MAC By Request (2014) Lipglasses Reviews, Photos, Swatches

MAC By Request Lipglasses
MAC By Request Lipglasses

Surprise! We’ll be seeing matching MAC Lipglass ($15.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) shades to the By Request Lipsticks I reviewed last week. They’ll be launching online April 1st (along with the lipsticks), and they are limited edition. Note, Pink Poodle (By Request) is different from the Pink Poodle shade available in the permanent range.

MAC Glam Lipglass ($15.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is brightened, medium red with cool, blue undertones and a glossy finish. It had rich, opaque color coverage, and the gloss wore well for five hours on me. Revlon Adorned (P, $7.49) is shimmery. Giorgio Armani #523 (P, $29.00) is similar. Milani Photo Flash (DC, $6.49) is darker. MAC Impassioned (LE, $15.00) is pinker. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

MAC Hoop Lipglass ($15.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium rose-pink with a creamy, glossy finish. It seemed to have more neutral undertones than cool or warm ones. It had semi-opaque color coverage, applied mostly evenly, and lasted for four hours on me while being neither hydrating nor drying. MAC Go for Girlie (LE, $20.00) is less glossy. Maybelline Caramel Infused (065) (P, $8.99) is warmer. Maybelline Mauve Mystique (025) (P, $8.99) is cooler-toned, darker. Edward Bess First Kiss (P, $30.00) is brighter. Urban Decay Lovechild (P, $19.00) is less glossy. MAC Viva Glam Nicki (LE, $15.00) is brighter. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

MAC Pink Poodle (By Request) Lipglass ($15.00 for 0.17 fl. oz.) is a cool-toned, iridescent-shimmered fuchsia-magenta with blue undertones. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, applied mostly evenly, and wore well for four and a half hours on me. Urban Decay Crush (P, $19.00) has no shimmer, more muted. Milani Flashy (P, $7.49) is lighter, more shimmery, less glossy. MAC Style Packed (LE, $15.00) is lighter, less shimmery. MAC Embrace Me (LE, $15.00) is darker, less cool-toned. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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MAC Hoop Lipglass
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MAC Pink Poodle (By Request) Lipglass
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MAC Pink Poodle (By Request) Lipglass over Pink Poodle (By Request) Lipstick
MAC Pink Poodle (By Request) Lipglass over Pink Poodle (By Request) Lipstick

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Product Availability

MAC Lipglass $17.50/0.1 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Parure de Lumiere Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Pressed Powder
  • Revlon Mauvelous Blush
On eyes:
  • Givenchy Beige Mousseline
  • Taupe Velours
  • Kaki Brocart Ombre Couture Eyeshadows
  • Urban Decay Scorch Eyeliner

About the Reviewer

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 matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Adorned is more like Glam, since it is a darker, more reddish-pink (not as light or as fuchsia as Pink Poodle) – Adorned is almost like Glam + Pink Poodle!

The original Pink Poodle is a nice shade of Lipglass, but this one is a bit difference (you could definitely have both)!

I had Pink Poodle gloss years ago but Phaedra liked it more than me >.< I'd forgotten that I caught her gnawing on the tube and had to toss it. It looks amazing on its own as well as with the lipstick. I think Pink Poodle gloss is similar to Dose of Colors Wild Child.

These by requests are mostly so bright! Christine I remember an earlier debate on your blog about who wears these colors. They seem to sell but I rarely see people wearing them. They are obviously popular if they’re being brought back “by request”. Do we buy many colors we don’t end up wearing? I certainly seem to and would love to know I’m not alone…

From the photos, the Glam lipglass looks a lot pinker than the lipstick. Is that just the effect of gloss being semi-transparent and less saturated with pigment than lipstick, or is the color itself actually different?

It’s very similar in color, but the finish and opacity do make it a little brighter and not quite as dense (and subsequently, not as dark) as the lipstick.

I barely wear lip gloss anymore but Glam and Pink Poodle look beautiful! I’m not even into glossy red lips but I don’t know if I can skip Glam lol

Oh My Christine….They all look gorgeous on you but my favorite is “Lipglass over glam! I wish, I could pull off bolder/brighter colors but I always feel so self conscious πŸ™ But Hoop will be mine!!!!! Lately, I’ve been so unhappy with MAC but these lipglasses might help turn things around.

Aww! Have you tried just working your way up to a bright? Maybe a brighter–but sheerer–gloss? Or a bright lipstick blotted down?

Man, I’m so mad….I haven’t got my check yet so I won’t have my money by tomorrow. How quick does this stuff usually sell out?

It totally depends πŸ™ Sometimes really fast, sometimes not. I would expect the lipsticks/lipglosses to go faster than the eyeshadows.

I love how Hoop looks so glossy but with no shimmery flecks!
On a side note, your eyes look gorgeous with the shades youΒ΄re wearing, very subtle and sophisticated πŸ™‚ !

All these colors are GORGEOUS on you! I’m not a big fan of red but I love the glam lipglass. I am 50/50 on pink poodle because I do not like purple/pinks of this form. I planned on not getting any but seeing these colors on you make me reconsider. I may stalk the website and get all three!

Thank you, Maurissa! πŸ™‚

I like the Pink Poodle gloss best over the lipstick – both together really intensify that color/look.

Hi Christine,

I don’t know if I missed it or not but what is the difference between LE Pink Poodle with this collection and the Perm Pink Poodle? The glitter??

STUNNINNNGG! Pink Poodle on you is perfection. I need to own it! Sadly, LE collections launch around 6-8 months later in India, as compared to US/Canada. Bummer. There’s always Nordstrom.com though πŸ˜›

I’m not a fan of any lipsticks with shimmer, so I don’t like the Pink Poodle lipstick, but I LOVE the Pink Poodle Lipglass! A little shimmer is okay in a gloss. For me, at least.

Oh, Christine, you have made me want these, and I didn’t buy a single one when I picked up the lipsticks! I’m regretting it big time, haha!

The shopaholic in me made me buy them all.

I’m concerned Hoop won’t work for my skin tone..How can I make the lipstick work better for my deep skin

You could try applying it over a darker lip pencil for one, or you could try Hoop over a fuchsia pink, orange, or red!

If *a friend* already bought Girl about Town lipglass a couple of years ago, would her life change dramatically by getting Pink Poodle(BR) lipglass? Do you think they’re at all similar? Thank you! πŸ™‚

Dramatically change? Nah. Pink Poodle is a bit brighter, cooler-toned, and has a more iridescent shimmer, but it is less opaque than Girl About Town.

I love that Pink Poodle lipglass! I’ve been looking for a kind of purply pink kind of like Show Orchid but I wanted something slightly more wearable, this looks absolutely lovely πŸ™‚

This is a different version! There’s the permanent Pink Poodle, and then there’s this one, which is “Pink Poodle By Request.”

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