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REVIEW & LOTD: MAC Matte Lipstick in Taupe

I am sure you all have come across products that have shade names that have nothing to do with the real shade! My latest run-in with such a product was when I went on a quest to find the perfect nude lippy for me at MAC and ran into MAC Taupe. Now Taupe as you all know can be described as a grey-ish brown, while the MAC lippy Taupe is a pretty yellow-ish brown which proved to be a MLBB shade for me :)
MAC Taupe is a Matte finish lipstick and is a gorgeous almost nudish shade for those with pigmented lips. When I use it, it tends to disappear on my lips and leaves an even looking nude lip. I find it perfect for office and super awesome when I pair it with a smokey eye. It looks great when wore as is or with a gloss on top.

It has a decent staying power and stays on me for about 4-5 hours.

Image Of the Product:


Swatches:

LOTD:

Ooooohhss And Aaaahsss!!!
1. Even though it is a matte finish, it is not drying. 
2. I love the signature MAC "choco-caramelly" fragrance of MAC lippies.
3. The shade is a perfect MLBB for me :)
4. It is transfer proof
5. Does not cause me any reactions or allergies.

Ouches!!
1. The price is a bit steep.

Price:
Like all MAC lippies, it costs INR 990/-


Repurchase?
Definitely! Its the only MLBB shade I have found till date!

Would I Recommend?
If you have a medium or dusky complexion, then this would be perfect as a nude lippy. If you have pigmented lips then this would be perfect for as an MLBB shade. For others it might look a bit to brown!

Overall Rating:
8.5/10

Comments

  1. I agree its a perfect mlbb shade for you! btw try out lakme's aphordite blush also.. :)

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    1. it is an MLBB shade isn't it Parita :) Lakme lippies tend to feel very dry on me, but I promise I'll give it it a shot once :) thanks for the reco girl! :)

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    2. Suma Di, I agree with Parita here. Lakme's Lip Love range is worth a shot, especially Aphrodite Blush :) One of my all time favourites!

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  2. you are making me wanna try it! n m loving ur header :)

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    1. haha thanks Anshita :) for liking the shade on me and for the header ;) i realised the pink wall pehele was too random :P LOL!

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  3. its looking pretty descent ..

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    1. yup! it looks soooo dark in the tube but so perfect on the lips na :)

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  5. love MAC lippies........looks natural on you.perfect MLBB

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  6. Its looking very natural and very pretty on you :-) Does it have any pink or peach undertones?

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    1. thank u Smitha :) rather than pink or peach it had a yellow-ish or maybe Orangish undertone... which is why it would suit Indian skintones!

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  7. wow .ver much wearable shade dear
    but wl it suit me?

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    1. yes bidzy i think it will.... it looks very nude but it isn't... but yeah do try it out once at the MAC store... the other nudes all washed me out.. and Taupe isn't even considered Nude :P

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  8. Its my mlbb shade as well..it luks great on you

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    1. hahahahaha same to same Parul ;) we do seem to have very similar choices ;)

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  9. Nice shade! And it looks gud on u :)

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  10. I swear, mac lipsticks sure are pricey but we keep going back to them cause they have wide variety of shades to choose from. This shade looks great on you ^_^. I am loving the 'So Chaud' by Mac. They have great matte lipsticks is what I have noticed. Plus I agree with VanityNoApologies that your header is looking great ^_^.

    xo,
    B.

    http://crazypoplock.blogspot.in/

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    1. hey Bharti long time :) yup I love MAC Lippies... especially the matte ones :) So Chaud is a gorgeous shade it makes me look so ill :( Siiiggghhhh.. i have the weirdest undertone (skin wise) and generally what looks good on others lok terrible on me :P hehehhe

      and thanks girl for liking my header ;)

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  11. Looks really pretty on you..perfect nude !!

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  12. Looks really pretty on you..perfect nude !!

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  13. Im still on the look out for my MLBB shade :( Glad you found urs :) Are you in NC40s? Just wanted to know whether this would suit me as I fall under NC 40 category too.

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    1. could surely give this a shot Aarthi... i must ve tried out at least 7 MAC suppossed nude lippies before zero-ing in on this... you do the same too... i am NC 36 when in Mumbai and NC 42 in Pune.. yeah i know weird.. dryness tends to make me look darker and I tan easily too... btw i tried and liked MAC Taupe when I was NC 42 ;) so u may give it a shot too :D

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  14. This would be my perfect mlbb shade! Its a gr8 shade!

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  15. aww, that's nice Sam, and it looks great on you..

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    1. thank Agnibanya :) Long time no see :P how ve u been? :)

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  16. It looks so good on you! I'm tempted to check it out myself :)

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    1. hahahhahah.. it has proved to be my perfect Nude ;) do try it though it might just be too brown for you...

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  17. this shade is sooo prettyyyy suma...totallyyyy flattering

    http://megaliving.net/

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  18. this looks waaaaay gorgeous on u than it does on me! looks plain weird on me....but ur rocking it girl!

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