MAC Viva Glam Lipglass -- Cyndi & Gaga

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass — Cyndi & Gaga

Coming at you on September 2nd, MAC will launch corresponding lipglasses to February’s roll out of Viva Glam Cyndi and Gaga Lipsticks. Like the lipsticks, the lipglasses are only around for a limited time (six months) — both the lipsticks and lipglasses will be available until February 2011.

Just like the same-named lipsticks, Cyndi is a coral with very subtle white micro-shimmer, while Gaga is a light pink with blue undertones and nearly imperceptible white micro-shimmer. Surprisingly, Gaga [lipglass] seems more wearable than its lipstick counterpart–it’s not as cool or blue toned, so its more flattering across skin tones.Β Β  Cyndi feels like there’s just a little less red to it–maybe a touch more coral, more orange, but certainly feels at least a smidgen brighter.Β  Both glosses are incredibly opaque for a gloss, which is nice–but they can, of course, be worn sheerly by simply using less.Β  It doesn’t take more than two or three swipes (depending on how big your lips are!) for a nice, opaque look.

When you’re looking for a lipstick/lipglass, Viva Glam is always a good way to go!

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  • Product: 28/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: I’m all for a good cause, so if you like either of the shades, they’re both very pigmented and flattering on many skin tones.

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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Gaga Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Gaga Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipstick

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass

MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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MAC Viva Glam Lipglass - Gaga and Cyndi
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I love the Gaga and Cyndi lipsticks, but for some reason these are not doing it for me. That’s a good thing, because I’m going to go NUTS when Fab Felines hits my local MAC store!

*coming out of nowhere* Yes we get them too, I asked my The Hague/Bijenkorf counter and we get them on the 2nd September like everyone else.

Hey Christine, I want to ask if the Viva Glam Gaga & Cindi Lipsticks are still available? I love the colors of the lip glosses but too bad I don’t wear lip gloss! πŸ™

This is nice. I’m NW45 in MAC and the VG Gaga lipstick looks like powdered donuts on me. The lipglass is looking more like what I expected the pigmentation of the lipstick to look like. I think I’ll get this lipglass and stick with VG Cyndi’s lipstick. The Cyndi lipglass is looking a bit more orange like you said. I think I may try it though. I’m excited about these.

I don’t currently own any lipglasses because of their stickiness but Cyndi may have to be my first (and second) – think will get a backup of the lipstick too

While the Gaga isn’t exactly my color preference (blue-pinks just don’t jive with me for some reason), Cyndi looks FANTASTIC! Corals are definitely my thing. Thank you for the great pictures, Christine!

Wow, the Cyndi lipglass looks stunning!! From what I can see from the pictures it doesnΒ΄t even settle into the lip lines too much, which is what usually keeps me from buying milky glosses. And the color is just perfect!
Definitely a backup candidate for me.

“Cyndi” looks great on you, Christine! It looks like a nice, light reddish-pink for fall. I actually like it more than “Gaga”, which is surprising since I’m a sucker for nudes and baby pinks.

Also I was wondering if the signature rubs off the lipglass packaging because the liberty of london lipglasses did which was sad. πŸ™‚

I don’t have any issues with the printing rubbing off, but I don’t take my lipglosses/lipsticks with me very often. Like my Liberty of London lipglasses don’t have any missing parts or anything, lol!

lipglosses are the first thing that looses it’s printing for me. lipglass, dazzleglass, etc. the more i use them the faster it goes of course, but they’re always gone within a couple months πŸ˜›

it doesn’t bother me tho… i’ll probably get 2 of these just to keep and collect, then another 2 to actually use. gaga doesn’t look as milky as i was dreading it would! πŸ™‚ they both look great!

One even coat? I usually apply in parts, not in coats πŸ™‚ I believe I mentioned it in the review that it took 2-3 pumps of gloss. I typically use at least 2, even on sheer glosses, to get an even look.

i have the lady gaga lipstick so it might be wasteful to get the lipgloss as well cause they are so similar. i do like the cyndi lipglass. how similar is it to illamasqua mistress lipgloss intense?

Definitely want Cyndi! Not sure if I can pull off Gaga. πŸ™

Gaga reminds me a little of English Accents l/g from Liberty of London. I got it on a whim, and it looks HORRID on me, unless worn very sheerly.

I may just end up getting both l/g, as I already have both l/s, and it’s for a good cause! πŸ™‚

Christine, how would you compare viva glam cyndi ligglass to one of the permenent collection lipglass called lychee luxe? Are these 2 very similar or no?

Also, when are these lipglasses releasing???

