Mac Craving Amplified Creme Lipstick Swatches, Review and FOTD

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MAC Craving Amplified Creme Lipstick

 By Contributor: Tejinder Kaur

Today’s review is on one my latest Mac purchases. I was craving for a Mac lipstick and then went ahead and got myself Mac Craving! This is an amplified creme lipstick from the permanent collection. I fell in love with the lipstick at the first sight. Let’s start with the review and swatches.

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatches, Review

MAC describes this shade as a burst of plum. Its a plummy pink shade with slight blue tones. It can work on all skin tones but would really flatter medium to dark Indian skin tones. It gives opaque coverage in a couple of swipes. It has this subtle shine to it which makes your lips really glossy. It’s such a wearable colour and really brightens up my complexion. Since winters are coming, this plum shade would be a perfect shade for fall. Plus it goes very well with all of my outfits. The creamy or glossy finish gives a healthy look to the lips.

Mac Craving Lipstick Review

The formula is very creamy, soft and smooth. It is quite moisturising. As the name says “Amplified Creme” it really is quite creamy and moisturizing  It stays for at least 4-5 hours and never dries my lips as it provides hydration. It goes super smoothly on the lips. It does transfer a bit but never moves outsides the lip lines. The formula is very creamy and feels very light on lips.

Packaging is quite simple. It comes in a black outer case with silver from inside. It is very sturdy and travel friendly. There is no indication of colour from outside which is a big disadvantage and can be time consuming as you need to open each and every lipstick to locate the colour.

Let’s check the photos and swatches:

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatches

This is the swatch of Mac Craving in natural light

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatch

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatch on lips

This is how Mac Craving looks on my lips

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatches on lips

And here is my FOTD with the Amplified Creme lipstick

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatch FOTD

This is how Mac Craving looks on my face

Mac Craving Lipstick Swatches and FOTD

Pros of Mac Craving Lipstick:

  • Pretty plummy pink shade
  • Simple and elegant packaging
  • Super smooth and creamy texture
  • Very moisturizing
  • Superb pigmentation
  • Staying power is good as it stays for 4-5 hours.
  • Gives a glossy finish to lips.
  • Does not settle or accentuate the lip lines
  • Would suit all Indian complexions.
  • Fragrance is pleasant
  • Does not dry out your lips
  • Brightens up my complexion
  • Travel Friendly.

Cons of Mac Craving:

  • Colour indication not shown outside the case
  • It does transfer a bit

Mac Craving Lipstick photo

Price: Rs.990

VNA Rating: 4.5/5

Overall Verdict: Mac Craving Lipstick is a very pretty deep plump pink shade which would suit all Indian skin tones. I am In love with the awesome quality, pigmentation and texture. It is very moisturizing as well and stays on longer for at least 4-5 hours on the lips. What else one wants from these MAC lipsticks. This works perfectly well in brightening up my face. It is soft enough to wear with neutral looks. Yes it is expensive but totally worth the price. Highly recommended to everyone!!

95 COMMENTS

  1. Great plummy pink shade :) Pretty review Tej and yu hav gr8 collection :)
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  2. Another great review from you and loving FOTD, looking pretty as usual..
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  3. Teji you rock in this, suits you really well. I wuld love to see a post on your MAC lipstick collection too.

  4. All the shades look gr8 on u … ab aur kya bolein??? lovely pics n review Tej <3 :-*
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  5. Lovely review dear :) Looks so pretty on you <3
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  6. Love loved your pics dear! <3<3 It's an absolutely beautiful color.:)
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  7. This shade is suiting you so much Tej. One day, I will raid your makeup closet to find a perfect fuchsia or plum or pink for me too. You are having an awesome collection of same ;) No shop or brand can have more than you :) :)
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    • Ha ha..u r most welcome..raid maarne ke liyae tujhe uk aana padega.so tell me when r u coming ??
      Love u charu n thank you darling ♥♥

  8. Lovely plumy shade. you look so adorable Tej :)
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  9. I have craving. It loiks gorgeous paired with plum foolery :)
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  10. such a pretty color dear …and I love your EOTD as well ..
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  11. You look amazingly pretty in this color. :) Nice review. :)
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  12. It’s look a lot more mauve. You look great! ^_^
    I’ve been comparing this and Amorous lately. ;)
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  13. Such an awesome shade :) you look so pretty :)
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  14. The color is so good on you and in return, brings out more vibrancy to your fair skin.
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  15. Nice review and fotd Tej
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  16. Absolutely love this swatch on you, and you have an awesome collection! :D
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  17. Its a lovely colour. Craving, Syrup and Likeable are all on my wishlist but I end up buying other lippies.
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  18. Lovely top, lovely eye look, lovely lip swatches and lovely u :)
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  19. this suits you.u luk pretty in this! pure punjabi lippie..! bignooooo!!

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  20. Amazing review Tej and beautiful lip swatches :)))
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  21. Its a pretty shade Girl looks lovely on you
    <3 <3
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  22. I love this lippie! And you look so very pretty with this one on…Lovely Review dear… :)
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  23. The shade looks absolutely stunning on you darling <3
    Adorable FOTD and sexy pouts <3 :*
    Might not suit me but looks gorgeous on you :)
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  24. Absolutely Stunning Tej :D The product is so damn tempting :D N as usual looks gorgeous on you :D
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  25. Such a lovely shade Tejinder. I will check it out.
    Loved the pics!
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  26. Pretty shade :) Looks lovely on you <3
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  27. Stunning shade looks lovely on you!
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