Chanel Rouge Ingenue & Rouge Tentation Rouge Allure Lip Colours Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium, beige-brown with subtle, warm undertones and a soft, luminous finish with a very fine pearl sheen. It had good color coverage, though the natural lip color will still peek through (so it’s not the full coverage promised). The color went on evenly but had a tendency to pull into some of my lip lines over time. The texture was thin, creamy, and comfortable to wear over a three hour period. Hourglass Believer (P, $32.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Real Redhead (LE, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Alexander (2016) (P, $36.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Scandola (LE, $55.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Pure Vanity (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Café (DC, $24.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Highlights (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Cle de Peau Silk Scroll (P, $65.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Alistair (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, cooler, glossier (90% similar). Natasha Denona Beatrice (31NP) (P, $25.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Cruising (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Pure Pout (P, $25.00) is lighter, glossier (85% similar). ColourPop Oh Snap (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Katherine (LE, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty London Suede (P, $58.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Floral Nude (119) (P, $39.00) is less shimmery, darker, less pigmented (80% similar). MAC Nothing to Wear (LE, $19.00) is brighter, cooler (80% similar). Guerlain #02 (P, $33.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). MAC Razzledazzler (P, $19.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Bobbi Brown Sazan Nude (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep red with cool, blue undertones and a natural sheen from fine pearl. It was just shy of having opaque color payoff, which distributed smoothly and evenly. The lipstick felt lightly creamy going on, but it wasn’t heavy or too thin, which made my lips appear smoother, and it was comfortable to wear. I liked that it adhered well so that I didn’t have any issues with the color migrating outside my lips. On me, the color was still going strong after six hours of wear and was nicely hydrating while worn. Tom Ford Beauty Dominic (P, $36.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Splendor (950) (LE, $38.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Vitalite (138) (P, $40.00) is lighter, glossier (95% similar). NARS Rouge Improbable (LE, $28.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Ultra Shock (851) (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Miami Vice (P, $21.00) is lighter, glossier (95% similar). Guerlain #26 (P, $33.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar). MAC Runaway Red (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Shiseido Ruby Copper (RD501) (DC, $28.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Perfect Score (LE, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC MAC Red (P, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Smashbox Unzipped (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Virgo (LE, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Pat McGrath Sedition (DC, $40.00) is darker, glossier (90% similar). ColourPop Bichette (P, $7.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Tannin (DC, $26.00) is cooler (95% similar). NARS Immortal Red (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Nyma Tang (LE, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Dragon (DC, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker, glossier (90% similar). Coloured Raine Cherry Blossom (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick
Chanel Rouge Tentation (169) Rouge Allure Lipstick

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Urban Decay All Nighter Foundation
  • Chanel Rouge Profond Joues Contraste Blush
On eyes:
  • Chanel Candeur et Experience Eyeshadow Quad
  • Chanel Rouge Contraste Illusion d'Ombre Eyeshadow
  • Chanel Rouge Brulee Illusion d'Ombre Eyeshadow

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Katherine T. Avatar

Well, Chanel’s known for red lipsticks, and they didn’t disappoint! This Fall collection is gorgeous -I like how the red theme runs thru the shadows, blushes, and lipsticks. Wow, UD wasn’t kidding when they said that All Night Foundation was full coverage! It does look like it could last all night and maybe into the next day !

Andrew Avatar

These are from the Le Rouge No. 1 collection, right? As much as I want Ingenue I may have to skip it. I have at least seven colors almost identical. That eyeshadow quad they released, however, is calling my name. I’ve yet to try one of their quads and this new one is everything I want in a quad.

Michele @Binxcat4ever Avatar

Noooooooooooooooo! I had Rouge Tentation in my Saks bag this morning with a 20% off code and changed my mind. I used the code for another item and now I can’t use it again! Welp, I guess I’ll hope it stays in stock and I get another good code. Looks amazing on you!

Ginny Avatar

The Rouge formula is thinner than UD’s, but not in a bad way. It has more of a sheeny, balmy look, instead of a full-on cream lipstick.

Ginny Avatar

I have a Chanel Rouge that I bought six or seven years ago, it was my first luxury lipstick. It was called Lover 09, I loved it. And of course they discontinued it! Tentation looks exactly like it.

dakotacheryl Avatar

I really like the Rouge Ingenue lipstick. It’s one of the few nudes that has appealed to me. It looks great on you Christine!
Also, I love your eye look here and can’t wait to read your review!

Bonnie Avatar

Very pretty eye look, Christine! It’s a great example of a classy way to wear red & burgundy shadows this fall. ? I was torn between ordering Rouge Vie & Tentation. Ended up ordering Rouge Vie because it seemed to be a bit more unique. Sure hope I’m not sorry.

Gillian Avatar

I’ve always really liked the Rouge Allure formula and Rouge Tentation looks gorgeous! I’m still trying to find a good dupe for the Rouge Allure in Darling. Rouge Ingenue looks too warm I think. I keep forgetting to check the dupes section so I’m going to do that now before I forget!

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