Sunday, 31 January 2010

Mac Modesty L/S and NYX Thalia L/S

I finally bought a Mac lipstick that I really like, and one I didn’t just buy because everyone on YouTube or in the blogging community has it.
The Mac lipstick in modesty is a neutral pink in cremesheen formula. It is a ‘my lips but better’ sort of colour. It is a perfect colour for day or night; it is a very creamy consistency and not drying. This is defiantly a lipstick I need in my collection, its neutral rather than nude so it offers a non offensive colour without washing me out. I feel this would be perfect on all skin tones, and defiantly a favourite.
However if you feel Mac lipsticks are just too expensive, this is very similar to Thalia by NYX. This lipstick is slightly darker that Mac Modesty and has more of a brown undertone, they are both creamy but this does last less on the lips than the Mac lipstick. After doing some research on makeup alley I have found that many people think that it tastes of soap, in my experience I haven’t really had that problem, but maybe this is because I am not a sensitive to smells.
Have you tried either of these lipsticks before? What’s your ‘my lips but better’ lipstick?
Sabrina X

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7 comments:

  1. i'm soo glad you like modesty
    i just couldn't get it to work for me :(
    great post!
    xx

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  2. I like modesty lippie. But the colour I think best represents my 'lips but better' is Creme Cup by MAC. Again i think that is a cremesheen formula and is spot on to my lip colour. Its a nice lippie to wear when you dont want that obvious 'im wearing lipstick' look!
    xxx

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  3. Modesty looks very pretty. Like th above poster, 'my lips but better' lipstick is Mac's Creme Cup xx

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  4. Modesty looks very pretty. I like Mac's 'Creme Cup' like the above poster! xx

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  5. Both colours are rather pretty ... loving the mac modesty one :)

    Lots of love,
    Katie
    xoxo

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  6. Wow what a fab dupe. I cant believe how good NYX lipsticks are for the price. I've got YSL ones and I actually prefer NYX to them.
    xoxox

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  7. I've never even noticed Modesty before! I will definitely have a closer look next time I am in Mac, thank you :) xx

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