Thursday, 25 October 2012

FOTD ft MAC Morange (Review)

Hi Peeps,

TGIT!! The weekend starts today in sunny Lagos as there is a bank holiday today and tomorrow.  There will be lots of wild partying and binge drinking out in the streets tonight. If you don't live here, don't be jel, your weekend is only a day away :-)

I recently purchased the infamous Morange lipstick by MAC and I love it. My first foray into the world of orange lips was MAC's Vegas Volt which I quite like but there was just something missing. I was looking for an orange lipstick that packs a punch and then I found Morange. If you don't like to be the centre of attention, then I advice you stay away from this bad boy. 





Morange is a bright, in-your-face orange lipstick that's not for the faint hearted. When I first got it, i'll be honest, I hated it. It seemed loud and garish. However, I gave it another go, making sure to really blend it into my lips and hey presto, new favourite lipstick.

It is an amplified finish  so it is creamy and very easy to apply. It is also very opaque unlike Vegas Volt, so two swipes will have your lips popping. In terms of staying power, it behaves like a matte lipstick as this remained vibrant for a good six hours.


Though it is really bright, I can say to you on good authority that it will complement all skin tones. Warm, neutral or cool toned, this lipstick will suit you as I have seen on a variety of ladies. Like I mentioned earlier, the only stumbling block would be if bright lips are not really your thing. If you are going to take the plunge though, Morange is a good place to start.

Swatches and FOTD





Since it is such a bright lipstick, I paired it with muted eyes so as not to scare the general public off, haha. 

MAC Rice Paper on Lid and browbone, MAC Romp in Crease and Outer Corner, L'Oreal Superliner Carbon Gloss for winged liner

Maybelline The Falsies mascara

To end this post, here's a photo from my Instagram (Yewizzy) showing my full outfit of the day

Blouse: New Look, Jeggings: Select, Skinny belt: Dorothy Perkins, Shoes: Tory Burch

So what do you guys think? Will you be getting Morange if you haven't already? 

Peace and Love, 

Y. 
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48 comments

  1. You look beautiful..
    Love the braids too!!
    The lippie?? Err.. I'll think abourit.. :)

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    1. Thank you dear..I hope your thinking turns into buying :-p

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  2. Wow! You are rocking this Morange really well! Now, I'm tempted :D

    Love the eye make up too...beautiful. We sef go fine ooooo :p

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    1. Thanks girl! I'm glad i'm tempting you to the wild side..haha

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  3. Love the lips! Will definitely get it.

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  4. I always shoot for a corally orange nothing to bright. or I would do the orange lightly with tons of lipgloss to mask it.

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    1. Yeah, coral is a more subtle and everyday wearable way to rock an orange lip..

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  5. Yewie you know bcuz of you I've gone lipstick crazy since you did the 5 shades series. Oh well you didn't do orange then but I went ahead and got 1, MAC So Chaud and I must tell you that it's an amazing lipstick too. Since I'm on a lipstick craze, I'll go get Morange :D. I got the So Chaud cuz I was looking for a matte orange lipstick. The morange looks absolutely stunning on you. P.S when I come back you are teaching me how to do mad eye makeup!
    xoxo

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    1. Yayy..keeping stacking them lipstick tubes boo..LOL! And we def have a makeup play date in December :)

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  6. My make up artist! I Love.. xoxo

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  7. ibiayo(@odudubelubelu)25 October 2012 at 16:36

    I absolutely love morange!u luk amazin nd dem braids are lukin rily gud too. Lov d eye makeup but Inner Lid,outerlid, browbone, tear duct,crease, outercorner.....*SIGH* dese are d reasons I js can't wiv eye makeup.lol.

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    1. Thanks love, i totally know what you mean about the stress of eye makeup, it can get a bit much sometimes, so I only bother with all of that when I'm in the mood to face paint,lol

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  8. This is sooo nice I love it

    www.lookwhatigot.co.uk

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  9. Hi Yewande!

    You look great in these pics.
    MAC Morange is one of my all-time fav lipsticks. The annoying thing, is that I am doing a #30lipsticksin30days challenge and I cannot find this lippy anywhere!
    This bad boy must have escaped me somehow...
    There's me saying - 'I will find you Morange; I will find you before the challenge date is up!'lol

    Great post - it really suits you hun ;)
    LiLi Xx

    http://letsgetlippy.com

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    1. Thanks LiLi..I can't believe Morange is being elusive..cheeky.lol..Hopefully you get your hands on it soon..Love the sound of 30lipsticks in 30days..will head over to your blog to catch up :-)

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  10. Nice tips! Found you through I Love My Post blog hop! Feel free to check us out at www.mtolympusacademy.com. I will also follow you:)

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  11. Morange looks great on you! I found you through the i love my post blog hop :) x

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  12. I love it! It looks gorgeous on you!

    Lindsey
    http://thriftandshout.blogspot.com

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  13. hi! newest follower via Life in a Breakdown hop ! :)

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  14. love your makeup! very pretty!

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  15. That colour is so beautiful it really suits you!
    I found you on the blog hop lovely blog x

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  16. this is such an amazing colour on you :D stopping by from the i heart my post link up :D www.thelilywhiteenglishrose.blogspot.com

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  17. Hiya, I've chosen you as one my nominees for the Liebster Award. You can check out everything you need to do on my blog if you want to participate!

    Btw, that colour is gorgeous on you :)
    xo

    Naomii
    http://www.glitterbomb-makeup.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Aww, thank you so much! Will get round to doing a post on it, been delaying another nomination I had for way too long :-(

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  18. Your so pretty! I'm a new follower via bloglovin. I found your blog on the "I love my post" blog hop. I'm digging the lipstick, i got a stock of Nude from Mac & i love it with my lip gloss. I hope you have a great weekend!

    Nikki
    www.TheCraftySideofSarcasm.com

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  19. Hello Gorgeous, you look STUNNING!YES!! The lipstick suits you perfectly, your outfit is simple and nice..love everything about this look.

    Your fervent stalker :-)

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  20. one of my alltime favorite colors :) you look beautiful!

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  21. Fab!!!looks beautiful on your lips,am afraid to its a little bold for my lips ...great Post.

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  22. gorgeous color on you! found your blog via the hop and following!!

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  23. I have been partying hard with Tangerine this year and this looks like an exact Tangerine Tango shade. Wonder why I never bought it cos I love the colour (bold, bright and garish be damned, lol). Nice post and it sure looks good on you.

    Barbara
    http://barbsiesmusings.blogspot.com/

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  25. First time coming across your blog...gotta say this lippie was made for you. You look amazing in this color doll!

    I've had my eye on it, have yet to try it on b/c I'm orange phobic lippie wise, although not afraid of bold colors at all. I don't think I can quite wear this like you do! Ahmazing

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  26. Which lip liner if any did you use ?

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  27. Which lip liner if any did you use?

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