Thursday, August 11, 2011

You like BIG things? MAC BRICK-O- LA ~Review & Swatches

I have a thing for all things brick.
I like bricks in general. Duh. I'm an architect.
I like bricks of ice-cream. The bigger the better, no?
I like big things. No this isn't a special super-sized MAC lipstick. :) This is just a super-sized beautiful colour to paint your pout! Quite a mouthful? Let this paint your full mouth! You know, I'm totally losing it! :P


I actually got this for my mum on Mother's day. :D But she had one already :P But being the doting daughter, I gifted it to her anyway.
Its another story that I took her Brick-o-La. :P


Price: Rs 990


Colour & Finish: MAC describes it as a Mid toned Berry. It is a beautiful colour. Very polished. Dresses up the entire look. It has enough colour of a brick in it and enough brown. This has enough pink in it so it doesn't get too serious! :)

Brick-O-La is an Amplified creme. This is my favourite finish from MAC. So pigmented. A full blast of colour! 
Other thoughts:
This is a colour that would suit just about anyone. Any colour, any age.
It looks brilliant on my mum and looks polished on me. This is not a regular colour for me. It works for all formal occasions.
Lasts for around 4 hours on me. Which is a lot considering nothing lasts long on me.
It was super sunny when I took this picture and hence the colour has been altered. There's more pink in it.
Edit: Adding more pictures. :)
INDOOR

INDOOR- In front of the window!:P
This is the darkest lipstick I own. I never thought I'd love it like I do now!
Totally recommend this to everybody! I have a hunch you'll love it just as much as I do! :)


I've worn Brick-o-la mixed with MAC Cosmo here.
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23 comments

  1. IKKU and her lippies... yum yum!!

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  2. haha only as long as you likeee!!!:D

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  3. This looks amazing.This was the color I had in mind when I ordered Lancome's brick but that turned out to be too orangey. Must put this down on my wish list. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. "I like bricks in general" LOL!!
    I would love a brick of ice cream right about now! BEAUTIFUL color omg! I loooove it on you! It looks great for everyday. How do you do your eyes when you wear this?

    <333 xoxoxo

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  5. Glad you like it! :)The lip swatch lacks enough pink here..

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  6. Sonia, :D Come home, I'll give you !!:D
    I love it these days! I don't wear eyeshadow on a daily basis.. So just liner, kajal and mascara. Used it with Rubenesque paint pot once in the evening. :D

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  7. i dont like dark shades but this one is so pretty....

    lovely...

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  8. ya its nice..though dark..bt different..

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  9. I know right? Glad you liked it! :)

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  10. Well u might hv guessed it already..I love this shade!! I love shades which have a bit of everything- pink,red, brown, coral :P :P I am trying this on next time I go to MAC!

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  11. I love Amplified finishes, they are my favorite (also lustres) want to have them all. Like them all :P looking fab on you, will check it out.

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  12. Ankita, yesss I knoww! I did this for you only..:P Dint want to be super late this time!!

    Shivani!!!! I just left a comment on your blog!!! haha talk about telepathy!! :D
    I'm not too fond of lustres. Amplified stays on me for sometime. Lustre around an hour and a half max!!!:( hehe me too! all Amplified cremes then creemsheens..:D Ohhh and I don't own any matte. So that too!:D

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  13. another red lippie ik. hmmm . i like i like. :)

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  14. haha You call that red? :P I like you! hahaha

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  15. oooh the super hot pout .. but i totally am in love with Cyndi.. too eager to try it ..:)

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  16. hehe thank you Saumya! Arey give it a try before its completely sold out!!!:)

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  17. I sound pathetic....when I keep repeating that THis is gonna be my next MAC lippie....yay!!!!!!

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  18. No you don't!!!!!! You might not believe this but I knew you'd like it! Will suit you a lottt!!!:)

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  19. i quite like it, just the perfect brown for office without making it look drab

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  20. I'll add more pictures so its clearer.. :D

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  21. awww.....thanks a lot for putting in more pics ikkoo...im so getting this tmrw...

    Hope the store has them in stock

    fingers crossed

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  22. awesommeee!!:D:D cant wait to see it on you!:D Yeahhh they'll have it! I hope:P

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