Sunday Funday: 16 x MAC Permanent Lipstick Swatches

MAC Violetta Lipstick
MAC Violetta Lipstick

Happy Sunday! I think we can say that I’m officially on a roll 🙂 Here’s another set of swatches of permanent shades of MAC Lipstick!

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New York Apple is one of my oldies but goodies. I really appreciate these swatches, Christine! There are a few MAC lipsticks that I’ve thought, if only they were in Christine’s gallery! New York Apple and Pink Plaid being two 🙂

Captive looks really beautiful for a nice everyday plummy rose shade.
And Violetta; be still my heart! That one is bomb.com awesomeness! Looks like UD Mad Hatter ought to have applied like this, then I would no doubt nabbed that one. Nothing like a metallic purple lipstick when done correctly!

Oh thank you for the clear swatch of Craving! It’s one of my favorite lippies, and it’s a huge help to be able to compare it to possible dupes.

OH I’m so glad you swatched Capricious!! It’s my go-to for dress up occasions–I get so many compliments on it! But it also shows how much difference different undertones/color depth can make! It doesn’t even remotely look like the same color on me. On me, it’s much darker–it looks more like Oddessey, but even darker & cooler. So helpful to have it for reference!

Some of my all time favourites are in this post.

Violetta is so gorgeous I can’t even begin to describe it.
Girl About Town is one I often reach for. I really like Cyber, but as it is so dark I don’t use it often.

There are quite a lot of the others I feel I really need after seeing the swatches. Quite often when I am a t the MAC counters, I just want to buy them all 🙂

And good news, for me, we are getting a MAC Pro store at the end of summer. yay!

Violetta was my first MAC & favorite lipstick, and it is still my HG today. Long live Violetta! I was so happy when they made it permanent. 🙂 Show Orchid, Odyssey and NY Apple are really pretty.

Clearly I love these shades as I have Capricious, Captive, Plumful, Girl About Town and New York Apple, I can’t believe I don’t have Media. I think that is my next purchase!! Thank you for the swatches, Christine.

Many of these colors are very similar. I do like that they are not Huber white, I guess. I’m not certain how to describe it.

Capricious is my most used MAC lipstick by far. Perfect MLBB shade. Plumful and Captive are my top five too. Brave is my perfect nude. So many gorgeous and favorite lipsticks in this selection.

So many of these are favourites/repurchases for me. I generally have 3 tubes of Craving and 3 of Plumful on the go at any one time. New York Apple, Lustering (wish it were longer lasting, sigh), Captive, Capricious – all are long-time faves. But I’m seeing a few new-to-me shades I think I need to try – Odyssey, Media and Dark Side for sure are 3 I plan to look at next time I’m at MAC.

I just bought Girl About Town last week and am just loving it. For me it’s a perfect summer pop of colour. I think I’ll try out Odyssey next time I’m around the MAC counter. That one looks like a great fall colour.

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