Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

The Summer Season: MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick ($14.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a soft, semi-sheer medium pink with a subtly cool undertone.  It has white and pink micro-shimmer and a semi-frosty finish.  It has the same vanilla scent as is traditional to MAC lipsticks.  Hot Gossip has a cremesheen finish, which means that it is on the drier side, though I don’t find cremesheens to be drying (but if you have particularly dry lips, wear lip balm first).  The wear is a little below average, in part to the sheerness of the shade, and stands at two to three hours for me.

Is this the right pink for you? Would you wear it?

The Summer Season is a series of posts featuring bright, vibrant shades of coral, orange, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for a summer of fun — that runs through July 2010.

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MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick
MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

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35 thoughts on “The Summer Season: MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

  1. Darla

    OMG I totallyyyyy looove this lipstick! It looks like a gorgeous shade! And it really suits you! I’m definately gonna go get this one!

    Thanks for the review!!

  2. Ashley Marie

    Ooh I like this. I’m gunna grab it with my back2Mac trade ins when I go to get fare to wear on Thursday.

  3. Cherie

    So pretty. It looks really good on you.

  4. Ashley

    I’ve had this on my wishlist for awhile, but I had not swatched it in store so I was hesitant to buy it. So glad to see a good swatch of this color, looks like a pink I would like!

  5. Suzie

    wow this is a permanent color? i’ve never heard of it, and now I need it haha.

  6. can this be considered mac dupe of lancome fleur de lis???

  7. Debora

    Beautiful color! ^-^

  8. Valerie

    Ooh, I have this one and I haven’t worn it in a while. I think I’ll wear it today!

  9. Charlotte

    Oh wow this is pretty, it looks like a lighter version of Sweetie, do you agree?

  10. I love it but I’m a succer for pinks. :)

  11. Riki

    Wow. I’m not sure I’ll be able to wear it but Christine that is soooo your color :) Looks amazing on you!

  12. Michelle

    So interesting to see how these colors look on different skintones! Hot Gossip looks really hot pink on me! I like how it looks medium rosy pink on you :)

  13. Madilynn

    I really like this color range, but i’m looking for something more subtle. Any suggestions?

  14. Kara

    My favorite pink, hands down.

  15. Gorgeous! Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like it wears too long but I still love it and reapplying isn’t a big deal to me.

  16. One of my favorites! It makes my lips look a bit pinker and lights up my skin. Nice to see it here and it looks amazing on you.

  17. AngieM.

    I love this color on you ~ and me, LOL. I’ve been to my local MAC counter twice this summer, just for this lipstick and they don’t have it in stock. Argh!

    This review has me planning a little trek to a different MAC counter. ;o)

  18. sally

    wow this really makes your cheeks look lovely and rosy!
    This is something i MUST pick up

  19. Mel

    I bought this recently also and I really like it :-) I think it looks nice with Luminary lustre glass over it :-) I agree with the others also, it looks great on you!

  20. I vote leave it. Very pretty, but it’s one among the hunderds of pink shades of lipstick.

  21. Chelsea

    Even though it leans cool, do you think it could work on dark (like Kelly Rowland colored), warm skin tones?

  22. this looks absolutely gorgeous on you! do you know of any chanel dupe for this? Rouge allure even? thanks!

  23. Carla25

    Hiya, I’m looking for a pinky/plum lipstick. Not to dark tho.How different is this one to the Mac Lipstick Dish It Up? I’m also looking at the illamasqua intense lipgloss move…but i think this lipgloss might be a lot dark than Dish it up?Hope to hear back from you :) Thanks