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wow…awesome post..infact , a much needed post….I was thinking why don’t anyone do this…Can you also swatch Candy yum yum and pink pigeon along with this…

Huh, that’s Mac Impassioned?!? It looks nothing like that on me! It looks way less pink and leans more orange on me! I wish it looked pink like that in that photo!!

Yeah, it looks great on your lips! It is a cool color on my lips too, but looks nothing like that! I’m wearing it right now because I had to check I was thinking of the right color!

I just received this lipstick a little while ago and I love it! I thought it would be close to Impassioned but they’re totally different colors on me. Like Cat mentioned, Impassioned leans a little more orangey

I’m wearing Red Balloon today and it looks so different on me, way more red and much less pink. It’s funny how different colors look on different skin tones.

Undertones are playing their weird game again; one me, Red Balloon looks like it’s off red by a hair. For those who are like me (extremely pale, cool-toned) Red Balloon is close to an amplified finish version of Mac All Fired Up or Nars Dragon Girl.

All Fired Up and Dragon Girl are the same on you? I am so surprised since Dragon Girl is one of the coolest, bluest-based reds I know of! That’s so crazy how they pull on you, Alla!

I know, right? I wanted Dragon Girl for a long time, but every time I swatched it, I kept thinking it was too similar to All Fired Up, so I actually brought the lipstick into Sephora and swatched them side by side, then on my lips, and they’re the same (well… All Fired Up is a teensy bit pinker). Most of the time, lipsticks look more or less similar on me to swatches I find online, but then there’s a lipstick or a gloss that’s a complete wildcat and defies all logic πŸ˜‰

How weird..I have both Red Balloon and Impassioned (and yes, they are both beyootiful bright happy lips) and they do not look like dupes on me. Impassioned reads more like bright pink coral on me. Red Balloon reads pinkish red on me..leaning more like a red with pink undertones. In that case, should I be picking up all these dupes πŸ˜‰ Favourite spring/summer range of lip colour for me for sure.

PINK! πŸ˜€ Given what I’ve been reading in the comments, I’m wondering how it would pull on me now… πŸ˜›

Hehe, when you said Dragon Girl was one of the coolest, bluest-based reds you knew, I immediately went ‘ORLY!?’ (*incredibly arched eyevrow*) – I have to swatch that now… πŸ˜€

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