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I still stand by lovin’ Cockney, but now I am not too sure about Costa Chic. It looks a little dry, no? Just doesn’t look like it gives a smooth application. On the other hand, while initially i wasn’t fond of London Life or Milan Mode, the swatches give me a different impression. They look very pretty & have more color pay off than I originally expected!

I have both london life and milan mode and i can say that they are both absolutely gorgeous, particularly L.L.
milan mode looks so pretty in the tube that I could just sit there looking at it all day, it’s a perfect wearable bright rosy pink listick.

I already placed my order for costa chic and st germain which i missed on the previous collection. I wish i waited for this swatches. I could have gotten naked paris and patisserie as well…i hope i don’t regret getting the st germain..i think almost everybody owns it…

lol….my first thought was WOW, I’m SURE i had a lipstick i played with as a little kid that was the same colour…and it was from the SEVENTIES!!!!!

loving cockney and london life ps i dont see what all the fuss is about saint germain i personally dont like the colur and dont think its nice on my nc0 skintone!

Hmm so costa chic looks the same on your lips — almost streaky……..i’m not loving the formula. I do think, though, that I’m going to pick up Cockney — im venturing into red lips!!!

it’s gross on dark skin tones πŸ™‚ cuz it’s brightly light
but i have kind of a dupe in miss sporty 009 innocence and it looks amazing on nc10-15 skin. daring color…i was scared of blue pinks before cuz a lot of cheap girls wear them here in bad combos…with yellow hair, orange skin..bleh πŸ˜€ I like it with black cat eyes

St Germain is one of my favorite colors of all time!! This swatch really doesnt do it justice-you must se it in person. It is awsome. I am very pale (NC25) with alamost black hair and this color is so so pretty!!

I dream about london life, but it’s so much darker than any other colour I own and I’m scared I’ll look ridiculous wearing it… Thus shattering my dreams πŸ™

Milan mode looks different on the lips to what I expected, in a lovely way.

I really like Milan Mode! I’ll have to see how it looks on me, but I’ll probably get it! & I’ll probably get a backup of Saint Germain!

If you want an almost exact comparison of COCKNEY you should get RED LADYBUG is almost identical…and the best part…it’s also a lustre finish formula. I’m thinking of getting LONDON LIFE and MILAN MODE…both lovely and getting LADYBUG RED when I’m not so broke LOL

i got costa chic today and i LOVE it such a hot color!, none of the other colors really called out to me except St. germain and i already have it.

I got it too and it is AMAZING! With Euro beat dazzle it is truly gorgeous. People really need to try it before they knock it ^_^

wow milan mode looks great on the lips.Patisserie on the other hand is way too sheer like almost nothing on. is milan mode lustre like plink! ? the actual photo of the L/S looks like it has shimmers on it.

It is super sheer — but lustres always kind of look sheer on me since my lips are a bit more pigmented. Milan Mode is a lustre, but it has a little bit of shimmer.

If Costa Chic wasn’t so frosted and Saint Germain wasn’t so opaque, it’d be a done deal. I’ll just save more for colour craft, i guess, which is going to ridiculously expensive as is… lol

I bought Costa Chic yesterday… I’m surprised by the texture – much creamier and pigmented than I’d expect a Frost to be.
It really is a beautiful color!

I see a lot of people slamming Costa Chic from these swatches, but I think it is an absolutely gorgeous color in person. It works with almost any skin tone, and I swear it made my teeth look WHITER! With Euro Beat on top I think it’s the hottest color for any season.
I also found that Milan Mode worked for me, but it did NOT work for my friends, who have slightly darker and lighter skin tones. You should definitely try it before you buy it

Oh my god THANK YOU! All these people saying Costa Chic is crappy really need to try it. I think it is by far the best. I can speak from experience and say that I was SOSOSO disapointed in Milan Mode and St. Germain. Milan Mode looked okay on my friend when we visited the counter, but on my coloring (which is almost identical to hers) it stunk. St Germain looked so pretty but it’s a pretty exclusive color. It looks great on a select few, but since I have a little bit of a tan (which I’ve been TRYING to get rid of lol) I looked like a tramp!

Oh well, you can’t have it all πŸ™‚

A lot of lipsticks are try before you buy πŸ˜€ Particularly because lipsticks look different based on three things: your skin tone, your natural lip color, AND what make up you’re wearing.

hey Christine,
is patisserie a permanent lipstick color from mac? i have this feeling that patisserie lipstick seems more nude from the euristocrats collection than the original from mac. im thinking of purchasing it only if its a neutrally pinky nude, i wanted your opinion on what color patisserie is… please reply soon.
– juliyaa

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