Dupe Discovered: MAC Rebel Lipstick

Posted on Sep 2 2014 - 10:00am by poonam

Dupe Discovered: MAC Rebel Lipstick

Hello Pretties,

Today I am here with another somewhat close dupe of MAC lipstick in my favourite Drug-store brand “Maybelline“, the perfect fall/winter shade MAC Satin Lipstick in Rebel.

Dupe Discovered - MAC rebel Lipstcik

I was actually unaware that I am owning almost 3 similar shades out of which one is MAC.. πŸ˜‰

Dupe Discovered - MAC Satin Rebel, Maybelline Berry Brilliant and Revlon Smitten Lipstick Swatch

  • MAC Satin Lipstick in Rebel (Rs 1350 now .. πŸ™ ) – Rebel is a gorgeous juicy plum shade on lips with lovely satin finish, the formula is intensely pigmented and has buildable coverage. In first swipe it goes light pinkish plum but intensifies to a rich dark plum shade with subsequent swipes.
  • Maybelline Jewels Lipstick in Berry Brilliant ( Rs 350) – Berry Brilliant looks less intense and pinker than Rebel in the bullet and comes slightly more fuschia than plum on lips compared to Rebel. Formula is almost similar to Rebel with just tad less shine and more creamy feel
  • Revlon Just bitten Kissable Lip balm Stain – Smitten ( Rs 650) Smitten : Another dark berry pink shade but it is a lip crayon with staining pigments. The color looks much pinker on application but intensifies to a rich plummy pink shade with more swipes and given a few more minutes on lips. It imparts a lovely watery shine to lips but within few hours the shine reduces to a considerable extent. The pigments stains lips quite heavily and it will be hard to remove even with using a oil-based makeup remover.

Dupe Discovered - MAC Satin Rebel, Maybelline Berry Brilliant and Revlon Smitten Lipstick

Revlon Smitten and Maybelline Berry Brilliant are looking much lighter and pinker in swatches but they appear much darker and intense on lips, may be due to pigmentation!

Dupe Discovered - MAC Rebel, Maybelline Berry Brilliant and Revlon Smitten LipsticksDupe Discovered - MAC Satin Rebel, Maybelline Berry Brilliant and Revlon Smitten Lipstick SwatchesDupe Discovered - MAC Rebel, Maybelline Berry Brilliant and Revlon Smitten (1)Dupe Discovered - MAC Rebel, Maybelline Berry Brilliant and Revlon Smitten Lipstick Swatch

Out of all three, if you ask me my favourite it is definitely “MAC Rebel” because it is more staining and true to its color compared toΒ Berry BrilliantΒ and non-drying even for 7-8 hours unlike Revlon Smitten Kissable lip balmΒ but if you bring the prices one has to pay I would say any of theΒ Maybelline Berry BrilliantΒ andΒ Revlon SmittenΒ will do, may be just a tad lighter than Rebel.

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Have you tried any of the lipsticks here? Do you like such berry plum shades?

16 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. AmishaSeptember 2, 2014 at 11:32 AM - Reply

    Such a Dupe Queen you are!!
    Thanks for saving the money.. My wallet will bless you!!

    • poonamSeptember 13, 2014 at 10:16 PM - Reply

      ^_^.. thanks for this wonderful compliment.. I will be happy to help you save.. πŸ˜‰

      but wish Berry Brilliant were closer to Rebell.. πŸ˜›

  2. ManasiSeptember 2, 2014 at 12:38 PM - Reply

    mac rebel is pretty pretty shade!!

    • poonamSeptember 13, 2014 at 10:19 PM - Reply

      indeed.. Its my fav these days.. πŸ˜‰

  3. purvaSeptember 2, 2014 at 12:42 PM - Reply

    i love this series on your blog so much πŸ™‚

    • poonamSeptember 13, 2014 at 10:20 PM - Reply

      Tahnks Purva.. I hope you find some good dupes πŸ˜€

  4. NieshaSeptember 2, 2014 at 3:12 PM - Reply

    I am not a fan of such shades as they don’t suit me πŸ™ but those were great. Maybelline Berry Brilliant and smitten are really close enough. Nice one dear! πŸ™‚
    xo

    • poonamSeptember 13, 2014 at 10:25 PM - Reply

      I have been wanting this shade since long.. I was not sure initially but definitely I will use in colder months..:D

      Berry brilliant is quite lighter but on pigmented lips it can come close.. Though rebel is a clear winner for me.. πŸ˜€

  5. Jhilmil D SahaSeptember 2, 2014 at 8:17 PM - Reply

    You know what? I was looking for an affordable Garnet lipstick and here you are with this amazing post!! Thanks Babes

    • poonamSeptember 14, 2014 at 7:17 AM - Reply

      wwooo.. I am glad I could help.. I am totally digging these shades for upcoming fall season πŸ˜€

  6. krithiSeptember 2, 2014 at 9:54 PM - Reply

    perfect color for fall
    MAC rebel is one of the famous shade and goes well on deepika padukone too πŸ˜›

    • poonamSeptember 14, 2014 at 7:19 AM - Reply

      excactlyy.. I am waiting for winters to rock this on pout πŸ˜‰

      Deepika looks stunning with deep shades.. πŸ˜€

  7. SrinjlaSeptember 3, 2014 at 6:07 AM - Reply

    wow this is perfect dupe
    thanks for sharing

    • poonamSeptember 14, 2014 at 7:19 AM - Reply

      πŸ™‚ .. MAC rebel is such a lust worthy shades but MAC prices are painful no.. πŸ˜›

  8. HarineSeptember 4, 2014 at 6:50 PM - Reply

    I personally liked the swatch of Maybelline. So wearable. MaC Rebel is too bright for me…

    • poonamSeptember 14, 2014 at 7:21 AM - Reply

      Yupp.. Maybelline is much wearable compared to rebel .. but if you are all set to gather all attention to lips Rebel it is!! πŸ˜€

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