MAC LIPSTICK ‘SHOW ORCHID’ – REVIEW, PHOTOS, SWATCHES
Hi everyone, it’s great to be back again with a review, this time of another bright lipstick. This bright lippie phase continued with me during the winter months, and I picked up MAC Show Orchid lipstick when I spotted it in the MAC store after lemming after it for quite a while! Also, it’s almost always in short supply so you can imagine how thrilled I was when the last piece was available in the store.
The lipstick is priced at Rs. 990 for 4 gms., and comes in the black case packaging. The lipstick has the usual vanilla fragrance but the fragrance vanishes after application and is nothing to worry about.
Lip swatches :
Here is me wearing this lippie, topped with a clear gloss :
Pros of MAC Lipstick ‘Show Orchid’
• Is a really, stunningly bright magenta pink shade with a dash of violet hues to it, and perfect if you like such bright shades.
• Gives completely pigmented opaque coverage with just one stroke.
• Lasts for hours on lips and does not fade away.
• Perfect for evening wear, party wear, and special occasions.
• Does not accentuate fine lines on the lips.
• IMO, no need for a lip liner as the lipstick bullet lines the lips very well.
• Does not feather outside of the lips.
Cons of MAC Lipstick ‘Show Orchid’
• No cons on the lipstick, except that such a bright shade is a matter of personal choice.
• This should be made easily available at MAC stores.
Would I re-purchase it ?
Well, yes, definitely, whenever this finishes, which is going to be a while I guess. (In the meantime, I think I am done with buying bright pinks, fuchsias and magentas – I am now in a violet-mauve-plum-purple phase with lippies – that requires another post…)
Rating : 5 on 5.
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