Coral Bliss (Cremesheen). Photo: Playback / Volley Sparkle

Coral Bliss (Cremesheen). Photo: Playback / Volley Sparkle

If you do not have a MAC lipstick (or several), probably you know who has or at least heard about them. The success of the brand is undisputed in Brazil and their lipsticks are its flagship in the cosmetics market. Are colors and finishes that adorn and make women feel more beautiful and confident.

The product is the darling of many celebrities and bloggers, always being praised for its durability and its different effects. The diversity of colors is another attraction of the MAC lipsticks that have shades to suit all tastes and styles.

For information about the lipsticks and make your life easier when choosing which you intend to buy, then a manual with tips on various lipsticks, where to buy and the colors that are popular among Brazilian women.

Types of finishes

MAC lipsticks are well known for their finishes. The brand was one of the first to launch lipsticks with matte finish that creates a texture without sparkles. But it is not just lipstick mates that summarize the brand finishes.

Check out what these finishes and what they promise:

Also read: MAC Makeup: the 10 products most desired by Brazilian

matte

Please me (matte). Photo: Playback / Camila Coelho

Please me (matte). Photo: Playback / Camila Coelho

The most desired of finishes provides coverage dull, totally opaque. Its durability and pigmentation are quite high. However, because of its finish, matte lipsticks are difficult to apply, not slipping in the mouth so easily.

Main colors: Russian Red, Heroine, Diva and Please Me.

retro Matte

Fabulous flat out (retro matte). Photo: Playback / Day of Beauty

Fabulous flat out (retro matte). Photo: Playback / Day of Beauty

The finish Matte Retro follows the matte line with batons dull, long-lasting and a great pigmentation. However, the matte retro line presents a disadvantage from the previous line, being more opaque and velvety, further hindering the process of passing the lipstick.

Main colors: Ruby Woo and Flat Out Fabulous.

Satin

Pink Nouveau (satin). Photo: Playback / Temptalia

Pink Nouveau (satin). Photo: Playback / Temptalia

For those who like lipstick without much shine, but also not too matte, satin finish is recommended. He has great pigmentation and has a touch of moisture, which facilitates its implementation.

Main colors: Rebel, Snob and Pink Noveau.

Amplified Creme

Girl About Town (amplified cream). Photo: Playback / 30 Something Mel

Girl About Town (amplified cream). Photo: Playback / 30 Something Mel

Amplified is one of the powerful finishes of the brand, it is very creamy and has a good pigmentation. Therefore, for women looking for a more glossy lipstick and a burst of color, no doubt, this is the most suitable.

Main colors: The Girl About Town, Up The Amp and Saint Germain.

Cremesheen

Pure Zen (Cremesheen). Photo: Playback / What Tina Loves

Pure Zen (Cremesheen). Photo: Playback / What Tina Loves

The Cremesheen finish gives women a lipstick with a slight gloss texture. They do not have great pigmentation and therefore are more associated with gloss. However, they are very creamy and offer a great moisturizing the lips.

main color: Pure Zen.

Frost

Angel (frost). Photo: Playback / Indian Vanity Case

Angel (frost). Photo: Playback / Indian Vanity Case

Frost is a finish quite pearly luster. Its color is average and has good durability. It differs from gloss to have a drier appearance in the mouth.

main color: Angel.

Chandelier

Hug me (buff). Photo: Playback / The Lipstick Blog

Hug me (buff). Photo: Playback / The Lipstick Blog

For those who want a finish with a wet aspect, Luster is a good reference. It is very similar to gloss in a color not very intense, leaving them well hydrated lips. A great option for day to day by just add a touch of color on the good.

main color: Hug Me.

Other finishes the MAC lipsticks

Photo: Disclosure

Photo: Disclosure

The MAC not to invest in different finishes that transform the way you use lipstick. Here are some of the other finishes offered by the brand:

1. Glaze: It is very similar to buff finish, but with less gloss effect. main color: Hue.

2. Pro Longwear Lipcreme: the long duration of the MAC line, the Pro Longwear Lipcreme is a creamy finish and that promises to last 12 hours in the mouth. Suggested colors: Love Forever !, Perpetual Flame, Unlimited.

3. Pro Longwear Lipcolour: It differs from lipcreme to be necessary to apply two lipsticks to ensure durability - one with color and one colorless. Suggested colors: Lasting Lust, Passion Preserved, Clingpeach.

4. Sheen Supreme: ensures a silky texture to the lips and is also very close to the gloss, but its texture is not sticky. It has two versions: Frost is more sparkling and Cream which has a soft glow. Suggested colors: Bare Again, Behave Yourself, Full Speed.

