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The Best & Worst of Cle de Peau Lipsticks

01/02

Cle de Peau Lipstick  

Cle de Peau Lipstick  

Cle de Peau Lipstick ($65.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a newly released formula that is available in 12 permanent shades, plus two limited edition hues. The formula is supposed to have “ultra-vibrant, luminous HD color and rich lasting moisture” that has a “silk, semi-matte finish lasting for 8 hours.” Under “Key Benefits,” they repeat that it has a “long-lasting finish for up to 8 hours” and “delivers lasting moisture for up to 4 hours” (I swear, that seems like it’s switched–it would really make more sense for it to last for four hours but keep lips hydrated for longer than the color itself lasted).

The consistency was lightweight, creamy with a more emollient feel as it applied that had a lightly tacky feel afterward. Color coverage varied from medium and buildable to mostly opaque with light to moderate shine. Some shades applied more smoothly across the lips and made my lips appear smoother and plumper but not all shades did so. The wear was four to six ours with some of the deeper, richer shades (like reds) wearing longer. I found the formula very hydrating and comfortable to wear. I did not notice any taste but they had a subtle, rosy scent.

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Cle de Peau Dragon Red, Red Lantern, Silk Thread Lipsticks

01/06

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick

Dragon Red

Cle de Peau Dragon Red Lipstick ($65.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, medium red with neutral undertones and a smooth sheen. The consistency was lightweight, thin without being clingy, and comfortable to apply as it did not drag. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which applied evenly across the lips. The finish on this shade made my lips appear plumper and smoother without calling attention to my lip lines. It wore well for five hours and was hydrating to wear.

The formula is supposed to have “ultra-vibrant, luminous HD color and rich lasting moisture” that has a “silk, semi-matte finish lasting for 8 hours.” Under “Key Benefits,” they repeat that it has a “long-lasting finish for up to 8 hours” and “delivers lasting moisture for up to 4 hours” (I swear, that seems like it’s switched–it would really make more sense for it to last for four hours but keep lips hydrated for longer than the color itself lasted). The consistency was lightweight, creamy with a more emollient feel as it applied that had a lightly tacky feel afterward. Color coverage varied from medium and buildable to mostly opaque with light to moderate shine. Some shades applied more smoothly across the lips and made my lips appear smoother and plumper but not all shades did so. The wear was four to six ours with some of the deeper, richer shades (like reds) wearing longer. I found the formula very hydrating and comfortable to wear. I did not notice any taste but they had a subtle, rosy scent.

Ingredients

Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Hydroxyapatite, Microcrystalline Wax(Cera Microcristallina/Ciremicrocristalline), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Glyceryl Diisostearate, Triisostearin, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Trimethylolpropane Triethylhexanoate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Peg/Ppg-36/41 Dimethyl Ether, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Calcium Stearate, Glycerin, Methicone, Tetradecene, Polysilicone-2, Fragrance (Parfum), Simethicone, Silica, Red 6 (Ci 15850), Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mortierella Oil(Huile De Mortierella), Nylon-12, Citronellol, Linalool, Geraniolsodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bht, Tin Oxide, Butylene Glycol, Water(Aqua/Eau), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Orange 5 (Ci 45370), Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Rubus Suavissimus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract [+/(May Contain/Peut Contenir)Yellow 6 (Ci 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 (Ci 42090)].

Cle de Peau Lipstick Dragon Red
Dragon Red
Dragon Red
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

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Cle de Peau Lotus Flower, Camellia, Passion Flower Lipsticks

01/06

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick

Lotus Flower

Cle de Peau Lotus Flower Lipstick ($65.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a muted, medium coral with warm undertones and a luminous finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff with a smooth, lightweight texture that was creamy enough to glide on the lips but was not so slippery that it was a high-maintenance shade to wear. I felt like the formula made my lips appear slightly plumper and smoother, even though there was a touch of color in my deeper lip lines. This shade had fine shimmer, which wasn’t something most shades contained. It wore well for four and a half hours and was moisturizing over time.

