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Review: MAC Matte Lipstick Velvet Teddy



Review Of MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick...

Guest Post By: Rmyah

I can never get enough MAC. I don’t think anyone can. The quality, the quantity and it actually turns or cheaper than INGLOT. Seriously. Do the math. This always turns out to be my excuse when I end up staring longingly at the MAC windows. And more often than not end up buying way more than I can afford.

One such impulsive buy was the MAC matte lipstick Velvet Teddy. One purchase I do not regret making.
MAC describes Velvet Teddy as a deep toned beige with a matte finish. I find the velvet teddy tending towards a more peachy brown shade on me than a beige.  I am NC42 in MAC currently and this shade is a little more n*de than on me I would want it to be. It border line washes me out but I like the way it is a perfect foil for a dark eye that I prefer doing most of the time.

The Velvet Teddy would be a perfect n*de for those with skin tones up until NC40. This is a definite skip for dusky beauties as it would completely wash you out. No bleach you out.
I love wearing the Velvet Teddy every day to work as it acts as a perfect foil for the smokey eyes I usually prefer doing.
The color payoff is excellent but of course it is MAC. I have medium pigmented lips and this is no way detracts from the color of the lipstick.

MAC’s matte lipsticks I find are not as drying as other matte lipsticks tend to be. It does glide on my lips and does not settle into fine lines.
The lipstick stays on my lips for a good five hours if I blot the color properly. But in case I forget to do that, it transfers onto just about anything I put my lips to ( whoa hold your naughty thoughts, I was talking about tea cups and coffee mugs… these people I tell you). I absolutely hate this as most of the times I don’t have time to blot my lipstick.


Price Of MAC Lipsticks: 

INR 990/- for a 3g lipstick (I can feel it burning a hole in my pocket even writing about it)

Swatches:





Yays:
1. MAC… do you need another yay?
2. Excellent color payoff
3. Non-drying matte lipstick
4. Perfect complement for dark eyes

Nays:
1. Washes out dusky skin
2. Transfers on to surfaces in case we forget to blot the color

Overall rating: 
4/5

Will I look for it again: 
I guess I have many other options for n*des so unless I really want it, I will not buy it again.

Comments

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    1. shut up! you look adorable!!!! and love love love your eye makeup :D ♥

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    2. That my dear...is a five minute wonder :D

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  2. My kinda shade.. (i love nudes)looking great on you.. is this from MAC strength collection??

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  3. It's a nice nude shade for you. Totally goes with your eye makeup :)

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  4. girl look at those eyessss..................... ye to eye do ka review hona chhaye tha.

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  5. I'm also on the lookout for the perfect nude and might try Velvet Teddy. :)

    http://www.jellobeans.com

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