Guerlain Rouge d’Enfer (121) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

The formula is creamy without being thick or heavy, and it is actually a moisturizing formula. It’s soft and feels like silk when applied. I find these comparable to the Rouge G lipstick, though not as thick or as opaque, but still similar enough. They’re $11 cheaper than the Rouge Gs, and the colors still have the same depth and nuanced shade range that makes Guerlain lipstick always standout to me. To see more photos of the packaging, check out this post. I did not have any issues with the slider of this particular shade!

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Guerlain Rouge d'Enfer (121) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Rouge d’Enfer (121) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%

Chanel Fetiche Rouge Coco Shine

Chanel Fetiche (66) Rouge Coco Shine ($32.00 for 0.10 oz.) is is a semi-sheer pinky-plum with subtle gold micro-shimmer and a glossy shine. The color applies evenly and imparts enough color that it changes the natural lip color but still retains the translucency expected of the formula. MAC Craving is similar in color but more opaque and a touch redder.

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Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine Fetiche
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
6
Application
5
Total
84%

NARS Pago Pago Lipstick

NARS Pago Pago Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “shimmering pink,” and it is part of the Sheer Lipstick line. Sheer Lipsticks are supposed to have “sheer, long-lasting color pigments” and include a blend of ingredients to “hydrate, nourish, and protect lips.”

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NARS Sheer Lipstick Pago Pago
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
7.5
Application
4
Total
83%

NARS Oasis Lipgloss

NARS Oasis Lipgloss ($24.00 for 0.28 oz.) is described as a “sparkling pink champagne.” Is this really what one thinks of with the description of “pink champagne”? Am I alone when I look at the swatch and read the description and feel like it’s not really fitting? It’s a semi-sheer plummy pink with flecks of gold shimmer and a high-gloss shine. This shade was originally part of a Sephora-exclusive set of blush-inspired glosses and has made a reappearance in the fall collection.

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NARS Lip Gloss (Discontinued Formula) Oasis
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
4
Total
86%

NARS Montego Bay Pure Matte Lipstick

NARS Montego Bay Pure Matte Lipstick ($25.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “rose pink.” It’s a soft pink with just a hint of coral to me–it has the warmth and lightness of pink but not the brightness of your typical coral. Montego Bay is muted without being dull or overly dusty and pale. It is, though, on the lighter side, so the creaminess in the texture is more noticeable.  I can see this color looking a little different depending on skin tone and natural pigmentation of the lips–it may look pinker on some, more coral on others.  It’s a little darker than MAC Ever Hip, pinker than MAC Gem of Roses, darker than Giorgio Armani #507, and more opaque than Shiseido PK327.

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NARS Pure Matte Lipstick Montego Bay
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
8
Application
4
Total
88%

NARS Mascate Pure Matte Lipstick

NARS Mascate Pure Matte Lipstick ($25.00 for 0.07 oz.) is described as a “bold red,” and it is certainly that: a decadent, deep red that’s neither blue nor orange. It is a cooler-toned red, so the base is subtly blue, but it is the type of red that will work on cooler and warmer skin tones. The finish is nearly matte, with a touch of shine when the light hits the center of the lips.

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NARS Pure Matte Lipstick Mascate
A
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
96%