MAC New Galaxy, Norwegian Sky, Night and Daze, Candy Yum Yum Lipglasses Reviews, Photos, Swatches

New Galaxy

MAC New Galaxy Lipglass ($17.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a very, very light gray base with multi-colored blue, pink, and purple pearl. The base color was rather sheer, and I didn’t feel like it added color to my lips but a fair amount of shimmer. The gloss would work well for layering, as the cooler tone of it could alter underlying lip colors nicely. I wish MAC had described this one as sheer, though! The texture was smooth, slightly thinner than the average Lipglass, and comfortable to wear over the four and a half hours it lasted for.

The Lipglass formula is supposed to be “pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic color” that can be worn “on its own, over lip pencil or lipstick” and will “condition lips.” MAC could use an update on the description as some shades are more pigmented than others but several are sheerer and likely intended to be that way. The formula has a very glossy, high-shine finish with a light-medium weight and moderate tackiness. I find that newer Lipglasses (over the last couple of years) are smoother and not quite as tacky as the formula was many years ago. They wear from three to six hours on me and are usually lightly hydrating. MAC recently updated the shade range and packaging for the range (though the formula was said to be unchanged), so worth noting is that with that packaging change came a reduction in quantity to 0.10 fl. oz. (was 0.17 fl. oz.), which may matter for some but not everyone.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The Lipglass formula is supposed to be “pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic color” that can be worn “on its own, over lip pencil or lipstick” and will “condition lips.” MAC could use an update on the description as some shades are more pigmented than others but several are sheerer and likely intended to be that way. The formula has a very glossy, high-shine finish with a light-medium weight and moderate tackiness.

I have found that newer Lipglasses (over the last couple of years) are smoother and not quite as tacky as the formula was many years ago. They wear from three to six hours on me and are usually lightly hydrating. MAC recently updated the shade range and packaging for the range (though the formula was said to be unchanged), so worth noting is that with that packaging change came a reduction in quantity to 0.10 fl. oz. (was 0.17 fl. oz.), which may matter for some but not everyone.

Browse all of our MAC Lipglass swatches.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated polyisobutene, simmondsia chinesis (jojoba) seed oil, octyldodecanol, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) waxcopernicia cerifera ceracire de carnauba, tocopheryl acetate, cocos nuciefera (coconut) oil, orbignya oleifera (babassu) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, acrylates copolymer, alumina, aluminum calcium sodium silicate, calcium aluminum borosicliate, calcium sodium borosilicate, silica, synthetic fluorphlogopite, tin oxide, polyethylene [+/- Mica, titanium dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Bismoth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Carmine (CI 75470), Copper Powder (CI 77400), Red 6 (CI 15850), (CI 17200), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985)]

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Norwegian Sky

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass ($17.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a light-medium sky blue with very fine pink, gold, and lavender pearl. It had medium coverage, which is the type of coverage that rarely works with this type of color in a gloss format: streaky application with lots of noticeable color in my lip lines. The texture was easy enough to spread across the lips, but it was impossible for me to smooth out the color. This shade wore well for four hours and was lightly hydrating.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The Lipglass formula is supposed to be “pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic color” that can be worn “on its own, over lip pencil or lipstick” and will “condition lips.” MAC could use an update on the description as some shades are more pigmented than others but several are sheerer and likely intended to be that way. The formula has a very glossy, high-shine finish with a light-medium weight and moderate tackiness.

I have found that newer Lipglasses (over the last couple of years) are smoother and not quite as tacky as the formula was many years ago. They wear from three to six hours on me and are usually lightly hydrating. MAC recently updated the shade range and packaging for the range (though the formula was said to be unchanged), so worth noting is that with that packaging change came a reduction in quantity to 0.10 fl. oz. (was 0.17 fl. oz.), which may matter for some but not everyone.

Browse all of our MAC Lipglass swatches.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated polyisobutene, simmondsia chinesis (jojoba) seed oil, octyldodecanol, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) waxcopernicia cerifera ceracire de carnauba, tocopheryl acetate, cocos nuciefera (coconut) oil, orbignya oleifera (babassu) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, acrylates copolymer, alumina, aluminum calcium sodium silicate, calcium aluminum borosicliate, calcium sodium borosilicate, silica, synthetic fluorphlogopite, tin oxide, polyethylene [+/- Mica, titanium dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Bismoth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Carmine (CI 75470), Copper Powder (CI 77400), Red 6 (CI 15850), (CI 17200), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985)]

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Night and Daze

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass ($17.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a rich, cobalt blue with cool, purplish undertones and a cream finish. It was one of those shades that looked incredibly cool in the tube but had such a subpar application that it was not very workable on its own due to unevenness and tons of settled color in my lip lines. It might work over a good lip liner or lightly patted over a very opaque, more matte lip color, but I’d be wary of using this over anything with moderate slip, as it only made matters worse! The color wore well for five hours on its own and was still moisturizing.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The Lipglass formula is supposed to be “pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic color” that can be worn “on its own, over lip pencil or lipstick” and will “condition lips.” MAC could use an update on the description as some shades are more pigmented than others but several are sheerer and likely intended to be that way. The formula has a very glossy, high-shine finish with a light-medium weight and moderate tackiness.

