MAC Taupe Lipstick (8) MAC Matte Taupe Lipstick: Swatches & Review

Product Description: Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.

My Views

A while ago when I was re-organizing my makeup collection, I realised my lipstick collection was missing a nude shade, not a stark nude, just something i can pass off as a natural, neutral sort of everyday color but also sport with heavier eyes . Of course, that was just an excuse to visit MAC store to do some shopping because i  had been eyeing MAC Matte Taupe lipstick since quite some time, I had been reading about it online and I wanted needed it as my everyday lip color. MAC describes Taupe as a “muted reddish taupe brown”, I couldn’t agree more with this description. Taupe is a lovely reddish brown color in the tube but when I applied on my lips it looks more as a peachy brown shade. It is a perfect nude lip color for everyday wear or with heavy, smokey eyes.

Taupe is a must have for dusky Indian beauties !  Matte finish lipsticks are my weakness, sand when they come in this gorgeous Taupe form it is super hard to resist. Though being matte finish, Taupe is creamy in texture and goes smoothly on the lips. It does not dry over the time either. Taupe has a texture which is similar to MAC Chili matte but not drying. It is well pigmented and gives opaque coverage (hides light blemishes) in two swipes. I get a wear time of about 4 hours and only downside is it can look a bit patchy when it fades.

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  1. Will suit all skin tones
  2. Highly pigmented
  3. Matte finish
  4. Long wearing
  5. Perfect nude shade for everyday
  6. Very creamy texture


  1. It can look patchy when it fades

Rating: A

Price: Rs. 990

Recommendation: If you are on hunt for a perfect natural or nude  lip color then look no further, MAC Matte Lipstick Taupe is for you. The peachy brown color coupled with the matte finish and a  non-drying texture makes it a stunner. Only hitch is it needs to be re-touched every few hours or it can look patchy, but apart from that- dusky girls who are on the hunt of a gorgeous MLBB shade0 get this NOW !

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