Mac – Diva

Mac Diva

Mac Diva with swatch

I’ve always been one to shy away from red and bold lips. I always thought that they never really suited me. However I really wanted a new lipstick from Mac that would be perfect for the cooler months. For Christmas I was lucky enough to receive Diva by Mac under the Christmas tree. Since wearing it a few times, I’ve fallen in love with this gorgeous lipstick and I really feel a lot more confident about trying more red shades. 

Diva is what can be described as being a berry toned red. which has vampy coloured elements to it and the perfect shade for autumn/winter. It is a matte formula. Sometimes with mattes you have to be careful that they don’t dry your lips out. However with Diva I would say that it doesn’t completely dry them out, which is a huge bonus when it comes to a matte product. It has quite a creamy texture when you apply it and once dry it doesn’t feel too drying on the lips. Although I would recommend placing some lip balm before and after you have worn this lipstick to avoid any dryness. This lipstick has great staying power. I would say it lasts around 3/4 hours without needing another reapplication. I applied this lipstick at 8:30am one morning and by 4:30pm that same day, after eating and drinking, you could still see that there was elements of this lipstick present on my lips. 

I would highly recommend Diva to anyone out there after that bold intense berry shade for the autumn/winter season. I believe it’s suitable to most skin tones out there. It’s the perfect lipstick to wear during the day with a natural look and also at night if you want to go for something more glamorous. I’ll definitely be repurchasing this lipstick when I run out and believe it is a great addition to my collection.

Have you tried Diva? 

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16 Comments

  1. Valentina Batrac
    December 29, 2015 / 8:06 pm

    I love dark lipsticks, they are my favourite atm. This MAC lipstick is so pretty, love it. Great post <3Valentina from FASHION with VALENTINA.

    • Lauren Victoria
      December 30, 2015 / 2:14 pm

      It so is! Thanks so much x

  2. Amy G
    December 29, 2015 / 10:08 pm

    Love dark red lips right now! May have to go and pick this one up for myself!Amy xTheNerdHotel

    • Lauren Victoria
      December 30, 2015 / 2:14 pm

      I'd definitely recommend it x

  3. Laura
    December 30, 2015 / 3:06 pm

    Ooh I love it. I can never choose between Diva and Rebel, but this one looks super vampy. So pretty! And, like you say, perfect for this time of year too!Laura x FloraLooTwo

    • Lauren Victoria
      December 31, 2015 / 11:36 am

      I also was unsure of whether to go for Rebel or Diva! But I decided to go for diva as it was more berry toned and yes looks sooo vampy!x

  4. Morgs
    December 30, 2015 / 7:23 pm

    I absolutely love that colour! I'm sure it looks amazing on you too :)-Morgan xhttp://justmorgs.blogspot.co.uk

    • Lauren Victoria
      December 31, 2015 / 11:37 am

      Thank you so much x

  5. Mel Davies
    December 30, 2015 / 10:35 pm

    This has been on my wish list for SO long, it's such a gorgeous shade – perfect for this time of year!Lilies and Lipbalmxx

    • Lauren Victoria
      December 31, 2015 / 11:37 am

      You should so go for it 🙂 x

  6. Jasmine Stewart
    January 2, 2016 / 9:00 pm

    I love this one too 🙂 it's just that perfect deep berry matte for this time of year xx Jasmine Talks Beauty

    • Lauren Victoria
      January 3, 2016 / 10:51 am

      It so is x

  7. Deepti Karulkar
    January 3, 2016 / 3:49 am

    Wow, this is an amazing colour. I think I need this in my life. It looks great on your skin tone. I think I will go get it very soon!I write Mademoiselle Meets Maquillage and Macaroons and I would love for you to give it a read. Maybe we can follow each other on Bloglovin?www.mademoisellemeetsmaquillageandmacaroons.comDeepti x

    • Lauren Victoria
      January 3, 2016 / 10:51 am

      You should so go for it 🙂 x

  8. Tshegofatso Maseko
    January 5, 2016 / 2:51 pm

    Wow, this is such a lovely shade! I love dark shades of lipstick, I should definitely try this one! Sempiternal Adventures

    • Lauren Victoria
      January 6, 2016 / 11:53 am

      You should so go for it! I highly recommend it x

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