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Guerlain Pink Me Up Rose Aux Joues Blush

Guerlain Pink Me Up Rose Aux Joues / Blush
Guerlain Pink Me Up Rose Aux Joues / Blush

Guerlain Pink Me Up Rose Aux Joues / Blush ($52.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a lightly brightened, medium pink-coral with very fine gold pearl. MAC Hipness (LE, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Love Hangover (P, $26.00) is warmer (95% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #8 (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Coral Flower (P, $49.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier Bellini (LE, $24.00) is lighter (90% similar). Physicians Formula Natural (P, $12.99) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Dainty (P, $27.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Fox (P, $8.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). NYX Peach (P, $5.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Fun with Friends (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NYX Summer Peach (P, $5.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Hourglass Luminous Flush (P, $35.00) is warmer (90% similar). Benefit Bella Bamba (DC, $28.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Holiday (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). NYX Mauve (P, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Rose Glacier (170) (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte True Love (P, $28.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Something About Berry (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). NARS Day Dream (LE, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Fetish (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

For fall, Guerlain has revamped their powder blush formula, and the new formula is supposed to create a “veil of ultralight texture that’s buildable and easy to apply for a subtle wash of color.” There are six shades available, and this is other of two shades that I received to test (I reviewed Morning Rose yesterday). It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color payoff, so it seemed true-to-description with some buildable coverage, but it was a “wash of color” in one layer. The texture was soft, smooth, and a little dusty, but it sat well on the skin and didn’t look dry. It’s not overtly shimmery, and I’m unable to detect any particles of shimmer, just a delicate sheen. On me, the color wore well for seven and a half hours before fading noticeably around the edges. The only thing to keep in mind is that this is designed to be sheerer and buildable, so if you prefer one-pass opacity, this may not be the right formula for your preferences.

Guerlain Rose Aux Joues (2015) Pink Me Up
Pink Me Up
Pink Me Up
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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Guerlain Orange Fizz KissKiss Lip Colour

Guerlain Orange Fizz KissKiss Lip Colour
Guerlain Orange Fizz KissKiss Lip Colour

Guerlain Orange Fizz KissKiss Lip Colour ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and a satin finish. MAC Lobster (LE, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Estee Lauder Fierce (P, $30.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Lady Ruba (P, $26.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty Peche (P, $24.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Sail La Vie (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Dior Trafalgar (844) (P, $34.00) is brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cristiano (P, $35.00) is brighter, less glossy (90% similar). Lipstick Queen Jungle Queen (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Clinique Poppy Pop (P, $18.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Blood Orange (P, $24.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC Lady Danger (P, $17.00) is brighter (85% similar). NARS Lana (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Strange Journey (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Inglot #103 Lipstick Cream (P, $12.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The KissKiss formula is supposed to have “covetable color” with a “satiny, vibrant finish” and an “ultra-comfortable texture” that is also hydrating. For fall, the brand released two new shades, this one and Lady Pink (which I don’t have). The consistency was lightweight with moderate creaminess so it glided onto lips without dragging but still covered evenly, as it didn’t slide around easily. It yielded mostly opaque color payoff that lasted for five hours on me. The formula was comfortable to wear with a moderate hydration over time. It is violet-scented but has no discernible taste.

Guerlain KissKiss Lipstick Orange Fizz
Orange Fizz
Orange Fizz
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

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Guerlain Nahema Smack Maxi Shine Lip Gloss

Guerlain Nahema Smack Maxi Shine Lip Gloss
Guerlain Nahema Smack Maxi Shine Lip Gloss