I have found that newer Lipglasses (over the last couple of years) are smoother and not quite as tacky as the formula was many years ago. They wear from three to six hours on me and are usually lightly hydrating. MAC recently updated the shade range and packaging for the range (though the formula was said to be unchanged), so worth noting is that with that packaging change came a reduction in quantity to 0.10 fl. oz. (was 0.17 fl. oz.), which may matter for some but not everyone.

Browse all of our MAC Lipglass swatches.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated polyisobutene, simmondsia chinesis (jojoba) seed oil, octyldodecanol, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) waxcopernicia cerifera ceracire de carnauba, tocopheryl acetate, cocos nuciefera (coconut) oil, orbignya oleifera (babassu) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, acrylates copolymer, alumina, aluminum calcium sodium silicate, calcium aluminum borosicliate, calcium sodium borosilicate, silica, synthetic fluorphlogopite, tin oxide, polyethylene [+/- Mica, titanium dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Bismoth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Carmine (CI 75470), Copper Powder (CI 77400), Red 6 (CI 15850), (CI 17200), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), 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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Candy Yum Yum

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass ($17.00 for 0.10 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium-dark fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a cream finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, but there was significant color that had settled into my lip lines–far more than most shades in the range. I think this one would be better layered over a lip primer or lip pencil. The consistency was smooth, spreadable, and moderately tacky without being goopy. It wore well for five hours on me and felt hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The Lipglass formula is supposed to be “pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic color” that can be worn “on its own, over lip pencil or lipstick” and will “condition lips.” MAC could use an update on the description as some shades are more pigmented than others but several are sheerer and likely intended to be that way. The formula has a very glossy, high-shine finish with a light-medium weight and moderate tackiness.

I have found that newer Lipglasses (over the last couple of years) are smoother and not quite as tacky as the formula was many years ago. They wear from three to six hours on me and are usually lightly hydrating. MAC recently updated the shade range and packaging for the range (though the formula was said to be unchanged), so worth noting is that with that packaging change came a reduction in quantity to 0.10 fl. oz. (was 0.17 fl. oz.), which may matter for some but not everyone.

Browse all of our MAC Lipglass swatches.

Ingredients

Hydrogenated polyisobutene, simmondsia chinesis (jojoba) seed oil, octyldodecanol, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) waxcopernicia cerifera ceracire de carnauba, tocopheryl acetate, cocos nuciefera (coconut) oil, orbignya oleifera (babassu) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, acrylates copolymer, alumina, aluminum calcium sodium silicate, calcium aluminum borosicliate, calcium sodium borosilicate, silica, synthetic fluorphlogopite, tin oxide, polyethylene [+/- Mica, titanium dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Bismoth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Carmine (CI 75470), Copper Powder (CI 77400), Red 6 (CI 15850), (CI 17200), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), 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 New Galaxy Lipglass

MAC New Galaxy Lipglass

MAC New Galaxy Lipglass

MAC New Galaxy Lipglass

MAC New Galaxy Lipglass

MAC New Galaxy Lipglass

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass

MAC Norwegian Sky Lipglass

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass

MAC Night and Daze Lipglass

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass

MAC Candy Yum Yum Lipglass

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It’s great that MAC are coming out with bolder/more unusual lip colours. Shame, though, that some of them under perform so badly 🙁

New Galaxy would look fabulous as a topper, especially over a purplish lipstick or liner! But I could also see using it to add an icy contrast to an orange or coral shade, as well. ?

As for the other 3, um, nope! Candy Yum Yum actually looks really nice, but I have Peach Blossom Pink on my WL instead. Because tassels!

Gotta be honest, I really don’t understand MAC Lipglasses. The translucent/glitters sure, but who buys semi see through blue lip gloss? What is the purpose of it? Most of the shades look terrible and yet they have a huge line of them.

It would work better over a lipstick (or anything that provides more coverage) with similar tones.

I like New Galaxy and Candy Yum Yum. I rarely wear gloss alone and these would work well over my current lipsticks. I’m just about finished with my current go-to, MAC Sweetie Lipstick and a Dazzleglass I top it with. Time for a change 🙂

Not to suggest EVEN MORE WORK for you, but it would be great to see the more topper-like shades layered over your choice of l/s, like you did for the UD release. That was beyond fabulous. (Christine face palms with dismay.). There’s really no reason we can’t go to the MAC counter and try it ourselves over one we own. But that UD was so terrific. And you can’t do all the work (except you do, so thanks…..)

New Galaxy looks amazing. It’s going on my wishlist. I think Night and Daze would make a really nice topper with the right lipsticks or pencils.

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