MAC Dreaming of You is a slightly warm-toned, medium-dark burgundy with a satin finish. It is a limited edition lipstick that retails for $20.00 and contains 0.1 oz.
MAC Dreaming of You Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "deep wine [with a Matte finish]." It's a muted, medium-dark reddish burgundy with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had good, opaque coverage paired with a smooth, lightly creamy texture that was comfortable to apply and to wear over a six-hour period. The formula was neither drying nor hydrating when I wore it. Givenchy Pourpre Defile (P, $37.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Fetishist (P, $55.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Bam (LE, $7.00) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Tiana (LE, $7.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar). NARS Charlotte (P, $34.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). Shiseido Curious Cassis (RD620) (DC, $28.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Diva (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Hex (P, $18.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Endless Drama (P, $18.00) is darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Mistletoe (LE, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Crimson (P, $37.00) is glossier (90% similar). Pat McGrath 35MM (DC, $40.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Black Dahlia (10) (LE, $55.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte High Dive (P, $21.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Red Berry (P, $37.00) is glossier (90% similar). YSL Topanga Sunset (150) (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Milani I Am Strong (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop Cashing Out (PiP, $7.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Me First (38) (P, $13.00) is less shimmery, warmer, glossier (90% similar). NARS Josephine (LE, $34.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
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.