Monday, August 4th, 2008


Red Flame

Here are some product photos of the Lustre Twins Pro Longwear Lustre Lip Colours!

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Ripe & Ready


Red Reflection


Custom Rose


Gypsy Rose

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19 thoughts on “MAC Cosmetics Lustre Twins – Product Photos

  1. Ahh I want all of them! It’s so hard to choose, especially since I know I won’t be wearing them too frequently so there isn’t much use in getting a lot.

    Could you possibly post pictures of you wearing the other ones as well? Or maybe use them in a look? It’s always nice to see what these products look like on you, just because they can often be surprising (like Red Flame/Orange Flicker). I’m thinking about getting Custom Rose/Pink Virtue or Ripe & Ready/Soft & Lush…I like the more coral-y colour of R&R/S&L but I don’t know if it would be too loud for everyday use, since I usually wear pretty tame coral-pink colours.

    Also, you mentioned that the Soft & Lush part of Ripe & Ready/Soft & Lush reminded you of your $50 Cle de Peau gloss…is that the case?? I absolutely adored that gloss, though I don’t think I could bring myself to shell out $50 for it…so if Soft & Lush looks kind of like it, I would probably buy that prolongwear.

    Sigh…choices, choices…

    • whitnee

      i second this. i got the pink air white top thinking i would have a really light pink lip, but it went on my lips very transparent and was more of a mauve color, not that much different from my natural lip color, so i thought ‘what a waste’ and i returned it. but ripe and ready/soft and lush looks very bright on you so i think i might try that one on in the store. hopefully it will be better. i like the concept of a pro-longwear.

      • Interesting! I wish you would have shared some photos with us ;) I’d love to see this on, because it did not look like it’d work for us!

    • Hey Miss Fred!

      I’ll be posting them as I wear them for certain :)

      Ripe & Ready is pretty bright for a coral, I would suppose. I did use it in a look, just recently!

      It is similar, not a dead ringer, though. NARS Orgasm gloss is really close – just sheerer and not as pigmented! Nymphette has the same kind of effect, though not as pink!

  2. Avatar of Celia Nartian

    The one I love is Boss Brown which is already an existing shade, but I do like the frosty light cream pink gloss that came with it in this collection.

  3. Kitt3n

    I have often wondered if these dry out your lips. I wouldn’t want a lip product that felt dry. Other long wear type products that I have tried are supposed to be applied to a clean lip and let to dry. After a short time wearing them they then start to peel and look nasty. Do these MAC ones to that?

  4. Kristen

    I ended up picking up Custom Rose/Pink Virtue and I just love it!

  5. Elle

    I grabbed a few of these–so far Red Reflection is my favorite. They’re not particularly drying IMO–*IF* you prep properly, they’re not problematic at all.

    • Nice! I have yet to feel that they’re drying at all… perhaps if you’ve eaten a lot of oily food and it starts to break down the product, that’s about it.

  6. Kristen

    I forgot to add to my earlier comment (above)….
    Just be careful when you open them….I ended up breaking my gloss side so that when I twist to open, the lid part keeps clicking (I twisted it open too hard the wrong way and broke where it was glued in) so now, I have to pull the gloss tube off in order to get to the brush. But I still am loving the Custom Rose colour, its just so pretty and looks so glossy on the lips, its hard to describe. I may just go back and buy another colour. And too, this is my first MAC lip colour and gloss.

  7. SmittenKitten

    I bought three of these! I really like them but the red tends to glob up after a few hours.