The formula is supposed to have “ultra-vibrant, luminous HD color and rich lasting moisture” that has a “silk, semi-matte finish lasting for 8 hours.” Under “Key Benefits,” they repeat that it has a “long-lasting finish for up to 8 hours” and “delivers lasting moisture for up to 4 hours” (I swear, that seems like it’s switched–it would really make more sense for it to last for four hours but keep lips hydrated for longer than the color itself lasted). The consistency was lightweight, creamy with a more emollient feel as it applied that had a lightly tacky feel afterward. Color coverage varied from medium and buildable to mostly opaque with light to moderate shine. Some shades applied more smoothly across the lips and made my lips appear smoother and plumper but not all shades did so. The wear was four to six ours with some of the deeper, richer shades (like reds) wearing longer. I found the formula very hydrating and comfortable to wear. I did not notice any taste but they had a subtle, rosy scent.

Ingredients

Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Hydroxyapatite, Microcrystalline Wax(Cera Microcristallina/Ciremicrocristalline), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Glyceryl Diisostearate, Triisostearin, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Trimethylolpropane Triethylhexanoate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Peg/Ppg-36/41 Dimethyl Ether, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Calcium Stearate, Glycerin, Methicone, Tetradecene, Polysilicone-2, Fragrance (Parfum), Simethicone, Silica, Red 6 (Ci 15850), Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mortierella Oil(Huile De Mortierella), Nylon-12, Citronellol, Linalool, Geraniolsodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bht, Tin Oxide, Butylene Glycol, Water(Aqua/Eau), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Orange 5 (Ci 45370), Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Rubus Suavissimus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract [+/(May Contain/Peut Contenir)Yellow 6 (Ci 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 (Ci 42090)].

Cle de Peau Lipstick Lotus Flower
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
5.5
Longevity
5
Application
82%
Total

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Cle de Peau Bamboo, Silk Scroll, Hummingbird Lipsticks

01/06

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick

Bamboo

Cle de Peau Bamboo Lipstick ($65.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a subdued, medium pink with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a smooth, creamy consistency that felt emollient but had a light tackiness on the lips that helped to keep it in place while worn. The formula seemed to smooth out my lip texture for the most part, though there was a touch of color that had gathered into my deeper lip lines. It was incredibly hydrating over the four hours it lasted for (but I cannot imagine it ever lasting eight hours!).

The formula is supposed to have “ultra-vibrant, luminous HD color and rich lasting moisture” that has a “silk, semi-matte finish lasting for 8 hours.” Under “Key Benefits,” they repeat that it has a “long-lasting finish for up to 8 hours” and “delivers lasting moisture for up to 4 hours” (I swear, that seems like it’s switched–it would really make more sense for it to last for four hours but keep lips hydrated for longer than the color itself lasted). The consistency was lightweight, creamy with a more emollient feel as it applied that had a lightly tacky feel afterward. Color coverage varied from medium and buildable to mostly opaque with light to moderate shine. Some shades applied more smoothly across the lips and made my lips appear smoother and plumper but not all shades did so. The wear was four to six ours with some of the deeper, richer shades (like reds) wearing longer. I found the formula very hydrating and comfortable to wear. I did not notice any taste but they had a subtle, rosy scent.

Ingredients

Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Hydroxyapatite, Microcrystalline Wax(Cera Microcristallina/Ciremicrocristalline), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Glyceryl Diisostearate, Triisostearin, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Trimethylolpropane Triethylhexanoate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Peg/Ppg-36/41 Dimethyl Ether, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Calcium Stearate, Glycerin, Methicone, Tetradecene, Polysilicone-2, Fragrance (Parfum), Simethicone, Silica, Red 6 (Ci 15850), Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mortierella Oil(Huile De Mortierella), Nylon-12, Citronellol, Linalool, Geraniolsodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bht, Tin Oxide, Butylene Glycol, Water(Aqua/Eau), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Orange 5 (Ci 45370), Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Rubus Suavissimus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract [+/(May Contain/Peut Contenir)Yellow 6 (Ci 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 (Ci 42090)].

Cle de Peau Lipstick Bamboo
Bamboo
Bamboo
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
5
Longevity
5
Application
80%
Total

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Cle de Peau Chinoiserie, China Doll, Pillow Book Lipsticks

01/06

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick

Chinoiserie

Cle de Peau Chinoiserie Lipstick ($65.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a natural sheen. It had good color payoff in a single layer, but it was not completely opaque on the lips. The lipstick had a smooth, creamyt exture that was lightweight with some slip, but it did not slide around as much on the lips as I thought it would, possibly as it had a bit of tackiness to it. The color went on very evenly across the lips and there was a touch of color in my deeper lip lines but all my lip lines still were softer and smoother. This shade lasted for four hours and was moisturizing over time.

