10 September 2012

MAC Yung Rapunxel Lipstick | Review + Swatches

I stalked MAC's website after I got wind that Yung Rapunxel would be available for purchase and I bought it the second that I heard it was posted because I knew it would more than likely be in high demand. In case you missed it; in collaboration with New York's Fashion's Night Out, MAC partnered with rapper Azealia Banks to release a limited edition signature shade of lipstick. Yung Rapunxel is a dark, vampy plum color with a satin finish.

MAC Yung Rapunxel Lipstick

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MAC Yung Rapunxel Lipstick

Glow: Alright so I've bought a few other deep plum shades from MAC which I plan to review soon but so far this is definitely my favorite. I really like that it has a vampy tone to it but still has enough purple undertones to give it a subtle look. The color is also buildable, you can go light or heavy and even add another color to boost it up a little. It's very sexy and perfect for fall!

Glare: I only wore this lipstick for about 2 hours so I haven't really got a chance to test the wear like I want to. However in that short time frame I did notice that it started to wear slightly, this could be because I didn't completely wipe the chapstick off my lips before applying though. I also noticed that after removing it, it stained my lips a little but not enough to raise any eyebrows because it lifted right off. 

Would I Recommend It? I would! I cant say that I'm an Azealia Banks fan but what drew me to this lipstick is that it's very 'brown-girl' friendly. I don't really get excited about a lot of celebrity endorsed products because they tend to be very narcissistic in my opinion -all about the celeb and no consideration for the people who actually buy it. Like the Nicki Minaj Pink Friday and Viva Glam lipsticks that have been released, they aren't really flattering on a variety of skintones. So seeing a celebrity actually endorsing a shade that's just about wearable for most women is refreshing! (whether it was intended or not) 

Where To Buy: Yung Rapunxel is a limited edition shade and will only be available for a short time. It's currently available for purchase online only and retails for $15. It's one of those shades that's going to go fast so if it's on your radar you better get it while you have the chance! To purchase or to learn more visit www.maccosmetics.com.

What are your thoughts on Yung Rapunxel? Is it a must-have or will you pass?

Product(s) in this post were purchased by me.


  1. The color is gorgeous on you! I was on the fence since I already have a few lipsticks in a similar shade, but I might try it.

    1. Thank you ^_^ I have a few other shades that are similar as well (Cyber & Potent Fig) But I def think it's worth a try! Thanks for stopping by!


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