Proof that not all Pinks are flattering: MAC Viva Glam Nicki Minaj

MAC Viva Glam Nicki Minaj ($15/Php1000) was last year's limited edition offering from MAC's Viva Glam line. I think Nicki Minaj is a force to be reckon with - she's somebody who likes the attention, and she revels in it. So it's probably no surprise that this lipstick of hers is such an in your face color. It is super bright - it's actually described as a, "bright yellow pink," and judging from the description, I should've ran far, far away from it but.. I do really like lipsticks.........

Pardon the photo above, I just couldn't take myself seriously when I saw myself in the mirror. Seriously, how obnoxious do I look?! Hahaha This lipstick is perfect for those who loves to seek attention because when you wear this, people would for sure zero in on you first. Viva Glam Nicki a nice medium pink shade which pulls just slightly a bit coral - it's just not for me. The yellow undertone on it also made my teeth look so yellow - not very flattering. To be fair, my sister, who's an NC42, carries this shade so well. She actually wore this lipstick during her debut (18th birthday), and she looked fantastic!

I can't vouch for its longevity because I've never worn this out (and I probably wouldn't dare), but seeing as it's a satin finish, I think it would last you a relatively long time. Most satin finish last 5-6 hours on me with minimal fading.

What lipstick shade do you stay away from? :)

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  1. I love this shade dear! Too bad that I can't find it anywhere anymore! :((


  2. I agree this lipstick is not something you'd wear if you were going for subtlety - but I think that's its main appeal. It's just loud and not afraid to announce it to the world :)

  3. @Rosy: I'm pretty sure it's still available online! :) xx

  4. @Lena: True! Very much like its namesake! ;) xx

  5. Oh I have to stay away from those bright milky pinks too... Make me look like a pornstar lol

  6. Obnoxious... Good choice of adjective. After all, nicki is obnoxious. :P

    I would stay away from this too, and from any other platinum pinks. I think we have similar skin tone.

  7. @Anna Victoria: HAHA I love how you worded that! x