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First Impression | M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss

This sortta ting is precisely why 'New In' posts should be a staple on this blog.

Anyho, I'm finally bringing to you the products I picked up from the Vamplify Collection. A few shades are still available on M.A.C's website and local M.A.C counters.

M.A.C says: "A lipgloss infused with colour-boosting technology that’s loaded with pigments.

Our most dramatic lipgloss yet. Infused with a new colour-boosting technology, the formula is loaded with high-powered pigments that glisten with a delicious shine. One swipe loads lips with attitude, as a combination of lush natural oils – including coconut, sweet almond, avocado and sesame – polish with impeccable, moisturizing colour. The glossy colour wears comfortably for hours, for a look that comes on strong and doesn’t let go.

Key Claims and Benefits

  • Provides vivid colour and shine
  • Provides instant and long-term hydration
  • Smoothes lips
  • Features a creamy formula
  • Long-wearing
  • Features a comfortable formula
  • Non-bleeding
  • Non-feathering.
Usage

Apply directly to lips with the brush applicator
".

I was at the counter the day these launched in Barbados.

M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss display www.modenmakeup.com
M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss display www,modenmakeup.com
M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss display www.modenmakeup.com

As you can see the colour range is pure suga; there's a shade for everyone. The ones below really caught my eye.

M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss swatches www.modenmakeup.com
L - R: 'Anything But Demure', 'Tuned In', 'Hyper-Fabulous', 'How Chic Is This?', 'She-Rebel' and 'Peer Pressure'

If memory serves me correct  - Instagram says these pics are from 20 weeks ago - these were retailing for $45BDS DF a pop. I bought three initially fully intending to get some more another time. Well, as most things with M.A.C goes, by that time the other shades I was interested in were sold out. The fact that a few are still available on M.A.C's website makes me think that the full range will be restocked.

'Hyper-Fabulous'

M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss 'Hyper-Fabulous' swatch www.modenmakeup.com

'Anything But Demure'

M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss 'Anything But Demure' swatch www.modenmakeup.com

'Tuned In'

M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss 'Tuned In' swatch www.modenmakeup.com

Like M.A.C says it's a smooth creamy formula. Each of these shades contain golden shimmer particles that stick to the lips even after the gloss has been wiped away. I hope that the 'non-bleeding' and 'non feathering' claims are also true 'cause that would be tragic if you chose to purchase a darker shade and it migrated all over your face.

While the tubes are longer than the traditional M.A.C LipGlass ones they actually contain 0.01 fl. oz. less product; and cost $5USD more.

M.A.C Vamplify Lipglosses www.modenmakeup.com

Another difference is the applicator - it's more slanted.

M.A.C Vamplify Lipgloss applicator www.modenmakeup.com

I found these products to be easy to apply. The texture is less sticky (they're not thin by any means though) and the colours are more opaque than traditional M.A.C LipGlasses. The nude shades especially would make a good 'purse product'. The darkest of the three, 'Hyper-Fabulous' is my current favourite.

Have you tried any shades from this line? Let us know in the comments.

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