Shiseido Rouge Lacquer in RD607 Nocturne


I have always wanted to get my hands on Chanel Lip Lacquer in Dragon - but after months and months of pondering, sadly, they discontinued the line. So when Sephora offered a free deluxe sample of the Shiseido Rouge Lacquer in Nocturne (a shade I feel is quite similar to Dragon), I happily dropped it on my online basket.

See how my face has this pink-ish tinge? That's Revlon Whipped Warm Golden's fault.

Shiseido Rouge Lacquer in RD607 Nocturne ($25/full size) is a gorgeous deep red with some very subtle flecks of shimmer. Shiseido Rouge Lacquers are formulated to provide intense color and deep luster - I wish I knew the latter earlier because I hate the feeling of glossy lips. I thought it was going to dry to a matte finish, but no, it feels like a lipgloss more than anything. Although, I did get this for free so why I'm fretting exactly, I have no idea...

I'm so used to traditional lipsticks that I apply directly from the tube so applying the Rouge Lacquer took a some getting used to. It has a flexible doe-foot applicator that made application to the upper lip (cupid's bow area) so much easier. One swipe will give you a very opaque coverage already so you need to be extra careful when applying this to prevent any kind of feathering and/or smearing. It feels very moisturizing, too! Definitely one of the most comfortable lipsticks I've ever put on.

It's beautiful - but it's not for me.

Don't get me wrong, I do like the color very much, it's the formula I'm not fond of. Because it's a "wet" lipstick, I thought it would smear on me as soon as I take eat. And I was right, after taking a bite of a burger, the lipstick transferred to my food. It didn't even leave any hint of stain on my lips - all that's left were the shimmers. :(

What's your favorite liquid lipstick?
& have you tried the new Wet n Wild Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick? How was it? :)

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13 comments:

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  2. Hey guys! I'm having a giveaway on my blog right now, feel free to join =))) Here's the link http://loisbaguio.blogspot.com/2013/05/tolb-x-oasap-giveaway.html (International Giveaway)

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  3. I agree, this seems more like for a magazine cover type of lipstick. I think that with strong colors, I'm better off with mattes.

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  4. The colour is gorgeous, such a shame it didn't last very long!

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  5. GANDA!! So vampy! is that you Bella Swan? :) hihi

    The shade is gorge but I have to agree Im not a fan of liquid lipstick as well. Except ones that turn matte. :) Im not a fan of shimmers either!


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  6. But it looks great on you! Smokey eyes, flawless base, plus this -- I think it would look amazing.

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  7. The colour is lovely- it really suits you.

    Lydia Xo

    http://stylecouturexo.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Ahhh, it looks so pretty. My fave liquid lipstick is Guerlain's L'Extrait! I like that Revlon's doesn't move but it sits so uncomfortably on the lips.

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  9. This is stunning! The only liquid lipstick I've tried so far is by Loreal but hopefully the Rimmel Apocolips will be in the US soon.

    xx,
    mashasmumbles.blogspot.com

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  10. OMG! I love the color! I don't have a favorite liquid lipstick yet coz, like this one, the color transfers. But I wanna try this out if only just for beauty shots and outfit shots. Thanks for the review! :) Following you now!

    http://www.lilmisswonderwoman.com

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  11. Hi Barbie!

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    PAX

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  12. Love this! I was sad I kissed Chanel Dragon as well- this looks similar

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