MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly Red : Swatches, Review And LOTD

MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly Red

Hello my ETM darlings <3
The phone call shook me out of my afternoon nap. I picked it up livid ready to snarl but then I mellowed as I saw MAC flash on my screen and omgg :O :O I was informed retro mattes are hereeeee!! Here in my city :O when I was sure it wasn’t launched anywhere else! Kolkata MAC takes revenge against all the bashings 😛 and how! 😀 I picked up 2 shades among which a misnomer is our star today ^_^ Relentlessly Red <3
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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

What MAC says:

Relentlessly Red is described as a “bright pinkish coral matte” In a retro matte finish of course 🙂
Price: 990 INR for 3gm *thank god!*

My take on MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly Red :

The famous retro matte collection surprisingly comes in the all too familiar MAC black and silver packaging with no special details *ok fine I am not complaining! I don’t want to pay more :P*
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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

The texture is of course the legendary retro matte of our ruby woo but somehow is a bit more smooth and satiny to apply on lips and does not tug much.

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

The pigmentation is mind fizzling awesome and I can cover both my lips in half a swipe 😀 and yeah though I am exaggerating a bit, really a single swipe is power packed with so much pigment you forget what color lips you had originally. 😛

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

The color Relentlessly Red is a heterogeneous *pardon my boring use of science :P* mix of so many colors that it’s kind of weird they decided to go with red for the name! It is a beautiful dark rich pink actually with a strong reddish hint and a pinch of coral somewhere which lends its warm undertone setting it apart from its almost twin cousin from the same range- All Fired Up!

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

The staying power is historic as expected and it certainly does not disappoint! It lasts through the day without budging and leaves behind an extremely bright stain. 🙂

After a few hours the lipstick does tend to feel a bit dry as is the retro matte custom and a lip balm break is very much welcome. *_*
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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

The pros of MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly red:

  • The typical travel friendly classic MAC packaging 🙂
  • The finish is retro matte and is definitely a dream match for matte lippie lovers *yes jyo you can smile :P*
  • The pigmentation is madly opaque and rich covering lips within a single swipe <3
  • A smoother, silkier matte easier to apply and spread than ruby woo 🙂
  • The color is a gamut of a rich bright pink which appears almost red in some lights and brightens up any complexion beautifully <3
  • The staying power is awesome and really no need to touch up at all ^_^
  • The yummy MAC vanilla fragrance <3

The cons of MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly red:

  • Some shades are LE :-/ *psstt..people are fighting..yes literally for these :P*
  • Is a bit drying after sometime and does need a balm to replenish moisture!
My rating: 4/5 🙂

Do I recommend?

Lol 😛 even as I write you ladies are rushing to call up nearby MAC stores to enquire and reserve 😀 Ruby Woo is historic and here are its worthy sisters to join the gang and even though I wish there were more variety in the shades with blue based mauves and fuchsias or plums and less lilacs and nudes this shade is truly commendable.

MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly Red Swatch! 

Natural light!

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

With flash!

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

MAC Retro Matte Lipstick Relentlessly Red Swatch on lips!

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD
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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

With flash!

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MAC Retro Matte Lipstick “Relentlessly Red”: Swatches, Review And LOTD

Till I bounce back with my next shade from the retro matte collection *on yes there will be more ;)* you ladies keep fighting and hauling 😀 and today’s bearhug and kissi is to my Kolkata MAC 😛 😛 mwwaahh!!! Toodles everyone!! 🙂

ETM Edit* Such pretty lip swatches Agni.

One Response
  1. April 9, 2015