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. ColourPop Back Up (P, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Sephora Tender Love (55) (P, $14.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Hey, Boy, Hey! (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Dancing Flowers (LE, $19.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). NARS Candy Stripper (P, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Very Vintage (87) (P, $14.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Tomboy (P, $12.00) is darker, more muted (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). KVD Beauty Susperia (P, $20.00) is darker, cooler, less glossy (85% similar). ColourPop Viper (P, $6.50) is darker, warmer (80% similar). KVD Beauty L.U.V. (P, $20.00) is brighter, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Pat McGrath Antidote (LE, $38.00) is darker (80% similar). MAC RiRi Boy (LE, $19.00) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). Burberry Brilliant Violet (P, $34.00) is brighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Up the Amp (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, glossier (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.

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

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

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Nancy T Avatar

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.

Cat Avatar

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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