MAC Spoil Yourself & Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolours Reviews & Swatches

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MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour

Spoil Yourself

MAC Spoil Yourself Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark pink with warm undertones and a pearly, glossy finish. It had good color coverage in a single layer, which spread evenly across my lips and stayed out of most of my lip lines, though it pulled into a few of them (mostly visible on the upper lip). The gloss had a smooth, spreadable texture that was moderately sticky but comfortable to wear over the five hours it lasted for. The formula felt neither drying nor hydrating on me.

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

Formula Overview

$21.00/0.17 oz. - $123.53 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to "wear evenly" with "megawatt colour" and have a "tingly, cooling sensation" that makes lips "fuller." The coverage ranged from shade to shade, though most were fairly pigmented, and some seemed more multidimensional than others (they seemed just shimmery/pearly). Some shades applied evenly while others were more uneven or pulled into lip lines.

The finish had a lot of shine and shimmer, so any unevenness/settling wasn't as apparent in person as it might appear in close-up photos. The consistency was smooth as it applied and developed a lot of tackiness within a minute or so of application, and the tingling lasted noticeably for 20-25 minutes on me. The glosses lasted between four and five hours on me and were comfortable to wear but was mostly non-drying.

They have a sweet, mint scent and subtle tingle and almost seemed to have a slightly sweet taste, but I couldn't tell as I felt like I was breathing in the sweet mint a bit from the scent alone.

Browse all of our MAC Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Ingredients

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MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour
MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour

Sugar Poppy

MAC Sugar Poppy Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour ($21.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a light-medium, cotton candy pink with cool, blue undertones and fine blue and pink pearl. It had semi-sheer to medium color payoff in a single layer, which applied evenly but settled into my lip lines noticeably (one of the worst offenders in the range). The texture was lightweight but more medium in thickness with some tackiness, which helped it stay on better (four hours of wear). It was lightly hydrating while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$21.00/0.17 oz. - $123.53 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to "wear evenly" with "megawatt colour" and have a "tingly, cooling sensation" that makes lips "fuller." The coverage ranged from shade to shade, though most were fairly pigmented, and some seemed more multidimensional than others (they seemed just shimmery/pearly). Some shades applied evenly while others were more uneven or pulled into lip lines.

The finish had a lot of shine and shimmer, so any unevenness/settling wasn't as apparent in person as it might appear in close-up photos. The consistency was smooth as it applied and developed a lot of tackiness within a minute or so of application, and the tingling lasted noticeably for 20-25 minutes on me. The glosses lasted between four and five hours on me and were comfortable to wear but was mostly non-drying.

They have a sweet, mint scent and subtle tingle and almost seemed to have a slightly sweet taste, but I couldn't tell as I felt like I was breathing in the sweet mint a bit from the scent alone.

Browse all of our MAC Grand Illusion Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Ingredients

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  • Marc Jacobs Lush & Libido Air Blush
  • Wet 'n' Wild Water MegaGlo Highlighting Bar
On eyes:
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  • MAC Love Yourself Dazzleshadow Liquid
  • MAC Beam Time Dazzleshadow Liquid
  • MAC Panthertized Dazzleshadow Liquid
  • MAC Cool Neutral Eyeshadow Palette
  • Sephora Waterfall Contour Eye Pencil
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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

Learn more about her review process here.

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The warm glowiness of Spoil Yourself is very appealing! I do not believe that I have anything quite like it, either. So, this is one that I think I’ve got to try on!

Oh gosh, Spoil Yourself is so pretty, seems to have good longevity, and I have no dupes.

The way I go through lip product once it hits my mouth, well, it likely wouldn’t last an hour on me. I think I drink too much 😉

Still, I’m willing to give it a go.

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