12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

MAC is one of the top-most luxury makeup brands across the world. Their products are used and loved by a lot of Hollywood celebrities and makeup artists. They have a huge range of lipsticks – that too in every possible shade and finish. Today we are going to talk about their most popular lipsticks of all time. Let’s get started.

I don’t own any of the MAC lipsticks (or products) at the moment, which is kind of ironic since I am writing this compilation post. But I have been following a lot of makeupholics on Instagram/YouTube/Blogs who love MAC so now I have an idea about their popular products / lipsticks.

MAC’s lipsticks come in total 8 finishes –

  • Amplified: Creamy, high coverage finish
  • Cremesheen: high-shine finish
  • Frost: Metallic pearl finish
  • Glaze: Glossy veil finish
  • Lustre: Semi-gloss finish
  • Matte: The original matte finish
  • Retro Matte: Mattest matte finish
  • Satin: Velvet sheen finish

They currently have around 239 lipstick shades in their (permanent) collection. Here are the most popular ones.

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

MAC Ruby Woo Retro Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes) | Credits – Sarah Steller

An iconic blue toned matte red lipstick which is a cult favourite of all the MACholics out there! To this date, It has been the best-selling product by MAC. This lipstick shade is a statement on its own.

MAC Ruby Woo Retro Matte Lipstick Dupes –

Sugar It’s A Pout Time Vivid Lipstick – That ’70s Red (Rs.599)

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick – Really Red

Lakme 9 to 5 Matte Lipstick – Red Coat (Rs.425)

MAC All Fired Up Retro Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

A must have lipstick for all soon-to-be Indian brides! It holds the #1 position in my MAC lipsticks wish list.

MAC All Fired Up Retro Matte Lipstick Dupes – 

NYX Matte Lipstick – Bloody Mary (Rs.650/- | $5.99 on Amazon International)

L’Oreal Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick – Raspberry Syrup (Rs.950)

MAC Flat Out Fabulous Retro Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes) | Credits – karengomes

Bold and beautiful – that would be the most accurate name for this lipstick. It’s a stunning, universally flattering fuschia-pink shade with a matte finish.

MAC Flat Out Fabulous Retro Matte Lipstick Dupes – 

Street Wear Pink Passion Lipstick (Rs.199)

L’Oreal Color Riche Moist Matte Lipstick Glamour Fuschia (Rs.1200)

MAC Candy Yum Yum Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

Another very pretty fuschia pink lipstick shade from the house of MAC. This one is even bolder than Flat Out Fabulous. You can try this shade if you love experimenting with new lipstick colours!

MAC Candy Yum Yum Matte Lipstick Dupes –

Maybelline New York Colosensational Lip Color – Fuschia Flash (Rs.500/- | $5.50 on Amazon International)

NYX Matte Lipstick Shocking Pink (Rs.625/- | $5.99 USD on Amazon International)

MAC Velvet Teddy Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

Velvet Teddy is a soft brown shade. If you are fair skinned, then this would be the perfect MLBB (my lips but better) shade for you. 😉

MAC Velvet Teddy Matte Lipstick Dupes –

Essence Long Lasting Lipstick – Barely There (Rs.299 | Also available on Amazon International)

MAC Party Parrot Lipstick (was limited edition) 

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes) | Source

This is a coralish-redish-pinkish lipstick shade, For party animals, I guess? Not sure if it’s still available on the MAC counters because it was a limited edition lipstick.

MAC Party Parrot Lipstick Dupes –

Revlon Color Burst Matte Balm – Unapologetic (Rs.950 | $4.49 on Amazon International)

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Lipstick – Shocking Coral

MAC Viva Glam Ariana Grande II Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

One more best-seller from MAC. It was launched in collaboration with the famous Hollywood Singer Ariana Grande. Every now and then, MAC launches new makeup products in their Viva Glam collection by collaborating with top Hollywood personalities. They use the revenue generated from the collaborative makeup ranges to help people with HIV/AIDS.

MAC Viva Glam Ariana Grande II Lipstick Dupes – 

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Black Cherry (Rs.599)

MAC Relentlessly Red Retro Matte Lipstick 

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes) | Credits – Juliaaasu

It’s neither pink, nor red – it’s somewhere in between. I have always wanted to own MAC All Fired Up from their retro matte range, but now since I have seen relentlessly red, I am drifting more towards this one. #makeupaddictproblems.

MAC Relentlessly Red Retro Matte Lipstick Dupes – 

Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick – All Fired Up (Rs.575 | $5.50 on Amazon International)

MAC Morange Amplified Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

Morange is a bright orange shade. Not for the faint hearted makeupholics for sure! It’s a gorgeous shade to wear during summers since it has those beachy vibes and all.

MAC Morange Amplified Lipstick Dupes –

Colorbar Velvet Matte Lipstick – Obsessed Orange (Rs.325)

Streetwear Color Riche Ultra Moist Lipstick – Pink Pirouette (Rs.220)

Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Gradation – Orange 1 (Rs.500 | $4.97 on Amazon International) I have reviewed shade Fuschia 1 from this range.

P.S. the lip gradation lipsticks are called color blur lip pencils in countries other than India. 😃

MAC Diva Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

MAC’s Diva is a dark, vampy, reddish-burgundy shade which can surely bring out the diva in you! Dark skinned beauties can carry off this shade really well.

MAC Diva Matte Lipstick Dupes – 

L’Oreal Collection Star Reds – Pure Garnet (Rs.1025)

Maybelline Superstay 14hr Lipstick – Timeless Crimson

Also Read: Review & Swatches | Elle 18 Color Pops Matte Lipstick Belgian (a beautiful deep brown shade for just Rs.100!)

MAC Heroine Matte Lipstick

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

Remember Aishwarya Rai’s purple lipstick from Cannes’16? MAC Heroine is very similar to what she was wearing.

Also Read: Top Affordable Nude Lipsticks For Indian Skin Tones

MAC Heroine Matte Lipstick Dupes –

NYX Intense Butter Gloss – Berry Strudel (it’s a gloss, but a close match, Rs.575)

Lakme Enrich Satin Lipstick – P170 (Rs.260)

NYX High Voltage Lipstick – Twisted

MAC Cosmo Amplified Lipstick 

12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)
12 Most Popular MAC Lipsticks Of All Time (+ Their Affordable Dupes)

Another MLBB lipstick shade. This one has pinkish-brown undertones in it.

MAC Cosmo Amplified Lipstick Dupes –

NYX Round Lipstick – Milan

That’s all for now. Let me know if I have missed including any other beautiful shade from MAC. If you found the post helpful then please share it on your social media handles so that your friends can read it too! Subscribe to push notifications for more such updates! 

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Also Read: 6 Top Selling Makeup Products From MAC

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