Round-up: MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils Thoughts & Comparisons

MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils
MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils

The new MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils ($20.00 for 0.08 oz.) were disappointing overall, due to their uneven application and short wear time.  They also have a lot less shine than traditional gloss, which may be a great thing if you find gloss too shiny, but it might not be what you’d expect, given these are modeled after lipgloss.  They’re somewhat tacky, thin (almost clingy in a way), lightly hydrating, and have semi-opaque coverage (on average).  At this price point, MAC offers other lip formulas that are better and have more product for your money, too.  There are a lot of jumbo-sized lip pencils on the market, but these fall short.  The most positive aspect was that they are twist-up pencils, there is no need to sharpen, which reduces the amount of wasted product.

Reviews, Photos, Swatches

  • Part 1 — Go for Girlie, Innocent, Revved Up
  • Part 2 — Fearless, Kttenish, Patentpink
  • Part 3 — Berry Bold, Hopelessly Devoted, Pleasant
  • Part 4 — Spontaneous, Sultana, Teen Dream

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MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils
MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils

MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils
MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils

MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils
MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils

MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils
MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils

MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils
MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencils

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These look neat, and there’s a wide variety of shades which is cool. It’s no wonder MAC is finally getting on the jumbo lip pencil bandwagon. I probably won’t pick one up though; for whatever reason, these just don’t pique my interest. Hm.

I think I´m gonna try Berry Bold and Teen Dream on the counter and see whether I like them or not. I´m not sure about these lip products because of your reviews but I´m a little curious nevertheless 😀

Wow, as a group, they are phenomenal. What amazes me beyond the lippies is how you get your lips to be perfect in every photo. incredible

Really liked Revved Up but having seconds thought because of your review. Will try it at a counter. Thanks for the recap Christine.

My favourites out of the collection are Teen Dream and Kittenish, but I won’t get any, I don’t think. I’m glad there were some above-average ones, but I still think MAC needed to think about this collection for a bit longer before they released it!

I’m a ‘retromatte’, not a ‘lustre’ kind of girl, so I would choose more pigmentation and coverage. It seems to me like a bad version of Clinique’s chubbies.. Disappointed… 🙁
Thanks for the review — saved my money! ;D

Best choice I’ve ever made: following you on Bloglovin’. I’ve saved SO much money not buying crappy products after I’ve read your reviews. You give the most thorough reviews on the internet, Christine. Thank you!

Now that I see them all, I’m going for Kittenish. I’ve been all over the place with my wish list 🙂 I rely on your reviews. Thank you so much!!

Thanks for the recap. With all the great chubby pencils going around I would skip this completely or go for the top two after seeing them on you.

How annoying, kittenish looks nothing like the old kittenish lipstick from the Fabulous Felines collection. They should either keep the color the same, or change the name altogether!

Now THIS is why I love Tempatlia! this is great Christine, thank you so much, I was curious about this new lipsticks and now I am pretty confident to say: boooooring!!! I will get another Marc Jacobs lippie instead 😀

Such a shame that these fall short! I was so excited by these, as I love all of the other crayon-esque lip products, but I’ll probably give these a miss now! I love the look of Berry Bold and Hopelessly Devoted though!

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