Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

If you were using MAC Bust Out Lipstick, how would you wear it?

What products would you use? Where would you wear it? Would it be the star of the look? Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include today’s look book product!

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23 thoughts on “How would you wear MAC Bust Out Lipstick?

  1. nicole

    I would first wear Urban Decay Sin on the lid, and build just a little bit of urban decay smog in the crease with virgin as a highlight
    For cheeks I would wear MAC Dame on the cheeks, with Stilla kitten compact as a highlight
    I would wear the Bust Out lipstick with NYX sweetheart lip gloss to tone it down :)

  2. I’ve been wearing this a lot this summer – paired with toned down gold/copper eyes and black liner. Then I brush some of Dior’s Aurora powder on my cheeks, with a light dusting of Tarte’s bronzer over that to emphasize my cheekbones 😀 I think Bust Out is the star of that look :)

  3. Reese

    I would wear thick winged out black eyeliner, benefit’s thrrrob blush and mac’s pearl cream coloured base as a heavy highlight. I would wear the lipstick as is, no gloss on top or anything, maybe dab more pearl on the centre of the lower lip.

  4. Sarah

    I LOVE wearing Bust Out under Strange Potion lipglass. :) tones down the color nicely.

  5. Emily O.

    I want to hear what folks have to say because I was just going to return
    Bust Out ( i think Up the Amp is super similar) and Surf USA ( I have Gulf Stream) to Nordstrom tidy but perhaps my mind can be changed by you inventive ladies

  6. Ana medina

    Natural makeup sun kissed look, just a wash of shimmer on the lids, blackeyeliner; on top only, baby lashes by Ardel and this beautiful color I can’t w8 to get my hands on

  7. Maria

    I don’t own it, but from swatches it looks to be kind of in between Up The Amp and Violetta, which I love dearly.

    MAC Woodwinked on the lid, Stars N’ Rockets in the crease, Seedy Pearl as a brow highlight. I’d line my eyes fairly subtly with Blacktrack Fluidline, and put MUFE 8L Aqua Eyes (silver) in the inner corner and on the waterline. MAC Hang Loose on the cheeks, with a bit of the shimmery lilac side as a cheek highlight, maybe with a bit of NARS Mata Hari right on the apples of the cheeks. Then Bust Out! :)

  8. i would never tone down this colour…i’ve been loving it this summer and i think this a colour that really suits me…this holidays i’ve been wearing it just it a clean face with some tinted moisturiser and rimel…with my sunglasses on and that amazing pop of colour in my lips it looks great…

  9. Rosie

    I’ve already wore this color. I paired it up with simple black winged eyeliner, and a very soft pinkish coral blush. I received many compliments wearing this.

  10. Gillian (AKA Munchy)

    The best way i have worn it so far is as follows.
    Mac engaging on the lid (the bronze side) with the pink side as a highlight for the inner corner. Black mascara and eyeliner. I keep the cheeks natural looking by contouring with just a touch of bronzing powder. I used Mac’s springsheen blush ombre. Then applied Bust Out lipstick as the focus of the look. The result- contrasting yet simple.

  11. lesleyk

    I’m a MAC virgin, but I love the the look of this lipstick and I love nicole’s suggested look. I think I have to try this.

  12. Marieke

    I would make sure it would disappear off my lips as soon as possible! That color… is just… NO

  13. Kelsie Rose

    I would wear a neutral eye color, maybe like MAC satin taupe and urban decay liner in Zero. For cheeks I would wear Breezy (MAC) powder blush and MAC Bust out lipstick with MAC Funtabulous dazzleglass on top.

  14. Lena Vaz

    Actually, I don´t know if I would! I´m not a fan of lustre lipsticks… For me, they seem too sheer! I prefer MAC´s satin and amplified finishings! But its a lovely color! :)

  15. Eyes:
    UD Naked on the Lid
    UD Buck on the crease
    UD Sin as highlight
    Thin small winged out liner & some mascara

    Nars Orgasm lightly dusted on the cheeks

    MAC Bust Out with MAC Athena’s Kiss gloss to really intensify the berry color & voila. !!

    • mumtaza

      you totally made me go buy bust out! and athena’s kiss by writing this. and i thought both would be sold out! nope. and i got athena’s kiss by accident when a mac artist opened a drawer in front of me and there lay all their old wonderwoman stock. they didn’t have the testers out i thought i was too late. and they do go perfectly together as you say!!! best makeup day ever.

  16. Maureen

    Inside of different packaging… haha, I kid (not really). If it ever gets repromoted, I would wear it with a lightly-smoky sort of look with warm grays.

  17. Ha I just got this a week or so ago I think along with “all of my purple life.” (And now you got me wanting “jealousy wakes” too after seeing all the posts and stuff about it – you’re right, it looks like it IS hard to make an ugly green – I don’t know that I’ve ever seen one! Anywayz, lemmee think for a sec what I just wore with it – I think I wore either Rock & Republic Immoral blush or Nars Orgasm – something in the orange or coral area, as I’m finding that looks awesome with a purple lip, and on the eyes I wore a neutral, shimmery whitish color – I think maybe Stila Moonlight, Smashbox Oyster, or Mac Crystal Avalanche – something along that line, and a shimmery, sparkly Meow Cosmetics purple color like E-shopping, or Hacker, in the crease and Jesse’s Girl purple pencil liner on the top lid, black mascara. Mac Bust Out is a lovely color – I almost passed it by, but I’m sure glad I didn’t! I’ve been getting a real thing for purple lippies and trying to pick up whatever comes along! And to think, I used to hate purple – now I can’t get enough of it!

  18. I love this colour, it would deffinatly be the main piece of makeup worn. Id wear it with a thin line of black liner on the top lid and mascara, maybe a clear lipgloss over it to really make it stand out and look extra glossy

  19. Jacqueline

    First I’d put cork by Mac or buck by UD in the crease for definition. Then highlight the inner corner and brow bone lightly with a matte white. Then id do dramatic winged out black gel liner with macs blacktrack fluidline. Finally I’d put on bust out with nothing over it and finish the look with Chanel mascara and warm soul on the cheeks (:

  20. frida

    just the lipstick and no other makeup at all

  21. MelQ

    I would wear it with Magenta lip liner from MAC… On the eyes, a soft wash of color (shroom eyeshadow) and lots of lashes – MAC’s #48 lashes are my fave right now! (Def a Kim Kardashian lash look) On the cheeks, use a #129 brush to dust a soft wash of Plum Foolery blush.