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on 3/24/2013 1:52:00 AM
More reviews by PaintInkChick
Skin: Normal, Dark, Warm
Hair: Brown, Kinky, Coarse
I got this is a B2M last yr or so & although I'm not typically a l/s girl(unless its purple) I'm starting to like this color more. It's very pretty on woc & wasn't drying. Too bad my lil diva kinda broke it,so a bit hard to apply. But oh well its still pretty.
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
on 3/1/2013 3:01:00 PM
More reviews by Winterwise
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I would characterize "Up the Amp" as a gutsy pastel. It's a vibrant lavender, with just enough rich blue-pink warmth to make it quite flattering on my cool skintone. I've seen it looking fantastic on darker skintones as well. The amplified creme formula has a rich color payoff, and the longevity for me is about 4 hours if I've been careful while drinking coffee, etc. Even after the freshly applied, creamy application has worn away, the lips are left with lots of color. Really very nice. As another reviewer said, try this shade if you're looking for something just a little off the beaten path of Barbie or candy pinks.
5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
on 2/20/2013 1:11:00 AM
More reviews by xoxomia
Skin: Combination, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium
This shade is simply amazing. I was scared to try a purple lipstick but this is very wearable! Depending on what you layer it with the color changes! I like wearing it alone during the summer my favorite combo right now is Up The Amp with Currant lipliner for an ombré effect. It looks so good! This lipstick is a must try if you are trying to step out of the nude/pink comfort zone!
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 1/17/2013 1:38:00 PM
More reviews by jamster86
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
This is a gorgeous purply shade which can be applied normally for everyday wear (I wear it to work) or more thickly for a more stand-out effect. Either way its a lovely colour and a lovely formula which lasts well but still feels soft and creamy. Another great lippy from mac.
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 1/16/2013 6:08:00 PM
More reviews by antolin1
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Curly, Coarse
This is my favourite lavender/violet shade. Its incredibly wearable- somehow it manages to come off very natural which is strange for this type of shade I know!. Other than a few of my neutral browns by MAC, Up the Amp is the only MAC lippie I have ever used all the way up (or down lol). Its an uber creamy formula as its of the Amplified Creme line (my fave) and doesn't call for much retouching throughout hours of wear. Although lavenders are a sort of trend right now, this one is going to be a staple for me long term- provided it doesn't get discontinued!
on 1/4/2013 8:34:00 PM
More reviews by Cheenebelle
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
LOVE this lippy the texture is vey nice. It is a truly bold lip color. I don't wear lipliner with it. You can apply it lightly on your lips for a subtle look During the day. This is one of my must have lipstick in the spring and summer. I would buy this over and over again ;)
on 12/9/2012 7:33:00 PM
More reviews by JillyJ
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Red, Straight, Medium
Love it love it love it. Lasts a long time, feels great on my lips and just overall an awesome color without freaking my boyfriend out haha. Great for any season as you can layer it lighter or darker and a great substitue for a red lip as it can be harsh depending on skintone. Will definitely keep in my makeup bag!
on 12/5/2012 3:48:00 PM
More reviews by missmanic
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Black, Curly, Fine
I am super warm toned and this looks amazing on. It pulls more pink than lavander. Lavanders make me look corpse like.
on 12/5/2012 3:43:00 PM
More reviews by christina001
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
I used to think Up the amp was really purple. I tried it on after being majorly into plums and purples recently for fall and winter, and must say it is MUCH more wearable than I thought.One good layer makes it a purplish pink on my pigmented lips, medium olive skin tone (NC 25-30). Very wearable. Several layers bring out the slight purpleness in it more but it is still very, very wearable. I actually will probably save this one for spring - I bet it will be awesome then. Will wear it occasionally now, but I prefer more extreme plums, bordeaux and purplish reds or berries now. (Some favourites for those craving similar colours currently are Mac Rebel, Amorous and Captive with different liners like Magenta, Vino, Half Red; Benefit's No competition, Oh Currant & Espionage, Revlon Plumalicious, Illamasqua Magnetism, Wet n Wild Ravin Raisin and Sugar Plum Fairy.)
5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.
on 11/24/2012 7:50:00 PM
More reviews by DPD
Skin: Normal, Olive, Not Sure
I wnt go into describing the colour becuase I think its been reviewed so many times.When I go this home I thought this would be one of those colours that I would wear for a while then think 'really? Is this your colour' and not really wear it that often.I thought it would be a colour where I would have to keep the rest of my face neutral but as Im such an eye & blush girl I tend to reach for my Hug Me's, Modestys & Twig type colours more.But actually I can pull it off with a fairly heavy black eyeliner look. I havent tried it with a colourful e/s but then I dont really do colourful eyes AND lipsmwithout feeling like a clown.The other thing Ive done sometimes with this l/s is mixed it with a more opaque nude & it looks great.
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