MAC Pink Pigeon Lipstick: Review/Swatch/LOTD

Is it just me or is MAC Cosmetics obsessed with naming their lipsticks after birds? First it was Scarlet Ibis and now Pink Pigeon!! Ah well!! What’s in a name!! As long as the lipstick does its thang I’m a happy woman!! Nicki Minaj! You rock woman!! 

Price: 990 INR

Now Pink Pigeon is a limited edition lipstick (and here again I might be the last one to give  you my opinion on it!!) and was part of the recent Strength collection that was launched in India in March.

The color is a strong, bright pinkish magenta which has a strong blue undertone so its a color not everyone can pull off. On me, it looks like a bright pink and the blue undertone can be clearly seen.

The finish is a matte one but like I had mentioned in the Scarlet Ibis review, these matte lipsticks unlike the ones in the Permanent range are creamier, better in terms of formulation and glides on easily although you need to exfoliate your lips before using it. Surprisingly for a matte lipstick, this one doesn’t dry my lips.

It lasts on me for about 6 hours straight and even then the brightness fades away but the color stays on my lips. The color stains my lips and even my fingers when I touch it. I found that it was difficult to remove this lipstick with the Lakme bi phased remover and the Maybelline one. 
In  terms of coverage, a swipe of the lipstick offers full coverage and there is no patchiness or uneveness when applied. Of course, it can be worn as a stain but the beauty of the color shows only when you apply it full on. 

Final Word: MAC Pink Pigeon is one of my most treasured “pink” lipsticks and the formulation of the recent matte lipsticks by MAC have me lusting for more!

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And of course, how can I finish this post without showing you the picture of a Pink Pigeon??

  • Loved it.

  • just loved ur review and oh my god the pigeon is actually complimenting the review and the shade on ur lips.. πŸ˜€

  • i loooveeee this pink..!! such colors will make me happy on a sad day!!

  • This is one bright shade i would love to wear! You rocked this shade, good review! πŸ™‚ Am still drooling over the shade πŸ™‚

    • Thank you Ghayu πŸ™‚

      Next time it hits the store you must go and try it on!! You’ll love it! πŸ˜€

  • thats a lovely shade! and you look fab with it on πŸ™‚

  • Deepi… its such a bright pinky shade…loved it on u…
    dont u think its exactly same as revlon lipstick in fuschia or some revlon just bitten lip balm shade…???

    • there are shades that come to close to it but not exact dupes.. will do a post on it if you like πŸ™‚

    • Okzzzz… it looks same to me… thats y askd πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    • Me want me want me wantttt!! πŸ˜› Share a few dupes of this shade, i want to try it out πŸ™‚

    • ya ill do that πŸ˜€ and i’m sure you’ll love all the shades πŸ˜€

  • Beautiful shade.. love this color on you πŸ™‚

    • Than you Precious pearl πŸ™‚ What kind of shades do you generally wear?

  • that looks absolutely gorgeous on you

  • HnB

    looks gr8 on u.. i thot it will be more neonish.. but its gr8!

    tell pink pigeon, the bird, she’s not as pinky as this lippie πŸ˜€

    • it doesn’t look neon-y on me.. dunno if that’s good or bad πŸ˜€

      Yeah I’ll pass on the message! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜›

  • I have not seen a pink pigeon.. but this lipstick shade is very pretty.. bright summery shade

    • ya Shikha πŸ™‚ Loved the way you put it – “bright summery shade!” True that! πŸ˜€

  • The shade look gorgeous on you πŸ™‚

  • Thats such a gorgeous shade !! I think I missed it still available ? Would check out a few stores :p

    • It might be available.. do let me know if you get it πŸ™‚ and they keep re-promoting this shade quite often..

  • Sigh….wish I cud get it..such a gorgeous shade..

    • it might still be available Parul πŸ˜€ Do check it out at the MAC store πŸ˜€

  • It is very brgt Deeps :O But well u r obsessed with bright shades πŸ˜€ And rock them too <3