Review | MAC Lipstick in Viva Glam Miley.

One of the blogosphere’s holy grail beauty products has to be the infamous MAC lipstick. With astounding quality, an array of vibrant shades that spans every colour of the rainbow and sleek packaging, the MAC lipstick has become an absolute favourite of mine and slowly, but surely, my collection is growing. The most recent addition is Viva Glam Miley Cyrus – a limited edition lipstick for 2015 fronted by Miley Cyrus – and it’s safe to say, I’m in love. What’s more, the full RRP (minus VAT) of the lipstick is donated to the MAC Aids Fund, which is a registered charity to help women, men and children affected by AIDS around the world.

First thing’s first, this lipstick is bright. And when I say bright, I mean fluorescent. It is a super vibrant fuchsia pink shade, with a slightly blue undertone to really add to the brightness and is perfect for the summer time in my opinion. It gives an instant pop of colour to a more neutral makeup look. It is described as a ‘super sexy hot pink’ and I believe it fits the bill perfectly. The pigmentation really is fantastic. 

My favourite thing about MAC lipsticks is how easily they glide onto the lips. Viva Glam Miley does this too, allowing for an effortless application that gives an instant vibrancy. You can apply this in one swift swoop to see the full affect of the lipstick and it has a lovely shiny finish, without looking too much like a gloss. I believe it mixes the elements of matte and gloss really well, to give a bold colour with a slight sheen that is hydrating to the lips. The durability is really good too, as it doesn’t bleed into the skin around the lips. I would say that it starts to need another application after about four hours, but it does leave a pinky tint to the lips, so if you have a long day it’s sure to last. 

Finally, the packaging. I love the alternate twist to the standard MAC lipstick style, with its bright pink casing and Miley’s signature finish. It also makes it really recognisable when hunting through your lipstick stash due to its alternative look. 

All in all, this is a fabulous lipstick, although not one for people who shy away from statement shades. It has an amazing, bold pigmentation, it’s long lasting and doesn’t bleed, the packaging is really unique and buying it means you’re donating to charity and helping those who need it. I would recommend those of you who love bright shades to pick this up on your next shopping spree!

Have you tried MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus?

Lots of love, 

Jessie. xoxo

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  1. Tegan Seymour
    June 9, 2015 / 10:45 am

    Wow this colour is just crazy! I would love to try it but I don't think it would be something I would regularly wear.Tegan xx – Permanent Procrastination

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:14 am

      I'm actually surprised by how much I've worn it! xx

  2. Layla Sprinkles
    June 9, 2015 / 11:37 am

    Oh wow – this is such a gorgeous colour!!! I haven't tried it but I do like bright colours like this with a little bit of eyeliner, perfect casual makeup and lovely for summer too! :)Layla

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:14 am

      Yes it's ideal for the summer! : ) You should give this a try! xx

  3. Rachel S.
    June 9, 2015 / 1:58 pm

    I wonder how this swatches.. It looks gorgeous!!!RachelShuchatMakeup

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:14 am

      Ahh I really should have done a swatch! xx

  4. Rachel Colley
    June 9, 2015 / 3:29 pm

    This looks gorgeous from packaging to colour!I still haven't bought a mac lipstick yet – there's just so much choice!!Definitely an evening statement shade :)The Everyday Life of Rachel

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:13 am

      Ahh they're amazing, you should definitely pick one up soon! xx

  5. emily rose perrin
    June 9, 2015 / 5:21 pm

    Ahhhh obsessed! Such a gorgeous colour :)

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:13 am

      It really is gorgeous! xx

  6. Lisa Santos
    June 9, 2015 / 8:51 pm

    wow! that looks amazing xxx i wish you did a swatch of a photo of them on your lipsbut still it looks beautiful xLa Petite Mademoiselle , a blog by Lisa Santos

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:13 am

      Thank you Lisa! I'll be sure to add swatches to my future posts. xx

  7. Charlotte VanityFairest
    June 9, 2015 / 9:46 pm

    Girl, I just love your reviews! This looks and sounds absolutely beautiful, I do love a bold lip that's durable so this sounds right up my street! Will definitely be having a swatch of this on the weekend xx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:12 am

      Aww thanks so much hun! It is really gorgeous. I think it would look amazing on you : ) xx

  8. The Elle Next Door
    June 10, 2015 / 7:49 am

    This is such a gorgeous lipstick lovely, I've seen it on a few bloggers now it's just stunning. Such a fab, well written review lady :)Ellewww.theellenextdoor.comxx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:12 am

      Thank you so much hun : ) it's really lovely! xx

  9. Shaqinah Fakar
    June 10, 2015 / 12:29 pm

    I love MAC lipsticks! It looks red so I was quite taken aback to read that it was fuchsia wish there was a swatch! But such an informative post nonetheless! Thanks for sharing xxShaqinah || Shoes and Roses

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:11 am

      Me too : ) Ahh i always forget about swatches but will be sure to include them in future posts! xx

    • Jessie-Ann Lewis
      June 11, 2015 / 8:10 am

      It's gorgeous! Ooh thank you hun : ) xx

  10. Nuala Maria
    June 14, 2015 / 7:40 pm

    Love this colour! Great choice

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