Today I’m reviewing MAC Amplified Creme lipstick in the shade Craving which is part of the permanent collection.
Price : Rs 990
Quantity : 3 g
What MAC says about the product :
Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.
MAC describes the shade as ‘Burst of Plum’.
My take on the product
The lipstick comes in the standard black MAC packaging is which looks sleek and classy but its a pain to locate shades if you own many since there is no colored indication of the shade on the packaging.
The texture of Amplified Creme lipsticks is super smooth and very creamy. They are very pigmented and single swipe gives intense color with a creamy opaque finish. The formula is quite moisturizing and has a good staying power. It stays on the lips for 5-6 hours after which it fades to a stain that stays another 2 hours (including meals in between). The color tends to feather a little bit outside the lip line (it can happen while eating) sometimes but it is quite negligible and can be taken care of. It has the signature MAC Vanilla fragrance that vanishes soon after application. The formula is absolutely awesome and the staying power makes the investment quite worth it.
The shade ‘Craving’ :
MAC describes it as a ‘Burst of Plum‘ but I feel it has a lot of pink in it too. I would describe it as a deep pinked plum. It is a lovely fall/winter shade but its not so dark that it cannot be worn in the summers as well. The shade would suit all complexions and duskier beauties might find it to be their HG Pink lipstick. The shade goes with many outfits – it can be worn just with liner and mascara and it gives a lot of life and color to the face. It is one of those shades that give a really chic and sophisticated look without being too dark or matte. The creamy glossy finish gives a healthy look to the lips without looking too glossy.
I’d recommend this shade to everyone especially medium/dusky women looking for the perfect pink .
The GOOD about MAC Amplified Creme lipstick Craving :
- Sleek and sturdy classy black packaging
- Super smooth creamy texture
- Very pigmented
- Gives a lovely creamy finish to the lips
- Opaque coverage with very little product
- Long staying – stays for 5-6 hours leaving behind a stain
- Would suit all complexions especially medium/dusky ones
- Does not settle into fine lines
- Difficult to locate different shades since there is no colored label
- Dark shade- tends to feather a little outside the lip line while eating etc.
- Available in select cities
MAC products come with a price tag but generally most of them are worth the investment. Amplified creme finish are very pigmented and opaque creamy lipsticks which are moisturizing and stay on for about 5 hours on the lips. The shade is a lovely deep pinked plum that suit all complexions especially medium/dusky ones.
Highly recommended to everyone!
Rating : 4.5/5
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