MAC Obi Orange, Tokyo Tizzy Little Buddha Cremesheen Pearl Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick ($16.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as an “intense clean reddish orange.” It’s a muted, medium orange with warm, reddish undertones and soft gold and pink pearl. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that went on evenly for the most part, but it was a little streaky up-close and tended to pull into lip lines after two hours of wear, though it lasted for closer to four in total. It wasn’t drying, but it wasn’t hydrating. MAC Tokyo Tizzy (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, less glossy. Guerlain Gipsy (P, $51.00) is darker, glossier. Marc Jacobs Beauty All the Way (122) (P, $30.00) is less shimmery. MAC Sweet Grenadine (LE, $17.00) is lighter. Chanel Misia (418) (P, $36.00) is lighter, more muted. MAC Excite (LE, $16.00) is darker, brighter. Chanel Sari d’Eau (P, $35.00) is more shimmery. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick ($16.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “bright yellow-orange.” It’s a medium orange with warm, yellow undertones and fine, gold pearl. It had semi-sheer color payoff that was slightly buildable to semi-opaque coverage. The texture was slightly firmer and worked best after one or two passes, as it would melt from the warmth of the lips. It lasted for three hours on me but was a bit drying. Chanel Misia (418) (P, $36.00) is brighter, more pigmented. Chanel Sari Dore (414) (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter. Guerlain Peach Satin (540) (LE, $37.00) is lighter, brighter. Givenchy Corail Signature (317) (P, $36.00) is lighter, brighter. Chanel Sari Dore (DC, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter. Chanel Sari d’Eau (P, $35.00) is more shimmery, darker. MAC Saigon Summer (LE, $16.00) is darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick ($16.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “bright peachy pink.” It’s a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a silver pearl. It looked warmer swatched than applied, even against my skin tone. The texture was noticeably gritty from the amount of shimmer in it, and it tended to emphasize lip lines and settled into them two hours into the four hour wear time. It was semi-opaque, and it was more opaque than most of the other shades. It was slightly drying as well. Bobbi Brown Pink Flush (LE, $25.00) is lighter. YSL Caress Pink (9) (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, brighter, warmer. MAC What a Feeling! (LE, $20.00) is lighter, glossier. Givenchy Rose Taffetas (201) (P, $36.00) is less shimmery, warmer, glossier. Buxom Mistress (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery. Guerlain Gemma (P, $51.00) is more shimmery, warmer. Too Faced Razzle Dazzle Rose (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter. Estee Lauder Powerful (P, $30.00) is less shimmery, cooler. Too Faced Metallic Bunny (P, $21.00) is more shimmery. Chanel Elise (448) (P, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker. Chanel Roussy (426) (P, $36.00) is warmer. Laura Mercier Heartbreaker (LE, $23.00) is lighter. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Formula Summary: MAC Lipstick ($16.00 for 0.10 oz.) has a variety of finishes, which results in color coverage, finish, comfort, wear, and texture to vary from finish to finish. Lustres tend to be sheer to semi-sheer with a thin, slippery consistency and wear one to three hours; they are lightly to moderately drying on me, despite their slip. Cremesheens typically have semi-opaque to opaque coverage, wear an average of four hours, are sometimes drying and sometimes not drying, and have a light shine to their finish. Amplifieds have a light sheen, opaque coverage, slightly thicker consistency but is less “heavy” in look compared to satins; they are typically not drying but not hydrating and can wear four to six hours. Satins have less sheen compared to Amplifieds but have similar coverage and wear. Mattes, particularly newer iterations of the finish, have a velvety, silicone-like consistency that makes them easier to apply without drag, and they typically have opaque coverage and wear four to six hours, but they can be drying. Retro Mattes are ultra-matte with a very flat, nearly no-sheen finish, and they are often stiffer in the tube but thinner in consistency compared to satins or mattes; they are often drying but wear four to eight hours. All MAC Lipsticks are vanilla-scented with no discernible taste.

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MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Obi Orange Lipstick
MAC Obi Orange Lipstick

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick
MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick
MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick
MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick
MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick
MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick

MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick
MAC Tokyo Tizzy Lipstick

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick
MAC Little Buddha Lipstick

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick
MAC Little Buddha Lipstick

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick
MAC Little Buddha Lipstick

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick
MAC Little Buddha Lipstick

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick
MAC Little Buddha Lipstick

MAC Little Buddha Lipstick
MAC Little Buddha Lipstick

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Seems like a waste to have “Obi” and “Tokyo” in the same collection. Just a note: I noticed you’ve listed both shades as “less shimmery, lighter, less glossy” than the other.

I’m not sure what the error is there, but we’ll look into it (the output is automatic, so it’s not outputting correctly – something to do with reciprocity I am sure).

Little Buddha is quite pretty! But I noticed that it does that same weird thing that Maybelline Shocking Coral does ; it looks so much warmer in the tube, and strangely applies with cooler tones on the lips. That’s okay though, as warmer pinks look better on me than very cool ones.
And I’m confused as to why they released 2 very similar looking oranges, especially with Saigon Summer already in the Cremesheen W/ Pearl line…? With Obi Orange looking a bit like a sheerer Morange?

I think Obi Orange and Little Buddha are very pretty. Tokyo Tizzy is so nice in the bullet, but it just doesn’t quite translate on the lips for me. If only it were a little more opaque.

i am really loving these shades, especially the coral/orange’s !! do you know of a drugstore dupe for obi orange, tokyo izzy, & pretty boy ? tia 🙂

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