Best MAC Lipsticks 2018 | Top 10 + Share Your Favorites

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Dreadful! Was going to say you’d likely look fine in the throwbacks Marrakesh and Spanish Fly. 36 a whack is outback outrageous!

Kinda Sexy, Velvet Teddy, Mehr, and Please Me are among my faves. I also love Viva Glam V, even though I’m not big on the lustre finish lipsticks. But it’s such a pretty, wearable, everyday color that I make the exception for it. Plus it’s for a good cause.

My favourite Mac lipsticks are always completely different to everyone else’s, mostly because I’m super pale but also super warm, I also have pretty pigmented lips, so most lighter nudes just look wrong.

So here goes:

1. Crosswires (my all time HG lipstick) love the colour, love the creme sheen finish, wear it all day every day.
2. Saucy Little Darling from the Nutcracker Collection- the perfect warm coralish pink
3. Ladybug, a great every day red
4. Viva Glam V- this does look slightly nude on me, but the lustre finish keeps it really pretty.
5. Diva- fantastic vamping sexiness

MAC Show Orchid, MAC New York Apple, MAC “O”, MAC Heroine, MAC Red, MAC Diva, MAC Media, MAC D For Danger and MAC Velvet Teddy are my favourite MAC lipsticks. My favourite red lipstick ever is MAC Stunner, which, sadly, is a limited edition shade. I really hope they bring it back someday.

Nigerian Girl, just like you, Stunner is one of my absolute favorite reds which is limited. I also love the other limited reds Opera (from Toledo collection) and Kinky Boots. Sadly they are all on minimal now and I may consider buying them on Ebay. Like you, I will be so happy if they re-promote any of these.

My top ten are: velvet teddy, kinda sexy, oxblood, cream in your coffee, enchanted one, so select, mama woo, relentlessly red, mocha and spirit

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