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Enhanced with a 77-Mineral Moisture Complex, this sophisticated formula keeps lips soft and silky, providing a luminous, modern shine. Smooths on with a plush applicator. 12 pearlescent shades in stylish new packaging.
This review is for the 12 new Mineralize Glass lip glosses releasing with MAC’s Mineralize Glass Collection. The following 12 shades are depicted and reviewed:
- Modest: soft beige with light frost
- Lovingly Yours: pinkish nude with light frost
- Ray of Sunshine: midtone nude with light frost
- Wake Up!: midtone red with light frost
- New Love: midtone berry cream
- Vibrant Vibe: bright fuchsia cream
- Modern Romance: midtone cool rose with frost
- Tender: light cool pink
- Be Nice: light cool peach cream
- Cheerful: midtone coral cream
- Fashion Perk: deep plum cream (Not available in Asia)
- Got Style!: midtone cool mauve frost (Not available in Asia)
These new Mineralize Glasses come in clear, plastic tubes with pinched handles.
Modest is an almost-clear nude with a hint of beige with gold micro-shimmer and a slight milky quality.
Lovingly Yours is a nude with a beige-pink undertone and subtle micro-shimmer.
Ray of Sunshine is a translucent brown-orange with plentiful gold micro-shimmer.
Wake Up! is a translucent, soft red with pink micro-shimmer.
New Love is a medium pink with no shimmer.
Vibrant Vibe is a violet-pink with light purple micro-shimmer.
Modern Romance is a light rose-pink with lavender micro-shimmer.
Tender is a milky, pale pink without micro-shimmer. This color emphasized the lip lines the most of all the shades.
Be Nice is a soft, slightly milky coral with a peach undertone.
Cheerful is a soft coral with a more orange tone.
Fashion Perk is a translucent berry without shimmer.
Got Style! is a soft, translucent pink with lots of purple-silver micro shimmer.
All the the Mineralize Glass shades are translucent. They can be layered to give off a stronger color, but you won’t get any of them to be near opaque in quality. Because of this, pretty much every shade will settle into–and emphasize–your lip lines to some degree. Shades like Lovingly Yours, Wake Up!, and Tender emphasize lip lines the most, while Modern Romance, Vibrant Vibe, and Got Style! emphasize the lip lines the least.
As for the formula, it’s very, very emollient and smooth on the lips. These glosses aren’t sticky, though the formula does have body to it (i.e. isn’t thin or watery).
When it comes down to it, though, neither these colors nor the Mineralize Glass formula is that unique. And my biggest gripe about this new lip product is the packaging. The tubes have openings that are significantly smaller than the tubes, which means the small stopper wipes off a lot of product from the doe-foot applicator before you pull it out of the tube. I had to dip back into the tubes anywhere from 3-5 times to get enough lipgloss out to cover my lips, making application inconvenient if you’re looking to get more than a sheer wash of color.