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Bobbi Brown Pink Sand, Hot Rose, Bright Peony Luxe Lip Colors

Bobbi Brown Pink Sand (2) Luxe Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Pink Sand (2) Luxe Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Pink Sand Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 013 oz.) is a light-medium peach with subtle, warm beige tones and a natural sheen. It had great pigmentation with a lightweight, creamy consistency that glided on without tugging, and I was impressed at how even the color applied for a lighter shade. The color lasted for four hours, but I had some color settle into lip lines. NARS Raquel (P, $34.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Sweet & Sour (P, $17.50) is less glossy (95% similar). Chanel Adrienne (402) (P, $37.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Insatiable Ivory (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Peppermint (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Unicorn (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Gotta Dash! (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Revved Up (P, $20.00) is darker, more muted, less pigmented (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C104 (P, $22.00) is more muted (90% similar). Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) (P, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Naked 2 (DC, $22.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Mascu-linity (LE, $17.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Severine (112) (DC, $30.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Bite Beauty Caramel (P, $28.00) is darker (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Fawn Over Me (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Namaste (P, $20.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Too Faced Sugar Daddy (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Dream Big (LE, $20.00) is more muted (85% similar). Edward Bess Forbidden Flower (P, $32.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Fuel (LE, $17.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Hot Rose Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 013 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark fuchsia pink with strong, blue undertones and a natural sheen. It had fully opaque coverage with a creamy, comfortable texture that applied smoothly and evenly. This shade lasted for six hours on me and left behind a noticeable stain. Bite Beauty Crianza (P, $28.00) is warmer, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Flowerscope (LE, $17.50) is less glossy (95% similar). Estee Lauder Pretty Shocking (230) (P, $32.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Estee Lauder Tumultuous Pink (P, $32.00) is cooler, less glossy (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Voila! (120) (DC, $30.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Guerlain Rose Grenat (864) (LE, $55.00) is warmer (95% similar). Chanel Framboise (P, $37.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Roll the Dice (118) (DC, $30.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Bite Beauty Radish (P, $26.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Alex (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Guerlain Berry Beret (066) (P, $32.00) is more muted, less pigmented (90% similar). Guerlain Girly (P, $55.00) is darker (90% similar). Burberry Magenta (33) (P, $34.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Estee Lauder Dominant (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Guerlain Pink Bangle (064) (P, $32.00) is lighter, more muted, less pigmented (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Raspberry Pink (P, $35.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Roman (208) (P, $37.00) is darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Cherries Jubilee (P, $25.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Bite Beauty Mix (P, $24.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC Eros (P, $21.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Bright Peony Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 013 oz.) is described as a “bright yellow pink.” It’s a brightened, medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a luminous sheen. It had rich, opaque color payoff that applied evenly and lasted for four and a half hours on me. The formula was nicely hydrating, but I noticed some color pulled into lip lines after three hours of wear. MAC Be a Lady (P, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). Giorgio Armani Dress Code (515) (LE, $38.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). YSL Rose Neillia (33) (P, $34.00) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Attrape-Coeur (171) (LE, $37.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Force of Love (LE, $17.50) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Paradiso (07) (P, $50.00) is warmer (95% similar). Givenchy Rose Dressing (202) (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau Passion Flower (P, $65.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced I Want Candy (P, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Melodieuse (136) (P, $37.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Revlon Snow Peach (LE, $7.99) is warmer (90% similar). Givenchy Rose Boudoir (204) (P, $36.00) is more muted (90% similar). Givenchy Corail Decollete (303) (P, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Phosphorescent (LE, $17.00) is less pigmented (90% similar). MAC Love Temple (LE, $23.00) is warmer (85% similar). Shiseido Crime of Passion (RD311) (P, $28.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Maybelline Coral Burst (740) (P, $7.49) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Love at First Bite (LE, $17.50) is cooler (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Peony (P, $24.00) is more muted, less glossy (85% similar). Shiseido Burning Up (RD310) (P, $28.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to have one-stroke color coverage with a hydrating, smoothing formula, and “nourishing shine.” I was impressed with the formula as a whole, as the majority of the shades were very pigmented in one pass with a creamy consistency that glided on easily. There’s a richness to the texture that does feel more “luxe” in a way. The natural-to-luminous shine level gives lips a smoother, plumper look, while the formula itself is hydrating and many shades are longer-wearing. I noticed that the lighter shades tended to perform more poorly relative to more light-medium to medium-dark-hued shades. There was a faint floral scent (that was a surprise, I wish they had gone the unscented!), but I didn’t have issues with taste and found it very subtle on (it’s no Dior/Chanel-level scent!). In general, I like Bobbi Brown’s lipstick formulas, and this one feels creamier and more hydrating than others, but for pigmentation, you can’t go wrong with this or the Rich Lip Color formula.