5. Mineralize Lipstick: belonging to the mineral line of the MAC, has 77 minerals in your formula, and add color to your lip, ensures nutrition and hydration for much longer. Its finish is similar to Amplified with moderate brightness. main color: Luxe Naturale.

The most beloved colors MAC and similar domestic

In the gallery below you can see the main colors of lipstick used by most bloggers and Brazilian celebrities. Are shades like nude, pink, purple and red, all very traditional and combine that with various skin tones.

For those who do not want to spend $ 66 buying a lipstick from MAC, we selected some national lipsticks that are very similar to the colors of the brand, but it has more affordable and are easy to find in cosmetic stores throughout Brazil.

Yes Cosmetics Matte Pink Sympathy for US $ 19.90 in Charming Cosmetics

Yes Cosmetics Matte Pink Sympathy for US $ 19.90 in Charming Cosmetics

Dailus Matte My Love 20 for $ 10.08 on E-Puella

Dailus Matte My Love 20 for $ 10.08 on E-Puella

Blog Beauty and Brains for R $ 19.08 in Tracta Shop

Blog Beauty and Brains for R $ 19.08 in Tracta Shop

Dailus Up Kisses 100 R $ 6.93 in the E-Puella

Dailus Up Kisses 100 R $ 6.93 in the E-Puella

Intense 330 matt effect for R $ 15.99 in the Apothecary

Intense 330 matt effect for R $ 15.99 in the Apothecary

Intense intense color 253 by R $ 15.99 in the Apothecary

Intense intense color 253 by R $ 15.99 in the Apothecary

Blog 2Beauty for R $ 19.08 in Tracta Shop

Blog 2Beauty for R $ 19.08 in Tracta Shop

Dailus Matte Cup Cake 06 for $ 10.08 on E-Puella

Dailus Matte Cup Cake 06 for $ 10.08 on E-Puella

Vult 19 for $ 11.20 in Netfarma

Vult 19 for $ 11.20 in Netfarma

Vult 26 per R $ 8.90 in Loosho

Vult 26 per R $ 8.90 in Loosho

Where to buy lipsticks from MAC?

A few years ago it was very difficult to get any product from MAC here in Brazil, but with the arrival of the brand and other stores that sell imported cosmetics, the task became much easier. Both personally and to buy online, the options are many.

The MAC has stores in major cities in Brazil, offering good variety of colors and finishes for those who want to buy and test lipstick person. There are also brand stores in some Brazilian airports, but often these stands are only accessible to those who do international travel.

For those who prefer to buy the lipsticks in the comfort of your home, the MAC also has a shop with a good range of products. Another reliable virtual option is Sephora also carries all the brand's catalog for your site.

Both in the MAC as the Sephora store, the price is $ 66 the traditional lipstick, however, the MAC store the installment is up to three times, since at Sephora purchase can be split up to six times.

There is also the option to buy the product when traveling abroad. In the MAC store in the US, the lipstick is sold at $ 16, leaving more into account that the price in Brazil. Another possibility is to buy free shops that offer attractive prices, but often there is so much variety in color and finish.

Back to MAC: the reason to save your bottle

Sweetie (buff), Hang up (Cremesheen) and Lovelorn (buff). Photo: Playback / Pink Peonies

Sweetie (buff), Hang up (Cremesheen) and Lovelorn (buff). Photo: Playback / Pink Peonies

Thinking of helping the environment and reduce waste production, the MAC has developed a program of packaging exchanges called "Back to Mac". The idea is to take six empty containers of any product brand and exchange of a lipstick or a shadow of the regular line of the brand.

Not all products are accepted, it is necessary that it has plastic in the composition. based glasses, brushes, some other accessories like scissors pointing and not part of the exchange program and are not accepted.

Already products such as lipstick, blush, shadows, powder, etc. are accepted. To facilitate the identification, the boxes of these products is written "Back 2 MAC" indicating that part of the exchange program.

To exchange, just visit a physical store brand and deliver the six product packaging. Then just choose which product you plan to take and hold the exchange without the need to pay for it.

The favorite lipsticks of bloggers

In the videos below, Brazilian bloggers show their collections and their favorite lipsticks MAC:

Niina Secrets

Beca Brait

Claudia Stoco

Isabela Mascarenhas

The most beautiful makeup with MAC lipsticks

Check out the most beautiful makeup that Brazilian bloggers made using the famous MAC lipsticks and be inspired to create amazing looks with its:

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