Thursday, March 11th, 2010

MAC Touch Lipstick

The Spring Season: MAC Touch Lipstick

MAC Touch Lipstick ($14.00) is an creamy, full color coverage browned nude with a glossy sheen. This is one of my favorite browns to wear, because on me, it’s just right–I find that darker browns can look odd on me–it has just enough warmth and lightness to make it work as a darkened nude.  Touch has a lustre finish, but it’s the best kind of lustre–all of that beautiful shine with creamy color.  Like other MAC lipsticks, it is vanilla-scented and wears for about four hours before fading.

Is this the right brown lipstick for you? Would you wear it?

The Spring Season is a series of posts featuring my favorite soft beige, coral, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for the first blossom of spring — that runs through March 2010.

See photos and swatches…

MAC Touch Lipstick

MAC Touch Lipstick

MAC Touch Lipstick
MAC Touch Lipstick

MAC Touch Lipstick

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41 thoughts on “The Spring Season: MAC Touch Lipstick

  1. Petra

    Ohhh, so pretty! I may have to check it out – but only when I finish up at least two lipsticks. I have to start putting down some rules for myself, ,lol.

  2. TC

    I’m so glad you featured this color!! Touch is my all time fav l/s by MAC. It truly doesn’t get enough love! My lips are super pigmented and this was the first l/s that I tried that I felt I had found my “HG” color! Love it!:)

  3. JC

    I have Touch, I’m a C7, NC45/NC50, caramel skin. I find that the color doesn’t do much for me :(

  4. Hilana

    Very nice colour. I really like it. As a rule I’m not fond of a brownish colour, but this one is really nice.

  5. idakz

    love this shade!

  6. Lilian

    touch looks gorgeous on you! unfortunately it was too orange on me…but then I found 4N which is juuust nice :)

  7. Kristina

    I have gone through many tubes of this sucka.

    It looks so different on my skin tone (NC45). It is a gentler nude on me, all darker skin ladies need to pick this one up.

  8. Kesh

    Did you use a lip pencil? You apply your lipstick so perfectly! lol. I like this lipstick as a suggestion for spring. I love my nudes and am looking for a new lipstick so I might check this one out and see how it looks on me. As always, great post, Chrstine!

  9. Alexis

    Wow – you’re bringing back memories for me! I use to wear this with Chestnut liner religiously!

  10. Roslyn

    I am about C4 and this lipstick is the perfect nude lip for me. It’s not erased nude, but more like my lips but better.

  11. Would you say this colour is the lipstick version of MAC Mousse slimshine? :)

  12. Oooh, I’m gonna have to get this. It looks like it would go well with Frankly Fresh lipglass from Liberty of London?

  13. shontay

    I bought Touch a couple of months ago and I love it. It’s no fuss and it doesn’t compete with the eyes.

  14. allison

    I am so glad to see you feature this lip color…it reminds me to put it back on my list. I keep meaning to check it out, but forget. It looks lovely on you. :)

  15. Erica

    I am a African-american nc45 and this color is perfect on me as well its a lovely nude shaded color

  16. Bunny

    Oooo! Love this!

  17. gia

    Hi, Christine. Would it be possible for you to post a full-on lip swatch of Brave New Bronze? I know it was LE but I would really love to see a lip swatch of it on you. The other ones you’ve provided in the past in previous posts are taken somewhat from an angle. Just would enjoy seeing a demo of it like the one you’ve posted here if it’s not too much trouble. Thanks a bunch!

  18. Shannon

    This is really pretty!!!!! :)

  19. Meika

    I actually use this shade when I’m going for a nude lip, but I was wondering of that new lip pencil that just came out would look good with this

  20. Carrie

    Gorgeous color. I’ve been wanting that one for a while now. I tend to look better in warmer tones, and it looks so creamy.

  21. Rachel

    Hi Christine, if I might say, Touch bears uncanny resemblance to Lancome’s Bronze Show, from their Mix & Matte collection.

  22. Eileen

    This was the first MAC l/s I bought. And it’s by far my favorite. I have several l/s but I always come back to this one.

  23. Katrina

    this color looks great on your lips! how do you exfoliate your lips?

  24. I love this color I will have to check it out next time I’m at MAC. I find that the right brown hues for me are “Fresh Brew” and “Hug Me” from MAC..they are beautiful colors. Especially “Hug Me” with “Boy Bait” Creamsheen Glass on top!

    Thanks for the new brown shade suggestion. I’m eager to go and try it out!


  25. Dani

    Nooo! I owned that lipstick for a long time. I bought it thinking it would be good for a nude lip on a NW45 lady, such as myself. NOPE! It was terrible, make me look washed out. I ended up using it for B2M.

    • Lena

      Oh no, sorry it didnt work for you! At first I felt the same about it until I tried a few lipglosses on top and it changed everything. I usally go with a lighter shade gloss such as Macs 2N, Chai, or my fav Wildly Lush plushglass. I definitely suggest giving it a try with the gloss, you may just like it.

  26. Lena

    I lovvveeee Touch! I wear that with Wildly Lush Plushglass on top and that becomes my fav nude lip. Im a NC50 and it looks amazing. The color even looks great on your skin complexion as well. Definitely a must have brown shade in my opinion.

  27. Tin Apolonio

    Hey. Your lips are stunning! I was wondering if you think this lipstick is available in the Philippines? I’m planning to buy also since I’m a medium toned skin I think this will do wonders for me. :)

  28. eleni

    could you please compare this to stay in touch(cremesheen)? It looks like a more pigmented cousin to me, thanks a lot!!