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Guerlain Fleur de Givre Maxi Velvet

Guerlain Fleur de Givre Maxi Velvet
Guerlain Fleur de Givre Maxi Velvet

Guerlain Fleur de Givre Maxi Velvet ($30.00 for 0.25 fl. oz.) is a medium, rosy pink with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Chanel La Secrete (61) (LE, $37.00) is lighter, glossier (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Infamous (228) (P, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Bounce (P, $20.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Bite Beauty Papaya (P, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cary (P, $36.00) is glossier (90% similar). Givenchy Brun Vintage (105) (P, $36.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty Rhubarb (P, $26.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). NARS London Clinic (LE, $27.00) is cooler (85% similar). Givenchy Rose d'Exception (206) (LE, $36.00) is lighter, cooler, glossier (85% similar). Maybelline Almond Rose (P, $7.99) is cooler (85% similar). Make Up For Ever #4 (P, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Indian Rose (P, $54.00) is cooler, glossier (85% similar). NARS Sex Machine (P, $27.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). NARS Intriguing (P, $27.00) is more muted, warmer (80% similar). Urban Decay Naked (P, $18.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Secret Salma (P, $34.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to be a liquid lipstick that has a matte finish with “long-lasting intense color” that “keeps [lips] moisturized.” It is, in many ways, similar to the liquid lipsticks that we have seen often in the last year, but the formula on this shade doesn’t fully dry down and has more of a “soft matte” finish than a really flat matte finish that most liquid lipsticks have. When I pressed my lips together, they stuck slightly, but the color didn’t lift away in patches. It wore for eight hours and was comfortable to wear–I hardly noticed I was wearing a lip color–and it doesn’t emphasize lip lines like some liquid matte lipsticks can. The formula has a sweet floral scent to it but no discernible taste.

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Tom Ford Naked Coral & Forbidden Pink Lip Colors

Tom Ford Naked Coral (21) Lip Color
Tom Ford Naked Coral (21) Lip Color

Tom Ford Naked Coral (21) Lip Color ($52.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a light-medium, pinky-coral with warm undertones and fine gold shimmer. It had mostly opaque color payoff with a lightly creamy consistency that glided on the lips without tugging but wasn’t too thick or too slippery, so it didn’t slide around or feel heavy on. The color lasted for four hours on me and was lightly hydrating. MAC Razzledazzler (P, $17.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Buxom Coral Confession (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Fever (P, $39.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NYX Haute Melon (P, $4.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Demsey (DC, $36.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Estee Lauder Charmed (P, $30.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Sweet Spot (05) (P, $50.00) is warmer (85% similar). Estee Lauder Heavenly (P, $30.00) is darker, brighter (85% similar). MAC Frolic (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Gems (LE, $55.00) is more shimmery, warmer, glossier (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Brilliantly Sneaky (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Estee Lauder Cali Coral (P, $32.00) is darker (85% similar). Chanel Teheran (412) (P, $37.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Dreaming Dahlia (LE, $17.50) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC A Sprinkle of Magic (LE, $17.50) is more shimmery, lighter, more muted (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Bare Peach (23) (P, $54.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Estee Lauder Naked Truth (P, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tom Ford Forbidden Pink (22) Lip Color ($52.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and fine pearl shimmer. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a lightly creamy consistency that had a little more slip than Naked Coral and had a thinner feel to it overall compared to much of the Lip Color range. The color wore well for three and a half hours and was hydrating while worn. Surratt Beauty Perfectionniste (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Metallic Tu-tu (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker, glossier (90% similar). Tarte Rare (LE, ) is brighter (90% similar). MAC Lip Blossom (P, $17.50) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Mystical (LE, $17.50) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Have We Met? (108) (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Mademoiselle (434) (P, $37.00) is darker, warmer, glossier (90% similar). MAC I'm In (LE, $20.00) is lighter, less pigmented, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Dynamic (P, $32.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). Smashbox Primrose (P, $21.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Guerlain My First Lipstick (001) (P, $32.00) is lighter, less pigmented, glossier (90% similar). MAC Flamingo (P, $17.50) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Eat Cake (150) (P, $30.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Pink Peony (P, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Only You (LE, $17.50) is cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Jake (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Ex-Girlfriend (LE, $18.00) is less pigmented, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Bobbi Brown Sunset Orange & Your Majesty Luxe Lip Colors

