Sunday, 8 July 2012

MAC - Lipstick - Show Orchid



Hullo! 

Today I want to talk about another MAC lipstick that I own. 

Show Orchid is an Amplified lipstick that comes out in a few collections every so often, apparently its available at Pro Stores but I've never even seen one of those where I'm from so the only time I would be able to repurchase Is to wait for it to become available in another collection.


I picked up this lipstick in last years Fall Colour Collection along with Violetta which I wanted for my Halloween  "Sexy Witch" look ;-) 

Its very creamy and pigmented.

Its very vibrant and has a slight purple Iridescence in it which I think you can really pick up on in the photo. 

I'n the photo I'm wearing it quite lightly and you can easily be more heavy handed to make a dramatic lip.


I love this colour, although I usually go for my other MAC pink lipstick which is Girl About Town as I'm actually frightened I'm going to use it all up! 

I don't understand why the don't just put it in the permanent line as so many people love it. :-( 

I've noticed with a lot of Amplified Creams they have great staying power, and stain the lips giving my lips a lovely pink look even when the lipstick has vanished :-) 

Although I'm the kinda girl who doesn't mind re-applying lipstick on a night out...just another reason for all us ladies to gossip in the toilets! 

As a lipstick addict it's also nice to see what everyone else is wearing on their lips too. Hehehe.

 Oh My God I sound like such a stalker...I'm not I promise ;-) 


Hope you have all had a lovely weekend! 

Linzi xxx


10 comments:

  1. What a beautiful colour!
    Yes you can really see the purple/blue undertones in the photo's :)

    I've never tried a MAC lipstick can you believe?!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Laura xx
    http://laurasallmadeupbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Ohh you really should try them at one point!

      I love them...haven't bought one in awhile mind.

      Need to use up some of the ones I have first hehe xx

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  2. I thought the photo had gone crazy but it was actually just the purple bits hehe!!! I've never owned anything MAC... I'm guessing it's worth the money right??

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    1. hehe it's not that obvious in real life but I was lucky enough to capture it like that :-)

      I really think their lipsticks are worth the money :-) I don't want many just maybe a statement red or a usable nude.

      I can't imagine buying lot's from them though..way too expensive. Just every so often when I want a treat :-)

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  3. I really want to try this, I think the blue/purple undertones are beautiful! :) xx

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    1. I do too hun!! Very Unusual :-) xx

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  4. I love this lippy and is next on my pro purchase list for January. I have been so focused on LE Collections I forget about Perm items at times.

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    1. I'm the opposite! I hate looking at the LE just in case I find something I love and then can't get it anymore hehe

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