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MACs Plink lipstick
i can apply it without a mirror and i think its flattering on every skintone and you can always get it with 6 empties (B2M)

I haven’t tried a lot of MAC lipsticks, so I could not name a MLBB color that’s from MAC. But my favorite MLBB lipsticks are Paula Dorf Sheer Lipstick in Breathless and Clinique Long Last Soft Shine in Creamy Nude. The Paula Dorf lippie is MLBB, with some peach tones while Clinique comes off as neutral nude.

I don’t own it, but MAC’s Ahoy, There is actually my lip shade with just the slightest _hint_ of more pink.

NC30 with pigmented lips. MACs Viva Glam 6 lipstick looks fabulous with well moisterized lips!!!! I get tons of compliments all the time.

NARS’ Butterfield 8 lip lacquer is a surprisingly wonderful MLBB — the only lipgloss to date that I’ve completely used up! I wish I could find a lipstick that had the same color and shine as this.

Viva Glam V Lipstick and lipglass and Bare Necessity Dazzleglass all are my lip but better colors for me

My lips are brownish pink as are the Viva Glam Vs. Bare Necessity is glittery sheer, so my lips show through, while keeping them cute.

Being a black woman I don’t have to tell you how hard it is to find a nice nude color. However, I really love the Carol’s Daughter Candy Paint lip glosses. I usually mix Park Avenue Bling with Brick House for a perfect pout.

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Hey Brandi! I’m glad that you’ve found SOMETHING that works for you!! I have heard many a complaint about the trials of finding WoC friendly makeup!

Mac slimshine in funshine is exactly my lips but better…a little more corally, shiny, smother and softer. Love it!

Fast Lane by MAC. I don’t remember what collection it was in, but it’s totally MLBB. With Electro Lush gloss over it…ahhhh.

Mark Fresh Kiss Lipstick in Buttah, which, with my luck, is discontinued! I have one that I’m actively using, and one still in the box that I’m gonna go try to match.

When I’m going for a natural lip colour, I use one of 2 BNeverTooBusyToBeBeautiful products:
If I’m going for a cool colour sheme, I go for the antique-pink ‘Bluff’ lip tint, which is a perfect match to my natural colouring, or for a warmer colour scheme, especially when I have red hair, I use their ‘Bi-lingual’ lip cream, which is a creamy pink-brown tone, very slightly darker than my natural lip colour.

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Well it’s not my exact lip color but it looks quiet natural on me when I apply it lightly.

Laura Mercier’s Bare Lips is the closest I have come across. It’s a rather sheer pinky beige and it suits my skin tone very well.

I´m still looking for a HG-MLBB shade. MAC Saplicious lip gelee is close but not pink enough, Twig-Twig l/s is also close but a bit too pink, *sighs and shakes head*

Two: First, MAC’s “Syrup” is a shade darker than my natural lips, but the same color.

Second, and I find this weird because it’s not a at all a naturalistic type of lip color, MAC’s “Money, Honey” Dazzleglass! Obviously I don’t have all the sparkles naturally (THAT would be interesting!) – but it’s an even closer color match than “Syrup.”

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