MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour has returned with some new really great looking shades and I recently picked up four of the ones I felt I couldn’t live without.

There are eight new shades in the lineup, and I believe 14 total shades overall. These have a “liquid suede” texture (their words) and they are very pigmented and easy to apply. They dry to a very matte finish. I know some people don’t love these because they are on the drier side of the matte liquid lipsticks out there, but I find I can wear them usually (unless it’s a very chapped-lip kind of day) as long as I use a lip balm under or over them to help with hydration.

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour

Flesh Stone, Cafe Au Chic, Simply Smoked, So Me (wet)

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour

Flesh Stone, Cafe Au Chic, Simply Smoked, So Me (dry)

Flesh Stone is a grey/light taupe.

Cafe Au Chic is a greyed out beige.

Simply Smoked is a medium brown taupe.

So Me is a greyed out plum/rose.

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour Flesh Stone

Flesh Stone

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour Cafe Au Chic

Cafe Au Chic

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour Simply Smoked

Simply Smoked

MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour So Me

So Me

As you can see all of these have a greyish/muted quality to them, which is what drew me towards them in the first place. I love these kinds of colors and have ever since I bought my first MAC Folio Lipstick back in 1995. Still one of my favorite shades! Of these four, though I do like them all, my favorites are Flesh Stone and Simply Smoked. I love how evenly they all applied and they are super smooth going on. No streaks, no blotchiness at all. They dry within 1-2 minutes and are very matte and on the drier side. but again, with a lip balm underneath or over (or both) they feel much more comfy.

You can find MAC Retro Matte Liquid LipColour on the MAC site now and they are $21.00 each.

Do you love any of these shades?

-Kelly

Written by Kelly
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