The Summer Season: MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

The Summer Season: MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick ($14.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a soft, semi-sheer medium pink with a subtly cool undertone.  It has white and pink micro-shimmer and a semi-frosty finish.  It has the same vanilla scent as is traditional to MAC lipsticks.  Hot Gossip has a cremesheen finish, which means that it is on the drier side, though I don’t find cremesheens to be drying (but if you have particularly dry lips, wear lip balm first).  The wear is a little below average, in part to the sheerness of the shade, and stands at two to three hours for me.

Is this the right pink for you? Would you wear it?

The Summer Season is a series of posts featuring bright, vibrant shades of coral, orange, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for a summer of fun — that runs through July 2010.

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MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick
MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick

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Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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OMG I totallyyyyy looove this lipstick! It looks like a gorgeous shade! And it really suits you! I’m definately gonna go get this one!

Thanks for the review!!

I’ve had this on my wishlist for awhile, but I had not swatched it in store so I was hesitant to buy it. So glad to see a good swatch of this color, looks like a pink I would like!

So interesting to see how these colors look on different skintones! Hot Gossip looks really hot pink on me! I like how it looks medium rosy pink on you 🙂

I love this color on you ~ and me, LOL. I’ve been to my local MAC counter twice this summer, just for this lipstick and they don’t have it in stock. Argh!

This review has me planning a little trek to a different MAC counter. ;o)

I bought this recently also and I really like it 🙂 I think it looks nice with Luminary lustre glass over it 🙂 I agree with the others also, it looks great on you!

Hiya, I’m looking for a pinky/plum lipstick. Not to dark tho.How different is this one to the Mac Lipstick Dish It Up? I’m also looking at the illamasqua intense lipgloss move…but i think this lipgloss might be a lot dark than Dish it up?Hope to hear back from you 🙂 Thanks

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