MAC Selena Lipstick in Como La Flor

Looky looky at what I got my slender hands on.

Seriously, have you seen my hands? I got them from my mother.

I found Como La Flor (“Like the Flower”) through a makeup group. Someone was selling her lightly used tube.

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I am really enjoying the blue-purple hue of the packaging. I think Selena would have liked it too.

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Como La Flor is described as a cool red. This is accurate, but I would call it a cherry red as well.

It has a light sheen/gloss to it.

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On me, it’s definitely a bright red. I mentioned its description as a cool red earlier. Despite this, it works for me. It brings a vivid slash of color to my face that is flattering.

It fades faster than I would like, clocking in at 3 hours of weartime without eating or drinking. When I eat or drink much of it vanishes.

I’m a fan of the color, and I wish to honor Selena. I may even buy a backup because I really like the results on my complexion, and I could make it work with a red lip liner.

I think this lipstick would be fine for fans, but if you weren’t a fan go for Tarte Tarteist Lip Paint in Bae or MAC Russian Red. They’re both bright reds that last longer.

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About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at: themakeuptrain@yahoo.com
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8 Responses to MAC Selena Lipstick in Como La Flor

  1. Looks like a winner for you then, yay!

  2. I have lots and lots of red lipsticks, but for winter these cherry reds are my favorite. They look so pretty against my pale skin. Good buy!

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  3. Oh man I knew I should have gotten this one too. I’m loving the swatch!

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