MAC Impassioned is a neutral-toned, dark coral with a cream finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $20.00 and contains 0.1 oz.
Impassioned is a bright, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a lightly creamy finish. It had opaque color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly. The consistency was lightly creamy with a lightweight feel on the lips that didn't slide around but didn't cling either. It wore well for five and a half hours and was a touch hydrating but not by much. Burberry Bright Crimson (P, $34.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lukas (LE, $36.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Estee Lauder Jealous (P, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). Estee Lauder Blossom Bright (P, $30.00) is warmer (95% similar). Shiseido High Rise (225) (P, $26.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Stimulant (P, $55.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Postmodern (DC, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Giacomo (P, $36.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Greta (P, $34.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). NYX Angel (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Melted Candy (P, $21.00) is glossier (95% similar). Givenchy Magnolia Organza (301) (P, $36.00) is brighter (95% similar). Maybelline Shocking Coral (DC, $7.99) is lighter, brighter, warmer (95% similar). MAC Red Balloon (LE, $20.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C306 (DC, $22.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Toucan (LE, $7.00) is glossier (95% similar). Guerlain Rose Grenat (864) (DC, $58.00) is darker, cooler, glossier (90% similar). NYX Street Cred (P, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Tarte Wonder (LE, ) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Dangerously Red (P, $20.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. 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.