MAC Jubilee Lipstick Review

MAC Jubilee Lipstick Review

Okay, somebody please tell me why I can’t stop listening to the Desi Boyz song, ‘Tu Mera Hero…a–a–a…hero…ha…hero…tu mera hero – a-a-a.” I am in love with this song since the movie came out and break into a jig every time I hear this! :jiggy1: I think I have found my soul song – if there is any such thing. 😆

MAC Jubilee Lipstick Review

Okay, random shot time now, of my two favourite Macs!

Anyway, a little off-track rambling.  I watched Agent Vinod and wanted to walk out of the theater after the first 30 minutes, which is quite something for a person who sat through electric chairs like Mausam, Rascals, and Dhamaal! Kareena Kapoor is looking fat, errrm sorry – “well fed!” I liked her zero figure avatar quite a lot although everyone said she was looking sick and what not. Anyhow, on to the review.  Oh and by the way, I also watched London, Paris, New York and methinks Ali Zafar is scorching! Drool drool drool! :drool:

Okay, seriously now, on to the review! :headbang:


Rs. 990.

Lustre finish



About MAC Jubilee:

It’s a n*de beigy pink – very subtle and totally “my kinda shade.” The shade is quite pale and being in lustre finish, just imparts a nice beigy pink shine to the lips. It is very very moisturizing and hydrating and on days when I don’t feel like wearing a proper tint, I just use this and it serves the purpose of a lip balm – it is THAT moisturizing!


The texture is ultra creamy (I love their lustre finishes), but staying power is around 5-6 hours if I don’t eat anything. I also have a habit of licking my lips – so I eat most of my lipsticks 😛  (Gawd, still thinking of Ali Zafar in that movie :pray: )

The fragrance is the usual MAC fragrance that all their lipsticks have which bothers me just a little bit, but a MAC is a MAC is a MAC after all!


Like I mentioned, it’s a very pale beigy pink – so it would suit fair to medium skin tones. I use it mostly to tone down very bright lipsticks or when I don’t want to wear a proper tint on my lips, but just want a nice moisturizing lipstick that would impart some shine. It looks superb with a heavy smoky eye as well, so I would say it’s suitable for day as well as night. I just wear it any time and you can tell how much I use it by looking at this pic:


Quick swatches of the shade on my wrist and my lips:

On my wrist:


On my lips:


Summing it up, this totally works for me because I usually wear a lot of smudged kohl and prefer to keep my lips pale. If that’s your scene as well, you can go for this lipstick, but don’t, if you like bright peppy colors for summer!

Let me know if you love or hate the shade and your thoughts on the post!

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39 thoughts on “MAC Jubilee Lipstick Review

  1. i love “tu mera hero song toooo” infact love it so much that there was one day when in office the whole day i kept playing the same song 😀 ooh i too saw LPNY movie and lovecd loved ali zafar..he is so cute and talented! love his expressions!
    ok now to the lipstick 😀 its prety mlbb na 🙂

  2. very cute all that stuff abt Desi boyz and Ali zafar. I love that song from Desi boyz too and so danceable..I remember going all tapori style on that Apna sapna money money song ‘dil mein baji guitar’ 🙂 and Ali Zafar i remember him in meri brother ki dulhan and I thought he was damn cute..:). have to this London movie now. its one of those movies where you think u shud see it when u see the promos and once those promos are gone you promptly forget abt it..

    ya so coming to the review on hand – its a very pretty shade and loving all the reviews from MAC 🙂 there are just too many nice things to buy out there..

    1. Thanks Neela! If there was an option to ‘like’ your comment as we have in FB I would’ve done that :toothygrin:

  3. Loved loved loved your review… Awesome… Hey did u put Rati’s pics as ur lapi’s wallpaper? Brilliant… I am so gonna do that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :jalwa:

    1. Thanks Rashmi! So glad you loved it :happydance:
      LOL…no Rati’s pic is not my wallpaper, as it happens that article was open on my lappie when I took the pic and I let it stay that way ‘coz it was making a nice background :jiggy1:

  4. i really loved the shade if its anything similar to go by ur wrist swatch 😀 n luved reading ur review. 😉
    Me too love that song n Ali zafar…hvn’t seen LPNY….bt will watch it soon 😉

    1. yes Jyo, please watch LPNY soon and then we’ll drool and discuss Ali Zafar some more :drool:
      Thanks…the shade is slightly paler on the lips than what you see on my wrist but yes the shade is really really pretty! I love it to pieces :inlove:

    1. the best part of the song is ‘from AM to PM bandey at your service ma’am’ :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

  5. i also watched agent vinod yesterday and i felt it was wayyy too long. thrice i almost stood up thinking movie got over but boy! it was just not coming to an end. :headbang: yeah kareena has put on a lot again. i dint like her size zero avatar but she was looking quite cute in her movie with imran.

    oh! lovely shade of lipstick. and hihihih thanks for the first pic. and you have MAC book pro :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug:

    1. hihihi, Rati after a point I didn’t even care whether the movie was over or not, I just wanted to leave :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:
      yes I have a Mac book pro but lusting after MAC book air :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:
      the pic with u in the background came out really well, looks like you are looking at the lippie :hihi:

    1. yeah it was cute minus Deepika Padukone (for God’s sake when is she going to learn acting? :headbang: )
      the songs were awesome :jiggy1:

      1. i knoww… :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: btw i was quite surprised to see kareena put on weight. she has been promoting her dietician’s books. who is going to believe her now. 😛

        1. She is preparing to be the Rani of Gwalior now, so has to look the part I guess :preen:
          But I think she is on the bulkier side and can’t control her diet, that’s why her weight keeps fluctuating!

  6. Well I go with a lot of smudged kohl and prefer a nude lipstick…so this one’s for me!! yaayyyyy! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

  7. in the lipswatch the color looks more of a pink with brown undertones ..I like it more that way than the pink in hand swatch :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

    1. yeah it comes out a little paler on my lips than the wrist swatch…but I think it would look good on your skin tone either ways :toothygrin:

  8. mac book pro :waiting: :waiting: …shade is good, but not for me….i have pigmented lips….need full coverage :smug: :smug: :smug:

  9. yeah this one’s definitely not for pigmented lips because of the shade and I also feel that Mac Lustre shades are not full coverage, kinda sheer 🙂

  10. Very Funny and cute article Aarbee… I have yet to find my MLBB. And i LOVE Ali Zafar. He is my absolute FAVORITE, I like him since that song ‘Sanjaniya’ Also loved LPNY. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. Thanks Angel! I dunno your skin tone but for most ppl good MLBB shades are Maybelline’s My Mahogany, Warm Me Up, and Colorbar Bare and some more expensive options at Mac 🙂
      Ali Zafar :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose:

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