Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Guerlain Quand Vient l'Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a coral-orange with soft tangerine shimmer. Benefit Saucy is similar but with more shimmer. Dior Versailles is pinker. Cle de Peau Leonardis is a touch lighter but very similar. MAC Crosswires is close, though it doesn’t have the shimmer. MAC Viva Glam Cyndi is darker, more vibrant.

The shade yields mostly opaque color coverage, but the color does bunch up somewhat in random places, so the coverage isn’t perfectly even.  It’s not as noticeable as Guet-Apens, though.  Quand Vient l’Ete had a soft, creamy consistency that glided across lips with ease and no tugging or pulling whatsoever.  There’s a healthy dosage of shimmer, enough to be noticeable but not enough to give it a frosted finish, plus a natural sheen.  When I tested out this shade for wear, it hung on for four hours, which is about average.  For more packaging photos, please see this post.

The Glossover

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Quand Vient l'Ete

B+
It's a lovely shade of coral for the summer that should flatter warmer skin tones in particular. It has a fair amount of orange in it, so it may not be the ideal coral for cooler complexions.

Product

9/10

Pigmentation

9/10

Texture

8.5/10

Longevity

9/10

Application

4/5

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Guerlain Quand Vient l'Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Quand Vient l'Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Quand Vient l'Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Quand Vient l'Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Product & Review FAQ

Where can I purchase it? How much is it?

Nordstrom, $35.

Is it limited edition?

No.

Any dupes?

Benefit Saucy is similar but with more shimmer. Dior Versailles is pinker. Cle de Peau Leonardis is a touch lighter but very similar. MAC Crosswires is close, though it doesn't have the shimmer. MAC Viva Glam Cyndi is darker, more vibrant.

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8 thoughts on “Guerlain Quand Vient l’Ete (141) Rouge Automatique Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Ari

    here in Europe they cost around 40€, that would be like 50$, one of the most expensive lipsticks I know! I always wondered whether they live up to the expectations that one usually has towards luxury products. Seems like they don’t… not that it’s bad, the shade itself is perfect, but it mostly the brand you’re paying for, not the quality.
    unfortunetaly that’s always the greatest disappointment with luxury brands. I remember how shocked I was when I saw that my Rouge Coco dried my lips out…

  2. Laura

    Lovely colour, although Crosswires is my jam ;) Cute earrings by the way!

  3. Avatar of artemis artemis

    it doesn’t look as good on as most automatiques, from what i see and you got nice lip skin, imagine what it would like on flaky lips :”(

  4. Avatar of MonicaP MonicaP

    You look like you have on the cutest fish earings !!

  5. Just seeing the name makes me want this (when does summer come)! I’m a big fan of the Rouge Automatiques, and I can’t wait to see the Shine Automatique!

  6. Ugh thanks a LOT Christine! I’m out ANOTHER $35 now! LOL Seriously, this is a really pretty shade. I’m ordering it as we speak!

  7. Avatar of Mirian Vermeulen MIRIANV

    i have a cool-leaning toward-neutral skin tone and this color looks VIBRANT on me. The red in this shade is more pronounced and it’s beautiful.