This is probably my favourite pink lipstick, its a bit sheer but still bright enough and doesn't look to fake/paint-like (something I hate in lipsticks!). Its a great colour and long wearing, slight sheen which helps it to apply smoothly and its also non-drying. I haven't had too much luck with any other MAC lipsticks as I find them either too bright/dark/obvious or it just looks as if I have nothing on, but this is the perfect balance.
this lipstick is really great. it's super moisterising and looks great even on choped and dry lips like mine. it's super flattering and looks really nice on very fair skin.
this was my first MAC lipstick and im very happy with it, and i wear it everyday.
the one thing that i didn't like about this lipstick was it's price. in 1 word- EXPENSIVE!
I was looking for a lipstick for ever. I couldn't stop buying lipsticks, some from mac, some from other brands...I was just trying to find the perfect one.....and this one is just GORGEOUS!!! I mean, it is the perfect color. I find it sheer...but i think thats the beauty of it since you can build up the color or not, if you don't feel like it, but its still pretty! i'm in love:)
I LOVE THIS. Really beautiful pink from MAC (somewhat a watermelon-pink). Bright without looking overly bold. Lustering is definitely one of my favs out of all the MAC lippies I own. Love sporting this when I want a pop of pink but dont wanna go full on hot/ fuchsia pink. Speak louder from MAC is also similar but of a cremesheen finish and just a tad brighter (lustering is well, a lustre lol). Lustering sits nicely on the lips without drying my lips out. However, I wouldnt say it is moisturising to any extent (it just doesnt dry your lips out too crazily). Overall definitely a nice one from MAC and I do recommend watermelon-pink lovers like me to pick this up!
in tube this looks super bright but on the lips its sheer upon first swipe. i usually build it up to pack more of a punch on the lips. the colour is a light-medium bright pink. the lustre formula makes super creamy and moisturizing. i sometimes layer this over more matte shades i own to moisten them up and give some colour complexity. the only downside is that you must re-apply after eating/drinking in order to maintain that pretty, moist pout. i dont find that it leaves a pigmented stain on my lips after it wears off.
Love love love this lipstick. It's my everyday lipstick. It looks natural and it's kind of moisturizing. It matches my NC35 tone. The smell is like vanilla, makes me want to eat it. The staying power is not that long need to reapply after eating.
My favorite MAC lipstick by far... Lustering is the perfect no fail easy lipstick to grab and slap on. It's not drying or moisturizing really, and it never bleeds or settles in my lip lines. A lovely bright pink that isn't too warm or neon, I loves it :)
I actually bought this lipstick going to the MAC counter intending to buy MAC's Vegas Volt. I had heard great things about it for fair skin, but when I tried it on it just wasn't for me. But my eye had immediately gone to the tube of Lustering in the display. It's just a beautiful bright pink with the teensiest bit of mauve, I guess? I always go for either a red or berry lipstick- I never buy pink. But for my fair, cool skintone, this is very flattering. It's a shade that offers a great, bright pop of color, but it's also very wearable. Love it!
I was a little hesitant about trying MAC lipsticks again after my first try with them, a shade in their sheen supreme line, was a disaster. But the love they get here on MakeupAlley, plus the recommendation of a good friend of mine, convinced me to give them another go, so I decided try out some of their other lines. And boy, am I glad I did! I only just bought it today, but I had to rush home and leave a glowing review.
The color is a super pretty watermelon pink that really flatters my fair skin tone, but that I think could look great on any skin color. I can apply it lightly for a "my lips, but better" look or build the color for a stronger look. This color isn't as bold as some of MAC's other pinks, so if you're looking for a pink from them that isn't as intense as some of their other colors, but still vibrant, this is a great shade.
The formula itself has a nice bit of shine to it, and doesn't shrivel up my lips the way most lipsticks do. It goes on fairly sheer at first, but like I wrote above, you can build it up easily. And the price is great, especially for the quality you get. I can see myself going through this one quickly, and then going back for more!
Absolutely love this color! I went to Mac knowing I wanted a lip color that is both darker and brighter than my natural lip without being overdone, but not knowing what kind of color. I am VERY fair and I think I have a tendency to look washed-out when I don't add a lot of color, and some days I just don't want to do heavier eyes. I tried on several shades, (didn't get the names of the rejects) ranging from reds to spice shades before realizing I wanted a pink. The consultant was very helpful and she brought out a pink that I thought was gorgeous, but it was very opaque and a little too bold for someone not used to such a bright lip (I have stayed with a neutral lip in the past...Hue is my old standby). She suggested Lustering as an alternative and as soon as she applied it, I knew it was perfect! It brightens up my whole face, makes my skin glow, and even though it's so far from my eyes, the contrast makes them the color of sapphires. A lipstick that enhances my lips AND my eyes? How can I say no!
As usual, love the quality and the staying power is great. I can apply it sheerly or build it for a darker, more intense color. No complaints. I'd describe it as a watermelon pink, and on me it's definitely a cooler color. Absolutely love it and I know it will become a staple.