Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lipgloss
Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lip Gloss

A Nude That Works!

Dolce & Gabbana Caramel (50) Lip Gloss ($29.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a muted, medium beige nude with a high shine finish. It tones down my natural lip color without washing me out, which I can definitely appreciate! Unlike some nude glosses, it doesn’t look thick or unnatural, and it doesn’t feel gloopy at all–but there is still some color to it, it’s not just a sheer gloss. There is a touch of tackiness, but I wouldn’t describe these as sticky.

Dolce & Gabbana Lip Glosses are moisturizing, and they fade really well when they wear away. I only get about two to three hours of wear, which is a little below average for me. These glosses are rose-scented but don’t seem to have any taste. With just 0.13 oz. in a tube (compared to 0.20 oz. for other high-end brands like Chanel, Guerlain, and YSL), these are pricey. Overall, they’re nice glosses, but it’s not quite the holy grail.

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  • Product: 26/30
  • Value: 6/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: It’ll work well to neutralize your natural lip color without washing out, which is nice, but it’s pricey.

AVAILABILITY: Saks

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Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lipgloss
Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lip Gloss

Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lipgloss
Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lip Gloss

Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lipgloss
Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lip Gloss

Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lipgloss
Dolce & Gabbana Caramel Lip Gloss

Product & Review FAQ

Where can I purchase Caramel? How much is it?

Saks, $29.

Is it limited edition?

No.

Any dupes?

MAC C-Thru, but I would say it's a little lighter and harsher in a way.

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5 thoughts on “Dolce & Gabbana Caramel (50) Lip Gloss Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Shontay

    Meh, I can pass on this because I have similar colors. Slightly off topic, Christine I bought the D&G lipstick in Cosmopolitan and it is gorgeous. I love it on my NC45 skin, but that scent is no joke! Yikes!

  2. Maygan

    The honey lipgloss is great also!! It’s almost an exact match with the Dolce Nude lipstick so it’s a little light than caramel.

  3. Love the colour. It looks super nice on you. But you do a nude so well…. Wish I could!!!! :)