MAC Lip Pencil in Soar Review and Swatches

MAC Lip Pencil in Soar

MAC Lip Pencil in Soar

I am very happy to say that this is my first MAC review on IMBB. Frankly speaking, I was a zero in makeup and cosmetics until I came across IMBB, when I used to surf during my free hours in the office.  I am very glad that IMBB has brought me to this stage that I am now able to do my own makeup in a decent way.


Well, I went makeup shopping before this Diwali as this was my first Diwali after my wedding and I wanted to gift myself something from MAC. So, I headed to the nearby MAC at Inorbit Mall, Malad.  I went there to buy IMBB’s favourite lipstick Cosmo.

Lip pencil

The MUA was very friendly and allowed me to try it.  Unfortunately, it turned out to be too pink for me.  I mean, it looked so unnatural, I am NC40-42 in MAC and thought this would look good one me, but I was disappointed. The MUA also agreed that it did not suit me and then asked me to try a lip pencil that they would usually suggest for someone Cosmo.  This shade is called Soar.  I thought that this would also not suit my complexion as Cosmo didn’t, but I tried it and absolutely loved it.  The MUA told me that I can use this as a lip liner or a lipstick itself.  I filled my lips with this and it looked so beautiful and natural and that was what I was looking for.

MAC soar

About MAC Lip Pencil in Soar:

A pencil designed for shaping, lining or filling in the lip. Lip Pencils have a smooth, creamy texture that is perfect for lining the lips or filling them in. They are long-lasting and available in a wide selection of colours that each work well with many different lipstick shades. The colour of Lip Pencils is protected by Vitamin E, which acts as an anti-oxidant, and they contain emollients that moisturize the lips. Lip Pencils can be worn alone, with Lipstick, or Lipglass.

My Take on MAC Lip Pencil in Soar:

This is my first MAC lip pencil and I am so much in love with it.  It is a very natural colour and can be worn everyday to make the lips look better.  I have used lip pencils from Lakme and Maybelline and they would always break, but I felt that I did not have to put much pressure to apply this at all.  It just glided smoothly.


It is a muted rose color, very creamy, and versatile.  It compliments my complexion very well.  Above this, I applied Cosmo and then pressed with a tissue to just get that shine as this is gives a matte feel to the lips, which I like, but not many would prefer.  This stayed for about 6 hours on my lips even after having food and water and I am highly impressed.  I also used this with other branded lipsticks and it actually made the colour of the lipstick stay longer.


The packaging is very neat.  It comes in a pencil form and can be sharpened.  I carry it everyday in my handbag.


Rs. 820 for 1.45 g.

Will I Buy it Again?

Definitely, as many as I can.



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32 thoughts on “MAC Lip Pencil in Soar Review and Swatches

  1. hey Preetha…pro color!! and going by your wedding snaps, you just knock it girl!!! :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho:

    i was all :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: when i saw it!!!

  2. Nice review Preetha.. :waytogo: :waytogo:
    I totally understand, IMBB has been a saviour for so many of us..
    All thanks to Rati, Sanjeev and IMBB team for helping makeup illiterates like me! :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:

    1. Actually it falls in between dusky and fair skin tones..I mean in the Indian neither dusky nor fair..hope u get some idea..u can go to the MAC store to just check ur shade..u would get a better idea

  3. very very pretty color preetha. :)) Mac lip pencils are not the creamiest ones around but they perform pretty well.really like. :waytogo: :waytogo:

    1. yeah yeah..actually u shud take the credit Rati..u boost me to get MAC…am very happy as this is my first MAC review on IMBB… :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. how is this faces brand quality?Iam so much into MAC these days that I dont really look into other brands…but would love to try faces..

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