Friday, April 4th, 2008


shu uemura introduces Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine, the first lipstick to incorporate a blend of light-reflective pearls together with shu uemura’s groundbreaking hybrid pigment to create professional caliber brilliance for lips. Through the innovative fusion of multiple light-reflective pearls, together with shimmering “spectral booster” oils, shu uemura’s Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine embellishes lips with a shimmering dimensional effect. For the first time, shu uemura has encapsulated its hybrid pigments that break the boundaries of color creation, with multi-shine pearls to achieve an exquisite, luminous lipstick with a luscious texture. Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine will be available in 17 new lip colors in a unique formula that comprises of water-capturing molecules that help retain natural moisture in a delicate veil of comfort.

17 shades, priced at $23 a pop, and here they are…

  • RD 174
  • WN 254
  • BR 770
  • BG 901
  • BG 950
  • WN 246
  • PK 301
  • BG 916
  • BG 941
  • PK 313
  • OR 531
  • OR 563
  • BR 755
  • BR 775
  • PK 357
  • WH002
  • RD 165

Availability:; shu uemura boutiques in San Francisco, Boston and Costa Mesa; select Neiman Marcus stores; select Saks Firth Avenue stores and Barney’s New York, Chicago and Beverly Hills.

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13 thoughts on “Summer 2008 – Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine

  1. Pia

    I know that Shu lipstick is nice, superb colors, great staying power, doesnt dry lips (unlike MAC). But I just can make myself buy one with its ugly packaging. Shu should be able to do better packaging with such a high price.

    • Lingping

      I actually think they look kinda sexy… and after reading your description of the actual lipstick, Pia, I only want them more :)

    • LOL! I don’t mind the packaging, I think it’s kind of cute. I would love to see more names on products, rather than numbers. Too clinical for me with just numbers.

  2. The second one in the last picture is so gorgeous ! Miam 😀

  3. I definitely wana try the Green one,REALLY NEW!!BUT NOT THAT REFRESHIN.just OOOOOOOOOK.


  4. victoria

    the packaging is okay, would like to try them, i just wish they had names instead of numbers.

  5. Dundan

    I actually LOVE the packaging

  6. Abuh

    most of the japanese cosmetics use numbers, not names. i dont why :) because they’re so organized & practical? LOL