Guerlain Nahema Smack Maxi Shine Lip Gloss ($30.00 for 0.25 fl. oz.) is a brightened, medium orange-coral with warm undertones and a smattering of gold and pink sparkle. Gucci Beauty Crushed Coral (P, $32.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Cle de Peau Deco (16) (P, $48.00) is cooler (95% similar). Sephora Nude Alert (08) (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Candy Stripe (P, $30.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus 2 (LE, $15.00) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Revlon Papaya (P, $7.49) is cooler (90% similar). Burberry Brick Red (P, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Bright Pink Bouquet (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Viva (LE, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Becca Watermelon/Opal (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Revlon Kiss Me Coral (P, $7.99) is brighter (90% similar). Dior Ever Dior (643) (P, $30.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever 205P Pearly Rose (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Fresh Mango (26) (P, $12.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Milani Coral Crush (10) (P, $5.49) is lighter (85% similar). Dior Cosmic (656) (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Giorgio Armani #501 Uptown (P, $38.00) is cooler (85% similar). Surratt Beauty Flamant (P, $32.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Dior Rose Tricheuse (669) (LE, $35.00) is brighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Barbecue (LE, $15.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Maxi Shine formula is supposed to give lips a “shimmering, radiant, and plumping finish” while hydrating with “varying degrees of coverage and pigment intensity.” Nahema Smack is one of two new shades (the other is Candy Hop, which I don’t have) for fall. It has semi-sheer to semi-opaque coverage with a glossy shine. The texture is lightweight, comfortable to wear, mostly non-tacky, and lasted for four hours on me while keeping my lips feeling moisturized during and after wear. If you like your gloss more opaque, this might not be one for you, but if you prefer semi-sheer coverage, then it might be worth checking out.

Guerlain Gloss d’Enfer Maxi Shine Nahema Smack
Nahema Smack
Nahema Smack
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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Guerlain Morning Rose Rose Aux Joues Blush

Guerlain Morning Rose Rose Aux Joues / Blush
Guerlain Morning Rose Rose Aux Joues / Blush

Guerlain Morning Rose Rose Aux Joues / Blush ($52.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a softened, light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Makeup Geek Main Squeeze (P, $10.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Lesson in Love (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Rosy Outlook (P, $23.50) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Lotus Blossom (LE, $40.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Easy Manner (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Edward Bess Filled with Desire (P, $43.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC What I Fancy (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Hourglass Incandescent Electra (LE, $35.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Dior Floral Pink (844) (LE, $44.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Smashbox Carnation (LE) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Intemporalle (LE, $65.00) is lighter (90% similar). KIKO 109 Candy Rose (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). Guerlain Petrouchka #6 (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Smile (Right) (LE, $52.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Fervor (Left) (P) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Myth (LE, $30.00) is lighter (85% similar). Chanel Sakura (87) (LE, $45.00) is darker, brighter, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

For fall, Guerlain has revamped their powder blush formula, and the new formula is supposed to create a “veil of ultralight texture that’s buildable and easy to apply for a subtle wash of color.” There are six shades available, and this is one of two shades that I received to test. This particular shade will be better suited for those fairer than I (I’m about medium for warm, yellow undertones at the moment, a little darker than usual), as it doesn’t show up well on my skin tone, but I suspect it’ll be a very wearable hue on most fair skin tones. It had semi-sheer color payoff that was somewhat buildable, but the best I could get was semi-opaque, which was a bit of a stretch. The texture was soft, a little dusty, but blendable on the skin without emphasizing the skin’s natural texture. The color started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear.

Guerlain Rose Aux Joues (2015) Morning Rose
Morning Rose
Morning Rose
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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Guerlain Beaugrenelle Ecrin 6 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Beaugrenelle Ecrin 6 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette
Guerlain Beaugrenelle Ecrin 6 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Beaugrenelle Ecrin 6 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette ($93.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a set of cooler-toned, blue-leaning shades that range from a silver to blue to navy blue. I’m not keen on the formula Guerlain’s been using in their recent eyeshadow palettes, as it is drier with a dusty feel that makes them prone to fading, sheering out, and generally not apply well. I wish there was more hold to these, and the eyeshadows would bind better so they would be easier to use. At this price point, it leaves me completely disappointed.

