13 Aug 2012

Bombshell from Mac

Last week before I went on my hols I popped in to Mac and  I’d only one thing on my list and that was their lipstick in the colour Bombshell. I fell in love with this on a night out a couple of weeks ago, a friend had it on and it looked so pretty. A frosty deep pink colour, I tried it on & was sold. So I went into Mac focused on picking this up. I know if I allow myself to browse in there  I’ll be tempted to pick up so much stuff.

This is a really pretty pink shade and is in a Frost finish. I find it to be really moisturising and it feels great on my lips. I have terrible dry lips and some finished really gather in the not so nice dry parts of my lips and doesn’t look very nice. But this lipstick doesn’t do that it sits nicely on my lips and gives them a really bright fresh look.

It has a slight gold sheen / shimmer to it and i like it. It makes your lips look bright and makes the colour pop. The lady in Mac did put a pink gloss over the top but that felt too sticky for me although it looked pretty. I know it would annoy me & I’d have licked it off in no time at all. The lipstick on its own is fine for me.

This is only my second Mac lipstick, I’ve only just recently got into lip colour i used to just be a nude lip / lip balm kinda girl but I’m slowly getting a collection of lipsticks / stains now and I know I will be purchasing some more Mac lipsticks in the future esp these Frost ones. They don’t have the best staying power but I think that’s got more to do with the fact that I lick my lips a lot. I think if you left it alone it would stay a good couple of hours without needing topping up. Do you have any recommendations for must have lipsticks from Mac?

I took this with me to Amsterdam and wore it everyday, its great for a summer pop of colour along with a slightly flushed cheek. I have dark hair & eyes but quite a pale complexion and this colour works well to give me a little glow and colour. I can see it being my go to lipstick as it’s so wearable. I’m very pleased with it and glad my friend had it on our night out. Friends are such enablers when it comes to purchasing products. Like I need any encouragement.

Do you own this colour? How do you find it works for you?

You can purchase Bombshell from Mac online for £14 and you get 3g of product.

12 Responses to “Bombshell from Mac”

  1. Beauty Bird says:

    I’ve seen so many nice colour MAC lipsticks! I’m not really a lipstick wearer but I think I should be :-) x

  2. Sophia says:

    This is a gorgeous pink. Not too bright, not too dull. I bet it’s perfect on an evening, too! :) xo

  3. Ellie says:

    I have bombshell but never wear it but after reading this post I think i will fish it out and wear it as it looks so pretty :) xo

  4. Charlotte says:

    This is so pretty and it’s a shade i’ve never heard of before!
    xo
    notafashionstudent.com

  5. Thats such a lovely colour! :) & since when were they £14! have the prices increased again? xx

  6. I have never heard of this one before, it looks gorgeous. x

  7. Old post but its still my fave lipstick http://t.co/c2HVOZqj #bbloggers

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