Bobbi Brown Sunset Orange Luxe Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Sunset Orange Luxe Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Sunset Orange Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “bright red.” It’s a bright, medium orange with warm, red undertones and a glossy shine. It had rich, opaque color payoff with smooth, even color coverage. The texture was smooth, creamy, and comfortable to wear as it glided on and moisturized the lips over the six hours it lasted. Maybelline Vibrant Mandarin (DC, $7.99) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Givenchy Carmin Escarpin (306) (P, $36.00) is darker (95% similar). Maybelline Orange Edge (DC, $7.99) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Bang (DC, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC So Chaud (P, $17.50) is more muted, less glossy (95% similar). Estee Lauder Carnal (P, $32.00) is darker (95% similar). Buxom Rogue (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Bite Beauty Marmalade (LE, $24.00) is lighter (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #300 (P, $32.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay Bang (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Sail La Vie (LE, $17.50) is less glossy (95% similar). MAC Painted Sunset (LE, $17.50) is more muted (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Hiro (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Flame (P, $35.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever C403 (P, $22.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Estee Lauder Impassioned (P, $32.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Chanel Shipshape (114) (P, $37.00) is more muted, less pigmented (90% similar). Makeup Geek Free Spirit (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Pare (P, $24.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Roberto (P, $36.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Your Majesty Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “Bordeaux red.” It’s a muted, dark burgundy red with warm, brown undertones and a glossy finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a very emollient consistency. The formula applied easily on the lips and never tugged, but it was slippery enough that I did have some feathering after four hours of wear. The color lasted well for closer to six hours on me and left a stain behind. I found the formula hydrating and comfortable to wear overall. It was one of the better-applying formulas I have tried in this color. Bite Beauty Mulled Maple (LE, $24.00) is lighter (95% similar). Bite Beauty #001 (Reformulation) (LE, $36.00) is warmer (95% similar). Bite Beauty Black Cherry (LE, $24.00) is warmer (95% similar). Bite Beauty #001 (LE, $36.00) is warmer, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Tribalist (LE, $17.50) is more muted (95% similar). NARS Ingrid (P, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Plum Brandy (P, $35.00) is cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Smoking Red (P, $7.49) is less glossy (90% similar). Estee Lauder Plum Bite (P, $32.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Liquorice (P, $26.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). NARS Charlotte (P, $34.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Scarlet (LE, $24.00) is brighter (90% similar). NARS Bette (P, $34.00) is brighter (90% similar). MAC Dionysus (P, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Maybelline Espresso Exposed (955) (P, $7.49) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). YSL Black Red (71) (LE, $36.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to have one-stroke color coverage with a hydrating, smoothing formula, and “nourishing shine.” I was impressed with the formula as a whole, as the majority of the shades were very pigmented in one pass with a creamy consistency that glided on easily. There’s a richness to the texture that does feel more “luxe” in a way. The natural-to-luminous shine level gives lips a smoother, plumper look, while the formula itself is hydrating and many shades are longer-wearing. I noticed that the lighter shades tended to perform more poorly relative to more light-medium to medium-dark-hued shades. There was a faint floral scent (that was a surprise, I wish they had gone the unscented!), but I didn’t have issues with taste and found it very subtle on (it’s no Dior/Chanel-level scent!). In general, I like Bobbi Brown’s lipstick formulas, and this one feels creamier and more hydrating than others, but for pigmentation, you can’t go wrong with this or the Rich Lip Color formula.

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MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick
MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick

MAC Evening Rendezvous Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “deep reddish purple [with a Matte finish].” It’s a muted, medium-dark purple with warm pink tones and a semi-matte finish. Colour Pop Back Up (P, $5.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Dancing Flowers (LE, $17.50) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). Makeup Geek Tomboy (P, $12.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Bite Beauty #010 (LE, $36.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Saboteur (Left) (LE, ) is darker, brighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Crank (P, $18.00) is cooler, less glossy (85% similar). Kat Von D Susperia (P, $20.00) is darker, cooler, less glossy (85% similar). NARS Silvia (P, $34.00) is lighter, brighter, glossier (85% similar). Kat Von D L.U.V. (P, $20.00) is brighter, cooler, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Viper (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Burberry Brilliant Violet (P, $34.00) is brighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC RiRi Boy (LE, $17.50) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). Pat McGrath Antidote (LE, $38.00) is darker (80% similar). MAC Up the Amp (P, $17.50) is lighter, glossier (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

MAC Lipstick comes in a variety of finishes, and this is their Matte finish, which is supposed to be pigmented, matte, and long-wearing. It had mostly opaque color payoff with a soft, velvety consistency that glided on and had a light-medium weight to it. The color lasted for five and a half hours on me, and it left behind a soft, fuchsia stain. It was neither drying nor hydrating on me. It had MAC’s signature vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

