Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Mac Amplified Creme Lipstick - Impassioned Review

Oh hello there lovely readers - I am back with another review, horrayyyy I hear you cheer! I feel like I haven't done a proper good old beauty blogger review in forever (I've missed it!) and am so glad to be back in the game with the first of 3 new mac lipsticks I want to share with you guys!
If you saw my mini birthday haul (or my instagram) you will know that my lovely boyfriend spoilt me with 3 new Mac lipsticks for my birthday... I know, such a nice guy..... so I thought I would go ahead and take some photos of the beauties, first up - Impassioned.
Now when I hit Twitter a couple of weeks ago and asked what shades you girls thought I should be lusting after sooo many of you piped up and said this badboy and I have to say - I am glad I listened to you all.. good choice ladies!
I had looked online at other reviews and swatches and thought it looked gorgeous and now I have it here I have to say it looks even better in real life.

Firstly, it is one of the amplified creme lipsticks - a personal favourite formula of mine.
I love how shiny and creamy these shades come out and the pigmentation is fabulous - only one swipe and this colour is completely opaque... now that is the results I want from a lipstick! (none of this sheer, use 100 coats to get a good colour rubbish!)
As you can see by the photos - I've already used it! Yup sorry for breaking blogger rule #1 - taking photos of the product in brand new, mint condition - but it was my birthday and I couldn't wait to get this on my lips! (you can forgive me right?)

This is such a bright, fun and unique shade - I'm happy to say I don't think I have any others that are similar. (which is pretty good for someone who has nearly 70 lipsticks!)
Perfect for both days and evenings I can see me wearing this constantly all year round!
Bright lips in summer are my fav!
I think Impassioned would suit a range of skin tones, I'm super pale and it doesn't look ridiculous on me and I can imagine it looking fab when I have a tan too (if that ever happens!)
If you are after a new pink shade and want to avoid the standard Barbie pink this is a great colour for you - with it's bright watermelon-like colour it stands out a mile.

Not only am I loving this colour but it's stay time is super impressive - I literally had to use my cleanse and polish to get it off - that is what I call long-lasting!
As you all know Mac lipsticks are now £15 - I'm very lucky to have received it as a present as £15 for a lipstick isn't something I can afford to do alot  (even though I have a list as long as my arm that I want to invest in!)  - although I do think the quality for the price is definitely worth it.
Bring on my trip to the USA and cheaper Mac price tags!

What are your favourite lipstick shades (Mac or not!) ?
Keep your eyes peeled for some more Mac lipstick reviews coming soon.

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  1. Gorgeous!! I think I may have to get this for Valentines day now! xxx

  2. £15 for a lipstick does seem to much, but I am desperate to make my first MAC lipstick purchase this year. This colour so far is standing out as one I would love, it is stunning xxx

  3. This is such a gorgeous shade! I only have two MAC lipsticks (the price puts me off too) in Vegas Volt and Speak Louder, and I love them both.

    Catherine, xo // Lady Liquor Vintage

  4. I almost got this shade but I went for Girl About Town instead! Definitely one you need to add to your collection! xx


    1. I got girl about town aswell and seriously LOVE it! Reminds me of an old mac lipstick I used to have that got discontinued! Xx

  5. This is actually one of the few mac lipsticks I own! It's so pretty!

  6. This colour is amazing, isn't it? I've used mine so much its now a funny shape in the tube and I have to keep it in the fridge! Enjoy!

    Alice xx

  7. This is my favourite lipstick of all time, I honestly wear it so much, no regrets hahah. Hope you had a great birthday! x

  8. What a lovely shade x

  9. What a gorgeous colour!! I was lucky to get a MAC lipstick for my birthday in creme cup and it's my new fave x


  10. It's a bit tooo pinky red for me. Bet it looks gorg with your blonde hair (would look strange against my black)

    Georgina at itotallypaused.com

  11. I've got into the habit of switching between nude and deep oxblood shades depending on how sassy I'm feelin ;) would definitely try this kind of shade for spring though!

    Rach x

  12. I really need to get this lipstick! It's stunning x


  13. Love this shade! Cant wait to see what other shades you got :) xxx

  14. Gorgeous shade! This will go to my wish list :)

    Pink Frenzy

  15. Love it! Absolutely gorgeous colour! :D


  16. I love this shade, it's not one I've owned or even looked at before (I'm a bit of a MAC lipstick addict) but I think it's certainly being added to my list to check out next time I'm at MAC. Next on my list to buy is Pink Pearl Pop, I have far too many faves to mention :)

    Belle x www.partofbellesworld.blogspot.co.uk

  17. Having a little comment spree on your lovely blog this morning haha. This is such a nice shade. Looks quite easy to wear too.

    P.S. there's nothing wrong with taking photos when you've used them! Shows the love haha.

    Kate | raspberrycheeks


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