Saturday, 27 July 2013

REVIEW // Mac Asian Flower Sheen Supreme Lipstick

Mac Sheen Supreme Lipstick in Asian Flower - £15.50

My dad took a trip to New York the other week and was so kind as to bring me back a little treat!  I did originally ask for the Violetta lipstick but it wasn't in stock in any of the 3 Mac stores in NY - instead the shop assistant recommended a lighter lipstick with a lavender tint in the form of this Sheen Supreme lipstick in the shade Asian Flower.  It is very different to Violetta but in a good way, I have the Lime Crime lipstick in D'Lilac which I wear sometimes for outfit posts but feel it's a little too 'out there' to wear out, and new additions to my lipstick collection are always welcome because I don't really own very many!

The Mac website describes the Sheen Supreme lipsticks as 'The colour impact of a lipstick with the shine sheen of a lipglass' and I'm inclined to agree.  As much as I love a matt lipstick, glossy lips also look great and I found this to be non-sticky and easy to apply with a smooth consistency.  A few reviews said that they found the formula to be drying but I haven't experienced this, and I wore it to work today and would say it lasts around 4 hours until another application is needed.  I don't know if it's a bit of an odd thing to say, but it fades away nicely, in that a lot of lipsticks I own tend to disappear from the inside out, leaving me looking like I'm just wearing lipliner (which is not a good look!).  Because of the sheer yet pigmented nature of the product I feel the lipstick would be very buildable depending on how much colour you'd like on your lips - one quick sweep and you can have a coloured gloss but add a couple more layers and you get an opaque finish.  In the photo above I have two coats on and did not prime my lips beforehand and the colour is strong, but if you look at other reviews the colour can get even stronger!  As I mentioned before, the colour is a light pink meets lavender and a couple of bloggers say that it is very similar to Lime Crime's Airbourne Unicorn with a little less purple and I can definitely see it.

Anyway it seems I've run out of lipstick qualities to babble about - I can't believe I just wrote a fat paragraph about a makeup product, I guess I'm not as bad a beauty blogger as I thought..either that or I am and I've just talked a load of rubbish!  I hope you guys enjoyed reading this and congrats on making it this far - I'd definitely purchase another Sheen Supreme lipstick and this has made me want to expand my lipstick collection, if you have any 'holy grail' lipsticks I'd love some suggestions!
love amy x
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21 comments:

  1. That colour looks amazing! I wish I could pull it off.

    I have a MAC giveaway on my blog if you are interested :) Any lipstick of choice!

    llh x

    www.lauralouisehaynes.com

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  2. This looks gorgeous! I've wanted a good lavender/lilac for a long time, so I might check this out :)

    Bethanyxalice

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  3. As much as i'm a matte lover, i've got to say, the sheen looks great!

    IN MY SUNDAY BEST

    XOXO Sade

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  4. I absolutely love this lipstick!

    I also tried getting Violetta but was told it was sold out too! The lady suggested Midnight Mambo instead which I reviewed here if you'd like to see! She said it was pretty much the same color and I do really like it [:

    I really like this colour though, Looks great on you! x

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  5. Oh wow, I need this in my life! I've never bought a mac lipstick before but this has definitely tempted me! It looks so pretty - I love the lilac tones with the pink.

    Ellen xx

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  6. The lipstick looks gorgeous on you! I think lilac colours really suit you :)

    xx
    Lillian from The Rustyhead

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  7. Love all the colours together in the photos, very Asian Flower ;)

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  8. I was sent the Calvin Klein version of the glossy lipstick and hated it, this looks a lot less lipglossy than that one did which is a good thing, I love the colour! Curious to try it for myself! The holy grail is of course the normal Mac lipsticks and Nars are amazing too :)

    http://www.lost-in-wonderland.co.uk

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  9. The colour of this lipstick is amazing, so pretty!x

    - Jayne
    Electra Violet

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  10. Wow, it's gorgeous! I know exactly what you mean about fading nicely!

    Becky
    xx

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  11. The color suits you a lot! I shall take a look at MAC's lipstick one day :D

    Celyx Lim
    www.celyx.blogspot.com

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  12. I am obsessed with anything lilac so thank you for bringing this gorgeous lipstick to my attention :) haha xx

    http://jessica-chelsey.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. Fantastics photos and outfits, the colour of this lipstick is fantastic!!! :)
    Sandra
    xx

    http://lasquejasdelosmortales.blogspot.com.es/

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  14. I never thought of trying those lipsticks from MAC! But that looks amazing! Not sure I could pull off that colour/be brave enough to wear it but Imm check out their other colours now! x

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  15. such a pretty colour wow!id love if we both followed eachother ?let me know if you would like too:)



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  16. love the lipstick :)

    myredkiss.blogspot.com

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  17. Love the colour on you - really suits you with your hair colour.


    www.aforteforfashion.co.uk

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  18. Hi. I found your post as I tried my friends sheen supreme the other day and I was looking for reviews. I tried Candy Apple and loved it! The colour was gorgeous. Great review, definitely going to have to get it now :) x
    Heroine In Heels

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  19. Mac lipsticks are such a must-have...I own way too many!

    Emily | Lynde Avenue

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