I can’t wait for these. I know a lot of people have been loving the gaga more than the cyndi. but i think cyndi’s one is more wearable.

the viva glam cyndi lipglass looks so good on you. u have convinced me to run and buy this once it hit the store ^^

thanks christine for the swatches. really helpful.

I plan to pick up both of these. I loved the lipsticks and I am actually wearing Cyndi today. Gaga lipstick did not look flattering on me but I am hoping the lipglass will be different. I feel like I would need to wear a lipliner with Gaga lipglass though, I am NC50. What liner would u suggest if any?

I want to like Gaga but the color is all wrong for me. But I have and love Cyndi lipstick. I’m going to have to get off my spending diet and buy the lipglass.

I love MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass on you and hopefully it will go well on me also. I bought the Lipstick why not buy the Lipglass as well πŸ˜€ Love it.

Ooh I like the Cyndi, really seems to flatter your complexion and brighten (not that you need that). I’m still trying to get my hands on the Cyndi lipstick, keep calling my counter checking to see if it’s arrived in the next delivery so they can hold one or two for me, sigh, will keep trying, when I swatch it, it just looks like the warm pink I’ve been searching for and of course it’s for a good cause. It’s great you get to try out products early and give us these lovely previews, thanks Christine.

have all viva glam lipsticks/glosses always been limited edition? My MAC store always has all of them……how come these are the only limited editions ones i’ve come across? cyndi (l/s and l/g) is to pretty to be limited edition ):

No, the ones they collaborate on with celebrities tend to be limited – e.g. VG VI SE Lipglass (Fergie) and these with Gaga and Cyndi.

I have the lady gaga lipstick and didn’t like the cyndi but for this it’s the opposite way around. I like the cyndi gloss not sure I want to buy it though but the gaga lipglass isn’t very appealing. I think I’m going to skip this and just get a few backups of the lady gaga lipstick because I love it!

Wow, I have been waiting for this forever for GAGA, but after seeing it on you I don’t think I’m going to get it! It looks nothing like the lipstick. It’s much whiter πŸ™ I feel like in the tube it looks just like English Accents from LOL, but it doesn’t translate onto the lips….I’m sad!

Can’t wait. I plan on getting both. I have both lipsticks to support AIDS research which touched my family back in the early 90’s when we lost my sister so, even though the colors are not too wearable on my NW45 skin, I still love the colors and wanted to support the cause.

wow i like the cyndi gloss. i loved the lipstick too but i held back.
too many items on the wish list tho…hopefully something will just ‘remove itself’ when i swatch in store?!

really loving how cyndi looks on u christine. but i hate lipgloss.. i might give it a try though it looks so good and reading through the comments, i bet it will sell out in a flash!! i always wear nude lipsticks so this will b a change. i have gaga lipstick but dont love it. Can u return viva glam items? i would never since its for aids but just curious

I like both =)
But I have to agree with everyone Cyndi looks great on your lips, I wasn’t planning on getting it, until I saw your lip swatch.
The Gaga one I will pair it with other lip colors so it will be a bit more wearable for me, I do like it a lot as is too.

Cyndi is my favorite lipstick. I cannot wait to get a hold of the gloss. It looks beautiful on you. I’m not as convinced about the Gaga gloss. I will have to wait to see it in person.

I believe that Viva Glam Lipglass will be a great addition to the V/G collection! I have 67 female employees in South America, In the fashion industry they love the Gaga lipstick the gloss will be a great stocking stuffer!

Rolando

Cyndi looks gorgeous, will be getting it =)
Although maybe you can wear the Cyndi lipstick and add some sort of gloss over it for a similar effect? Maybe the gloss is a bit lighter…so pretty…

Oh wow i love both of these especially gaga, cindy looks fab on you though! just wondering do you know when these will be out in the uk? i cant find details of the launch date here anywhere!

I love my Cyndi lipstick and I wish it was available until the end of my life. I must buy some backups and purchase a lipglass too! Thanks for letting me know about this release, you are a star:-)

Wow, I really had my heart set on getting Gaga but now I see Cyndi swatched on you and it looks amazing! Gaga is a lot lighter than I had anticipated and Cyndi was a lot less red.

I LOVE the Cyndi lipstick and lipglass, they are just gorgeous! Unfortunately though the Gaga lipstick and lipglass, don’t really look that good on me.

Viva Glam Cyndi is my favourite lipstick, but the Lipglass looks way more orange… nevertheless I bought the Lipglass yesterday… The moeny goes to a good cause and it looks good on you so it’ll suit me too

Cyndi looks really good on you! πŸ™‚ I got the Gaga one cause I’m more into pinks and I LOVE it! Do you know of any dupes for this Christine?

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