MAC Pout of Control & Good for My Ego Lustreglass Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick

Pout of Control

MAC Pout of Control Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a brighter, medium fuchsia pink with cool, blue undertones and a natural sheen. It had medium pigmentation that applied evenly to my lips but was more prone to settling into my lip lines, which became more noticeable in person after two hours of wear.

The texture was smooth, lightweight, and thin with light slip but enough to glide on fluidly. It wore well for four hours and felt lightly moisturizing while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$22.00/0.1 oz. - $220.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "sheer, buildable colour" that is moisturizing, while also being long-wearing with "six hours" of shine and "eight hours" of color.

First and foremost, these have an unexpectedly long long-wearing claim. Eight hours of wear is a feat for any lipstick, let alone one that is sheerer, more luminous, and hydrating. It likely comes as no shock that they did not wear close to eight hours. The wear ranged from three to four hours, which was in line with other, more luminous formulas of similar coverage-level and was a little longer than the average Lustre lipstick in the past (though more consistent with recently released Lustres).

The updated take on the Lustre finish is more emollient, creamier, and has more consistent coverage. It is still a lighter-weight, thinner consistency relative to MAC's other lipsticks and most other lipstick formulas on the market. The colors that were brought back in the new formula were fairly consistent with the prior versions.

Most of the shades applied evenly, didn't seem to catch or emphasize texture imperfections on my lips, and weren't prone to settling into my lip lines. That being said, the current range is heavier on mid-tones, and it is often very light shades that can be the culprits of both.

The coverage ranged from semi-sheer to medium, and most shades were buildable to semi-opaque coverage, though they tended to wear down to more medium coverage within an hour or so of wear. I found that once some of the shine wore down, e.g. if one drank from a glass of water or blotted lightly, the color that remained was more like the initial layer of product.

They were vanilla-scented but had no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, POLYETHYLENE, TRIOCTYLDODECYL CITRATE, POLYBUTENE, SILICA, OZOKERITE, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXCANDELILLA CERACIRE DE CANDELILLA, OCTYLDODECANOL, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SQUALANE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT, HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACTEXTRAIT D'ORGE, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM EXTRACT, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, CERAMIDE NG, TRIBEHENIN, PALMITOYL HEXAPEPTIDE-12, TITANIUM/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, ALUMINA, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, ALUMINUM CALCIUM SODIUM SILICATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, TIN OXIDE, PEG-10 PHYTOSTEROL, LINOLEIC ACID, ETHYLHEXYL HYDROXYSTEARATE, PHYTOSTERYL ISOSTEARATE, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, VANILLIN, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, [+/- MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163), BRONZE POWDER (CI 77400), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), CARMINE (CI 75470), COPPER POWDER (CI 77400), RED 6 (CI 15850), RED 7 (CI 15850), RED 21 (CI 45380), RED 27 (CI 45410), RED 28 (CI 45410), RED 30 (CI 73360), RED 33 (CI 17200), RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380), RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), RED 33 LAKE (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 Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick
MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick

Good for My Ego

MAC Good for My Ego Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a medium purple with warmer, pink undertones and barely-there pearl throughout a more natural sheen. It had semi-sheer to medium pigmentation that was buildable to semi-opaque coverage with a second layer, if desired.

The lipstick had a lightweight, slightly thin feel that wasn’t clingy but didn’t have too much slip or particularly long-wearing adhesion, though it was comfortable to wear. It stayed on well for four hours and felt lightly hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$22.00/0.1 oz. - $220.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "sheer, buildable colour" that is moisturizing, while also being long-wearing with "six hours" of shine and "eight hours" of color.

First and foremost, these have an unexpectedly long long-wearing claim. Eight hours of wear is a feat for any lipstick, let alone one that is sheerer, more luminous, and hydrating. It likely comes as no shock that they did not wear close to eight hours. The wear ranged from three to four hours, which was in line with other, more luminous formulas of similar coverage-level and was a little longer than the average Lustre lipstick in the past (though more consistent with recently released Lustres).

The updated take on the Lustre finish is more emollient, creamier, and has more consistent coverage. It is still a lighter-weight, thinner consistency relative to MAC's other lipsticks and most other lipstick formulas on the market. The colors that were brought back in the new formula were fairly consistent with the prior versions.

Most of the shades applied evenly, didn't seem to catch or emphasize texture imperfections on my lips, and weren't prone to settling into my lip lines. That being said, the current range is heavier on mid-tones, and it is often very light shades that can be the culprits of both.

The coverage ranged from semi-sheer to medium, and most shades were buildable to semi-opaque coverage, though they tended to wear down to more medium coverage within an hour or so of wear. I found that once some of the shine wore down, e.g. if one drank from a glass of water or blotted lightly, the color that remained was more like the initial layer of product.

They were vanilla-scented but had no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Lustreglass Sheer-Shine Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, POLYETHYLENE, TRIOCTYLDODECYL CITRATE, POLYBUTENE, SILICA, OZOKERITE, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAXCANDELILLA CERACIRE DE CANDELILLA, OCTYLDODECANOL, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SQUALANE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT, HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACTEXTRAIT D'ORGE, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM EXTRACT, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, CERAMIDE NG, TRIBEHENIN, PALMITOYL HEXAPEPTIDE-12, TITANIUM/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, ALUMINA, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, ALUMINUM CALCIUM SODIUM SILICATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, TIN OXIDE, PEG-10 PHYTOSTEROL, LINOLEIC ACID, ETHYLHEXYL HYDROXYSTEARATE, PHYTOSTERYL ISOSTEARATE, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, VANILLIN, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, [+/- MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163), BRONZE POWDER (CI 77400), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), CARMINE (CI 75470), COPPER POWDER (CI 77400), RED 6 (CI 15850), RED 7 (CI 15850), RED 21 (CI 45380), RED 27 (CI 45410), RED 28 (CI 45410), RED 30 (CI 73360), RED 33 (CI 17200), RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 21 LAKE (CI 45380), RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), RED 33 LAKE (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.

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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Lol! I totally agree! Love it too!💜 I thought I’d have a lot of dupes already, but shockingly not! On the wishlist it goes 🙂

I like both, a pity Pout of Control settled into the lip lines, I have a lot more of those than Christine, so maybe I’d end up with striped lips. 😀
Good for My Ego is really lovely.
I think into sheerer lipsticks at the moment, particularly ones with a sheen that makes the lips look hydrated. Tomorrow I might love a fully opaque matte look though, who knows 😀

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