I am a huge fan of Mac lipsticks and I especially love to wear a ‘my lips but better’ nude lip. I usually wear Mac’s Brave on a day-to-day basis but was keeping my eyes peeled for a warmer nude to take me into the summer months. When I was in London the other week for the F&F Autumn Winter press event, I decided to pop into Selfridges and have a peruse of the Mac Lipstick collection. 

I ended up picking up this beautiful ‘perfect nude’ shade that was not only exactly what I was looking for, but it was created by the beautiful Fleur De Force! Fleur is a hugely successful Blogger and YouTuber and she has had other really exciting collections such as her eyelash launch with Eylure. I think that it is so amazing to see her name on a Mac lipstick and it is so cool how much brands and the general public are giving such amazing exposure to bloggers and influencers. I think it is a sign of even more exciting things to come. 


Fleur describes the colour of this lipstick as her ‘perfect nude’ and I really agree with her. I usually opt for a nude shade with slightly more pink tones, but I find that this is better suited when my complexion is paler in the cooler months. However, as we are slowly creeping into summer and my skin is beginning to look a little more sun-kissed, I feel like I want an everyday nude to have more brown tones within it. 


The texture of this product is exactly what I look for in a lipstick. It is soft on the lips and glides easily to create a full look. It feels slightly matte in a way that I don’t feel it will smudge or need reapplying constantly, yet it seems to retain enough moisture so that it isn’t drying on the lips. 


I really like the finish of this lipstick. It feels really long lasting in a way that it is easy to wear throughout the day with minimal top-ups.  The product appears slightly highlighted in a way that it catches the light and looks glossy, even though it is not a wet and glossy finish. What I love about this lipstick is that it can be worn with lip balm for a slight pigmentation or can be applied heavily for a full colour finish.

When I bought the lipstick I also received a little note from Fleur herself, which was really sweet, and a Mac makeup sheet that includes all of Fleur’s favourite Mac products to wear with this lipstick.

What is your pefect lipstick shade?
Have you tried the new Fleur De Force Lipstick?


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