Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

The Summer Season: Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick ($30.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a vibrant shade of orange with only the slightest hint of coral tones.  It’s mostly orange, but you can tell it’s not your typical true orange, too.   It has a fine dusting of gold shimmer that’s hardly noticeable when worn, but it helps give lips that glossy, full look.  The pigmentation is excellent and the color gives me full coverage.

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

The Summer Season is a series of posts featuring bright, vibrant shades of coral, orange, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for a summer of fun — that runs through July 2010.

See photos and swatches…

Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

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29 thoughts on “The Summer Season: Chanel Exotic Rouge Allure Lipstick

  1. Arshia

    Christine, pretty much every single lipstick looks amazing on you! Makes it difficult for the rest of us 😀 But thanks so much for all the info, it’s so helpful! Keep up the great work!

  2. Laia

    This definitely looks like a colour I would wear, and I just noticed I ran out of lipstick with this similar colour. Guess who will get it this saturday? 😀 I love it!!!

  3. Sydney

    looks fabulous on you!

  4. jac

    i purchased chanel’s genial hoping for a color more like this, & i’ve yet to wear it. now i’m wishing i would’ve waited for this color.

  5. It seems like every orange-tinted lipstick you put on looks amazing on you, Christine. Seriously. And orange is hard to pull off.

  6. Hend

    I never thought that an orange lipstick will look this classy

  7. G

    This is one of my fav’s – Think I bought it a few years ago – Maybe 5 years ago – Still love it – Need to wear it tomorrow. Thanks – It looks gorgeous on you.

    • What do you like to wear it with, G?

      • G

        Today I used the Kaska Beige quad from Chanel with Teddy Pencil & the new blush Happy Together from Mac plus I used the Temp Rising (neon orange lip pencil from MAC -which blended pretty good) I’m usually rushing in the am to get to work & get up at 6 am so it was a quick job but looks pretty good. LOL

  8. AnGeLwInGz

    Rouge Allure is the best lipstick. So worth the $!

  9. CeeBee

    That would lovely blotted slightly (or applied lightly) with a sparkly golden gloss over the top!

  10. ace

    that is SO pretty!!! i love coral shades!

  11. Ugh! You are not helping me curb my orange lipstick obsession Christine lol! This color is so beautiful! I’ve never had a Chanel lipsticck before, this may have to be my first!

  12. What are you wearing on your cheeks? Whatever it is it looks very pretty!

  13. Natalie

    i LOVE THIS LIPSTICK..i pair with Chanel Coral Reef for a beautiful color :)

  14. inaya

    try it with mac nymphette

  15. Hilana

    I have to agree. All orange hues just look brilliant on you. A very nice colour. But after seeing so many of them lately, I find it hard to see the difference in them now. They are all starting to look the same to me!!!! :)

  16. Maya

    Looks beautiful on you :)

  17. dallasbrowneyes

    Beautiful color! Love the closeup and full-face shots.