VAMP UP YOUR LIP LOOK WITH DIVA LIPSTICK

November 14, 2023 by Cat Quinn
Vampy makeup is back, along with the juicy burgundy lipstick that has defined the look since the 1920s. Inspired by trends from the turn of the century, we’ve seen dark berry pouts everywhere ­– from the red carpet to the runway. The colour on everyone’s lips? M·A·Cximal Silky Matte Lipstick in Diva.

"Diva" – which translates to "goddess" in Latin – was first used to describe opera singers in the early 19th century. Despite negative connotations with the word through history, it continues to embody trailblazing entertainers today. If you want to borrow some of that fearless energy, look no further than the reddish-burgundy dark lipstick colour that bears its name. “Matte Lipstick in Diva is one of the original M·A·C lip shades that’s stood the test of time and gets constantly reinvented,” says Terry Barber, M·A·C Creative Director of Makeup Artistry. “Style Diva with smoky eyes for film-noir glam or with a stripped-back face for minimal 90s makeup .”.

To get the look, start by lining your lips with a deep wine Lip Pencil, such as Plum, then swipe the lipstick overtop fresh from the tube. Don’t be shy about building up the intensity – we didn’t name this shade Diva without reason.
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M·A·CXIMAL SILKY MATTE LIPSTICK
$25.00
A silky matte lipstick that delivers 12 hours of full-coverage colour and eight hours of moisture.
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Lip Pencil
$24.00
A pencil in a wide range of colours designed for shaping, lining or filling in lips.
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The burgundy lipstick on everyone’s lips this season.
“STYLE DIVA WITH SMOKY EYES FOR FILM-NOIR GLAM OR WITH A STRIPPED-BACK FACE FOR MINIMAL 90S MAKEUP.”
—TERRY BARBER, M·A·C CREATIVE DIRECTOR MAKEUP ARTISTRY
Paired with sultry burgundy eye makeup, this lip colour channels a film- noir look.
Pair your dark cherry lip colour with equally dramatic burgundy eyes for a look that screams, “Diva.”
HOW TO GET THE TREND

LOOK 1: Give dark burgundy lipstick new life with this 90s makeup resurgence.

  1. Sweep shade Wanna Chat? from the Connect In Colour Eye Shadow Palette: Embedded In Burgundy onto lids using a 217S Blending Brush, blending up toward creases and along lower lash lines.
  2. Add definition using M·A·C Colour Excess Gel Pencil Eye Liner in Glide Or Die, dragging along upper lash lines and waterlines.
  3. Coat upper and lower lashes with a few layers of M·A·CStack Mascara.
  4. Define lips with Lip Pencil in Vino, then smooth on M·A·Cximal Silky Matte Lipstick in Diva to finish the look.
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Connect In Colour Eye Shadow Palette: Embedded in Burgundy
$30.00
A burgundy-toned six-pan eye shadow palette with pigment packed colour in one-swipe for limitless sultry to sophisticated looks.
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217 Synthetic Blending Brush
$30.00
A brush for the shading or blending of powdery or creamy products.
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M·A·C Colour Excess Gel Pencil Eye Liner
$23.00
An ultra-pigmented, waterproof gel pencil eye liner with 24+ hours of wear on lids and 12 hours of wear on waterlines.
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M·A·CStack Mascara
$28.00
An endlessly buildable, clump-resistant mascara that stacks on infinite layers of volume and length.
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Lip Pencil
$24.00
A pencil in a wide range of colours designed for shaping, lining or filling in lips.
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M·A·CXIMAL SILKY MATTE LIPSTICK
$25.00
A silky matte lipstick that delivers 12 hours of full-coverage colour and eight hours of moisture.
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VAMP UP YOUR LIP LOOK WITH DIVA LIPSTICK

November 14, 2023 by Cat Quinn

 

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