla scent (stronger than their lipsticks; I can smell it for a bit even when it is applied, not just in the tube) but no discernible taste.

Editor’s Note: At the time of the original review, there were no similar shades of lipgloss close enough to be considered dupes for Sway to the Sound, Saucy Miss, or Acting on Impulse; if there are any dupes in the future, the post will automatically update with them (but it’s not an error!).

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss With Gusto
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4
Application
83%
Total
MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Sway to the Sound
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4
Application
86%
Total
MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Saucy Miss
7
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
81%
Total
MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Acting on Impulse
6.5
Product
7
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
3
Application
73%
Total

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