MAC Haute Pants & Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolours Reviews & Swatches

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MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour

Haute Pants

MAC Haute Pants Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a bright, medium red with strong, cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It was so cool-toned that it looked like a pinky-red.

The texture was smooth, velvety, and mousse-like, which helped it spread easily over my lips; it seemed slightly thinner compared to other shades in the range, which helped give it less of shine initially. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that stayed on nicely for six hours and left a stain behind, while the formula felt lightly moisturizing over time.

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

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.17 oz. - $141.18 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be long-wearing ("10 hours'") with "immediate" moisture while "[blurring] lines and [smoothing] lips" that doesn't settle, crease, flake, or feel drying. Per the brand, one applies using the "hourglass-shaped applicator."

The texture has a more velvety, thicker feel that spreads well and feels plusher with more of a silicone-like glide (if you've tried a silicone-based primer, the feel of it on the lips was similar but creamier). The applicator worked well for applying and distributing product evenly, but it gathered more product than necessary for my lips in a single pull of product to the point where I felt like it over-applied product to the detriment of application.

I had better luck applying product my upper lip (especially around the cupid's bow, as the applicator was better for getting this area) and then pressing my lips together and/or using a fingertip to diffuse and spread out the product to the rest of my lips. This ensured that there wasn't too much product on my lips; too much resulted in the product pilling a bit and being uneven, especially along the inner area of my month, prone to getting on teeth, and sometimes catching on lip texture/imperfections. For reference: all swatch photos are as-applied with the included applicator only.

They were pigmented with most shades being nearly opaque to opaque but a few that fell slightly below. For a more diffused look, you'd want to apply with fingertips or just to the center of the lips and then use a brush or fingertips to blow out the color. The colors went on fairly evenly, and I found most of the time where it did not, it was an issue with an over-application of product (despite just using one pull of product!) and the formula was more forgiving when applied with less product (but that still was plenty to cover my lips with near-full coverage!).

They mattify over time--as the color wore away--and are more transfer-resistant at that point, but the formula itself is a more flexible, though I could definitely feel it on, and has a more satin-like finish for the first couple of hours of wear. I'd recommend blotting gently on the back of your hand (less likely to get tissue bits on your lips that way) to soften and mattify faster, if desired.

The lighter shades didn't wear away as evenly and had more noticeable wear along the center of my lips, while the more mid-tone and deeper shades lasted longer and more evenly as they tended to stain a bit. The wear ranged from five to eight hours, but the formula wasn't providing any "immediate" moisture for me, and after wearing a lot of shades back-to-back, my lips were slightly dehydrated.

Browse all of our MAC Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Diisostearyl Malate, Tribehenin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lecithin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Polyglyceryl-2 Diisostearate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Isostearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), 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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MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour

Fashion, Sweetie

MAC Fashion, Sweetie Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a deep red with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer of product–more product than I needed was on the applicator, actually–that applied evenly.

The texture was lightweight, like a velvety-cream that felt airy and mousse-like as it spread well over my lips. It wore down to a more matte finish within two hours of wear (or could be blotted gently) and lasted for five and a half hours (but not 10 hours as claimed). The formula felt lightly hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$24.00/0.17 oz. - $141.18 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be long-wearing ("10 hours'") with "immediate" moisture while "[blurring] lines and [smoothing] lips" that doesn't settle, crease, flake, or feel drying. Per the brand, one applies using the "hourglass-shaped applicator."

The texture has a more velvety, thicker feel that spreads well and feels plusher with more of a silicone-like glide (if you've tried a silicone-based primer, the feel of it on the lips was similar but creamier). The applicator worked well for applying and distributing product evenly, but it gathered more product than necessary for my lips in a single pull of product to the point where I felt like it over-applied product to the detriment of application.

I had better luck applying product my upper lip (especially around the cupid's bow, as the applicator was better for getting this area) and then pressing my lips together and/or using a fingertip to diffuse and spread out the product to the rest of my lips. This ensured that there wasn't too much product on my lips; too much resulted in the product pilling a bit and being uneven, especially along the inner area of my month, prone to getting on teeth, and sometimes catching on lip texture/imperfections. For reference: all swatch photos are as-applied with the included applicator only.

They were pigmented with most shades being nearly opaque to opaque but a few that fell slightly below. For a more diffused look, you'd want to apply with fingertips or just to the center of the lips and then use a brush or fingertips to blow out the color. The colors went on fairly evenly, and I found most of the time where it did not, it was an issue with an over-application of product (despite just using one pull of product!) and the formula was more forgiving when applied with less product (but that still was plenty to cover my lips with near-full coverage!).

They mattify over time--as the color wore away--and are more transfer-resistant at that point, but the formula itself is a more flexible, though I could definitely feel it on, and has a more satin-like finish for the first couple of hours of wear. I'd recommend blotting gently on the back of your hand (less likely to get tissue bits on your lips that way) to soften and mattify faster, if desired.

The lighter shades didn't wear away as evenly and had more noticeable wear along the center of my lips, while the more mid-tone and deeper shades lasted longer and more evenly as they tended to stain a bit. The wear ranged from five to eight hours, but the formula wasn't providing any "immediate" moisture for me, and after wearing a lot of shades back-to-back, my lips were slightly dehydrated.

Browse all of our MAC Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Diisostearyl Malate, Tribehenin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lecithin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Polyglyceryl-2 Diisostearate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Isostearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), 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!
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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These are so beautiful that they make me yearn ever more for the day when I can wear any lip color with wild abandon like before all this. These don’t seem to dry down completely, though, so they’re a no-go for now.

My sentiments exactly, Nancy! I love this formula, but it’s not worth spending the money when no one but me or the occasional co-worker on Zoom will ever see it!

I didn’t think these would sway me (I do NOT need more red liquid lipsticks. Much as I adore them, and much as I love wearing makeup even at home, I don’t use them often enough to justify adding another), buuuut Fashion, Sweetie looks so juicy and I bet it would be flattering on me.

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