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Mac Velvet Matte Lipstick
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on 11/2/2017 11:26:00 PM
More reviews by kittenmint
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Flat Out Fabulous is a gorgeous shade of bright purply-pink lipstick from MAC. It has the Retro Matte finish which means that it is extremely matte. The formula of the lipstick is fairly hard, but it still applies on the lips very smoothly. It feels creamy on the lips, and doesn’t dry my lips out. I would recommend using a lip-balm beforehand though (I find Lush’s Honey Trap plays well with MAC lipsticks). It doesn’t bleed or sink into lines - which is great for such a matte shade! I also find this lasts well through eating and drinking and kissing - making it a great one for a fun date night! When it fades, it does seem to fade pretty evenly which is a plus! I believe this would flatter all skin tones. I highly recommend it!
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 12/30/2016 8:13:00 AM
More reviews by saudade1291
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
This is a purpley pink which is more pink than purple. It's cool toned and it makes your teeth look white. It's the retro matte formula so that makes it very hard to put on (as opposed to a creamy lipstick) but it also makes it very long-lasting. It stains your lips and leaves pinkness behind, even on my pigmented lips. You can wear it at night or day with subtle makeup. I'm a sort of light-medium Indian girl with deep brown hair & I wish I could wear this every day. This is my red lip. I use this lipstick to make an impact.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 5/5/2016 5:13:00 AM
More reviews by AngelBritney
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Since yesterday, Flat Out Fabulous is official my HG favorite bold lipstick. I was invented to an event and put on some foundation, mascara, eyeliner and concealer. I was in a hurry and couldn't decide what lipstick I should wear. It had to be a bold lipstick but not a Saint Germain/Candy Yum Yum/Ruby Woo (etc.) one. Never wore FOF before, so I exfoliated my lips, put on lip primer, waited a few minutes and then the surprise: What a beautiful shade! It's bold, bright, yet not too much (people WILL look at you the good or bad way when they see Saint Germain). I wasn't afraid going out with such an outstanding color. It didn't transfer the whole evening (4+ hours with fatty food, drinking and so on). Girls, go buy that color. MAC, I recommend you: Never discount it. Never. Ever!
5 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 4/1/2016 12:20:00 PM
More reviews by emilyps
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
I bought this lipstick along with the magenta lip liner by Mac and they are the perfect match! Like any matte lipstick it is quite drying on my lips and I did find that it dragged when I first applied but that is probably because it is a fresh product that hasn't been worn in yet.
2 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 2/9/2016 4:50:00 PM
More reviews by Salimte
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium
Got this today and I have to say that I like it more than I expected! I usually go for reds or purples, but I had read a lot of positive reviews about FOF so I decided to try it on. I really like it! I was intrigued by Candy Yum Yum, but I wasn't quite ready for a neon pink so I went for FOF instead. Great shade, especially if you want something that's bright, yet deep and wearable. Basically looks good on anyone!
on 10/23/2015 5:30:00 AM
More reviews by SanFranGirl
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Flat out fabulous is a fun retro matte lipsticks shade which is so 50s! No kidding, if you like those 50-60s bold lipstick colours this might be your gem!The formula as with all retro mattes is a tat bit dry, you need to exfoliate your lips beforehand and perhaps use a bit of clear balm on top of it if say you love the colour but want to make it that tiny bit creamier. I tend to use no lip liner with this lipstick, a good lip brush is enough to define those tiny corners of the mouth and the rest you just fill in straight from the bullet. I don't think MAC has any similar lipsticks like this one (colour or texture-wise) and I am very happy to own it in my collection!For lip swatches and other cool MAC lipsticks you can check out this blog post here. Hope it helps!http://www.partyparrotblog.com/#!Top-5-MAC-Fall-Lipsticks/cmbz/561b6e8b0cf2c6c6436fbfeb
on 7/11/2015 2:13:00 PM
More reviews by Ladyleah
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I have really mixed feelings about this lipstick. The color is absolutely gorgeous. It's very vibrant and pops against my pale skin tone. I wore this out for the first time the other day and got an absurd amount of compliments on it. I felt like a rock star! Haha. But the retro matte formula is awful in my opinion. Sure, it's pigmented and relatively long lasting but towards the end of the day it felt so dry and heavy on my lips that it almost hurt. I have other Mac lipsticks that are the matte formula and none of them come close to being this dry. So while I love the bold and bright color, I don't think I'll ever be buying anything in this formula again.
6 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 2/23/2015 5:10:00 PM
More reviews by lauztiff
Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I love this lipstick. looks amazing with a purple or pink eye and lots of eyelashes. staying power is off the chart. eat, drink, kiss this baby stays on. perfect bold colour if you arent into reds or anything to dark. would like beautiful on any skin tone. I am so pale as I live in Scotland and this is definatly one of my top mac lipsticks, its also a recent purchase and i have wore it so much already
on 2/19/2015 5:30:00 PM
More reviews by steffaniemarie
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
This really is FABULOUS! I'm in love! This lipstick honestly has to be in my top 5. Its a beautiful color, It will look good on anyone! I'm definitely repurchasing when I run out.
on 12/25/2014 4:28:00 PM
More reviews by MorenaC
Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Beautiful pinky purple, perfect color for medium brown skin tones. Stays on forever, it's Mac price so there's not much to say about that but the finish is perfect. Love that it stays on through almost anything
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