Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick
Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

The Spring Season: Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

Guerlain Orange Sequin (#342) Kiss Kiss Strass Lip Color ($31.00) is new (and permanent!) for spring. It’s a semi-sheer orange-coral base with copper and golden orange flecks of shimmer throughout. On my lips, it merely tints my natural lip color to lean a little more orange with a subtle milky-creamy look. The finish of it, when applied, is nicely glossy and the shimmer flecks show up the most. If you’ve been hunting for a semi-sheer, ultra shimmery coral, Orange Sequin is worth a peek.

Is this the right coral lipstick for you? Would you wear it?

The Spring Season is a series of posts featuring my favorite soft beige, coral, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for the first blossom of spring — that runs through March 2010.

See photos and swatches…

Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

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13 thoughts on “The Spring Season: Guerlain Orange Sequin Lipstick

  1. Resha

    that is gorgeous!! i dont think i’ve ever seen a finish like that before. wow.

  2. Suzanna

    This is very pretty on you! Coral is a color I cannot wear although this is so attractive that I am tempted to try it. As photographed, it wears more like a very light gloss enhancement rather than a real lipstick.

    Guerlain has always had orange in its line, for better or worse. Occasionally, the pigments are too strong. Orange Sequin appears to be a very wearable orange-based color. Will have to check out the spring line–I’m a huge fan of their skincare!

  3. what a great name for a lipstick…

  4. Amber

    OMG That is gorgeous and actually looks delicious on too! Thank you so much Christine for The Spring Season series – you have started many lemmings!

  5. Michelle

    Oooooh wow! This is amazing!

  6. AnGeLwInGz

    That’s the most unusual color I’ve seen in a while. It looks absolutely gorgeous!

  7. Hilana

    Very sheer. Very sexy. It looks gorgeous on your pretty mouth too! :) Like it lots.

  8. This is so gorgeous! I might look into this as my first Guerlain purchase :) But thank god it is permanent so I won’t have to rush to Sephora like mad crazy!

  9. Love this!! I’ve been looking for a cool orangey hue for my lips but everything i saw was a little too dramatic, but I think this might be just perfect, thanks:)))

  10. Luisafer

    like it su much that might get it!!! look wonderful!!!

  11. This one is so much more unique and gorgeous compared to Chris & Tell, wonder why it didn’t get the same hype. Curious