Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches


Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Byzance: Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as “an iridescent ruby red with a hint of sapphire, for a rich, jewel-toned lip look.” On me, it’s a rich, pinked red with ruby micro-shimmer. It delivers nearly opaque color and even coverage. There is subtle iridescent sheen–looks almost fuchsia to me–that pops at a distance. It’s a very holiday-esque red to me. It’s bright and joyous, but the depth of the color gives it a luxurious richness.

Rouge Allure is a lovely formula–rich in color, moisturizing, and longer-wearing. I typically get five to six hours of wear, but with an intense shade of red like this, it tends to wear just past six. The color didn’t bleed or fade unevenly, either, which is excellent when you wear a high maintenance color like red.

It’s pinker and bluer than Chanel Lover, and similar but deeper than Dior Technicolor Red. You can see side-by-side comparisons here.

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Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick


Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick


Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick


Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick


Chanel Rouge Byzantin Rouge Allure Lipstick

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I bought dragon, it’s beautiful. Thanks for letting me know about it via this blog. I also wanted to say you do an amazing job. The layout and your grading system, it’s so intelligent. I love it.

This color is gorgeous! I’m pretty fair (NW15) with red hair and blue eyes and I have been trying to find the perfect blue-based red for AGES. Closes I’ve come is MAC’s Russian Red and Ruby Woo but they are so drying (especially Ruby Woo as I know you have noted a bunch). So This one may be my Holy Grail! Since it’s limited addition I wonder how much time I have to snatch this up….thank you SO much Christine as always!!!!

I just got mine in the mail yesterday — I’m a MUFE HD 110 (according to Christine’s chart that’s NW10 or NW15) with blue-green eyes — and Byzantin looks amazing on! It’s hard to explain, but it just seems “right” with my coloring. It’s completely unlike any red I own (and I have way too many) — but the finish of reminds me a bit of a cool-toned version of Kat Von D’s Adora. It’s completely gorgeous and would probably look stunning on you 🙂

How does this compare to the chanel rouge coco in byzantin that was released a while back? I already have that!

BTW – I have lingerie de peau and love it!

Christine you are glowing in this picture and the last few reviews. Your skin looks amazing. Can you please do a post on your full skincare regimen Day & Night. I know you use the Renee Rouleau skincare and would love to hear everything you have been doing. You really look stunning. 🙂

I rotate in a new product in every 2-3 weeks (so I don’t change it all at once). I’m not currently testing anything by Renee Rouleau. The reason I do not talk about what products I’m testing is because I don’t commit to reviewing any of them – so I don’t want to get anyone’s hopes up and disappoint them if I do not review. Sorry!

How does this compare to the legendary Queen’s Sin in terms of color? They look so similar, and I never got the MAC lipstick (and am still kicking myself.)

I have never owned a Chanel lipstick, mainly because it’s $32! But things may have to change….this is GORGEOUS, and you look gorgeous in it! 🙂

Its one THE BEST CHANEL i have seen 😀 its looking so pretty on you or should i say its YOU who is making the color pretty 😀
you rock every shade honey and this one is not an exception
Perfect Hot Look 😀 😀

beautiful color! Can you maybe do a post on your favorite balms/ lip treatments. your lips are so smooth and not dried out at all, even though you are constantly putting on and trying out different lip products!

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