MAC Heroine Matte Lipstick Review, Swatches

Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.

Price:
£15.50
3.0g / 0.1 us oz

Mac describes this shade as a bright purple.

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I must confess that this is my first classic M.A.C lipstick from their regular line. I have a lot of sheen supreme shades but I never bought any of these regular ones. Thanks to IMBB, my bosses sponsored this Heroine lipstick for me to review. I knew this is a bold shade, almost a bluish purple, the most unique shade of lipstick I own till date. It really took me by surprise by coming out to be a very wearable shade. never in my life I could think of wearing it confidently outside but trust me, this is too gorgeous for words,it literally lights up the face.

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The lipstick comes in that cute classic bullet shaped case of M.A.C. The lipstick says matte which makes me jump with joy. It is truly a matte shade and it goes opaque in no time. It is smooth to apply but not buttery or creamy. The pigmentation is amazing, you get full color in one go. The color is a bright purple but it has very strong blue tones to it. I think becuase I wore it with a cool toned pink blush and soft smokey eyes (no liner but just smudged black shadow) I could pull it off. For this, your base makeup has to have some pink tones to it. I have yellow tones to my face now, but still could wear this blue-toned shade!

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The color has all the properties of a matte! This has thickness, tendency to get cakey, settle in lines of lips, feel dry, overtime you could see the lip lines easily, but I am matte lover, and seldom have dry lips so I love it. It lasted me forever, I wore it in two swipes and it lasted me from 4 pm to 10 pm with meals but of course fading away. It would get patchy and dry lips could look terrible in this shade and finish. I also noticed a slight staining but nothing bothersome.

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Overall, if you love matte, purple, MAC, are pink or neutral skin-toned, wear pink blushes often, wear bold lips, then you gotta own this lipstick, I am quite loving this color for a change! Caution, if you are not used to matte lips, don’t buy it.

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IMBB rating:
3.75/5

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56 thoughts on “MAC Heroine Matte Lipstick Review, Swatches

  1. As everyone in the team has already told you, Neha you look super gorgeous! I am sure no one else would have done justice to this shade. It’s such a tricky shade to wear and you are making it look effortless.

    And, I demand faceshots in each of your upcoming lipstick reviews. Really love the shade on you. :-*

  2. Neha, you are SO gorgeous!! The lippie is really beautiful and makes you look radiant! <3 You're my new girl crush 😀

  3. Woww Neha seeing you for the first time you are gorgeous and the shade looks stunning on you…thank you soooo much for reviewing it was looking for an Indian review on this for soooo long…..muaaahhh and I second Shikha want a face shot on every review from now on

      1. Trust me Neha have been looking for this one for soooo long….let’s see when I get lucky 🙂 and I have presently deactivated FB because it was really time consuming for me else would’ve definitely seen you by now and followed you but nevertheless would look forward to more of you here 🙂

    1. Had a friend using it and loved the way it looked..tried finding it in a couple of malls at kolkata but it wasn’t available. .so my craving got manifold 😛 (forbidden fruit you see)finally got it at the mumbai airport at the duty free counter:D

  4. Wow!! Finally a faceshot from you.. and I totally agree with all those above me who said that they demand faceshots in every review of yours 🙂 .. you look absolutely stunning and I am amazed how you can carry any lipstick shade so effortlessly..

  5. wow this is no doubt an uncommon colour and you so effortlessly pulled it off like a star. looks so glamorous on you. 🙂

  6. The pics are fantastic! The color is a little loud for me to pull off, but i does look stunning on you! 🙂 The fotd does all the justice. Lovely :)))

  7. Thank you Disha, yes it is a new cam 🙂
    Actually thanks to Rati, she said why don’t you do a face shot , this is a unique color actually :))

  8. Super Sexy Neha..Seeing you for the first time..that small pic of yours that we see when u comment does not do any justice to your beauty..You have totally rocked it..i soo wanna try this shade..i dont care if i look good or bad..i just want to please myself wid tis color..I am getting it:)

  9. OMG OMG OMG Neha!!!!!!!!!!! I just scrolled down without looking at writer of this article. Then I just saw this photo!!! I thought what a elegant lady..
    I scrolled down to see comments and saw you; thanking people. you look seriously amazing. Now we want more pictures of yours 🙂
    total diva!!!

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