MAC x Nicki Minaj Mmmmmm, Patisserie, Playing Koi Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

01/06

MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick
MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick

Mmmmmm

MAC Mmmmmm Lipstick ($17.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a medium, pinky mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a lightly glossy finish. It had rich pigmentation that applied even, opaque coverage in a single layer. The lipstick was lightly creamy with a smooth, lightweight texture that glided across my lips easily. The color stayed on well for four and a half hours and was lightly hydrating.

Formula Overview

$19.50/0.1 oz. - $195.00 Per Ounce

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and the pigmentation and wear tend to be dependent on the finish. The sheer finishes, like Lustres, tend to wear for only a couple of hours and have sheer coverage (as designed) and are non-drying. Some of the original Matte shades have a stiffer, drier formula, while newer ones have a more velvety, silicone-feel to them, and the latter are creamier, more comfortable to wear, and easier to apply, but most Matte shades are quite pigmented and long-wearing, though some are drying. The Amplified and Satin finishes tend to have good pigmentation, lightly creamy to moderately creamy consistencies with a bit of shine, and moderate to long wear with deeper, richer shades wearing longer. The Frost and Metallic finishes have the most variance between shades with coverage ranging from semi-sheer to opaque with average wear and non-drying to slightly drying formulas. All MAC lipsticks are vanilla-scented but have no discernible taste.

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Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Lanolin Oil, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire De Candelilla, Octyldodecanol, Ozokerite, Silica, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax / Cera Microcristallina / Cire Microcristalline, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract / Extrait D'orge, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Squalane, Cholesterol, Ceramide 3, Alumina, Tin Oxide, Linoleic Acid, Vanillin. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 28 (CI 45410), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 30 (CI 73360), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360), Red 33 Lake (CI 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).


01/06

MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick
MAC Patisserie Lipstick

Patisserie

MAC Patisserie Lipstick ($17.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with strong, warm undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-sheer to medium coverage, which was as expected given its Lustre finish. The consistency had moderate slip, so it felt slippery on the lips and while comfortable, did not last long–it was mostly gone by the two and a half hour mark. The formula felt a bit drying on me.

Formula Overview

$19.50/0.1 oz. - $195.00 Per Ounce

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and the pigmentation and wear tend to be dependent on the finish. The sheer finishes, like Lustres, tend to wear for only a couple of hours and have sheer coverage (as designed) and are non-drying. Some of the original Matte shades have a stiffer, drier formula, while newer ones have a more velvety, silicone-feel to them, and the latter are creamier, more comfortable to wear, and easier to apply, but most Matte shades are quite pigmented and long-wearing, though some are drying. The Amplified and Satin finishes tend to have good pigmentation, lightly creamy to moderately creamy consistencies with a bit of shine, and moderate to long wear with deeper, richer shades wearing longer. The Frost and Metallic finishes have the most variance between shades with coverage ranging from semi-sheer to opaque with average wear and non-drying to slightly drying formulas. All MAC lipsticks are vanilla-scented but have no discernible taste.

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Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate / Hexastearate / Hexarosinate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire De Candelilla, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, PVP / Hexadecene Copolymer, Polyethylene, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Cetyl Acetate, Lanolin Oil, Cetyl Lactate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Hydrogenated Polydecene, Beeswax / Cera Alba / Cire D'abeille, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ceramide 3, Synthetic Wax, Synthetic Beeswax, Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Alumina, Tin Oxide, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Vanillin. May Contain: 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), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 21 (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 Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick
MAC Playing Koi Lipstick

Playing Koi

MAC Playing Koi Lipstick ($17.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a bright pink with warm, yellow undertones and a satin finish. It had a stronger white base that came through and made it look almost chalky to my eye, which may make it harder to wear for some complexions. The consistency was smooth, lightweight, and just creamy enough to glide across the lips without dragging but was still a bit firmer than the average MAC lipstick. It had nearly opaque coverage that went on more evenly than anticipated, though there was a touch of color that gathered in my lip lines. It lasted for four hours on me and was neither drying nor hydrating.

Formula Overview

$19.50/0.1 oz. - $195.00 Per Ounce

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and the pigmentation and wear tend to be dependent on the finish. The sheer finishes, like Lustres, tend to wear for only a couple of hours and have sheer coverage (as designed) and are non-drying. Some of the original Matte shades have a stiffer, drier formula, while newer ones have a more velvety, silicone-feel to them, and the latter are creamier, more comfortable to wear, and easier to apply, but most Matte shades are quite pigmented and long-wearing, though some are drying. The Amplified and Satin finishes tend to have good pigmentation, lightly creamy to moderately creamy consistencies with a bit of shine, and moderate to long wear with deeper, richer shades wearing longer. The Frost and Metallic finishes have the most variance between shades with coverage ranging from semi-sheer to opaque with average wear and non-drying to slightly drying formulas. All MAC lipsticks are vanilla-scented but have no discernible taste.

Browse all of our MAC Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Glyceryl Triacetyl Hydroxystearate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire De Candelilla, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Beeswax / Cera Alba / Cire D'Abeille, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil, Ozokerite, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax / Cera Carnauba / Cire De Carnauba, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Microcrystalline Wax / Cera Microcristallina / Cire Microcristalline, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Vanillin, Alumina, Tin Oxide, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 21 (CI 45380), Red 21 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), Yellow 10 Lake (CI 47005).

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Translucent Powder
  • Too Faced Will You Merry Me
  • Too Faced #blessed
On eyes:
  • Too Faced Boss Lady Palette

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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I bought “MMMMMM” on launch day and it’s really beautiful and it’d probably suit a lot of different skin tones.

It’s also fun to say. I said to the MAC artist, “I want this one, please.” She looked at the label and went, “MMMMMM?” and I said, “Yup, MMMMMM.” “MMMMMM is a good choice.”

That white base on Playing Koi is rough looking….like if I were to wear it, I’d look like I just ate a powdered donut! Not the look I’m striving for, LoL.

Mmmmm is one that I fell in love with due to seeing not just your swatches, but also YT’ers closer to my skintone. Good thing, too, as it looks quite nice as a pinky-mauve nude on me. Weirdest name ever, though!

Lip products are my weakness and I really like the look of MMMMMM. Thats two (Among the Fireflies as well) from the Nicki collection that I want. Also have a nice little list of colors from the Lipglass and Vamplify Gloss that I like. Oh this could be dangerous. I’d better see how many dupes I have for the 2 lipstick colors I like before I jump on this MAC train.

Are Playing Koi and Patisserie not repromotes? The names both sound really familiar (and if you mentioned this in the review and I missed it, apologies). If they are repromotes and now being released under a Nicki Minaj collection, I think that’s a cheap cash grab!

Playing Koi is a repromote, Patisserie is permanent. The collection is a mix of repromotes, permanent shades, and new shades. They didn’t mention that Nicki Minaj created those shades – I believe the idea was Nicki Minaj curated two shades, and then they put together a selection of “nudes” for everyone.

I’m personally happy to see brands bring back shades or highlight permanent ones – I’d rather see them do that than create something new but so similar!

I’m wearing “Mmmmmm” today, and I really like it 🙂 It’s a lovely pinky-mauve that has enough warmth in it so it doesn’t turn blue on me.

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