MAC Spill the Tea & Ring the Alarm Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick
MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick

Spill the Tea

MAC Spill the Tea Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a slightly bright, medium-dark coral with moderate, warm undertones–balanced between pink and orange–paired with a cream finish. There was enough sheen that it was visible for the first couple of hours of wear before wearing down to a soft matte finish.

It had rich pigmentation in a single stroke, which applied evenly to my lips and didn’t emphasize lip texture or lip lines. It stayed on nicely for four and a half hours and felt a touch moisturizing overall.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and the pigmentation and wear tend to be dependent on the finish. The sheer finishes, like Lustres, tend to wear for only a couple of hours and have sheer coverage (as designed) and are non-drying.

Some of the original Matte shades have a stiffer, drier formula, while newer ones have a more velvety, silicone-feel to them, and the latter are creamier, more comfortable to wear, and easier to apply, but most Matte shades are quite pigmented and long-wearing, though some are drying.

The Amplified and Satin finishes tend to have good pigmentation, lightly creamy to moderately creamy consistencies with a bit of shine, and moderate to long wear with deeper, richer shades wearing longer. The Frost and Metallic finishes have the most variance between shades with coverage ranging from semi-sheer to opaque with average wear and non-drying to slightly drying formulas. All MAC lipsticks are vanilla-scented but have no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Lanolin Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) WaxCandelilla CeraCire De Candelilla, Octyldodecanol, Ozokerite, Silica, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) ExtractExtrait D'Orge, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Squalane, Cholesterol, Ceramide 3, Alumina, Tin Oxide, Linoleic Acid, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), 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 Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick
MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick

Ring the Alarm

MAC Ring the Alarm Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a darker, slightly muted coral-red with subtle warmth and a semi-matte finish. It had opaque color coverage that applied comfortably across my lips, despite being a touch denser in feel. It wore well for five and a half hours, left a faint stain behind, and felt neither drying nor hydrating while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and the pigmentation and wear tend to be dependent on the finish. The sheer finishes, like Lustres, tend to wear for only a couple of hours and have sheer coverage (as designed) and are non-drying.

Some of the original Matte shades have a stiffer, drier formula, while newer ones have a more velvety, silicone-feel to them, and the latter are creamier, more comfortable to wear, and easier to apply, but most Matte shades are quite pigmented and long-wearing, though some are drying.

The Amplified and Satin finishes tend to have good pigmentation, lightly creamy to moderately creamy consistencies with a bit of shine, and moderate to long wear with deeper, richer shades wearing longer. The Frost and Metallic finishes have the most variance between shades with coverage ranging from semi-sheer to opaque with average wear and non-drying to slightly drying formulas. All MAC lipsticks are vanilla-scented but have no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Octyldodecanol, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Silica, Tricaprylyl Citrate, Ozokerite, Isononyl Isononanoate, Paraffin, Phenyl Trimethicone, Microcrystalline WaxCera MicrocristallinaCire Microcristalline, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax Copernicia Cerifera Cera Cire De Carnauba, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Stearyl Stearoyl Stearate, Vanillin, Bht, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 21 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), 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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