MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick: Review, Swatches, vs Impassioned

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Review, Swatches, Price, Comparison of MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick with MAC Impassioned

By Contributor: Agnirupa

Due to the alarming price hike of MAC lipsticks, I, a self-confessed MAC-oholic had almost given up on it! I had all the varieties of lipsticks I wanted, I had stocked up on my foundations and concealers and had not bought anything MAC for the last 4 + months. But I had to accept defeat when I saw the hawwttt new viva glam miley cyrus collection hot pink shade and amazingly, it came quickly to india also and even though I thought it would be OOS for sure at the MAC store, they had fresh new stocks just brought in when I pranced in! So it was like everybody wanted that I own it. So yo, welcome home, Miley! Let’s start with the review and swatches.

MAC Claims: Wham! Bam! VIVA GLAM! Superstar Miley Cyrus is ready to make noise as this iconic campaign’s 2015 spokesperson. The global pop phenomenon kicks off her VIVA GLAM with two surefire hits: a super-sexy hot pink Lipstick and matching Lipglass with sparkling pearl shimmer. Every cent of the selling price goes toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick is described as a “hot pink” in an Amplified finish.

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My Review:

This viva glam collection lipstick too, comes in the typical range packaging with a matte metallic red inner tube and a black outer packaging with a tight flip-cap. Easy to carry around.

The miley cyrus lipstick finish is the very popular amplified finish, famous for both its creaminess and opaque color pay-off and it is indeed rich and creamy, easy to apply and glides on evenly even on dry lips without emphasizing the fine lines/flaws.

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The Miley Cyrus shade is a gorgeous bright very vibrant fuchsia pink with cooler undertones which makes almost every skin tone pop and can glam up any look day/night in a moment. It is certainly not an unusual shade and is quite close to a few hugely popular shades from MAC but in spite of all that, Viva Glam Miley has her own charm. The pigmentation is superb of course and just a couple of swipes are enough for bright opaque color. It is buildable as well, getting darker a bit neon-ish if you layer it on without looking cakey.

The staying power of viva glam lipstick is amazing and easily lasts 6 hours and beyond, after which it leaves behind a very bright pink stain! It does not dry out my lips though.

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MAC Miley Cyrus and MAC Impassioned Comparison:

Impassioned was one of my very first MAC purchases and it has been my go-to hot pink forever, so I wanted to compare it with the new viva glam miley as it looked pretty similar to me in the beginning!

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It turns out that while they might look similar to an extent, impassioned is a hot pink with a warmer, orangey undertone while viva glam miley has cooler undertones which suits me more IMO. However, both are super gorgeous! Down- viva glam miley, Top- impassioned

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How it looks on my lips

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The pros of MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick:

  • Black and metallic red tube packaging with miley’s signature
  • Super creamy and rich texture- applies very easily and evenly on lips- does not accentuate fine lines/flaws
  • Gorgeous super vibrant fuchsia-pink shade- glams up any look and suits almost all complexions
  • Awesome pigmentation. Only a couple of swipes required
  • Stays on and on for 6 hours and more
  • Does not dry out lips
  • Yummy vanilla fragrance

The cons of MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick:

  • Ever escalating MAC prices

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Price: Rs.1450

VNA Rating: 4.9/5

Do I recommend? It is a very easily dupable gorgeous fuchsia pink no doubt, but the texture, pigmentation, the AIDS fund cause and the surrounding hype makes it a must buy if you have a soft point for MAC! Go get it girls!

Have you used MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick? Share your reviews with us.

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23 COMMENTS

  1. The shade is lovely!! But do you think it will suit somebody who has a wheatish complexion?

    Since, I’m not very good with this, just wanted your opinion!

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