In my opinion they are very comparable to MAC Lipsticks. They have similar quality, pigmentation, variety of shades, and even MAC's signature vanilla scent. They remind me of the amplified formulas.
Mattese Elite Rich Emollient Lipstick in First Timer, Bi, Provocative, and Ectasy.
Description: Rich, emollient and creamy texture, smoothing and comfortable, full color release and full coverage, silk-like finish, gives dimension and fullness to the lips, and light-weight.
Retail Price: $10.00 - $4.00 at HauteLook though.
Be sure to watch the video for an up close of each individual shade!