MAC Dew is a very cool-toned, light-medium blue with a satin finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $20.00 and contains 0.1 oz.
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MAC Dew Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "creamy purply blue [with a Satin finish]." It's a bright, light-medium periwinkle blue with a cool, violet tint and a satiny sheen. It had good pigmentation with moderate slip and a light-medium density, so while it glided on without tugging, I can feel the formula move when I press my lips together, so it can be harder to avoid "lines" showing. Despite the slip, it actually applied fairly evenly with very minimal color gathering in lip lines over the four and a half hours it lasted. I did find it yielded a slightly bluish stain. Colour Pop Make Believe (LE, $7.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Butch (DC, $18.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Fenty Beauty Ya Dig (P, $18.00) is darker (85% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Serenity (LE, $18.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Kat Von D Dagger (P, $20.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). Sephora 5-0 Grind (56) (P, $8.00) is darker (80% similar). Colour Pop Trill Seeker (P, $7.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). NYX Earl Grey (P, $6.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
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Formulated to shade, define and showcase the lips, M·A·C Lipstick is available in every nuance of your favorite color and high-fashion texture. It's the iconic product that made M·A·C famous.AMPLIFIED CREME (A): Ultra-creamy. Quietly shiny. Color-packed! Hi-res: hi-impact. CREMESHEEN (C): Creme-based lipstick that imparts bright full color, with a soft and supple shine. FROST (F): Excellent color payoff with medium to high frosted shimmer-and-shine finish. LUSTRE (L): Demi-sheer with wet-look lustre finish. Very slick. Makes lips look soft, smooth, ultra-moist. MATTE (M): Pigment rich with intense color pay-off. No-shine, all matte finish. SATIN (S): Color-rich. Soft satin, semi-matte finish. Conditions while adding intense color.