MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “deep reddish purple [with a Matte finish].” It’s a muted, medium-dark purple with warm pink tones and a semi-matte finish. Colour Pop Back Up (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora Tender Love (55) (P, $14.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Hey, Boy, Hey! (LE, $18.50) is darker (95% similar). MAC Dancing Flowers (LE, $18.50) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Makeup Geek Tomboy (P, $12.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Sephora Very Vintage (87) (P, $14.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty #010 (LE, $36.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Saboteur (Left) (LE, ) is darker, brighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Crank (P, $18.00) is cooler, less glossy (85% similar). NARS Silvia (P, $34.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (85% similar). Kat Von D Susperia (P, $20.00) is darker, cooler, less glossy (85% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Viper (P, $6.50) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Kat Von D L.U.V. (P, $20.00) is brighter, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). Burberry Brilliant Violet (P, $34.00) is brighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Up the Amp (PiP, $18.50) is lighter, glossier (80% similar). Pat McGrath Antidote (LE, $38.00) is darker (80% similar). MAC RiRi Boy (LE, $18.50) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and this is their Matte finish, which is supposed to be pigmented, matte, and long-wearing. It had mostly opaque color payoff with a soft, velvety consistency that glided on and had a light-medium weight to it. The color lasted for five and a half hours on me, and it left behind a soft, fuchsia stain. It was neither drying nor hydrating on me. It had MAC’s signature vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

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MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

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MAC Evening Rendezvous $18.50/0.1 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Make Up For Ever HD
  • Guerlain Voyage Enchante Illuminating Matte Powder
  • bareMinerals The Brilliant Sunset Ready Blush
  • bareMinerals The Love Letter Ready Blush
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette
  • Tom Ford Night Sky Cream & Powder Eye Color

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Omg christine! You look absolutely on fire in these pics! Your eye makeup is gorgeous! Sorry i just had to tell you that. Love this lipstick picked up 2. Always need a backup, on me it leans slightly purplish. Love it!

I picked this lipstick up Friday! Glad it got good marks from you. I like the eye look with it as well. I’m hoping to see a review for the Anastasia palette soon. I may use my 20% off Ulta coupon for it.

I still have Bust Out from Surf Baby long, loooooong time ago, and while of course the finish is different, it’s very close to ER – close enough for me!

Love this shade! I guess I can’t help but go ga-ga for a good purple lippy! Here’s hoping it’s still online or in store this Friday, because I don’t get paid until then.

I like! Up the Amp is a favourite, having this as well would be really good for the days when a matte lipstick would feel, or look better.
Oh, and I like the packaging as well 😀

This color looks so amazing on you! I keep going back and forth… completely undecided on whether or not it would good on me. The fact that it’s not drying makes it tempting as a first MAC lipstick purchase. =)

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