Honestly the colour itself looks like I just applied concealer to my lips! I do feel it washes me out a bit but when I paired it with a dramatic or dark eye the overall look comes together nicely. When Velvet Teddy is compared to the other nude colour MAC lipstick; Hug Me, it is slightly more pink toned but still a pretty close dupe just without the sheen.
Since Velvet Teddy is matte it does have a more drying effect on the lips and I needed to exfoliate them before since it accentuated all the lines. I simply pat the colour onto the lips instead of swiping.
In case you wondering what I’m wearing on the eyes, it’s the WetNWild Petal Pusher palette. I seem to be crazy about palettes lately. I guess it’s because my handbag never has enough space so the individual shadows always get lost somewhere.
Hope you are having a great day! Any palettes you love lately or what is your favourite nude lipstick?
Happy Velvet Teddy!