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Bobbi Brown Retro Red, Red Velvet, Parisian Red Luxe Lip Colors

Bobbi Brown Retro Red Luxe Lip Color
Bobbi Brown Retro Red Luxe Lip Color

Bobbi Brown Retro Red Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “blue red.” It’s a bright, medium red with subtle, cool undertones and a soft sheen. It was richly pigmented with a creamy, smooth consistency that applied beautifully. The color lasted for six and a half hours and was hydrating while worn. Urban Decay Spiderweb (LE, $18.00) is cooler (95% similar). Chanel Rouge (P, $37.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Shiseido Poppy (RD312) (P, $28.00) is cooler (95% similar). Cle de Peau Dragon Red (P, $65.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Estee Lauder Vengeful Red (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). NARS Deadly Catch (LE, $26.00) is darker, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Yoni Crush (LE, $17.50) is darker, more muted (95% similar). MAC Cardinal (LE, $17.50) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay 69 (DC, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Estee Lauder Noirish (P, $32.00) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay No-Tell Motel (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Carmin (LE, $37.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Everyday Diva (P, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). Revlon 5th Ave. Red (LE, $7.99) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Buxom Scoundrel (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Guerlain Rouge Parade (820) (LE, $55.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Maybelline On Fire Red (P, $7.99) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Gala (P, $55.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Hourglass Innovator (P, $32.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Edward Bess Eternal Passion (P, $32.00) is glossier (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Red Velvet Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “deep rich red.” It’s a muted, medium-dark brown-based red with warm undertones and a soft sheen. It had good color coverage with a really smooth, creamy texture that glided right on with even coverage. The color stayed on well for over six hours, left a light stain behind, and was hydrating over time. Urban Decay Bad Blood (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Hourglass Visionary (P, $32.00) is cooler (95% similar). Shiseido Real Ruby (RD502) (P, $28.00)(95% similar). Too Faced Melted Velvet (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Majella (P, $25.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Rock Steady (P, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Tannin (P, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Heat (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Mrs. Mia Wallace (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). YSL Black Red (71) (LE, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Emotional (140) (P, $32.00) is lighter (85% similar). Shiseido Bloodstone (RD503) (P, $28.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Rock Steady (LE, $18.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Camden Chic (LE, $19.00) is darker, more muted, less glossy (85% similar). NARS Olivia (P, $34.00) is darker, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Bobbi Brown Parisian Red Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “true yellow red.” It’s a bright, medium red with warm, yellow undertones and a glossy finish. It had very nearly opaque pigmentation with a very creamy, more emollient consistency (compared to the rest of the formula) that applied well without streaking. I didn’t have any issues with feathering/bleeding, but it has enough slip that it could be a concern for those who experience those issues more often. It wore well for six hours and was moisturizing while worn. Tom Ford Beauty Warren (P, $36.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). Urban Decay F-Bomb (P, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). MAC Cockney (P, $17.50) is lighter, less pigmented (90% similar). Too Faced 90210hhh (P, $22.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Shiseido Real Ruby (RD502) (P, $28.00) is more muted, less glossy (90% similar). Guerlain Calligraphy #6 (LE, ) is less glossy (90% similar). Estee Lauder Emotional (140) (P, $32.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Get Fired (P, $21.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Urban Decay Bad Blood (P, $17.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Showstopper (134) (DC, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Spiderweb (LE, $18.00) is cooler (90% similar). Cle de Peau Red Lantern (P, $65.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Rouge Fatal (LE, $54.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Mrs. Mia Wallace (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Rock Steady (P, $17.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Bite Beauty Tannin (P, $26.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Pomegranate (P, $24.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Heat (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Bite Beauty Grandifolia (LE, $28.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA SUMMARY | Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is supposed to have one-stroke color coverage with a hydrating, smoothing formula, and “nourishing shine.” I was impressed with the formula as a whole, as the majority of the shades were very pigmented in one pass with a creamy consistency that glided on easily. There’s a richness to the texture that does feel more “luxe” in a way. The natural-to-luminous shine level gives lips a smoother, plumper look, while the formula itself is hydrating and many shades are longer-wearing. I noticed that the lighter shades tended to perform more poorly relative to more light-medium to medium-dark-hued shades. There was a faint floral scent (that was a surprise, I wish they had gone the unscented!), but I didn’t have issues with taste and found it very subtle on (it’s no Dior/Chanel-level scent!). In general, I like Bobbi Brown’s lipstick formulas, and this one feels creamier and more hydrating than others, but for pigmentation, you can’t go wrong with this or the Rich Lip Color formula.

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