MAC Viva Glam Cyndi Lipglass Lovin'!

I've finally found a wearable red lip! I was ecstatic when I tried this on after I got it in the post, and I'm already lusting after the lipstick (finding loopholes in my P15P exceptions already!).

If you don't know about MAC's Viva Glam collection, they are basically a range in which 100% of the profits go to MAC's Aids Fund. Every year they release a limited edition version designed by celebrities, and in Feb. 2010, there was Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper. In August, they released the lipglosses.

I got the Cyndi lipglass because I don't own a MAC lipglass and I thought, if I was going to get one I should get a colour I don't have and super plus if the profits go to charity.

I've tried MAC lipglasses before, and I found them to be incredibly sticky, but bearably so (I know some would disagree!). This one, I feel is hardly sticky. I feel like it's about average, but the staying power is insane. The pigmentation is insane. It feels like a liquid lipstick more than anything.

The colour is a bit darker than what you see above, it's what I can only describe as a milky red, which is a wee bit on the warmer side. It has literally micro-micro shimmer, so micro that it's pretty much matte. And for me (NC30-35), it's an incredibly wearable red. In fact, it's the only red I've felt comfortable in, and it makes me want to..

..pose <3

Would definitely recommend giving this Lipglass a chance, even if you aren't a fan of MAC's Lipglasses as I'm feeling pretty confident the formula is very different. It's also gone after February 2011, so go go go! :)



  1. I wanna try all the lip products from MAC but my lips just doesn't seem to agree with it. =(

  2. I know this post is about lipgloss buuut I love your eyeliner in this pic! You've got the flick doown!


  3. I'm desperate to find a red that will suit me but I've not found it yet. This one looks great on you.
    Love your blog!
    Zoe x
    Please take a look at my blog-

  4. Oh and I meant to say, I agree with Danni, your eyeliner is perfect!
    Zoe x

  5. You wear it well...I just can't seem to pull those colors off!

  6. It looks so pretty! I've got the lipstick, but I want the gloss now too! xx

  7. Ooh this looks so nice! Makes me want to go check it out =)

  8. I have the Cyndi lipstick and its amazing, The lipgloss looks awesome too (: suits you xx

  9. @Sarah Mar'atul Azizah - Thanks love! :)

    @Charming Vanity - What do you mean, like are you allergic to them?

    @Danni - LOL I've already told you this buy I genuinely lol-ed then :P Thanks!

    @*Zoe* - Yeah it took me a while, and this lipglass was a bit of a risk cuz I knew it was crazy pigmented but I heard the lipstick is quite sheer so maybe check it out! :)

    @Tracy - I'm sure there's a colour that works for you, you just gotta look! :)

    @Glimmer and Glow - Ahhh so jealous, we are the opposites lol!

    @Vida - Aww thank you, definitely do I am loving it :)

    @Christina T - Okay now I really want it lol thanks sweetie!

  10. It looks so pretty! Very soft in the picture. I love how most girls are on the hunt for the 'perfect' red lip - I know I am!

    Kisses, Melanie


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