MAC Tendertalk Collection for June 2016

MAC Tendertalk Collection
MAC Tendertalk Collection

Awaken to a sweet new sensation: Tendertalk Lip Balm, a smart lip conditioner that creates a personalized tint based on your chemistry. Combining nourishing skincare and technology, this perfect lip transformer helps keep lips soft and moisturized while intuitively offering the right hint of colour.

Online June 2nd, in-stores June 9th

The Details

Tendertalk Lip Balm, $20.00 U.S. / $24.00 CAD (Permanent)

  • Candy Wrapped Sheer pink
  • Pretty Me Up Sheer coral
  • Play With Me Sheer red
  • Teddy Pink Sheer bright pink
  • Side Dish Sheer plum

MAC Tendertalk Collection
MAC Tendertalk Collection

MAC Tendertalk Collection
MAC Tendertalk Collection

MAC Tendertalk Collection
MAC Tendertalk Collection

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Sounds like a Lipstick Queen hack to me. I’m not a big fan of products that “adjust to your chemistry”. First, I want to know what shade I’m going to get and second, it reminds me of the balms we had as elementary school kids…well that or mood rings! (*showing my age*)

Tarte Energy Noir Lipsurgence Skintuitive Lip Gloss put this sort of product out last year I think it was – there have been others too.

The tube looks nice but $20 for a “mood balm” is a little steep. Plus, I never understood why the shade you get from PH sensitive products should be the right shade for you. It has nothing to do with your skin undertones so you might end up with a shade that’s not particularly flattering!

Nope, staying the hell away from these! Every “color-adjusting” lipstick I’ve tried turns into the same horrible shade of neon hot pink on my lips !!

I am not entirely sure *how* I feel about these? But I think Michele, above, summed this product up best. These were around way back in the day, and they can give you something unexpected and perhaps, unwanted, in color.

I haven’t tried any of MAC’s lipbalms, but these look nice. Maybe I will pick up the darker berry shade, just to try.

Btw, am I the only one who looked at the photo and thought the packing was golden? ?

“Adjusts to your chemistry” on me always turns into “everything will turn the same shade of hot pink.” I’m not knocking the product; it’s just what these kind of things always do to me. I’ll be passing.

These adjust to your chemistry shades invariably turn various levels of pink to pink red on me. I’ve always been madly disappointed.

Sheer red… Hmmmm,…. Sounds interesting… Would wait for ur swatches and take on it before investing 20 dollars on a lip balm. Good thing is these r all permanent…. So no rush.

I think they still sell Tangee at Vermont Country Store. Now that’s dating yourself. Tangee was around in the 50s. There’s nothing new about the concept, but the formula HAS to be better.

Packaging looks fun, but I don’t really want to pay 24$ for a lip balm. But I don’t mind those color changing lippes, I usually don’t mind the colours they turn out on me. I won’t be running to the store for these, but I may check them out if I happen to be passing by.

Agree with those who always get an unflattering color from these “mood” lip productd. I always get a hideous fuchsia, which looks terrible on me. I’ll give them a look, butmy expectations are low.

Usually I can care less about MAC and it’s package design (and LE collections) but holographic cases are really tempting. Glad these are permanent.

The price is steep, but considering that I own and love the Dior lipglow, I would definitely consider this. I have the most basic makeup during the work week and this would fit perfectly with that. I can’t bother to retouch at all, when I work in a lab all day 😉

I will however try this out at a mac counter before purchasing…

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