Glam Lipstick by MAC: Review & Swatches

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The very first edition of Viva Glam Lipstick was available in 3 colors and became one of the most popular lip products by MAC. Later on, the formula was slightly altered to gain better color playoff and even smoother formula.

Viva Glam Lipstick: Features & Description

  • Semi-matte or satin finish;
  • Rich pigmentation;
  • Opaque color playoff;
  • Wears in average for 8+ hours;
  • Smooth creamy formula;
  • 10 oz.

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Viva Glam Lipstick (Glam I): Review & Swatches

The very first edition of Glam Lipstick is a deep red lipstick with cool undertone and velvety matte finish. At the moment, it is available under the name of Viva Glam 1.  It’s fair to say, that this lipstick with its famous amplified crème formula made lip products by this brand famous. The Glam Lipstick by MAC (Viva I) features rich pinky-red color with cool undertone and opaque color playoff. It wears well for 8+ hours without fading or becoming dry. It features creamy consistency that feels comfortable on lips both when applied and when worn on the lips.

Glam Lipstick Viva Glam I by MAC
Glam Lipstick Viva Glam I by MAC swatch on skin

Viva Glam Lipstick (Glam II): Review & Swatches

Along with Viva Glam, Viva lineup by MAC is available in a nice natural nude color, Viva Glam 2. It features the same semi-matte creamy finish and is based on the same smooth formula. The Glam Viva II lipstick features warm undertone and opaque coverage. This lipstick is a must-have by many professional make-up artists for creating those natural makeups. So if you are into that nude neutral look, you should definitely consider this lipstick for your beauty bag.

Glam Lipstick: Viva Glam 2 by Mac
Viva Glam 2 by Mac swatch on skin

Viva Glam Lipstick (Glam III): Review & Swatches

Viva Glam 3 lipstick is another popular lip product from this MAC lineup. It features plum color with warm undertone and satin semi-matte finish. It is based on the same creamy formula which ensures easy and comfortable application and opaque coverage. The color of the Glam III is very intense and wears for 7.5 hours without fading. It feels very comfortable on skin without getting dry or fading.

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Glam Lipstick: Viva Glam 3 by Mac
Viva Glam 3 by Mac swatch on skin

Viva Glam Lipstick (Glam IV): Review & Swatches

Viva Glam 4 by MAC is a lipstick with neutral berry color, cool undertone and frosty satin finish. The formula is sleek and creamy, the coverage is semi-opaque and it wears for 7.5 hours. The finish features moderate finely milled shimmer with cool frosty undertone. This lipstick nourishes lips and does not feel dry on lips. The finish features that wet-lip look and is comfortable to wear.

Glam Lipstick: Viva Glam 4 by Mac
Viva Glam 4 by Mac swatch on skin

Viva Glam Lipstick (Glam V): Review & Swatches

Viva Glam 5 by MAC is a pink lipstick with warm undertone and pearl finish. Its ultra creamy and sleek formula is crafted to last and nourish skin of lips. It is very comfortable to apply, as it does not feel dry or stiff during the application. It stays for 7.5 hours and is shiny and creamy. The color is semi-opaque and highly pigmented. Its formula nourishes lips and feels soft. This lipstick is a good choice for everyday moderate makeup.

Glam Lipstick: Viva Glam 5 by Mac
Viva Glam 5 by Mac swatch on skin

LipstickPriceColorUndertoneFinishTime of Wear
Viva Glam ICheck Pricered cool semi-matte 8+ hours
Viva Glam IICheck Pricebeige warm semi-matte 8+ hours
Viva Glam IIICheck Priceplum warm semi-matte 7.5 hours
Viva Glam IVCheck Priceberry cool satin 7.5 hours
Viva Glam VCheck Pricepink warm pearl 7.5 hours

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Viva Glam Lipstick
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 by Lara Jeffers
Location (Sity, State): Alberta, Canada

This is my favorite red lipstick! I like how it wears, and also it treats skin of my lips. It will be a great choice for those, who want a nice bold red with cool undertone.

Olena Aliamina
I am Olena Aliamina, a prefessional coach and makeup artist. I started my career in beauty industry back in 2016 as a makeup artist, and later on added professional hair design, lash extension and hair stylist skills to my portfolio. I hope you will like my articles and tips I share!