Mac Lipsticks-Barcelona Red & Plum Dandy + Mac Plushglass-Bountiful – Swatches And Photos.

by Sabrina on August 3, 2010 · 20 comments

MAC LIPSTICKS  -  BARCELONA RED AND PLUM DANDY AND MAC PLUSHGLASS  -  BOUNTIFUL – SWATCHES AND PHOTOS.

This post is my entry for the 500th Post Giveaway.

Hello again, all the beautiful ladies cum make-up lovers, especially to all the lipstick dollies and gloss dollies!!  I was thinking of doing a MAC lipstick review for some days now, but couldn’t decide on which shade/s to choose.  I was suddenly inspired into deciding on one of the shades to review, after seeing Jomol’s beautiful Kanjeevaram saree in her post on Saturday.  While looking at the photo of the saree, I was thinking to myself, “I’ve seen that exact colour somewhere” and I even left a comment on her post, that I must look through my packets for a shade that looks like her lovely pinkish-peachish-coral colour Kanjeevaram saree.  Sure enough, I found what I was looking for, and it is :

MAC LIPSTICK BARCELONA RED


MAC Barcelona Red Lipstick is a frosted intense coral lipstick.  It’s not a typical red, but it’s more on the peachish-coral side, and it looks lovely.  A thin layer looks peachish, and applied a bit darker, it looks coral, but in photos it comes across as an intense coral.  I love it!

Here it is :
MAC Barcelona Red

Here it is on my hand :

MAC Barcelona Red
And here’s a closer look :

MAC Barcelona Red

Here it is on my lips (without flash) :
MAC Barcelona Red

Here it is (with flash) :
MAC Barcelona Red

MAC LIPSTICK PLUM DANDY

I included this lipstick in this post, because it is one of my favourite MAC lipsticks.  It is described in MAC’s website as “Plum Dandy- Show off plum frosted with bronze (Frost)”.  This is a sort of ‘universal’ colour, in the sense that I think it will suit anyone’s complexion, and it also goes with any colour of clothes.  When I’m sometimes in a hurry and don’t have time to rack my brains as to match my lipstick with my clothes, I always pick up MAC Plum Dandy lipstick .  I don’t know, but sometimes I think to myself that it kind of reflects a colour of its own with any colour of clothes I am wearing, and it’s not too light, nor too dark.  It also looks lovely with lip gloss over it.

Here it is, without flash (it was looking totally different with flash, so I omitted that pic) :

MAC Plum Dandy

Here’s the swatch :

MAC Plum Dandy
Here it is on my lips :
MAC Plum Dandy

And here it is on my lips in daylight :

MAC Plum Dandy

And here it is with MAC Bountiful Plush Glass applied over it :

MAC Plum Dandy And here it is in daylight with the same MAC Bountiful Plush Glass over it :

MAC Plum Dandy

MAC PLUSH GLASS ‘BOUNTIFUL’

MAC says : “MAC PlushGlass Bountiful is Sheer lip color with a pearlised high-shine gloss finish.  Comfortable to wear: lush, multi-dimensional, gives a cool-warm vanilla buzz to the lips.  Moisturises, soothes and visibly plumps the lips to make them look luxuriously healthy and well-conditioned.  Contains vitamin E for added environmental protection.”

Here again, I would say MAC PlushGlass Bountiful is my favourite lip glass, a little goes a long way, and it looks great on top of any lipstick from the ‘pink’ family.

Here it is :
MAC Push Glass bountiful

Here’s the swatch on my hand :
MAC Plush Glass Bountiful

And here are all 3 products together :

MAC Lipsticks

All these products have the MAC signature vanilla fragrance.

Full five star ratings from my side for these.

Bye for now, beautiful ladies.

{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

Anshu August 3, 2010 at 1:22 pm

Hey Sabrina,

I loved the plum Dandy color. And so many variations in the same color. For the other one I certainly felt like eating it. Too tempting (Sound crazy I know). Good picks in your collection

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Sabrina August 3, 2010 at 4:29 pm

Thank you, Anshu.

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Aarthi August 3, 2010 at 2:27 pm

I like the last pic you have clicked. Really cute :) The colours are awesome too.. :)

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Sabrina August 3, 2010 at 4:29 pm

Thanks, Aarthi.

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Mrunmayee August 3, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Wow Sabrina… You have got Awesssome lips….

These beautiful shades look even more beautiful on you…
.-= Mrunmayee´s last blog ..Grand giveaway at IMBB!!!! =-.

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Sabrina August 3, 2010 at 4:48 pm

Thanks so much, Mrunmayee.

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Ami August 3, 2010 at 4:55 pm

my my…. Plum Dandy is looking awesome yaar…
Sabi your lips are super sexy yaar… :-* :Smooch:
and last pic is very cute.. the monkey is very cute..
very nice photu… :yes:

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Sabrina August 3, 2010 at 5:42 pm

Thanks a ton on the compliments, Ami. Cute huggable monkey. It’s a love monkey – its arms go around your neck and it hugs you tight. :-))

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Anshu August 3, 2010 at 8:52 pm

Hey btw your nail enamel looks great. What is it?

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Sabrina August 3, 2010 at 11:30 pm

Thanks, Anshu. My nail enamel is L’oreal Resist & Shine Titanium No. 220 Sleepy Rose.

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Anshu August 4, 2010 at 11:36 am

:) Will check that out. But I guess U are fair so its come out all the more beautiful

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Sabrina August 4, 2010 at 10:31 pm

Review on these nail polishes is coming up soon. Let me know when you check them out.

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jomol August 4, 2010 at 10:31 am

Hey Sabrina, :-D ….luscious lips……. :-* :-* :-* :-P :-P :-P :-P ….both the shades look so beautiful on you….I am so mesmerised……..and yes the shade matches exactly with my kanjeevaram……

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Sabrina August 4, 2010 at 10:27 pm

Aww thanks on the compliments, Jomol. I am equally mesmerised with the colour of your Kanjeevaram saree, oh, it looks so rich and luscious!!

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Rati August 4, 2010 at 11:33 am

I loved the plushglass shade. I have never used plush glass. Just have two lip glasses and I am quite liking them. They are a little sticky initially but that stickiness goes away after a while and the lip glass stays on lips for good 2- hours or depending on how often and what you are eating.

Will check out the lipstick and plush glass shades on my next trip to the MAC store. :)

you have beautiful lips. :)

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Sabrina August 4, 2010 at 10:29 pm

Thank you for complimenting my lips, Rati. They have come out really well in the pics, if I may say so myself! Enjoyed myself doing this review.

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bidisha October 6, 2011 at 7:14 pm

i want mac plum dandy :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa:

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