MAC Huggable Lip Colour: Touché, Fresh & Frisky, Out for Passion and Rich Marrón

January 20, 2014

MAC Huggable Lip Colours ($20 each for 3.2g/0.11 oz, limited-edition) are a new lipstick formula that were released several weeks ago. I would have missed out had it not been for Café Makeup who pointed them out to me and recommended I check them out. As she noted, the colors have been selling out quickly. I had to visit two different stores to track down shades. After surveying the swatches on Café Makeup, Temptalia and Weekend Ramblings, I picked out four: Touché, Fresh & Frisky, Out for Passion and Rich Marrón.

These new Huggable Lip Colours have a similar feel to Dior Addict Lipsticks (like Diablotine reviewed here). They have a creamy moisturizing feel. They are very emollient but with a thicker texture so they really adhere to and hug the lips. What surprised me is the level of pigment. The colors have a rich payoff with a soft shine finish. Lasting power is also quite impressive. You can control the coverage by swiping back and forth a few times for more color. If you have time to go to the counter to test, I highly recommend you visit soon.
The four colors I picked (with links to where the colors are located right now online):

Touché is a good nude without being too nude:

Fresh & Frisky is a fresh natural peach that brightens the face:

Out for Passion is the best watermelon pink I’ve ever tried:

Rich Marrón is a nice classic, a bit brown but still nice for everyday:

Overall really pleased with these colors and formulas. I didn’t have time to pull comparisons but these colors work well without any tweaking needed. My husband loves Out for Passion on me so I bought one more as a back-up. Right now the colors are limited-edition. I do hope that MAC considers making these permanent. There are 12 colors in the US, but various stores have certain shades sold out. You may have to do a bit of searching but stores probably still have stock of most colors. For the ones I reviewed:
Did you pick up any of the MAC Huggable Lip Colours? What were your favorites?

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  • These colours are gorgeous!!

    I like the Rich Marron one best I think 🙂 Can't wait for it to be available in Australia!

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  • Hey Sabrina, I was going to say Out of Passion is my favorite on you. Apparently great minds think alike 😉 Haven't checked these out yet but I do plan to soon!

  • Very pretty colours…its funny how someone lips can look a different shape depending on what colour they are wearing. x


  • I think Fresh & Frisky looks great on you too! I have to say the packaging and swatches remind me of Revlon Lip Butters, but I'm happy to see these have no shimmer.

  • Out for Passion does look the prettiest 😀 😀

    And thank you for the link, Sabrina! 🙂

  • grlnxdor

    I picked up Love Beam which is a slightly warm medium pink yesterday. I'm now kicking myself that I didn't grab Fresh & Frisky while I had the chance. Dare I say I like this formula better than the Revlon Lip Butters? (ducks for cover)

  • I agree with your husband–Out for Passion is beautiful on you. It looks like spring 🙂

  • Amazing colours and the formula sounds really good!

  • Kristina

    These are gorgeous. If they're like Dior Addict, I'm in! Plus, at $20 each, it's much less pricey.

  • That Out For Passion looks absolutely stunning, though these are probably too shiny for my liking!

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  • They looks so thick and creamy for lipsticks!
    Will have to check these out.
    Thanks for the post!

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  • these r so gorgeous….i liked the way these apply and look…amazing

  • They all look lovely on you! I'm pleasantly surprised at how pigmented they are and definitely plan on giving them a try 🙂

  • Wow those look amazing. I'm a huge fan of the Dior lip products but these may be a more budget-friendly version.



  • out for passion is totally the shade I would choose for myself 🙂

  • Anonymous

    I liked the Rich Marron. Too Faced Sweet Maple looks similar on my lips. =o)
    I knew I should have gotten Cherry Crazed.

  • Rich Marron is kind of perfect on you. The photos look amazing, I'm always striving to capture such a crisp white background

  • Anonymous

    they have been released in australia!

  • These are gorgeous and I've been dying to try them! I will probably try Fresh & Frisky first, it's so, so pretty!

  • They look lovely. Out for Passion is my favourite, think I will have to buy it soon.