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MAC Escandalo & Billion Greenback Smile Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolours Critiques & Swatches

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MAC Escandalo Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a shiny, medium-dark corla-orange with sturdy, heat undertones and a satin end. The feel was velvety, clean, and spreadable, nevertheless it was extra liable to pilling and gathering alongside even probably the most minor of lip texture imperfections.

I additionally had slight streaking alongside the sides that I might solely actually soften after I used a fingertip (fairly than the included applicator). It had practically opaque coloration payoff in a single layer, which lasted effectively for seven and a half hours, left a faint stain behind, and felt a contact drying over time.

FURTHER READING: Method Overview for particulars on normal efficiency and traits (like scent).

Method Overview

$24.00/0.17 oz. – $141.18 Per Ounce

The system is meant to be long-wearing (“10 hours'”) with “quick” moisture whereas “[blurring] strains and [smoothing] lips” that does not settle, crease, flake, or really feel drying. Per the model, one applies utilizing the “hourglass-shaped applicator.”

The feel has a extra velvety, thicker really feel that spreads effectively and feels plusher with extra of a silicone-like glide (should you’ve tried a silicone-based primer, the texture of it on the lips was comparable however creamier). The applicator labored effectively for making use of and distributing product evenly, nevertheless it gathered extra product than needed for my lips in a single pull of product to the purpose the place I felt prefer it over-applied product to the detriment of utility.

I had higher luck making use of product my higher lip (particularly across the cupid’s bow, because the applicator was higher for getting this space) after which urgent my lips collectively and/or utilizing a fingertip to diffuse and unfold out the product to the remainder of my lips. This ensured that there wasn’t an excessive amount of product on my lips; an excessive amount of resulted within the product pilling a bit and being uneven, particularly alongside the inside space of my month, liable to getting on enamel, and generally catching on lip texture/imperfections. For reference: all swatch images are as-applied with the included applicator solely.

They have been pigmented with most shades being practically opaque to opaque however a couple of that fell barely under. For a extra subtle look, you’d wish to apply with fingertips or simply to the middle of the lips after which use a brush or fingertips to blow out the colour. The colours went on pretty evenly, and I discovered more often than not the place it didn’t, it was a problem with an over-application of product (regardless of simply utilizing one pull of product!) and the system was extra forgiving when utilized with much less product (however that also was a lot to cowl my lips with near-full protection!).

They mattify over time–as the colour wore away–and are extra transfer-resistant at that time, however the system itself is a extra versatile, although I might undoubtedly really feel it on, and has a extra satin-like end for the primary couple of hours of damage. I might advocate blotting gently on the again of your hand (much less prone to get tissue bits in your lips that approach) to melt and mattify quicker, if desired.

The lighter shades did not put on away as evenly and had extra noticeable put on alongside the middle of my lips, whereas the extra mid-tone and deeper shades lasted longer and extra evenly as they tended to stain a bit. The wear and tear ranged from 5 to eight hours, however the system wasn’t offering any “quick” moisture for me, and after carrying loads of shades back-to-back, my lips have been barely dehydrated.

Browse all of our MAC Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Substances

Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Diisostearyl Malate, Tribehenin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lecithin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Polyglyceryl-Three Polyricinoleate, Polyglyceryl-2 Diisostearate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Isostearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

MAC Billion Greenback Smile Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a vibrant, deep pink with delicate, heat undertones and a satin end. It had practically opaque coloration protection in a single layer, although I wouldn’t advocate a second layer because the product tended to tablet up and look a bit streaky because it was bodily an excessive amount of product to have on. The consistency was light-weight, velvety, and clean with good spreadability with out feeling overly slippery. It wore effectively for seven and a half hours, left a stain behind, and felt neither drying nor hydrating whereas worn.

FURTHER READING: Method Overview for particulars on normal efficiency and traits (like scent).

Method Overview

$24.00/0.17 oz. – $141.18 Per Ounce

The system is meant to be long-wearing (“10 hours'”) with “quick” moisture whereas “[blurring] strains and [smoothing] lips” that does not settle, crease, flake, or really feel drying. Per the model, one applies utilizing the “hourglass-shaped applicator.”

The feel has a extra velvety, thicker really feel that spreads effectively and feels plusher with extra of a silicone-like glide (should you’ve tried a silicone-based primer, the texture of it on the lips was comparable however creamier). The applicator labored effectively for making use of and distributing product evenly, nevertheless it gathered extra product than needed for my lips in a single pull of product to the purpose the place I felt prefer it over-applied product to the detriment of utility.

I had higher luck making use of product my higher lip (particularly across the cupid’s bow, because the applicator was higher for getting this space) after which urgent my lips collectively and/or utilizing a fingertip to diffuse and unfold out the product to the remainder of my lips. This ensured that there wasn’t an excessive amount of product on my lips; an excessive amount of resulted within the product pilling a bit and being uneven, particularly alongside the inside space of my month, liable to getting on enamel, and generally catching on lip texture/imperfections. For reference: all swatch images are as-applied with the included applicator solely.

They have been pigmented with most shades being practically opaque to opaque however a couple of that fell barely under. For a extra subtle look, you’d wish to apply with fingertips or simply to the middle of the lips after which use a brush or fingertips to blow out the colour. The colours went on pretty evenly, and I discovered more often than not the place it didn’t, it was a problem with an over-application of product (regardless of simply utilizing one pull of product!) and the system was extra forgiving when utilized with much less product (however that also was a lot to cowl my lips with near-full protection!).

They mattify over time–as the colour wore away–and are extra transfer-resistant at that time, however the system itself is a extra versatile, although I might undoubtedly really feel it on, and has a extra satin-like end for the primary couple of hours of damage. I might advocate blotting gently on the again of your hand (much less prone to get tissue bits in your lips that approach) to melt and mattify quicker, if desired.

The lighter shades did not put on away as evenly and had extra noticeable put on alongside the middle of my lips, whereas the extra mid-tone and deeper shades lasted longer and extra evenly as they tended to stain a bit. The wear and tear ranged from 5 to eight hours, however the system wasn’t offering any “quick” moisture for me, and after carrying loads of shades back-to-back, my lips have been barely dehydrated.

Browse all of our MAC Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour swatches.

Substances

Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Diisostearyl Malate, Tribehenin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lecithin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Polyglyceryl-Three Polyricinoleate, Polyglyceryl-2 Diisostearate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Isostearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

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