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Heya girlies! How are ya’ll *hifive*
I am back with a review and its of the first lip makeup product I own and that I use every day!*jai ho*
After seeing so many make-up addicts on IMBB :P, I decided to start using lipstick, not that I haven’t used lipsticks before but that was reserved only for occasions like weddings and stuff. Taking Neha’s suggestions for daily wear lipsticks, I visited MAC, opposite Garuda Mall, Bangalore. Read on to know my experience.
It was my first visit to a MAC store, and the SA’s there are really sweet. The SA I met was very helpful and patient, me having never used lipstick on a daily basis, I literally bombarded her with a million questions which she patiently answered and stood next to me helping me out as I tried literally every shade they had. I went with the idea of buying MAC Mocha or Twig, but both of them turned out to be a little pale for my skin tone. After trying almost every single shade out there, I could not find anything that I liked and the SA asked me why don’t I try the lip pencils and that’s when I found this gem, but it was out of stock and I had to wait for two weeks to get my hands on it!
MAC Chicory is a very earthy color, it’s a perfect blend of Brick red, pink and brown, a perfect MLBB shade.
My Take on MAC Lip Pencil in Chicory:
It’s a beautiful daily wear color, for someone who likes subtle shades and too scared to try out bold shades like me, this color fits the bill. It gives a matte finish to the lips, covers up pigmentation beautifully, although I suggest you use a lip balm underneath just to make sure it doesn’t dry out your lips. The staying power is pretty good but fades through meals, so you need to re-apply after eating.
Overall, it’s perfect to either line your lips or use it like a lipstick like me. I have been using it every single day and it doesn’t take up a lot of product to cover the entire lip, so it’s worth the price too!
In artificial light
In natural light
The pictures don’t do justice to how beautiful this color is, I tried my best to capture the color, you guys should swatch it in the store to see how pretty this color is!
So, here’s the final verdict:
Pros of MAC Lip Pencil in Chicory:
- Beautiful MLBB shade.
- Matte finish which is a pro for me.
- Good packaging, the cap shuts tight, so you can carry it in your purse/handbag.
- Enough product to last long.
Cons of MAC Lip Pencil in Chicory:
- Rs. 990 is pretty steep for a lip pencil, but hey, its MAC after all!
Will I Recommend MAC Lip Pencil in Chicory?
Will I Repurchase MAC Lip Pencil in Chicory?
I am so going to stock up a couple of these lip pencils, I love the color!
Take care you guys, see you soon with more reviews! *puchhi*
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