Friday, July 5, 2013

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass Review, Photos, Swatches!

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass ($20) is milky pink-beige with a lustrous finish. It's a part of MAC's Pro Longwear line, so it will last much longer on the lips compared to a standard lipgloss. I love light lip colors, but I rarely wear nude lip colors alone as with my warm coloring, they tend to take color away from my face. Patience Please despite being super light, is actually a flattering nude on my skintone as the color leans a bit warm.

The consistency of the Pro Longwear Lipglasses are very thick and tacky - a bit similar to MAC Dazzleglass and just a tad bit thicker/stickier than their regular Lipglass. So for those of you that don't like wearing sticky glosses, this one may not be your first choice, but keep in mind that the thick texture is what helps the gloss last so long without fading.

The only downfall about the texture is that if your lips are dry, the gloss is a bit difficult to apply evenly. And, if you apply too much, excess gloss gathers on the inside of the lips. For even coverage, applying an emollient lipbalm (I like using a squeeze tube balm opposed to a stick balm) will help. I sometimes even like applying over the lipgloss to cut down the stickiness.

The lasting power is really good. It absolutely lasts longer than most of my other lip glosses. Most lip glosses don't stick around for more than two hours - I can sometimes push an extra hour out of Chanel Glossimers, but I think the standard is a couple of hours. This lipgloss lasts at least 4 hours with a little fading. It will transfer if you're drinking from a cup (it's not bullet-proof) but I'm still left with a little color on my lips after drinking a coffee or eating a meal. I actually like the color a bit better once it settles in and isn't so opaque.

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass

Wearing MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass
Wearing MAC Patience Please Lipglass (MAC NC35 coloring)

MAC Patience Please Lip Swatch

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass

MAC Patience Please Pro Longwear Lipglass

MAC Patience Please Swatch

Despite this products few flaws, I really like it and would likely purchase other colors. I've read that the darker colors perform slightly better than the lighter colors, so I might try a dark pink next time.

Also, I actually found this lipgloss at a Cosmetic Company Outlet for $14. If you have one near you, call in advance!

The Round-Up

Pros:
  • Flattering nude for my warm, medium complexion
  • Doesn't dry out my lips
  • Long-lasting - even after it has worn off, it still leaves a little color behind
Cons:
  • Thick, tacky texture makes it a bit difficult to apply evenly without the help of a lip balm
  • Can feel a bit "goopy" on the lips
Price: $20, MAC.

11 comments:

  1. wow. it looks so perfect on you! I usually get the smaller ones from MAC but I guess will try this range :)

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  2. Pretty color but I can't stand sticky lipgloss and unfortunately, I find most of MAC lipgloss's to be the same sticky consistency. My favorite lipgloss is long lasting and not sticky from Philosophy! Great review :-)
    -Darcy
    wittywhimsicality.blogspot.com

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  3. This is such a gorgeous colour it reminds me of NARS turkish delight which is a gorgeous colour! i do think these lipglosses are rather sticky with is kind of meh haha

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  4. Beautiful colour and suits your skin tone well!

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  5. Please do an updated skin care routine!!!!

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  6. I adore this color on you xx

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  7. I love the way you take pictures.. stunning pictures i must say. the lipgloss shade is so nice!

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  8. This looks very pretty
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  9. This shade is really pretty on you! Great review :)

    AddictedtoOPI

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