MAC Crosswires Lipstick Review and Swatches.

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Hi everyone,

Its been a while that I have reviewed a MAC lipstick. With summers approaching fast, I thought that I should review the perfect summer lipstick MAC Crosswires. It is one of my fav lipsticks and looks very flattering on most skin tones.

 

MAC Crosswires lipstick Review+lipstick colors

 

About MAC Crosswire Lipstick:-

 

  • Price: Rs.990
  • The colour: MAC describes Crosswires as “clean pinky orange”.  The colour is a pretty coral shade which leans more towards orange. If I am not wrong its the opaque version of see sheer. It is an out and out summer shade and I see it working wonderfully with bright summery clothes.

 

MAC Crosswires lipstick Review shade+lipsticks

 

  • The texture:Crosswires is a cremesheen lipstick,meaning its not dry but not hydrating either like the Amplified finish.The lipstick glides on smoothly on the lips ,but does settle into liplines on reapplication.

 

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  • The pigmentation:Is just like most cremesheen lipsticks.It had decent pigmentation but girls with very pigmented lips will definitely need two swipes of this lipstick.But for girls who love See Sheer but cannot wear it because of their pigmented lips–this is your lipstick girls!

 MAC Crosswire Lipstick Swatches:-

 

MAC Crosswires lipstick Review hand swatch+lip stick

 

  • Staying power:On an average the lipstick stays on me for about 3-4 hours with maybe drinks or light snacks in between..but this one definitely does not survive a full meal.But thats ok right-if lipsticks never need reapplication we would never finish them and then we would be left with no excuse to shop .

 

MAC Crosswire On My Lips:-

 

MAC Crosswires lipstick Review lip swatch+lip color

 

Overall thoughts:

MAC crosswires is cult fav amongst most MAC lovers.Its the perfect coral for Indian skintones and because its not a sheer lippie ,it will work for girls with pigmented lips.The texture is good and the staying power is decent.So i would highly recommend this lipstick if you like pinks and corals.

 

What I like about MAC Crosswires Lipstick:-

 

  • Beautiful pinky coral shade
  • A good alternative to See Sheer for girls with pigmented lips
  • Does not dry out the lips
  • Gives a soft sheen when applied

 

What I don’t like about MAC Crosswires Lipstick:-

 

  • Expensive
  • Can settle into lip lines when reapplied a couple of times

My rating: 4/5

 Have you tried MAC Crosswires Lipstick?

 

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18 COMMENTS

  1. This is in my top wishlist.. i m going to buy lickable and crosswires soon ..GREAT REVEW ..Shweta! :lipstick: :inlove: :tap-dance:

  2. Its such a beautiful shade Shweta and beautiful lip swatch. :lipstick:
    This in my list for my next Mac shopping for sure.
    :-))

    • this is totally ur kinds navs!weekend was good i saw kai po che and then sat thru zero dark thirty.. both movies r good but im partial to hindi movies!how was hrs?

      • Yes this shade is “mera wala shade”
        My weekend was okayish…. I have office on Saturdays too ans on sunday did some some left over house hold chores and went for a dinner party

        • ooh!this was the first time in many weekends that my hubby also had an off so we went out… i did shoppping again… but this time for clothes.. i really ought to stop!!

          • hehe! U know I got to see some kryolan products here in a shop, and I was surprised and I bought transparent powder , but they dont have lippies n all but other things…Iam so happy

  3. Ha Shwetha, its a very beautiful shade but I am really not okay with the settling into finelines part. For the same reason I use it very rarely and that too on my best lip days though I love the shade a lot 🙁

  4. Sexy shade this is..crosswords was one one of first mac lppies..n one f the first t go into my back 2mac pile also..I was in SUCH a crazy coral phase shwe..but I have t say..this suits u waaay better than most ppl….made fr ur lips!

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