MAC Berry Bold, Hopelessly Devoted, Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil Reviews, Photos, Swatches

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

Here are the next three shades from the new MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencil ($20.00 for 0.08 oz.) range that I’ve finished testing! You can check out part one for an overview of the formula (and in-depth reviews of Go for Girlie, Innocent, Revved Up) and part two (Fearless, Kittenish, Patentpink). To summarize: the formula is lightly hydrating, short-wearing (two to three hours), moderately tacky, and have light to moderate shine. The color coverage varies from semi-sheer to semi-opaque. I’ve also had some issues with even application with some shades.

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil ($20.00 for 0.08 oz.) is described as an “orange-red.” It’s a brightened, medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and a shiny finish. There’s nothing “Berry” about this shade at all (and even the official description agrees). It had semi-opaque color coverage that applied mostly evenly. This shade wore well for three and a half hours. Shiseido Lust (RD305) (P, $25.00) is more orange, glossier. Illamasqua Touch (P, $22.00) is darker, more shimmery. MAC Cherry Glaze (LE, $20.00) is darker, redder. Too Faced Red Stiletto (P, $21.00) is darker. Givenchy Carmin Escarpin (306) (P, $36.00) is more orange, less red. NARS Wonder (LE, $25.00) is darker, glossier. Chanel Exces (P, $32.00) is redder, glossier. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil ($20.00 for 0.08 oz.) is described as a “bright clean fuchsia.” It’s a cool-toned, fuchsia pink with blue undertones and a glossier finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, and the color applied fairly evenly. This shade was also glossier than the others. It lasted for three hours on me. Guerlain Rose Grenat (864) (LE, $49.50) is more opaque, darker. YSL Rose Asarine (34) (P, $34.00) is warmer, more opaque. Revlon Adorned (P, $7.49) is more shimmery, more opaque. Revlon Whimsical (115) (P, $8.99) is very similar. MAC Lickable (P, $16.00) is less glossy, cooler-toned. MAC Girl About Town (P, $16.00) is cooler-toned, more matte. Guerlain Gigi (P, $49.50) is brighter, redder. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil ($20.00 for 0.08 oz.) is described as a “rosy pink.” It’s a medium-dark, pinky-red with subtle cool undertones and a soft shine. It had semi-opaque pigmentation but it applied somewhat unevenly. This shade wore well for three and a half hours and left a very slight stain. Guerlain Rose Grenat (864) (LE, $49.50) is cooler-toned, more opaque. YSL Rose Asarine (34) (P, $34.00) is warmer. MAC Feeling Amorous? (LE, $20.00) is cooler-toned. Revlon Whimsical (115) (P, $8.99) is cooler-toned. Giorgio Armani #523 (P, $29.00) is glossier. Chanel Suspense (P, $34.00) is less glossy. Guerlain Gigi (P, $49.50) is brighter, cooler-toned. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Berry Bold Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Hopelessly Devoted Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil

MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil
MAC Pleasant Patentpolish Lip Pencil

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure de Lumiere Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Powder
On eyes:
  • Marc Jacobs Intro(vert)
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This is very true, Judith! I wish these were more hydrating – at least then you’d sacrifice some of the evenness for that!

All 3 are gorgeous! Berry Bold is surprisingly warm going by what the name suggests! I was wondering if Revlon Lacquer Balm ‘Vivacious’ is similar to Hopelessly Devoted or Pleasant?

This grouping looks better than many of the others. Still, I’m only picking up Kittenish because it’s a MLBB shade and a weird shade I do not see very often. I got sidetracked by the By Request during checkout and they jumped into my basket too. Is there such thing as too many lipsticks? This spring is killah

Totally off topic and this feature has been around for awhile, but I have to say..I love the ability to navigate through your posts within your posts.. So easy to scroll through latest.. Thank you!

I love the colors of this entire line! I really wish the quality was better though. The lack of hydration and uneven application makes me hesitate. Plus I’m tired of falling in love with limited edition MAC stuff! My heart is always broken in the end 🙁

Would you say Berry Bold looks similar to Dreaming Dahlia? It is the ONLY one I am eyeing but I have Dreaming Dahlia! 🙂

These look like nice colours, but I think the formula would need to be a bit more even! One of the nice things about sherr-ish crayon lip products that I like is the ability to be able to toss it on quickly without a mirror 😀

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