MAC All About Orange Lipstick Review – Sushi Kiss, Tangerine Dream and Flamingo

Launching just over a week ago, All About Orange is MAC‘s newest limited edition range. The collection is described as “sizzling, vibrant and modern”. As you most probably know, I am a MAC make up addict and of course as soon as the collection launched, I literally drop everything and my only focus of the day is to get my hands on some of it. Finding it extremely difficult to decide what to go for, I finally settled on three lipsticks and a blusher (post at a later date). 

MAC Lipstick – Sushi Kiss £14.00

Sushi Kiss is described as a “mid tone cream coral” with a satin finish. Even though it looked more orange than coral before applying, it actually transferred on to my lips as more of a bright peach. It has a perfect balance of orange and pink tones with a warm sheen and is quite opaque upon application. The texture, however is somewhat chalky and dry, so I would suggest a good scrub of the lips before applying.

MAC Lipstick – Tangerine Dream £14.00

Tangerine Dream is described as a “warm orange cream” with a lustre finish. It has a soft, translucent sheen to it and has a subtle hint of golden yellow shimmer. It is semi opaque and applied well on to my lips as most lustre’s usually do and is very buildable. I don’t particularly think it suits my skin tone as much, maybe more paler skins could pull it off better. What do you think?

MAC Lipstick – Flamingo £14.00

My favourite out of the three, Flamingo is a “milky bright coral” with a lustre finish. It has a heavy pink  undertone with a subtle hint of coral. Like Tangerine Dream, it is semi opaque and has luminous sheen to it, it almost reminds me of Betty Bright from the Archie’s Girls range, but much more shiner due to the finish. 

Overall, I wouldn’t say these lipsticks are a must-have as you can probably find similar shades either from MAC or other brands, but I’m a sucker for limited edition, therefore for me, it’s like “I have to try it!” It looks like all the shades are currently sold out online, but I’m not too sure about the stores. Did you manage to pick up anything from the collection? What do you think of the colours I got?

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  1. 16th June 2013 / 4:30 am

    Sushi Kiss is a gorgeous shade x

    • 9th July 2014 / 1:50 am

      It's so lovely isn't it? xx

  2. 16th June 2013 / 7:51 am

    need to go to mac asap to get these – they look so gorgeous on you xx

  3. 16th June 2013 / 12:00 pm

    The last one is my favourite on you too
    Sophie
    X

  4. 16th June 2013 / 12:31 pm

    Sushi Kiss looks gorgeous on you! But I think that all shades complement your skin tone and look good on you.

  5. 16th June 2013 / 12:38 pm

    Flamingo looks lovely, I think I need to pick that one up x

  6. 16th June 2013 / 4:08 pm

    Flamingo is so pretty! I didn't think I'd like any of these colours but I definitely want that one! They look great on you.

    Charlotte – blotandreapply.blogspot.com x

  7. 16th June 2013 / 6:53 pm

    I think Flamingo is the best one! 🙂 x

  8. 16th June 2013 / 8:04 pm

    I swatched all of them in store but didn't get any of them because I just felt like orange doesn't suits my skin tone as much but I really love Flamingo. I was so closed to getting it.

    Kah-Feh Yen

    • 9th July 2014 / 2:06 am

      I'm sure it would of looked gorgeous on you. xx

  9. 17th June 2013 / 6:39 am

    I love sushi kiss, must get it! 🙂
    Great post following back. 🙂
    LouLovesbeauty
    Xxx

  10. 17th June 2013 / 12:40 pm

    I've been meaning to try out some MAC lipsticks for a while. These 3 shades look wonderful on you and really suit you, I like how once applied they actually look less bright/scary as the color in the tube xD
    MishMreow

    • 9th July 2014 / 2:11 am

      Thank you hun and the tube is definitely deceiving. xx

  11. 10th March 2014 / 1:33 pm

    Sushi Kiss and Flamingo look especially gorgeous on you – I especially love the look of Sushi Kiss. It reminds me of my all-time favourite MAC lipstick Coral Bliss xx

    lillies and lipbalm

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