MAC Painted Sunset is a moderately warm-toned, dark orange with a pearl finish. It is a limited edition lipstick that retails for $20.00 and contains 0.1 oz.
MAC Painted Sunset Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and very fine gold pearl. It had rich, opaque pigmentation with a lightweight, creamy, lightly emollient consistency that glided on without tugging. This shade wore well for five hours and left behind a slight stain. It was also somewhat moisturizing. Maybelline Orange Edge (DC, $7.99) is glossier (95% similar). MAC Sail La Vie (LE, $20.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Sunset Orange (P, $37.00) is brighter (95% similar). Maybelline Neon Red (DC, $7.99) is brighter, glossier (95% similar). Givenchy Carmin Escarpin (306) (P, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Gala (LE, $36.00) is more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Bang (DC, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Carnal (P, $32.00) is brighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #300 (P, $32.00) is warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Gina (DC, $58.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Diego (LE, $36.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Short Circuit (LE, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Firecracker (06) (LE, $55.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Giorgio Armani Notorious (408) (LE, $38.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Estee Lauder Impassioned (P, $32.00) is lighter (85% 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.