Monday, July 20th, 2009


Glossy Full Couleur: #1, 2, 3, 4

Make Up For Ever is famous for their range of eye products, but they are a full service line and include everything from eyeshadow to lipgloss to lipstick to blush. Today, let’s look at their line-up of Glossy Full Couleur, which is a jelly, sheer lipgloss with a non-sticky feel and ultra-glossy finish. It has a minty scent, which may or may not be your cup of tea (it doesn’t sway me one way or another, though I am partial to sweeter scents like vanilla). They are numbered, not named, like the brand’s other products, and they are numbered one through ten. Each retails for $19.00 a pop and contains 0.33 oz. of product. I’ll cover five here, and then the other five tomorrow!

  • #1 is a sheer, glossy red with an orange undertone. (If you’re a blue-based red kind of person, this isn’t it.)
  • #2 is a sheer, sweetly glossed bright pop of orange. I’d say this is orange with just a touch of burnt red in it.
  • #3 is an orange-based coral with a glossy look.  I like layering this over pink-based lipsticks to get a more wearable shade of coral.
  • #4 is a glossy, hot pink. It’s pretty intense, but on lips, it sheers out a fair amount so don’t let the pigmentation of the swatch scare you!
  • #5 is a pretty shade of pinky-wine-berry. This was one of my favorite colors, because I felt like it was really wearable and perfect for fall.

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Glossy Full Couleur: #3, 4, 5, 6

Unfortunately, I will not be doing lip swatches as I do not own these. I swatched these at my local Sephora. I have sample sizes of #3 and #4, which I’ve worn in some looks, but they’re pretty much empty now :(

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7 thoughts on “Make Up For Ever: Glossy Full Couleur (#1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

  1. Avatar of Mshel mlou

    I’m in love w/#4!! Ever since they showed in Sephora catalog earlier this year – amazing. Thanks for the great swatches. #5 & #6 also look beautiful!

  2. baybee415

    look like they are really sticky

  3. Great swatches! #3 & #4 are gorgeous! Is the sticky factor high on these? Looks like it :P