Lipstick Loveliness of the Week – MAC Men Love Mystery.

MAC Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in Men Love Mystery – £15.50.


Another week, another MAC Cosmetics lipstick taking over my blog. This weeks lipstick of choice is an absolute stunner – Men Love Mystery. It described by MAC as being a ‘lavendar violet’ shade with a matte finish and oh my word, I love it. If Up The Amp and Heroine were to get married and have a little lipstick baby, this would be it – it is a quite fabulous blend of the two in my opinion. It isn’t pale enough to be Up The Amp but not quite dark enough to be Heroine. Men Love Mystery is a vibrant medium purple with  warm undertones that has more of a semi-matte finish than completely matte. It is another lipstick taken from ‘The Matte Lip’ collection (oh how I love that range) and a shade that I just had to have in my ever-growing collection. It has a rather creamy texture that applies evenly and glides on to the lips effortlessly, no tug or pull here thank you. I found that because it wasn’t as matte as most MAC matte lipsticks are, it wasn’t drying at all but saying that, it wasn’t hydrating either – it was kind of middle ground. It wears insanely well and lasted on my lips for a good 4 or so hours before settling in to a gorgeous purple stain. I absolutely adore the colour – it is stunning and packs a punch with pigmentation. I will be wearing this on the regular so be warned! Like always, I recommend a nice slick of lip balm before application and a give your lips a good scrub. You don’t want this fabulous colour to be ruined by settling in to fine lines and clinging to dry patches. It deserves more than that people.

What are your thoughts on Men Love Mystery?

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