MAC Ravishing Cremesheen Lipstick Review / Swatches

17th June 2013

I’m quite proud of my growing MAC lipstick collection, although there will always be room for more considering they have such a diverse lipstick collection, which they are constantly adding to. I noticed that my collection is largely made up of pink and nude shades, which will naturally get a lot more wear than I would a shocking pink. I wanted some brighter shades for the days, where a nude lipstick will just not do. My first point of call for a brighter lipstick was MAC Ravishing Lipstick £17.50.

Image of MAC Ravishing packaging
 
I love coral coloured anything, so MAC Ravishing looked like the perfect transition shade from pink to a more summery brighter colour. Everyone loves a Cremesheen, they’re so comfortable on the lips and require little to no lip preparation prior to slicking one on.
 
MAC Lipstick in Ravishing box imageImage showing MAC Ravishing Lipstick in the bullet
 
The wear time of 2-3 hours isn’t ideal, but it takes seconds to reapply. I really love the opacity of Ravishing considering it’s a Cremesheen finish lipstick. I was expecting it to be a little more sheer.
 
I think Ravishing’s creamy peach shade looks great against my paler skin tone, although I expect it could leave darker skin tones looking slightly washed out. I was surprised by how comfortable Ravishing is, it’s almost like wearing a lip butter, it’s just so smooth.

MAC Ravishing Cremesheen Lipstick Swatches

MAC Lipstick in the shade Ravishing swatched on pale skin
 
 I had seen some reviews where there’d been mention of Ravishing emphasising any imperfections on the lips, but I have to disagree. It’s the perfect lipstick for those with dry lips, as it doesn’t highlight them at all. I absolutely love this shade overall, and think it’s definitely got me wanting to try brighter lipstick shades. I really want to try maybe Costa Chic or Vegas Volt next?! Do you have any recommendations at all?! I prefer a Cremesheen finish and pinks and coral shades…
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