Oh Gosh - I know, ANOTHER MAC lipstick - But I simply can't resist!
This time I've traded in my vampy Up the Amp for something a bit softer and more flowery... This cooler toned lippy is right up my street to keep fresh and girly for a more everyday look than Up the Amp.. But I adored the similar blue tones and pigments it gave with slightly less purple impact. It averagely retails around £14.50 (From Selfridges) and is perfect for light/bright lip in the sun... If we ever get anymore!
This is a fabulous option for the warmer weather as it's guaranteed not to dry your lips as it gives moisture and is light weight. It gives the a combo of a colour impact of a Mac lippy with shine sheen of a Mac Lipglass. Which gave it a perfect combo to be a versatile lippy. I picked it as it gives a lipgloss-esk shine without leaving any sticky residue and last's just as long. It doesn't quite have the staying power of the likes of Up The Amp - but that didn't really bother me. Its a great lippy because after a bit of layering it gives a completely different intensity - so you could use it as a girly pink or make it a cool purple... It's a creamy lavender which is a lovely lil colour to dash on in summer - without the worry of dry lips... The application is lovely as it glides across with the angle cut shape and sits well with or without a lipliner... Asian Flower is good for those who want a pop of colour, without going all out (as brighter purples, like up the amp, may not be for everyone) because it is light but pigmented (if that makes sense???)
Lovely moisturising lippy that doesn't dry you lips like some lippy's can, with the shine of a gloss, without the sticky residue.
Needs some layering to get a bright oomph...
Doesn't really have the staying power of a standard MAC lippy - but for a lovely shine and colour is this not worth a little bit of reapply?
So that's a new lippy that's now in my collection - to be honest I'm loving brights at the mo - I think next I'm going to brave and orange - wish me luck!
What do you think of MAC Asian Flower? Is it the colour for you or do you like something with a bit more oomph?