Chanel Instinct & Dilemme Rouge Allure Lip Colours Reviews & Swatches

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Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Instinct (214)

Chanel Instinct (214) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour ($45.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark, plummy-brown with subtle, warm undertones and fine golden pearl paired with a luminous sheen. Unfortunately, while it was comfortable to wear, it did not

  • Semi-opaque, buildable coverage
  • Very lightweight, thin but not clingy
  • Applied unevenly, settled into lip lines, felt comfortable to wear
  • Long-wearing (4 hours), hydrating

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Possible Dupes
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Formula Overview

$45.00/0.12 oz. - $375.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "satin finish" with "ultra-thin pigments" that yield "full coverage" while also having a moisturizing base. Most shades in the range have a satin to luminous finish--not glossy but they have a luminosity to them that gives the appearance of lighter-weight color and smoother, fuller lips that a true satin finish doesn't have (in my experience).

The texture has a more velvety feel--smooth with great glide but not a lot of wetness, so they go on comfortably but feel very lightweight and thin but don't emphasize lip lines/lip texture. The coverage tends to be more semi-opaque to opaque, so they aren't always living up to the "full coverage" claim.

Most shades wear four hours or longer with some of the deeper and richer hues lasting six hours or more, and the formula has been hydrating for me. They have a subtle, floral scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour swatches.

Ingredients

PENTAERYTHRITYL ADIPATE/CAPRATE/CAPRYLATE/HEPTANOATE | HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE | OCTYLDODECANOL | OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE | SYNTHETIC WAX | POLYGLYCERYL-10 DECAISOSTEARATE | PHYTOSTERYL/OCTYLDODECYL LAUROYL GLUTAMATE | POLYGLYCERYL-2 TRIISOSTEARATE | ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER | HYDROGENATED COCONUT OIL | DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE | TOCOPHERYL ACETATE | DIMETHICONE | PROPYLENE CARBONATE | HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL | ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE | PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) | PEG-8 | TALC | TOCOPHEROL | POTASSIUM ALUM | ASCORBYL PALMITATE | KAOLIN | CAESALPINIA SAPPAN BARK EXTRACT | ASCORBIC ACID | CITRIC ACID | [+ / - (MAY CONTAIN) | CI 12085 (RED 36) | CI 15850 (RED 6) | CI 15850 (RED 7 LAKE) | CI 15985 (YELLOW 6 LAKE) | CI 17200 (RED 33 LAKE) | CI 19140 (YELLOW 5 LAKE) | CI 42090 (BLUE 1 LAKE) | CI 45380 (RED 22 LAKE) | CI 45410 (RED 28 LAKE) | CI 73360 (RED 30 LAKE) | CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE) | CI 77491, | CI 77492, | CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) | CI 77742 (MANGANESE VIOLET) | CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE) | MICA] | IL72A-XVII

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour
Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour

Dilemme (215)

Chanel Dilemme (215) Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour ($45.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, reddish-brown with cooler undertones and a natural sheen. This shade was hard to apply along the inner area of my lips, and it seemed almost “clumpy” in the way it appeared, though it did not feel that way.

  • Semi-opaque, buildable coverage
  • Very lightweight, thin but not clingy
  • Applied unevenly, settled into lip lines, felt comfortable to wear
  • Long-wearing (4 hours), hydrating

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$45.00/0.12 oz. - $375.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "satin finish" with "ultra-thin pigments" that yield "full coverage" while also having a moisturizing base. Most shades in the range have a satin to luminous finish--not glossy but they have a luminosity to them that gives the appearance of lighter-weight color and smoother, fuller lips that a true satin finish doesn't have (in my experience).

The texture has a more velvety feel--smooth with great glide but not a lot of wetness, so they go on comfortably but feel very lightweight and thin but don't emphasize lip lines/lip texture. The coverage tends to be more semi-opaque to opaque, so they aren't always living up to the "full coverage" claim.

Most shades wear four hours or longer with some of the deeper and richer hues lasting six hours or more, and the formula has been hydrating for me. They have a subtle, floral scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour swatches.

Ingredients

PENTAERYTHRITYL ADIPATE/CAPRATE/CAPRYLATE/HEPTANOATE | HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE | OCTYLDODECANOL | OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE | SYNTHETIC WAX | POLYGLYCERYL-10 DECAISOSTEARATE | PHYTOSTERYL/OCTYLDODECYL LAUROYL GLUTAMATE | POLYGLYCERYL-2 TRIISOSTEARATE | ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER | HYDROGENATED COCONUT OIL | DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE | TOCOPHERYL ACETATE | DIMETHICONE | PROPYLENE CARBONATE | HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL | ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE | PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) | PEG-8 | TALC | TOCOPHEROL | POTASSIUM ALUM | ASCORBYL PALMITATE | KAOLIN | CAESALPINIA SAPPAN BARK EXTRACT | ASCORBIC ACID | CITRIC ACID | [+ / - (MAY CONTAIN) | CI 12085 (RED 36) | CI 15850 (RED 6) | CI 15850 (RED 7 LAKE) | CI 15985 (YELLOW 6 LAKE) | CI 17200 (RED 33 LAKE) | CI 19140 (YELLOW 5 LAKE) | CI 42090 (BLUE 1 LAKE) | CI 45380 (RED 22 LAKE) | CI 45410 (RED 28 LAKE) | CI 73360 (RED 30 LAKE) | CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE) | CI 77491, | CI 77492, | CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) | CI 77742 (MANGANESE VIOLET) | CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE) | MICA] | IL72A-XVII

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

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