The formula is supposed to have “ultra-vibrant, luminous HD color and rich lasting moisture” that has a “silk, semi-matte finish lasting for 8 hours.” Under “Key Benefits,” they repeat that it has a “long-lasting finish for up to 8 hours” and “delivers lasting moisture for up to 4 hours” (I swear, that seems like it’s switched–it would really make more sense for it to last for four hours but keep lips hydrated for longer than the color itself lasted). The consistency was lightweight, creamy with a more emollient feel as it applied that had a lightly tacky feel afterward. Color coverage varied from medium and buildable to mostly opaque with light to moderate shine. Some shades applied more smoothly across the lips and made my lips appear smoother and plumper but not all shades did so. The wear was four to six ours with some of the deeper, richer shades (like reds) wearing longer. I found the formula very hydrating and comfortable to wear. I did not notice any taste but they had a subtle, rosy scent.

Ingredients

Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Hydroxyapatite, Microcrystalline Wax(Cera Microcristallina/Ciremicrocristalline), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Glyceryl Diisostearate, Triisostearin, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Trimethylolpropane Triethylhexanoate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Peg/Ppg-36/41 Dimethyl Ether, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Calcium Stearate, Glycerin, Methicone, Tetradecene, Polysilicone-2, Fragrance (Parfum), Simethicone, Silica, Red 6 (Ci 15850), Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mortierella Oil(Huile De Mortierella), Nylon-12, Citronellol, Linalool, Geraniolsodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bht, Tin Oxide, Butylene Glycol, Water(Aqua/Eau), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Orange 5 (Ci 45370), Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Rubus Suavissimus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract [+/(May Contain/Peut Contenir)Yellow 6 (Ci 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 (Ci 42090)].

Cle de Peau Lipstick Chinoiserie
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
5
Longevity
5
Application
82%
Total

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Cle de Peau Red Carpet & Water Lily Lipsticks

01/06

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick

Red Carpet

Cle de Peau Red Carpet Lipstick ($65.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark pinky red with cool, blue undertones and a soft shine. It had good pigmentation, though it did not have full coverage and was not buildable to full coverage. The consistency was incredibly smooth, silky, and creamy without being heavy or thick–it looked almost like a gloss with just how smooth it made my lips appear. You can noticeably see the difference between the texture of my lips with this shade on and Water Lily (below), which goes to show just how effective the formula can be. It wore well for five and a half hours,, left a slight stain behind, and was moisturizing.

The formula is supposed to have “ultra-vibrant, luminous HD color and rich lasting moisturie” that has a “silk, semi-matte finish lasting for 8 hours.” Under “Key Benefits,” they repeat that it has a “long-lasting finish for up to 8 hours” and “delivers lasting moisture for up to 4 hours” (I swear, that seems like it’s switched–it would really make more sense for it to last for four hours but keep lips hydrated for longer than the color itself lasted). The consistency was lightweight, creamy with a more emollient feel as it applied that had a lightly tacky feel afterward. Color coverage varied from medium and buildable to mostly opaque with light to moderate shine. Some shades applied more smoothly across the lips and made my lips appear smoother and plumper but not all shades did so. The wear was four to six ours with some of the deeper, richer shades (like reds) wearing longer. I found the formula very hydrating and comfortable to wear. I did not notice any taste but they had a subtle, rosy scent.

Ingredients

Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Hydroxyapatite, Microcrystalline Wax(Cera Microcristallina/Ciremicrocristalline), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Glyceryl Diisostearate, Triisostearin, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Trimethylolpropane Triethylhexanoate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Peg/Ppg-36/41 Dimethyl Ether, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Calcium Stearate, Glycerin, Methicone, Tetradecene, Polysilicone-2, Fragrance (Parfum), Simethicone, Silica, Red 6 (Ci 15850), Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mortierella Oil(Huile De Mortierella), Nylon-12, Citronellol, Linalool, Geraniolsodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bht, Tin Oxide, Butylene Glycol, Water(Aqua/Eau), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Orange 5 (Ci 45370), Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Rubus Suavissimus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract [+/(May Contain/Peut Contenir)Yellow 6 (Ci 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Blue 1 (Ci 42090)].

Cle de Peau Lipstick Red Carpet
Red Carpet
Red Carpet
9.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

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