I am here with another MAC review. I know Jomol is going to be mad at me for this, but anything for IMBB. Rati and this blog have made me fall in love with this brand so much. I have never worn a red lipstick in my life thinking it would never suit me, but recently, my love for lipsticks is increasing and I feel that even I can carry them off easily. All credit goes to IMBB. I really owe a lot to this blog for giving me so much information and I now know how to choose my makeup and beauty products well.
So, I just wanted to try how I would look wearing a red lipstick and headed to my most favourite brand MAC. The MUAs there recognize me so well these days and that makes me so happy. I told one of the MUAs that I always wanted a bright red lipstick, but never tried as I am afraid that I would look scary. She was very sweet and allowed me to try all the reds in the collection and we finally got three in the list, Russian Red, Ruby Woo and Diva. She suggested I take Ruby Woo because her complexion was similar to mine and Russian Red was more of an orangish red on me, Diva looked good, it was not red but more of a maroon shade on my lips.
After trying Ruby Woo thrice, I finally made up my mind and bought it. So, here is my first red lipstick and this is my fourth MAC lipstick. I am very very happy and a million thanks to Rati for this.
This is of matte finish. I must say I really love the texture. Some people say that matte finish lipsticks of MAC are very drying, but I love this finish the most. I have three satin finish lipsticks, but this is the one that I really like. It is very soft on the lips and not at all drying.
The pigmentation is just awesome, just one swipe is enough. When I tried this for the first time, the MUA laughed at the way I was applying. I told her that I applied it very lightly as I was afraid it wouldn’t suit me. This fear was there in my mind, I am NC42 in MAC and used to think that bright colours would never suit me.
Fantastic, I wore this and it stayed the whole day in spite of eating and drinking. According to me, the matte finish lipsticks from MAC have the best staying power and I am highly impressed.
Rs. 990, I think MAC has increased their prices now, earlier, it was for Rs. 900.
My Experience with MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick:
This is my first red lipstick and will always be special to me. It brightens up my face and I think this would be the best matte red lipstick for anybody. I am not fair skinned but even I am able to carry this off so well. One thing I have learnt from IMBB is that we dusky girls should never shy away from bright colours without trying, assuming that it would never suit us.
Would I Recommend MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick?
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89 thoughts on “MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick Review”
Preetha…I am not mad at you….you bought a lovely lipstick…. :puchhi: :teddy: :teddy:
aww..thanku Jomo.. :yahoo:
Preetha….and you are not dusky :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:
Jomo..NC42 and above is considered dusky na.. :methinks:
i am an NC42 in the concealer dept atleast and dur dur thak i am not dusky..
:yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: ..am happy then
O wow..such a pretty shade Preetha.. Looking like you MAC collection is increasing day by day. Me planning for a loooot :phoolan:
hehe..it is a lovely Red gurpreet..yeah my MAC craze n collection r increasin..but I limit myself to 1 or 2 products per month only..I dont simply splurge..I save n then buy :yahoo:
O thats a good statergy Preetha..
O wow..such a pretty shade Preetha.. Looks like you MAC collection is increasing day by day. Me planning for a loooot :phoolan:
Lovely Red Preetha… :woot: :woot: :woot: I also recently got my first red from Chambor and I know how u wud be feeling :love: :love: :love: :love: Nice review :waytogo: :waytogo:
yeah..Red is just an awesome color..I never imagined that even I can wear it before.
Agree Preetha….but I really love wearing them now :makeup: ….instantly brightens the whole look :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
exactly..njoi ur red lippie
really beautiful colour preetha,why didnt u wear it & clicked the photo.
Bhavna I badly wanted to post my photo with the lipstick on..But I have got a nasty small pimple above my lip..so didnt do it.. :waaa:
It’s a superrr gorgeous red preetha. I would have love to see it on you. totally my kinda red :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
Rati. :puchhi: …I was wonderin how u didnt pick this up..its such a pretty shade na..totally ur kind…let this pimple dry out..il post some pics soon..
done!!! totally waiting for it. :woot: :woot: :woot:
shade is pretty but I still hesitate to carry such colors
see..I told u na..even I was shy like u..but it all depends on the mindset..no harm in tryin
Hmmm yes Preetha honestly I alwaz opted for light shades and that too glosses 😛
Next month planning all lipsticks 🙂 🙂
Will try my hands on reds then
russian red looks orangish on me too. bt this toh i am so going to check it out. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
Rati..ul rock this shade.. :-* :-* ..but u have so many Reds na…put some on sale :hunterwali: :hunterwali:
at the moment i think i have only two.. O:) O:) O:) O:) 😀
niceeee………..but inglot has a dupe for this tooo….. …..i shall review sooooooon…. 🙂 inglot lipsticks have dupes for almost all MAC lippies…… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
zeebaaaz grrrrrr… :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:
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Inglot one is matte?
