Bobbi Brown Citrus High Shimmer Lipgloss

Bobbi Brown Citrus High Shimmer Lipgloss ($23.00 for 0.24 fl. oz.) is described as a “bright coral with pearl.” It’s an orange-coral base with pink, gold, and silver shimmer. MAC Strictly Plutonic gives similar color but has no shimmer. NARS Viva is more opaque and has no shimmer. MAC Dynasty at Dusk is lighter and less sparkly. Chanel Coral Reef is pinker.

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Bobbi Brown Citrus High Shimmer Lipgloss
Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lip Gloss Citrus
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
97%

Chanel L’Impatiente Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick

Chanel L’Impatiente Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “deep red-black.” It’s a darkened berry-red with semi-opaque color coverage. There seemed to be a very faint shimmer in it, too.  It’s definitely a lot lighter than what it looks like in the tube. MAC Approaching Storm is browner, less berry. MAC Hang Up is similar, just glossier. MAC What Joy is redder. MAC Endless Drama is darker. Guerlain Gigolo is redder. MAC Musky Amethyst is more subdued. NYX Violet Ray is redder.

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Chanel L'Impatiente Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet L'Impatiente
B-
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
80%

Guerlain Orgueil Rouge G L’Extrait

Guerlain Orgueil Rouge G L’Extrait ($48.00 for 0.20 oz.) is described as a “plum.” What a pedestrian description! This shade is so much more complex. It’s a rich, deepened scarlet red with ruby red micro-shimmer. There’s just a hint of berry in the overall color, especially from afar. While it is not a dupe, it’s a cooler-toned, more berry-hued version of Chanel Dragon. MAC Good to Be Bad is browner and has no shimmer. MAC What a Joy! is more berry-hued. Guerlain Gigolo is deeper, darker, but it is rather close.

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Guerlain Orgueil Rouge G L'Extrait
Guerlain Rouge G de Guerlain L’Extrait Orgueil
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
97%

Giorgio Armani #408 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick

Giorgio Armani #408 Rouge d’Armani Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.14 oz.) is darkened, cool-toned red with micro-fine ruby red shimmer finished with a pearly sheen. NARS Amsterdam is warmer. MAC Rocker is very similar but matte. shu uemura has a similar texture but is warmer. Rimmel Metallic Seduction is a bit browner. Make Up For Ever #48 doesn’t have shimmer. MAC Digna is just slightly lighter.

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Giorgio Armani #408 Rouge d'Armani Lipstick
Giorgio Armani Rouge d’Armani Lipstick #408
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
97%

Chanel Mystery Glossimer Lipgloss

Chanel Mystery Glossimer Lipgloss ($29.50 for 0.19 fl. oz.) is described as a “fresh rosewood.” It’s a soft pink-peach with a creamy finish. MAC Persistent Peach is similar but a smidgen brighter. MAC So Vain is darker, pinker. Dior Pink Veil is pinker, shimmery. YSL Pure Watermelon is more orange. Benefit Spiked Punch is similar but shimmery. Chanel Caprice is a bit pinker and shimmery.

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Chanel Mystery Glossimer Lipgloss
Chanel Levres Scintillantes Glossimer Mystery
A-
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
92%

MAC Marilyn Monroe Lip Pencils

MAC Marilyn Monroe Lip Pencils ($16.50 for 0.05 oz.) sees the promotion of three permanent shades: Beet (vivid reddish-pink), Cherry (vivid bright bluish-red), and Redd (clearly red). They come in glossy black boxes and have a glossy black exterior on the actual pencil, as compared to the typical matte black packaging for both the box and pencil. MAC is charging more for this difference–these three shades can be purchased for $15.00 each normally, because of the glossy packaging, MAC is charging $16.50 each for these.

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MAC Beet Lip Pencil

MAC Marilyn Monroe Lip Pencils

A
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
93%