MAC The Fashion Flock, Flocking Fabulous, Nice to Meet You Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “bright pink-coral [with a Matte finish].” It’s a light-medium, pink-coral with warm undertones and a satin finish. It’s the more updated, velvety-smooth matte formula that glides on without tugging on the lips but has some shine to the end result for the first hour or so of wear. It was very pigmented, but the thicker consistency made it harder to apply without the thicker consistency gathering and emphasizing lip lines. The color lasted for four and a half to five hours, but there was noticeable settling into lip lines over time. It was neither drying nor hydrating when I wore it. This shade is exclusive to maccosmetics.com. Bite Beauty #062 (P, $18.00) is more muted, warmer (95% similar). Colour Pop Donut (P, $6.50) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Girl Next Door (PiP, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Clover II (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). NYX Temptress (P, $6.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Kat Von D L'Ecole des Femmes (DC, $21.00) is darker (80% similar). NARS Brigitte (P, $34.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). Colour Pop Soft Spot (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker, less glossy (80% similar). Makeup Geek Foxtrot (LE, $12.00) is warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Chandelier (P, $7.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Firework (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Kat Von D Julia (LE, $20.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Tease (03) (P, $54.00) is cooler (90% similar). Kat Von D Jeffree (P, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Little Darling (LE, $19.50) is more muted (85% similar). MAC Flavour (LE, $19.50) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Kidman's Kiss (P, $37.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Too Faced Bachelorette (P, $22.00) is darker (80% similar). NYX Hippie Chic (P, $6.00) is lighter, more muted (80% similar). NARS Bolero (P, $27.00) is more muted, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “bright coral-red [with a Cremesheen + Pearl finish].” It’s a brighter, medium pink-coral with warm undertones and very fine gold pearl. It had mostly opaque coverage with a lightly creamy consistency that felt wet almost when applied but didn’t slide around the lips much (there were a few “lines” that were very slightly noticeable if I pressed my lips together, but the color/brightness seem to camouflage them a lot). The color lasted for four and a half hours and was neither hydrating nor drying. Burberry Bright Crimson (P, $34.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Leigh (LE, $36.00) is more muted (95% similar). Estee Lauder Blush Tease (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). MAC Watch Me Simmer (LE, $19.50) is lighter, more muted (95% similar). Givenchy Rose Dressing (202) (P, $36.00) is warmer (95% similar). Chanel Melodieuse (136) (P, $38.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay 100 Degrees (LE, $18.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Blossom Bright (P, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). YSL Rose Neillia (33) (P, $34.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Phoenix (DC, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever Coral Pink (202) (P, $24.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Givenchy Magnolia Organza (301) (P, $36.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Chiffonade (DC, $24.00) is lighter (90% similar). YSL Rouge Rose (52) (PiP, $36.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). MAC Origami Orange (LE, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Stimulant (P, $54.00) is darker (90% similar). Maybelline Shocking Coral (DC, $7.99) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Dior Ultra Kiss (555) (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Impassioned (P, $19.50) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Elegant Accent (P, $25.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “deep pink-red [with a Cremesheen finish].” It’s a bright, medium pinky-red with cool undertones and a luminous sheen. It had mostly opaque coverage, though there’s translucency across the shade so the natural lip color can come through enough to influence the tone, brightness, or color of the end result somewhat if you have stronger natural lip color. The texture was lightweight, comfortable to wear, and lightly emollient without being too slippery. This shade lasted for four and a half hours on me and was neither hydrating nor drying. MAC Party Parrot (LE, $19.50) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Plaid (P, $18.00) is darker, less pigmented, glossier (90% similar). Dior Minuit (LE, $38.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Revlon Flirtatious (125) (DC, $8.99) is darker (90% similar). MAC Love Goddess (LE, $19.50) is darker (90% similar). MAC Prepare for Pleasure (LE, $19.50) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Peacocky (LE, $6.00) is more muted (85% similar). Cle de Peau Red Carpet (LE, $65.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Urban Decay Sheer F-Bomb (DC, $22.00) is warmer (85% similar). Chanel Dimitri (442) (P, $37.00) is warmer (80% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Jasmin Rouge (P, $54.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick
MAC The Fashion Flock Lipstick

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick
MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick
MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick
MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick
MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick
MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick

MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick
MAC Flocking Fabulous Lipstick

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick
MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick
MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick
MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick
MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick
MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick

MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick
MAC Nice to Meet You Lipstick

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Make Up For Ever Ultra HD
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes
  • MAC Sunny Surprise Beauty Powder
  • MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Macaroon Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Chiffon Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Chocolate Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Rosette Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Birkin Eyeshadow
  • Burberry Trench Eyeshadow

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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Totally unrelated – Saks NYC just received their shipment of Tom Ford Honeymoon. I know you mentioned you had trouble getting one. I just called to place an order. And they will give you free shipping. I look forward to your review ?