ummmmm..i guesssss………. i shalll checkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk.. 🙂
ratiiiiiiii :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :nono: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa:
wow preetha, now u have inspired me to own a red lipstick. Please do an LOTD / FOTD
sure Kumkum..thanx for the kind words
ohhhh…daring red! cool
thats a gorgeous shade preetha..you are dusky???? :stars: :stars: i have seen your pics and you are quite fair girl :yes: even i am NC42 and as of now I have absolutely no confidence to carry such a bright color off 🙁 this is the reason I am mostly attracted towards nudes and browns..i’ll def try out this lippie next time i visit mac just to see if I can carry it off :thanks:
same pinch for being an NC42 Parita..yeah do check this out..its a very pretty red..I have always been surrounded by fair people..like my mum,sis n frds..so I consider myself dusky compared to them..thanx for the lovely words..hope u get ur red soon..am sure ul rock it as well :puchhi:
It’s very pretty. It seems cool toned, is it? I’ve had my eye on dubonnet for a while, did you try that out? And do tell us which your other MAC lippies are…i think twig is one, no?
Shai I have Twig,Amorous,Rebel and Ruby Woo as of now…this is cool toned but I think Dubbonet is more on the maroon side..I have not tried it..
wow :). No MAC here, but that doesnt prevent me from lusting!
Preetha – I totally agree with you. The IMBB site has given me a lot of info too and has made me fall in love with MAC and for good reason too. its my favourite brand in cosmetics. this lipstick shade is fabulous. do send us pics soon.
Hey Aru…hru?..I saw ur two month haul post and died laughing…MAC is my fav brand too..interms os pigmentation,stayin power n color range,MAC totally rocks…yeah wil click some pics n send soon..got a pimple after a long time.. :waaa:
:lol2: :lol2: isnt it?..that was one crazy thing yaar..i went nuts putting that stuff out and i was shocked like what the heck..when did i pick up so much stuff you know!!! 😯 😯
hope your pimple subsides soooon..
Aru….we should make e-cards like “Hope your pimple subsides soon” :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:
yaaaa..what fun..bet those will really sell..some others can be “hope you get that L’occitane you always wanted”; “hope you managed to chori karofy Jimmy Choos from you-know-who” :woot:
I know who :smug: :smug: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:
I also know who………Aru….you should be our creative designer for the e-cards :yes: :yes: :yes:
i remember that :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:
thanku Aru.. :puchhi:
Aru :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:
Lovely red Preetha! :waytogo: sunday bazaar mein Mac coming up kya?? :woot:
:nonono: :nonono: ..Rashmita..I have just started buildin my kit..Rati,Rajol,Rashmi,Jhanavi are already MACoholics here..ask them to put their items on sale n vl all pick up happily :yahoo:
wow! this is really red!!! loved it ..me hv to get one red now 😛 (dont hv a single) :secret2: :secret2:
Gorgeous red Preetha!! :inlove: waiting to see your LOTD!! 🙂
thankoo Kimi…everyone here askin me for LOTD..am helpless :waaa:
wana see ur facegorgeous red :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:
dis pimple is makin my life hell :spank: :spank: ..wil def send pics soon :makeup:
such a nice red preetha! :waytogo: post pics here as soon as the pimple goes..
i am still scared to try out red on me… somehow trying to get comfortable with pink now 😐
Nice review, Preetha! 🙂
The shade looks lovely. :yes:
thanku so much Noorie..it is a gorgeous shade
Preetha is bcuming the new MAC Lover here… :spank: :spank: :spank: for tht dear :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: .. awesum shade… n i agree it wud b a gr8 matte red for all skin tones :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
hehe…thanx Nids…the best part is it is totally matte and just stays put until I remove it..n transfer resistant..u can wear this n kiss ur hubby without any worries :yahoo: :yahoo:
:woot: :hihi: :hihi: 😀 😀 😛 😛 😛
Congrats on the first red lipstick Preetha, that color is absolutely gorgeous! :))
thanku so much Ida
Nice review and beautiful shade Preetha… Eagerly waiting for your pictures !! :puchhi:
thanx Deeps.. :puchhi:
No MAC red lippies yet for me! :waaa: I’m NC 45 so hoping this will work for me too!
hope u get ur best Red lippie soon..good luck
great shade Preetha… n u r not dusky Preetha… :spank:
I am O:)
ohh thanku Richa :puchhi:
wowww even I got a red MAC lippie and I’m in love… MAC lippies do fell really great- 🙂
congrats Preetha 🙂
thanx Bee..which one did u get?
preetha i love the shade :inlove: :inlove: …but you know what, being afraid of red is more psychological than coz of the complexion :-/ ..i have a maybelline one in red, lying somewhere in my cupboard and i have never worn it outdoors…i m so scared of bright colors that i only wear tinted lip balms normally! :(( :((
ur rite Tinkerbell..wear it n am sure ul rock red..I wore this to a mall n ppl were just starin at me..I didnt mind and just walked boldly..
awesome shade Preetha..!!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: nice review :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: … and waiting for your LOTD… :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:
i want that mac lipstick #ruby woo….
Hi girls, I use to read IMBB everyday. But, this is the first time I am commenting. I always read all the comments by lovely readers here. This site has helped quite a lot to improve myself a lot. I love to read the lip products reviews and have read almost everything. Good luck!