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MAC Odyssey Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Odyssey Lipstick

The Sultry Season: MAC Odyssey Lipstick

MAC Odyssey Lipstick ($14.50 for 0.10 oz.) is an opaque, berry-wine with a frost finish.  Odyssey is definitely a staple MAC shade for me–it’s perfect for the fall and winter, but it’s not too dark.  It’s a great choice for someone who doesn’t quite want to go ultra dark but still wants something with more depth than a milky pink, too.  It works well on both cool and warm skin tones, and it’s not overly frosty either.   During the holidays, you can add a little gold or red lipgloss to make it more festive.

Is this the right berry for you? Would you wear it?

The Sultry Season is a series of posts featuring deep, rich shades of brown, berry, plum, and wine lipsticks and lipglosses — just right for autumn — that runs through October 2010.

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MAC Odyssey Lipstick

MAC Odyssey Lipstick

MAC Odyssey Lipstick
MAC Odyssey Lipstick

MAC Odyssey Lipstick

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About the 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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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this is kind of like the “stars n rockets” of lipstick for me. it looks good with just about anything you blend it with and i love it! use it all the time with all kinds of lip looks 🙂

I love this color!! BTW I was wondering…how do you do lip swatches on the lip and get them to look so good up close?? I was trying to do them for my blog and they are coming out awful!!! Please give me some tips!!
Thanks so much!

Beautiful color, I was wondering if you could mention in the post whether or not it’s a permanent color, or if it’s pro, and if it is limited edition which collection it came out in etc., thanks!

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