Top & Best MAC Lipsticks For Fair & Dark Skintones in India
One of my favorite quotes and 1 that I have quoted numerous times is ‘On a bad day there is always lipstick’ No matter how depressed or down in the dumps I feel, nothing cheers me up as easily as a bright bold lipstick. Nothing is sexier & more beautiful than a perfect pout & when talking about lipsticks, everyone tends to have atleast one favorite from MAC. Some even swear by MAC Lipsticks as the best lipsticks in town and with a great variety of finishes to the most drop dead gorgeous shades, their popularity isn’t surprising.
Despite the soaring prices, MAC lipsticks are still a cult favorite be it the bright bold orange hues like Lady Danger to wearable neutrals like Cosmo & ofcourse the cult classic Ruby Woo. On most days, I’m a wise shopper so when I planned on picking up a few cult MAC lipsticks, I tried almost every shade from every color family to choose my best picks. What with a single MAC Lipstick costing Rs 1450 these days, you don’t really want to pick up an unflattering shade, right?
So after alot of trial & error here are my picks as the best MAC Lipsticks for fair & dark skintones. I purposefully kept away from cool toned and pale lipcolors and aimed at lipcolors that would flatter all complexions. The post includes the Top MAC Lipsticks from almost all the color families barring the good ole nude but more on that later.
Best MAC Lipsticks for Fair & Olive Complexion: Bright & Bold Options!
Best MAC Red Lipstick: Ruby Woo!
Starting off with easily the most popular and cult MAC favorite lipstick– Ruby Woo. They say when in doubt, wear red. Well, they might as well re-phrase it to ‘When in doubt, wear Ruby Woo’. Widely popular as the best red lipstick for all complexions, this bright cherry red lip color is perfect to brighten any dull day and is definitely a must have in one’s stash. The texture, though dry & matte does make application a bit of a task but this is your best best for the classic red pout. If you don’t like extremely matte lipsticks which are hard to apply then its twin, MAC Riri Woo is a much better option.
Best MAC Coral Lipstick: Impassioned!
Looking for the perfect lipstick to rock this spring-summer? The look no further than MAC Impassioned Lipstick which is neon pink-coral perfect for the season. This is quite a popular shade amongst the MUAs & many people tend to rock their perfect pink pouts thanks to the shade for parties, wedding & events. This highly pigmented shade has a creamy & comfortable finish with a fabulous staying power. Surely one of the best MAC Lipsticks for fair skintones!
Best MAC Pink Lipstick: Girl About Town!
Ask me to name the best fuchsia pink lipstick & MAC GAT instantly comes to my mind. This bright, stunning blue based pink easily perks up a dull complexion and is perfect for parties & night outs! Usually you’d think such blue based fuchsia pinks won’t flatter the medium or Indian skintone that well but Beyonce has been known to rock this on many occasions & might I add it looks absolutely perfect on her? Though easily dupeable but the great hydrating texture & super decent power make it one of the must haves MAC lipsticks.
Best MAC Berry-Plum Lipstick: Rebel!
Being a rebellion was never this sexy. A deep berry plum with a satin finish which is easily the best lipstick for fall. A perfect option for those starting to experiment with plum lipcolors or as they say vampy lipsticks. Might be a bit too dark for pale skintones but is one of the top MAC lipsticks for medium to olive complexion. I always thought the shade was a bit mature for my liking but it really surprised me at how good it looked on my warm complexion.
Best MAC Fuchsia Purple Lipstick: Flat Out Flabulous!
One of the most unique lipsticks and hard to describe shades has to be MAC Flat Out Fabulous. This gorgeous fuchsia purple has gotten me more compliments than any of the lipsticks mentioned in the list. Everytime I wear this color, girls are always asking me about the shade and just how flattering it looks. It comes in a matte finish with a superb staying power & a lip stain that lasts on & on. You must check out its really close dupe- L’Oreal Glamor Fuchsia Moist Matte Lipstick.
Best MAC Lipstick Swatches & Review
A few more shades that I really adore and I believe should’ve been a part of the Best MAC Lipsticks in India list were Diva, Mehr, All Fired Up & Relentlessly Red. I guess we might come with a part 2 😉
Some of you might be surprised that there wasn’t a single nude lipstick from MAC featured in the list & thats simply because I felt MAC did not make flattering nude lipsticks for the Indian skintone. Some that I tried were either too pale or dark and most were MLBB shades, not nudes. However, I did end up finding my perfect nude in their lip liners ( reviewing it soon)
Do let me know your top MAC Lipsticks and which are your favorites from the list 🙂 Individual reviews to follow
soon when I’m out of my lazy, totally unproductive mode 😀