MAC Been There, Plum That & Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolours Reviews & Swatches

Been There, Plum That

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour ($24.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a deeper, eggplant purple with warmer undertones and a satin finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, which applied smoothly and fluidly across my lips without emphasizing my lip texture or settling noticeably into my lip lines.

The consistency was smooth, lightweight, and like a velvety-cream, just in liquid format, which made it comfortable to wear and easy to get crisper lines along the edges of my lips. It stayed on well for seven and a half hours (but not 12!), left a subtle stain behind, and was hydrating–the hydrating factor seemed to last closer to 12 hours as I didn’t feel the need for balm after wearing this formula.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.1 oz. - $240.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be long-wearing with 12-hour hydration, comfort, and feather-resistant and non-bleeding wear. They are supposed to have "one-swipe, full coverage colour."

It's a liquefied lipstick that has a smooth, creamy consistency with moderate glide and more of a velvety-creamy feel, so it was never watery but not overly thick. This is not a liquid lipstick that dries down to a matte finish after a few seconds (or even a minute); they have a creamier, moderate shine initially that wears down to satin and eventually semi-matte as they wear on. They don't "dry down," though, and as a result, they are very comfortable to wear. This also means that they are not transfer-proof, but they pack enough color that there is plenty of product and still full-coverage left behind after drinking and light eating.

They applied with full color coverage and went on evenly (for the most part) without emphasizing lip texture or lip lines. The wear-time claimed--12 hours--is a lot, but most shades lasted between six and eight hours with a few leaving enough stain and color behind not to require a reapplication. The lighter the shade, the shorter the wear time, which is common.

They were comfortable to wear with a moderately hydrating feel, and they are the type of liquid lipstick I tend to reach for--something longer-wearing but still very comfortable. As they are creamier and a little thicker, it's important to remove any excess from the inner areas of the lips or to apply less and build up as necessary or else they tend to show up on teeth initially. I didn't have this recur throughout wear, though. There was a faint, vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Love Me Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Ingredients

Petrolatum, Octyldodecanol, Isohexadecane, Synthetic Beeswax, Kaolin, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Ppg-51/Smdi Copolymer, Pentaerythrityl Adipate/Caprate/Caprylate/Heptanoate, Silica, Boron Nitride, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax Copernicia Cerifera Cera Cire De Carnauba, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) ExtractExtrait D'Orge, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Methicone, Polydecene, Polybutene, Propylene Carbonate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Tin Oxide, Alumina, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Titanium/Titanium Dioxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Saccharin, Flavor (Aroma), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 21 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Whatta Doll

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour ($24.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a brighter, brick coral with warm undertones and a cream finish with moderate shine, which eventually wore down to a true, satin finish (about an hour or two). The texture was smooth, velvety, and creamy with moderate glide, but it didn’t feel too slippery. It had rich pigmentation in a single stroke, as promised, which delivered even coverage that didn’t emphasize my lip texture. It lasted well for seven hours and felt very hydrating over time (this part lasted closer to the 12-hours the brand claimed).

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.1 oz. - $240.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be long-wearing with 12-hour hydration, comfort, and feather-resistant and non-bleeding wear. They are supposed to have "one-swipe, full coverage colour."

It's a liquefied lipstick that has a smooth, creamy consistency with moderate glide and more of a velvety-creamy feel, so it was never watery but not overly thick. This is not a liquid lipstick that dries down to a matte finish after a few seconds (or even a minute); they have a creamier, moderate shine initially that wears down to satin and eventually semi-matte as they wear on. They don't "dry down," though, and as a result, they are very comfortable to wear. This also means that they are not transfer-proof, but they pack enough color that there is plenty of product and still full-coverage left behind after drinking and light eating.

They applied with full color coverage and went on evenly (for the most part) without emphasizing lip texture or lip lines. The wear-time claimed--12 hours--is a lot, but most shades lasted between six and eight hours with a few leaving enough stain and color behind not to require a reapplication. The lighter the shade, the shorter the wear time, which is common.

They were comfortable to wear with a moderately hydrating feel, and they are the type of liquid lipstick I tend to reach for--something longer-wearing but still very comfortable. As they are creamier and a little thicker, it's important to remove any excess from the inner areas of the lips or to apply less and build up as necessary or else they tend to show up on teeth initially. I didn't have this recur throughout wear, though. There was a faint, vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Love Me Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Ingredients

Petrolatum, Octyldodecanol, Isohexadecane, Synthetic Beeswax, Kaolin, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Ppg-51/Smdi Copolymer, Pentaerythrityl Adipate/Caprate/Caprylate/Heptanoate, Silica, Boron Nitride, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax Copernicia Cerifera Cera Cire De Carnauba, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) ExtractExtrait D'Orge, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Methicone, Polydecene, Polybutene, Propylene Carbonate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Tin Oxide, Alumina, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Titanium/Titanium Dioxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Saccharin, Flavor (Aroma), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 21 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 27 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Been There, Plum That Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

MAC Whatta Doll Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

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Been There, Plum That is gorgeous! While I could easily get away with wearing a shade this deeply intense several years back, I’m not so confident I could do so now without looking like Alice Cooper!

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