Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick

The Sultry Season: Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick

Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deepened red with subtle brown undertones running through it.  It’s extremely pigmented–I only needed one swipe to get opaque color.  There is enough creaminess in the formula to apply the color evenly and easily, but it’s not so creamy that it migrates or pools in places.  Face Atelier’s lipsticks are scent- and taste-free, too.  This shade wore for quite a stretch of time at six hours, and it left behind a soft stain as it faded away.

Is this the right red for you? Would you wear it?

The Sultry Season is a series of posts featuring deep, rich shades of brown, berry, plum, and wine lipsticks and lipglosses — just right for autumn — that runs through October 2010.

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Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick

Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick

Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick
Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick

Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick

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It's a lighter, glossier version of Illamasqua Growl and MAC Media, and slightly darker than MAC Dark Side.

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51 thoughts on “Face Atelier Revenge Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. baby in a corner

    This is pretty. I’m saving up buying forbidden burgundy when I get my thesis result which is soon!

  2. Hmmm, I’d never heard of the brand before. The colors on their website aren’t wildly exciting to me, but I’m impressed by the pigmentation & wear time you got out of yours.

  3. Eileen

    I adore this colour!! Does it remind you of Dark Deed?

  4. details

    wow. just wow.

  5. OHHHHH MYYYYYY GODDDDDDDD i must have this!

  6. I have it and love it!

  7. Leenie

    That’s the kinda red I like to wear a deepen red almost a blood red, this is pretty on you Christine.

  8. This color is fabulous. Love a nice red lip.

  9. Candy

    I love this red. However, I have a question, and since you are the makeup goddess, I thought you might know. I’ve been watching Oprah for the last couple of weeks and noticed that almost every day she has on the same lipstick. It’s very pretty, a kind of frosty dark fuchsia. Would you know what kind of lipstick that is? Thanks.

  10. Svetlana

    It is too dark for me , don’t think that I would wear it tbh.

  11. Kat

    Whoa, that must be the only shade of red that I do not like. The colour repels me, and I think it’s because it looks like a mouth of someone who gorged on anothers flesh. Reminds me of Megan Fox in Jennifer’s Body..perfect for the Holloween season, but wow, the more I look at it, the more it creeps me out!

  12. Amanda

    I absolutely love it. It looks amazing on you!

  13. Incredible red! I love FA’s face products, I may have to give the lippies a try next!

  14. Cintamani

    i LOVE this. its the type of blood red i’ve been looking for. thank you so much for reviewing it!

  15. Carolanne

    omgggg i have been searching for a shade like this since forever! this one is perfect; exactly what i want. MUST BUY!!! =]

  16. Teresa

    Gorgeous! Sexy and vampy :)

  17. thats gorgeous on you. i would def wear that

  18. aradhana

    this is a beautiful shade…looks fantastic on you!

  19. Christina

    I love it!!!

  20. Yes! I would totally wear it. Its definitively a “Kimberly color”! :) It looks really rich and creamy too.

  21. Cristina

    This is a beautiful color on you! Then again everything looks good on you:) BTW.. I wanted to ask you if the Guerlain Parure Gold in 02 is much lighter than 03? I’m using 03 now but I’m noticing it’s looking a little darker but I’m not sure if the 02 will be too light! I’m about the same as your skintone. Thanks!

  22. anjali

    would this look good on someone with olive skintone?

  23. Evelyn

    wow, this is gorgeous. I don’t think I could ever work up the guts to leave the house with it on, but it looks *amazing* on you!

  24. Ani_BEE

    I tried a ton of diffident Face Atelier product samples last year. I picked up pink cashmere and it’s very pigmented as well but did smell like soap at that time (that might have changed.) The formula for there Lip Glaze (I tried Peach) it nice and not as tacky as a MAC lipglass as well but I wasn’t able to test for longevity.

    My shade is between #1 Porcelain and Zero Minus and I’m planning to go to IMATS Toronto to confirm (in it’s new way out in no man’s land location. >_<) but most IMATS carry Face Atelier booths as well.

  25. Charlotte

    I knew as soon as I saw the first photo that would look amazing on you!

  26. Rachel

    This is really gorgeous.

  27. Laura

    This is gorgeous on you. It’s exactly the color of red I love but can only occasionally pull off :-)

  28. Nic

    This color is gorgeous! I have more than enough red lipsticks, so I won’t be buying, but it looks really nice on you.

  29. Courtney

    Me likey….but need to see in person.

  30. Chelsey

    This is amazingggg.

  31. Selenite

    I have that color. It is definitely not for the faint of heart.

  32. CrouchingStonerHiddenBong

    OMG, love.

  33. Jenn

    After reading this, I went and ordered one – it arrived about an hour ago!

    Wow! Seconding the comments on the pigmentation – I’m at work and had to blot a bit to tone it down for the office (conservative business), but I can see myself wearing this after hours :)

    Ordered on the 7th, well after business hours on the east coast, arrived in Vancouver, BC 4 business days later.

    If you’re thinking about ordering it – do it!!! You wont’ regret it :)

  34. Basema

    Hi :) Please review more product of Face. Its briliant. I cant live without their Precision eyeliner. The best in the market right now. I absolutely love it and feel bad no one else discovered it