Yup, it’s official. Anything’s possible now.
That’s how I feel today, babe, like the sky’s the limit! In a world with a line of full-coverage lipsticks that feel exactly like lip balms, anything’s possible. Pretty soon fashion-forward cats will start walking on their hind legs, venus fly traps will start crooning, and Keanu Reeves will win an Academy Award.
Um…have you heard about Splash? The new celebrity diving show?
Channing Tatum says what now?
Yes, celebrity diving show. Picture it: Greg Louganis coaching Kendra Wilkinson through her springboard tucks and twists (which reminds me, I dated a diver once for like two seconds; it did not go swimmingly, ba-dum-bum).
Wait — where was I? Oh, yeah. The lipsticks.
MAC’s new $22 Mineralize Rich Lipsticks dove (haha) into the permanent line earlier this month, and from one dry-lipped girl to another (assuming you have dry lips, of course), one word: revelation.
According to MAC, the 77 minerals they added to the formula make these magnificent moisturizers, which leads me to wonder late at night (right after my 20-pound tabby wakes me up by walking across my left boob), why 77 minerals? Why not 76 or 78?
But I digress…
Ever since I started wearing six of the 12 shades, I haven’t seen a lip flake in sight.
The moisturizing formula takes the cake, but it’s not all these have going for ’em. They’re also comfy like a good pair of yoga pants. They could easily pass for a lightweight balm.
And they’re so easy to apply! — so put down that lip brush and liner. Even with the darker shades, like warm, deep red All Out Gorgeous, I can apply them directly from the oversized bullet (at 0.12 ounces per tube, these are slightly larger than regular 0.10-ounce MAC Lipsticks), and get 2-4 hours of full coverage from a single layer.
Full coverage. Yup, you read that right, but I think it’s 99% blessing, 1% curse, because dayum, gina! — they look great, but sometimes I forget that I’m wearing any lipstick at all, so I rub my lips together and end up with lipstick smeared outside my natural lip line.
Note to self: break that habit.
Second note to self: stop sniffing these in public…because even though you like the faint vanilla flavor and scent, and even though you smile every time you hear the magnetic cap “click” when you’re done, you look a little sketchy. So stop.
PRICE: $22 for a 0.12-ounce tube
AVAILABILITY: Available now at MAC counters, in stores and online
MAKEUP AND BEAUTY BLOG RATING: A- (the wear time could be better, but nothing’s perfect, I guess)
Do you dive?
Speaking of diving, I consider myself a waterbaby and all, but I don’t dive.
Well. I don’t dive well.
I’m talking about real deal dives where you go in head first.
Feet first, no problem. I can do that, even from some pretty high places, but I get freaked about hitting the water upside down…
How about you? Do you dive? Is there something I’m missing that’s supposed to make it much less scary?
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,