Hope you all are doing great! I am in love with nude lipsticks lately and I have really enjoyed trying out a bunch of nude lip products with orange blush, intense coloured eyeliner and smokey eye. I was quite surprised not to see a load of reviews on nude lip products on IMBB and I really feel most of us are really scared to wear nude lipsticks because we think it might wash out our faces. To be honest, nude lipstick can really look flattering on any kind of skin tone. There are a bunch of celebrities from very pale skin tone to dark skin tone who rock nude lips. I promise you guys that I will do a very detailed post on nude lips, but for this review, I will be talking about MAC Amplified Lipstick in Half and Half.
£13.50 for 3 gm.
My Take on MAC Half N Half Lipstick:
I must say my hunt for the perfect nude lip colour is finally over because after all the search, I found my new lipstick from MAC. I have tried everything from Maybelline’s My Mahogany, Warm Me Up, ELF’s natural matte lip colour to Revlon Lip Butter in Creme Brulee, but nothing gave me the kind of nude lips that I wanted to see myself in.
I have a NC 45 skin tone and finding myself a perfect nude colour was quite a pain for me, but my wait was finally over when I discovered MAC’s Half and Half.
MAC’s Half N Half is an amplified nude lipstick with peachy undertones. It gives perfect nude lips for anyone of NC 45 skin tone from MAC without need of any lip gloss or lip liner. It works best on its own and looks sexy if paired up with a lip gloss.
It has no tendency to make you look washed out because it has peachy undertones to it which makes lips look fresh and alive and its perfect to go along with a smokey eye.
Texture: Highly pigmented, super creamy and smooth feel. Melts like butter and applies like a dream.
Staying Power: It stays for 4 hours plus. Doesn’t leave fine lines or cracks. It disappears as a peachy tint depending on your skin tone, it survives one meal.
Packaging: Comes in the typical black MAC packaging, which is light in weight, handy and travel friendly. Nothing attractive or special about this one.
Pros of MAC Half N Half Lipstick:
- Smooth and easy to apply.
- Very strong colour payoff.
- No shimmer.
- No taste.
- No fragrance.
- Ideal nude lip product.
- Suitable for tanned skin tones as a good nude lipstick.
- Available in India.
- Permanent MAC product.
- Highly pigmented.
- Reasonably priced.
- Does not transfer.
- Doesn’t leave fine lines.
- Leaves a peachy stain while fading.
Cons of MAC Half N Half Lipstick:
Do I Recommend MAC Half N Half Lipstick?
MAC Amplified Lipstick in Half N Half is an absolutely stunning lipstick from MAC. It will be a perfect lipstick for tanned skin tones and will also look good on lighter skin tones giving fresh, cute and kissable lips. If you guys like that Kim Kardashian kind of nude yummy lips, this is a must try. You play around with a bunch of lip liners and lip glosses to make it work for you, but this is a potential tool to achieve Kim K’s nude lips.
- Sleek Ultra Matte Palette for smokey eye.
- MAC Eye Kohl in Smoulder.
- Collection 2000 shimmer shades – Way To Glow.
- MAC Half N Half Lipstick.
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