Lipstick Bandits: MAC Viva Glam V Looks Good On All Of Us, And Here’s Proof.

Do you ever wonder how difficult it is to decide what lipstick would look good on all of us Lipstick Bandits? It takes months of deliberation. :P But Tracy — the ever smart one — figured it out. An old favourite, MAC Viva Glam V Lipstick ($17.50) is of course the winner. I’ve written about her before, and here she is again for an encore presentation.


MAC Viva Glam V Lipstick

I’ve had my Viva Glam V for a very long time now and yes, she is well-loved. What’s left of her I have melted into a magnetic pan for my lipstick palette. What makes this lipstick great are:

  1. the formula — a Lustre, which in my opinion is the most wearable MAC formula that is sheer, buildable, and moisturizing;
  2. the shade — a neutral pink laced with pearl that is super flattering on all skin tones.


MAC Viva Glam V Lipstick


MAC Viva Glam V


Wearing MAC Viva Glam V Lipstick


Wearing MAC Viva Glam V Lipstick

Whether I am keeping my makeup simple while running a weekend errand, or I am all dolled up with a smokey or a cat eye, MAC Viva Glam V easily complements my look. Don’t believe me? Check out how versatile and universally flattering MAC Viva Glam V is on the rest of the Lipstick Bandits:

Missed our previous Lipstick Bandit collaborations? Check them out here:

  1. Beware of the Lipstick Bandits.
  2. Lipstick Bandits Strike Again: Fall Lipsticks We Crave.
  3. Lipstick Bandits Holiday Edition: We Do Sparkles. MOAR SPARKLEZ!
  4. Lipstick Bandits: The One That Started The Obsession.
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  • http://musingonbeauty.blogspot.be Musing On Beauty

    It looks really lovely on you!

    • http://www.glittergeek.ca Arianne

      Thanks Mariella. :)

  • http://eyeheartit.blogspot.com Larie

    Pretty pretty, Arianne! I can see that it was well loved before you melted it down, haha.

    P.S. Your hair, it’s cute.

    • http://www.glittergeek.ca Arianne

      Thanks Larie. :) Oh my hair. It’s finally cut the way I want it. Now we wait 18 months to grow long long long…

  • http://callitbeauty.blogspot.com/ dani@callitbeauty

    LOVE how this looks on you, lady! It’s *almost* mauve-y <3.

  • Danielle

    Agghhh! You and your perfect lips! Also, your hair! So gorgeous girl!

  • http://www.beauty-reflections.com Tracy@BeautyReflections

    You look gorgeous Arianne! Love how it looks more mauve on you! I’m loving that shiny hair A LOT too. :)

  • http://rocaille-writes.blogspot.com Rocaille

    Oh Arianne, it looks so lovely and soft on you :)

  • http://www.eightforawish.com Devon

    Are you back now? :D
    That’s such a nice colour, I find that pinks never, ever look good on me, but all of you girls pull it off so well and you all have different skin tones/hair/eyes, so maybe it’s worth a go?

    Devon xx
    http://www.eightforawish.com

    • http://www.glittergeek.ca Arianne

      Yes, I am back now! :) You should give VGV a try; it’s a really good one.

  • http://mostlysunnybunny.wordpress.com/ Sunny @ Mostly Sunny

    So great to have you back, Arianne! This looks so effortlessly elegant on you! Love!

    PS: Muffin says hi to Scherbie. She has missed her :)

  • http://www.mywomenstuff.com Paris B

    As Dani said, its such a pretty mauve tone on you :) I love how it looks on you. I do wish MAC lipsticks worked better for me too. The colours are certainly impressive!

  • http://brigidbeautyblog.wordpress.com Christine Brigid

    Oooo, I think I might like this on your lips the best (as if I had favorites! Love all the lipstick bandits equally…) :) But seriously, this is great with your skin tone.

    • http://www.glittergeek.ca Arianne

      Hahaha thanks Christine Brigid. Don’t worry I won’t tell them you said that. Hahaha ;)

  • http://www.myfunnyvalentineblog.com Jen W

    I love how you’ve depotted the lippy- I wish I could do that so that I can carry around a palette for travelling. I just can’t bring myself to do the chop though.

    Look gorgeous on you!

    • http://www.glittergeek.ca Arianne

      Hey Jen! I actually dropped and broke my bullet of lipstick, so I didn’t have a problem with it. :) Plus it’s really good for my bridal palette when I do weddings.

  • http://www.momentaryblissphotos.com/blog mg

    Just found your site and I love your posts! Great photos of you, BTW. I noticed the great lighting right off. :)

    Looking forward to reading more!

  • http://www.beauty-box-online.com Beauty Box

    I’m really loving this edition of the lipstick bandits. This lipstick does flatter all skin tones as I’ve followed quite a few of the lipstick bandits’ posts. Makes me wanna run out and buy this because I do love a nude lip.

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