Chanel Ultraberry & Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colours Review, Photos, Swatches

Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultraberry Allure Lip Colour ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark reddish plum with subtle warm undertones and a luminous finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff, which applied evenly and smoothly, so it appeared almost like a stain as the translucency was even but there. The formula was lightly creamy without being heavy, emollient without sliding around easily. It lasted for five hours on me, left behind a slight stain, and was hydrating over time. MAC Party Line (P, $18.50) is darker, glossier (95% similar). Bite Beauty #084 (P, $18.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Hourglass I Can't Live Without (P, $34.00) is lighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Boss Lady (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Angel City (LE, $7.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Spice It Up! (P, $18.50) is less shimmery, lighter, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Fig (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty Chicago (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Rouge Vie (58) (P, $37.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ines (LE, $36.00) is lighter (95% similar). Givenchy Rouge Suedine (410) (P, $37.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Dangerous Liaison (P, $34.00) is warmer (85% similar). Bite Beauty Plum (LE, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Bruise (LE, $18.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). Kat Von D Cathedral (P, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Do Me Baby (P, $27.00) is less shimmery, more muted, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brighter, medium-dark coral-red with warm, orange undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-opaque color coverage, and like Ultraberry, the translucency it had gave it a stained effect overall. The color was comfortable to wear, and it lasted for just over five hours on me. The formula was lightly hydrating as well. Shiseido Liaison (RD306) (DC, $28.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Urban Decay Sheer F-Bomb (P, $18.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Cockney (P, $18.50) is brighter, glossier (95% similar). Guerlain Red Bowtie (022) (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). MAC Lady Bug (P, $18.50) is darker (95% similar). MAC Brave Red (LE, $30.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Sweet Sakura (P, $18.50) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Rouge Sensuel (DC, $58.00) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Amant (DC, $34.00) is warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Red Strass (327) (P, $37.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Vivant (144) (P, $37.00) is cooler (90% similar). Givenchy Rouge Atelier (302) (P, $36.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel La Bouleversante (51) (P, $37.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Poppy Cap (020) (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Smashbox LA Sunset (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Jungle Red (PiP, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Chanel Rouge Rebelle (172) (P, $38.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Steam Heat (LE, $18.50) is warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Je t'aime (238) (P, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Les Mepris (LE, $52.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Both shades are from Chanel’s Libre collection, which was previewed earlier in September and is supposed to launch in full in “late October.”

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Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultraberry Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour

Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour
Chanel Ultrarose Rouge Allure Lip Colour

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Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour $38.00/0.12 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
  • Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Highlighter
  • Estee Lauder Java Sun Bronzer
On eyes:
  • Este Lauder x Victoria Beckham Eye Palette
  • Estee Lauder Black Myrrh Eye Ink

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I really like both of them, but I’ve achieved the same effect Ultraberry gives by just dabbing a dark red on my lips. Ultrarose though, don’t have anything like it in my collection, but MAC Ladybug is already on my list to try. So, I’ll try out the cheaper dupe first.

MAKE-UP LOOK

ON FACE:

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Highlighter
Estee Lauder Java Sun Bronzer
ON EYES:

Este Lauder x Victoria Beckham Eye Palette
Estee Lauder Black Myrrh Eye Ink

Ultrarose is gorgeous. I think these softer, sheerer reds are lovely and perfect for a less gussied up, more casual way to wear red. That said, I will *likely* go for a $17-28 dupe, instead.

Generally I stay away from sheer lipsticks, but Ultraberry is gorgeous.
I think I’ll have to Get over to a Chanel counter to see it in real life. I just hope they have it.
Ultrarose is also very pretty.

Christine, I’m curious as to what is your favorite color of lipstick and how many red lippies you have. These colors are both beautiful.

Hi Tosin,

This blog is for reviews on the product’s quality and is not focused on whether a shade looks good (or not) in terms of color. Ultimately, many choices about what colors look “good” are in the eye of the beholder. I have seen darker skin tones wear both of these types of colors, so I don’t see why either would not work on a darker skin tone.

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