Review: MAC Reel Sexy Lipstick.


I spied this lipstick in the MAC store in Glasgow a few weeks ago and just needed it instantly. The queue was massive and I wasn’t sure if I should be buying more from MAC as I had just bought some things from the Hello Sailor collection, but I couldn’t get this lipstick out of my head. 
In the end, Jordan said to me if I really wanted it then I should buy it (my boyfriend is the worst) and I did and I haven’t looked back. 
Reel Sexy is from the Reel Sexy collection, it’s an Amplified finish and is described as a light, bright coral. I already have the ‘Watch Me Simmer’ lipstick from this collection and it’s also an Amplified finish. Reel Sexy is the most beautiful coral lipstick that I own, it has the right amount of warm tones and is so flattered. It’s highly pigmented whilst still creamy and moisturising, and although it’s rather bright, the way I apply it is to tap it on my lips to get a little less colour so it’s just a hint of coral.

I absolutely love this collection, I have two of the lipsticks, the Magenta blush*, Lightscapade MSF and Private Screen Cremesheen Glass*. I may review more of these in the coming weeks, but for now I have to say that if you can get your hands on Reel Sexy (it’s sold out on MACs website) then you absolutely must! 

What do you think of Reel Sexy?

Kate

  • Love this lipstick
    ur beautifullll
    xx

  • I love this colour. Been searching for a ‘coral’ in the MAC range and was swaying towards ‘Lady Danger’ but this looks a lot lighter & brighter. Perfect <3

    x

  • I am completely in love with this colour, I’m going to have to stalk the MAC counters! xx

  • kia

    lovely colour, looks a bit similar to barry m 147! x

  • Wow such a pretty colour…my mac lipstick wish list is growing longer by the minute :S x

  • I love this colour, so versatile!
    Ha my boyfriend is the same and I end up spending far too much money 🙁 xx

  • Amy

    This looks lovely on you! Amplified finishes are definitely my favourite x

  • This is an amazing colour, i’ve been thinking about getting a coral from MAC for ages so I think i need to go look at this! haha xxx

  • This looks so pretty on you!

  • Really suits you! I don’t know if it’d look right on me :\ but I am tempted to try it, I think just it really looks really good on brunettes! xx

  • Looks so lovely! Would it look nice on darker skintones? x

  • Beautiful colour, been wanting to get a nice coral lipstick for when the sunshine (eventually) comes out! 🙂
    xo

    iamlaurenpotts.blogspot.co.uk

  • This looks so gorgeous on you! I really wanted it but talked myself out of it as I didn’t think I needed “another mac lipstick” – oh how I was wrong! xx

    http://beautyandablogger.blogspot.co.uk/

  • This looks fantastic, it’s a shame that it is sold out online! I’ll keep an eye in store. I’m also lusting after lightscapade!

  • Love the colour! It’s so pretty and summery. 🙂

    http://lipsticksandmacara.blogspot.com

  • I love this!
    It looks gorgeous on you!
    Want, want, want!

  • I seen this colour last week and although i thought it was lovely I passed over it because it looked really ‘loud’, and im really not a fan of loud lipsticks, but seeing your swatches I may be tempted to take a trip to MAC at the weekend x

  • I’m really thinking about popping into my nearest MAC to have a look! It really is such a gorgeous bright coral xx

  • What a gorgeous colour! It’s such a shame that I don’t live near a MAC store so I have to order online which the popular products are always sold out 🙁

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    xx

  • man i want this colour so much. Looks spectacular on you xx

  • Lovely colour, really suits you!

  • this looks lovely! i WANT it.

  • HSK

    That shade looks gorgeous on you! I’m not to sure a coral would suit my more tanned complexion but maybe I’m just being a bit of a scaredy-cat.

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  • Such a pretty shade on you ! Your boyfriend totally understands women ! xx

    butterfleyesblog.blogspot.com

  • Gorgeous colour!

  • Really want to add this to my collection! xo

  • Oh that is beautiful! x

  • coral colours are my fave! xox

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  • Amazing colour…perfect my dear…Tomorrow i will go to buy it =)

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  • Shy

    Your skin always looks flawless!

    beautyonablogx.blogspot.com

    xxx

  • ooh it’s gorgeous xxx

  • I’ve already got Watch Me Simmer too, is it really worth getting Reel Sexy as well? x

    jacinderella.blogspot.com

  • Ohh I loveee this colour! So fresh and spring like – suits you really well to, so pretty on you!

  • i’ve been seeing this lipstick everywhere lately, and i think it’s a beautiful color! i love pinky-corals — i just wish they actually looked decent on me! 🙁

    -alexandra
    http://alexisinodak.blogspot.com/

  • I really like this shade on you! I can never get lipstick to look smooth on my lips, I have no idea why.. you pull it off so effortlessly.

    theskinnyblondegirl.com

  • This looks like the perfect coral lipstick, gorgeous! X

  • Looks so pretty! your face is gorgeous!!!
    xoxoRachel

    http://www.beautywithraachel.blogspot.com

  • this colour is beautiful! really suits you

  • what a lovely shade! 🙂 xx

  • Awh this lipstick looks so pretty (:

  • love this colour!

  • Oooo I want one! x

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    Love.x.Like

  • such a beaut colour! glad i got 2 when it came out! got to love back to mac 😉

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