MAC Under the Covers, As If I Care, Bated Breath Love Me Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

01/06

MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick
MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick

Under the Covers

MAC Under the Covers Love Me Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with moderate, warm undertones and a natural sheen. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, but it had to be built up to get to full coverage. The texture was lightweight, emollient enough to glide on without tugging but not enough that it felt slippery when worn, so it adhered well and was comfortable to wear. There was a touch of product that sank into my deeper lip lines, which wasn’t noticeable from a normal viewing distance. It stayed on nicely for four and a half hours and was lightly hydrating over time.

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "lighter-than-air texture" with "all-day moisturization" paired with "intense color and soft shine." They had semi-opaque to fully opaque color coverage in a single layer, and most of the shades applied evenly and smoothly to my lips without emphasizing lip texture or sinking noticeably into my lip lines.

The texture was very lightweight, lightly creamy without too much slip, yet there was a distinctive shine to the finish. The luminosity wore down within an hour or so of wear. The formula seemed like a cross between Amplified and Cremesheens, yet there was no tackiness, and the Love Me formula was much lighter and thinner (without being clingy). The wear has ranged from three to six hours and has been lightly to moderately hydrating. They had a sweet, vanilla scent (typical of the brand) but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Love Me Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline, Tocopheryl Acetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Vanillin, Bht, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 22 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)]

01/06

MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick
MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick

As If I Care

MAC As If I Care Love Me Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, warm undertones and a natural finish. It had good color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly across my lips without tugging, but it was shy of full coverage in one stroke. The lipstick had a lightweight, thinner texture that wasn’t clingy and had enough slip to be comfortable to apply and to wear. There was a smidgen of product that sank into my deeper lip lines, and I felt like the texture was less forgiving of lip texture/imperfections. It wore well for four hours and was lightly moisturizing while worn.

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "lighter-than-air texture" with "all-day moisturization" paired with "intense color and soft shine." They had semi-opaque to fully opaque color coverage in a single layer, and most of the shades applied evenly and smoothly to my lips without emphasizing lip texture or sinking noticeably into my lip lines.

The texture was very lightweight, lightly creamy without too much slip, yet there was a distinctive shine to the finish. The luminosity wore down within an hour or so of wear. The formula seemed like a cross between Amplified and Cremesheens, yet there was no tackiness, and the Love Me formula was much lighter and thinner (without being clingy). The wear has ranged from three to six hours and has been lightly to moderately hydrating. They had a sweet, vanilla scent (typical of the brand) but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Love Me Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline, Tocopheryl Acetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Vanillin, Bht, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 22 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)]

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01/06

MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick
MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick

Bated Breath

MAC Bated Breath Love Me Lipstick ($19.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with strong, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that adhered evenly to my lips without emphasizing lip texture. The consistency was lightweight, emollient enough to prevent tugging, and felt thin (but not clingy). It lasted well for four and a half hours and was lightly hydrating while worn.

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.1 oz. - $190.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "lighter-than-air texture" with "all-day moisturization" paired with "intense color and soft shine." They had semi-opaque to fully opaque color coverage in a single layer, and most of the shades applied evenly and smoothly to my lips without emphasizing lip texture or sinking noticeably into my lip lines.

The texture was very lightweight, lightly creamy without too much slip, yet there was a distinctive shine to the finish. The luminosity wore down within an hour or so of wear. The formula seemed like a cross between Amplified and Cremesheens, yet there was no tackiness, and the Love Me formula was much lighter and thinner (without being clingy). The wear has ranged from three to six hours and has been lightly to moderately hydrating. They had a sweet, vanilla scent (typical of the brand) but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Love Me Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Polybutene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline, Tocopheryl Acetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Vanillin, Bht, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 22 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)]

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Product Availability

MAC Love Me Lipstick $19.00/0.1 OZ.
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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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So as usual, I am immediately drawn to As If I Care as it is within my preferred colours but then looking at the dupe list, I don’t have a single one? How can that be!! I wish it was a little more opaque in one swipe but since that appears to be the only major drawback I am sure it would work. Now the question is whether I need another lipstick, LOL!

Bated Breath is beautiful also but I have TF Chadwick (hunted it down when I couldn’t find it on line and finally got it in Seattle several months ago. It pulls a little browner on me but still a lovely shade and the formula is great but if I didn’t have Chadwick and Natural Born Leader I would be getting this for fall/winter. It would have cost a lot less and been a lot bigger than the TF one.

I don’t know Christine, but it is actually kind of staggering that I don’t, LOL! I would have bet that I would have at least 5 or 6 and nothing. Obviously I am falling down on the job here.

Perhaps not the most appealing of names, but I really love As If I Care! Makes me think of a rose garden or my daughter’s zinnias she grew in the garden when she was 9 years old!

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