Beaugrenelle #1 is a light, silvered taupe with a fine, gold pearl and a frosted finish. It had semi-sheer color coverage with a dry, dusty consistency that made it hard to apply and keep from sheering out on the lid. It lasted for seven hours before noticeably fading. MAC Breaking Ground (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Bones (LE, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Verve (P, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Midnight 15 (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Rockstar (LE, $22.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Tisse Riviera #3 (P) is darker (85% similar). Guerlain Taupe Secret (01) (P, $34.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beaugrenelle #2 is a muted, medium-dark gray with a bluish tinge and a matte finish. The texture was very smooth and silky with a real creaminess to it that made it very easy to blend on the skin. It wore for eight hours before fading. Makeup Geek Concrete Jungle (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Hello Kitty Playdate (LE) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Delphes #2 (LE, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Deep Taupe (LE) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Cool Matte #10 (P) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Haze (P) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Interior Life (LE, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Sephora Berlin Underground (P, $12.00) is lighter (85% similar). Inglot #339 (P, $6.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beaugrenelle #3 is a light beige with warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that was easily blended on the skin but doesn’t stick as well to bare skin so I would recommend a primer with this one. It started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear. Disney by Sephora A Wish (LE) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Nano Nude #1 (LE, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Eggnog (LE) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Broken (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kat Von D Rust (Highlight) (P) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). bareMinerals Natural #2 (LE) is darker (95% similar). Lancome Chouquette (P, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tarte Chantilly Lace (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Bellissima #1 (P, $25.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Divergent Serene Vanilla (LE) is warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Cop-a-Feel (DC, $5.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Vanilla Bean (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Celebrate (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Kat Von D Laetus (P) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Too Faced St. Tropez (P, $16.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beaugrenelle #4 is a muted, medium-dark blue with a pearly sheen. It had so-so pigmentation with a drier, dust texture that was harder to apply to the skin. It lost a lot of intensity applied, as it didn’t adhere well to bare lids. On me, I couldn’t achieve more than semi-sheer pigmentation and had noticeable fading after six and a half hours. Too Faced Midnight in Paris (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I112 Chrome (P, $21.00) is more muted (90% similar). Smashbox Steel (P) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Bright Moon (LE, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Clinique Big Blue (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Riviera #1 (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Blueberry Swirl (P, $16.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Strip (DC, $19.00) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Anastasia Dragonfly (P, $12.00) is darker (85% similar). Ulta Teal (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, warmer (80% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #9 (LE, $25.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beaugrenelle #5 is a muted, dark navy blue with a matte finish. The color payoff was good, while the texture felt soft and silky, though it was thin. Applied, I struggled to apply it evenly, as it became patchy the more I worked with it on the bare lid. Over primer, it applies more evenly, but it needs some extra time and patience. It wore well for eight hours on me. Giorgio Armani #02 (P, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Maven (LE) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Ash (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Naval (P, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild I'm His Breezey #3 (P, $2.29) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Kamchatka (P, $25.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Inked (LE) is darker (90% similar). MAC Midnight Shadows (LE, $22.00) is brighter (85% similar). Inglot #332 (P, $6.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beaugrenelle #6 is a muted, blackened blue with a matte finish. It’s a cream eyeliner, and it is fairly firm/stiff in the pan, so it is really prone to apply unevenly on the skin as there is quite a bit of drag. I would recommend applying as your eyeliner, and then using a smudging brush to blur some of the unevenness, as the formula is blendable. It wore well for eight and a half hours as an eyeliner on the lower lash line. Kat Von D Tornay (P) is warmer (95% similar). Inglot #389 (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Midnight Kiss (LE) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Prussian (DC, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Starry Night (LE) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Inked (LE) is cooler (90% similar). LORAC Dark Navy (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Guerlain L’Ecrin 6 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette Beaugrenelle
Beaugrenelle
Beaugrenelle
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
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Guerlain Terracotta Bayadere Face & Eyes Contour Palette for Fall 2015

Guerlain Terracotta Bayadere Face & Eyes Contour Palette
Guerlain Terracotta Bayadere Face & Eyes Contour Palette

Terracotta Bayadere Face & Eyes Contour Palette ($70.00) (Limited Edition)

A limited edition contouring palette made up of 2 contouring shades and 2 highlighting shades that can be used for the face and eyes. Terracotta Bronzers are a cult classic. Guerlain launched the world’s first bronzer in 1984. Terracotta powders are meant to mix and match to suit your preference. The palette comes with 2 applicators: 1 powder, 1 eyeshadow and comes in a pink velvet pouch.

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