Chanel La Favorite & Intense Rouge Allure Velvets Reviews & Swatches

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Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet

La Favorite (43)

Chanel La Favorite (43) Rouge Allure Velvet ($45.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brighter pop of medium, pink-coral with a satin finish.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Smooth, thin, lightweight (not clingy)
  • Applied fairly evenly but was less forgiving of lip texture compared to other shades
  • Long-wearing (4 hours), lightly hydrating

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

Top Dupes

These are the dupes the editor has pulled but not yet rated and officially entered.

Formula Overview

$45.00/0.12 oz. - $375.00 Per Ounce

The Rouge Allure Velvet formula is supposed to be a "non-drying matte lipstick" with "intensely rich, long-wearing colour" and has a "velvet matte finish." Over time, I felt like the formula has improved and is actually non-drying (the original launch did not wear well on me) to lightly drying (seen more in shades that have lasted six to eight hours). The pigmentation varies from shade to shade but is usually semi-opaque to opaque with a semi-matte to satin finish. The texture had a velvety, glide-on feel that doesn't feel particularly creamy or wet, yet the lipstick is comfortable to wear over the four to six hours it typically lasts for. Like most Chanel lip products, they have a rosy scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet swatches.

Ingredients

DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE | ISONONYL ISONONANOATE | DIISOSTEARYL MALATE | SYNTHETIC WAX | POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE | JOJOBA ESTERS | ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER | ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE | ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE | HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL | BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER | STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE | TRIBEHENIN | TOCOPHERYL ACETATE | PROPYLENE CARBONATE | SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE | DIMETHICONE | PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) | ALUMINA | TOCOPHEROL | SILICA | PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-1 | 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 75470 (CARMINE) | CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE) | CI 77491, | CI 77492, | CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) | CI 77742 (MANGANESE VIOLET) | CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE) | MICA] | IL46A-II

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 Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet
Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet

Intense (45)

Chanel Intense (45) Rouge Allure Velvet ($45.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a vivid, medium-dark fuchsia pink with subtle, cool undertones and a satin sheen.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Smooth, thin, lightweight (not clingy)
  • Applied evenly but was less forgiving of lip texture compared to other shades
  • Long-wearing (4.5 hours), lightly hydrating

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

Top Dupes

These are the dupes the editor has pulled but not yet rated and officially entered.

Formula Overview

$45.00/0.12 oz. - $375.00 Per Ounce

The Rouge Allure Velvet formula is supposed to be a "non-drying matte lipstick" with "intensely rich, long-wearing colour" and has a "velvet matte finish." Over time, I felt like the formula has improved and is actually non-drying (the original launch did not wear well on me) to lightly drying (seen more in shades that have lasted six to eight hours). The pigmentation varies from shade to shade but is usually semi-opaque to opaque with a semi-matte to satin finish. The texture had a velvety, glide-on feel that doesn't feel particularly creamy or wet, yet the lipstick is comfortable to wear over the four to six hours it typically lasts for. Like most Chanel lip products, they have a rosy scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet swatches.

Ingredients

DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE | ISONONYL ISONONANOATE | DIISOSTEARYL MALATE | SYNTHETIC WAX | POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE | JOJOBA ESTERS | ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER | ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE | ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE | HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL | BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER | STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE | TRIBEHENIN | TOCOPHERYL ACETATE | PROPYLENE CARBONATE | SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE | DIMETHICONE | PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) | ALUMINA | TOCOPHEROL | SILICA | PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-1 | 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 75470 (CARMINE) | CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE) | CI 77491, | CI 77492, | CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) | CI 77742 (MANGANESE VIOLET) | CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE) | MICA] | IL46A-II

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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