MAC Stylist's Tip is a moderately warm-toned, medium-dark purple with a satin finish. It is a limited edition lipstick that retails for $20.00 and contains 0.1 oz.
MAC Stylist's Tip Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a "deep violet [with an Amplified finish]." It's a slightly muted, medium purple with warm, red undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque color coverage with a lightly creamy consistency that applied without tugging and went on evenly. This shade wore well for four and a half hours and was lightly hydrating. Urban Decay Exhibition (P, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Seductive Intent (LE, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Prankster (P, $12.00) is lighter, glossier (95% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (P, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Kaia (LE, $36.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Dior Superstitious Matte (789) (P, $35.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever Dashing Plum (214) (P, $23.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty #098 (P, $18.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Anastasia Vintage (P, $20.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Sephora Desert Trip (39) (P, $8.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). KVD Beauty LUV (P, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Ultraviolet (P, $22.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). ColourPop Lychee (LE, $6.50) is less glossy (90% similar). Revlon Luminous Lilac (018) (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter, less pigmented (85% similar). Bite Beauty Orchid (LE, $24.00) is lighter (85% similar). Clinique Grape Pop (P, $19.50) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). NARS Kate (P, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Smashbox Tabloid (P, $21.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Milani I Am Cool (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% 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.