Uh-oh, here we go again…I love ALL 3! Add to that, all of these scored quite well, and yeah….my wallet is weeping!
Although I have a feeling that The Fashion Flock could appear too “Mod” and stark on me because it appears to have a white base to it? But it is such a beautiful and unusual shade, that it is really tempting me!

I don’t often see lipstick colours I don’t have but would wear so it was exciting to see Nice to Meet You. Looks like it will be a great colour for me.

I don’t like Fashion Flock, not sure about the other 2, will have to swatch in store. Pink-based shades are so tricky on me, even a slight difference in color or undertone can make it look terrible on me. Love your eye look!

Thanks, Jess! It came out a weeee bit smokier than I wanted, but I think it worked out for most of the products, though it’s probably a little heavy with the blushes!

Thanks for helping me develop my eye, esp. for shades I’m not drawn to. It’s always easier to discern slight differences in shades you crave…you can spot the tiniest nuance. Much harder for not-my-bag shades. You have given me such an appreciation for coral shades. BTW, did you think you slipped in a look from the Zoeva Nude Spectrum, without us noticing? Spent lunch break on Zoeva, and saw many new fun things, including the cool palette. There’s certainly something for everyone, and nobody will have a problem making the flat rate shipping worth it. Swooning….. Not hinting much, or anything! Decided I could write this, when J wrote ‘Totally unrelated-‘. Today I’ve been nothing but tangential.

Yeah, Zoeva launched a pretty large collection with blush/eye palettes! It is a little pricey, I think, for the palettes, though.

I never thought I’d be particularly interested in MAC lipsticks again…until now! These all look gorgeous, although I’ve noticed that I have some of the listed dupes. I’ll have to check them out when they’re released! I need more lipsticks like I need a hole in my head but there’s no harm in looking right? ?

I really love Nice to Meet you and Flocking Fabulous is a throw in for the name alone,LOL! Just kidding I think it’s really pretty. The Fashion Flock-I’m undecided. Those lighter corals, I feel like I don’t wear them too much. I need to look through the dupes. This is a lipstick heavy collection. MAC does lipsticks well generally. Knowing myself, if I go for all that I like and that rate good,I’ll buy them all and I don’t want to do that with that many!

Great review. Wish I weren’t broke cause Mac is seriously turning em out and it all looks good. I really just wanted to say, I love your eye makeup in these. You look so pretty.

I love Flocking Fabulous and Nice to Meet You (great names!), The Fashion Flock is too light for me, but they all look great on you. I do love a coral pink.

Nice to Meet You and Flocking Fabulous look very pretty. This is one of the few Mac collections to move me in the last little while. Maybe because I’m fond of flamingoes…

It’s a cute collection! I also thought it was refreshing to see brights, brights, and brights across almost everything in the launch.

I was hoping I would have more time to save up for this collection…everything in it is right up my alley and there’s so many things I want! I am absolutely getting The Fashion Flock Lipstick and Spring Flock Blush, even if I have to sell various body parts to do it. But I really want Be Silly Lipstick, What I Fancy Blush, and Flocking Fabulous Lipstick as well…plus Sunny Surprise Beauty Powder, Long Legged & Fabulous Lipstick, Have Your Cake Lipstick, Let’s Be Friends Blush, and Nice To Meet You Lipstick.

So basically….the entire collection. And I have $20.

I really like both Flocking Fabulous and Nice to Meet You! I have (and like) Elegant Accent, but it doesn’t have any pearl, and looks a bit lighter. They’re going on my wish list. The Fashion Flock is too light to look good on me.

Flocking Fabulous and Nice to Meet You look fabulous! 🙂 I see that you are also wearing the beauty powders with your make-up look. They look nice! I can’t wait to read your review on them. I think I have developed an obsession with beauty powders lately! 😛

Really like Fashion Flock and Nice to meet you.
I want to try Flocking Fabulous too but I see it looks a lot like Make me Gorgeous lipstick.
I don’t know. Is it a really bright color, Christine?
I only want it if it’s like BOLD and BRIGHT

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