Cle de Peau #15, 17, 18, 16 Radiant Liquid Rouge Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge ($48.00 for 0.18 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium-dark magenta purple with warm, pink undertones and a creamy, almost jelly-like finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that covered fairly evenly, but this was one of the less pigmented shades in the range and did not have the same evenness in the application I had come to expect from the formula. The color wore well for just over five hours and was hydrating, though. MAC Dilly Dazzle (P, $10.00) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Jawbreaker (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Snuggle Up (LE, $20.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). MAC Love You Big Time (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Raspberry Beret (356) (PiP, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Narcissus (LE, $20.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever 500 Lilac (P, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC How Chic is This (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Ruby Princess (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Ciate Zodiac (P, $18.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Purple Panna Cotta (LE, $17.50) is more shimmery (85% similar). MAC Heroine (P, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Pat McGrath Paraphernalia (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Lancome Meteoric Violet (06) (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Boys Don't Cry (358) (PiP, $29.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge ($48.00 for 0.18 fl. oz.) is a bright, bold medium-dark red with cool, blue undertones and a creamy finish. It had mostly opaque color coverage, but it applied very evenly and smoothly. The texture was gel-like on the lips, but it was lightweight and made my lips appear smoother. This shade wore for over six hours and was moisturizing over time. NARS No. 54 (P, $26.00) is lighter, less glossy (95% similar). MAC Ruby Woo (P, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC RiRi Woo (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Stolen Cherry (P, $54.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Carla (-, $16.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Anastasia Neon Apple (-, $16.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Patrick Woo (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #400 Four Hundred (P, $38.00) is less glossy (90% similar). Chanel Rouge Carmin (824) (LE, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cherry Lush (P, $54.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Driven by Love (DC, $19.50) is more shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Rouge Grenat (826) (LE, $30.00) is darker (90% similar). Hourglass Icon (P, $30.00) is more muted (90% similar). Smashbox Bad Apple (P, $24.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty No Vacancy (P, $54.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Crescendo (505) (P, $38.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Disruptor (LE, $26.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Christian Louboutin Beaute Altressa (P, $85.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ravageur (P, $54.00)(90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Stolen Cherry (P, $54.00) is lighter, brighter, less glossy (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge ($48.00 for 0.18 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish-berry with subtle, cool undertones and a shiny finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which looked like a true stain, as it was translucent but still very visible in color. The consistency was smooth, lightweight, and gel-like, where it made lips appear plumper and smoother. The color wore well for over six hours and felt hydrating on me. Tom Ford Beauty Red Corset (P, $54.00) is lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Carla (-, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Utterly Tart (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Chanel Crushed Cherry (DC, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Baby's a Vamp (P, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Rouge Grenat (826) (LE, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cherry Lush (P, $54.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Cherry Up (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Gash (DC, $26.00) is warmer, less glossy (90% similar). Revlon HD Carnelian (545) (DC, $8.99) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Suggestive (LE, $20.00) is lighter, brighter, less glossy (85% similar). ColourPop Spritz Me (LE, $8.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC 10s Across Da Board (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Courting Chic (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Red Corset (P, $54.00) is cooler (85% similar). Giorgio Armani Crescendo (505) (P, $38.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge ($48.00 for 0.18 fl. oz.) is a medium, coral-orange with warm, reddish undertones and a creamy, lightly shiny finish. The texture was thinner and did not seem as glossy or as gel-like as other shades in the range, so it wasn’t as flattering or as smoothing on the lips. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that covered evenly, at least, and it still wore better than most glosses at five hours. Guerlain Nahema Smack (P, $30.00) is warmer (95% similar). Hourglass Nectar (P, $28.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (95% similar). Gucci Beauty Crushed Coral (DC, $32.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Dior Cosmic (656) (P, $30.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Tattoo My Heart (P, $24.00) is brighter, cooler, lower quality (90% similar). MAC Never Say Never (LE, $20.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Guerlain Candy Stripe (P, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Viva (LE, $26.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Paris Follies (LE, $26.00) is brighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #402 (P, $29.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Barbecue (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Anastasia Hibiscus (-, $16.00) is brighter (85% similar). Anastasia Neon Carnival (-, $16.00) is brighter (85% similar). Becca Watermelon/Opal (P, $24.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Maybelline Glistening Coral (525) (P, $8.99) is lighter (85% similar). Hourglass Muse (P, $28.00) is brighter (85% similar). Dior Rose Tricheuse (669) (LE, $35.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Sirocco (604) (LE, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia Papaya (-, $16.00) is brighter (80% similar). MAC Flash Drive (LE, $20.00) is darker, brighter (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Overview

Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge ($48.00 for 0.18 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a long-wearing “glossy stain” that give lips a “shiny, vinyl look” with “rich color.” The consistency is smooth, lightweight, and like a watery cream when initially applied, but it develops into a lighter weight gel texture after a few minutes. Most of the shades have medium or greater coverage, long-wearing, high-shine, and are hydrating while worn. There is a subtle floral scent to the formula, but I did not notice it except in the tube and did not encounter any taste. They look more like a stain than they actually behave like one, as I only found the darkest shades to leave behind any trace of color after it had worn away. There is a slight tackiness after an hour or so, but it never turned truly sticky.

Fast Lane (15)

PPermanent. $48.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

Bugatti Red (17)

PPermanent. $48.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

Lempicka Red (18)

PPermanent. $48.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

Deco (16)

PPermanent. $48.00.
B-
B-
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
4
Application
82%
Total

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Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Fast Lane (15) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Bugatti Red (17) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Lempicka Red (18) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge
Cle de Peau Deco (16) Radiant Liquid Rouge

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Estee Lauder Double Wear Liquid Foundation
  • Becca Bronzed Amber Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
On eyes:
  • Guerlain Rose Barbare Eyeshadow Palette
  • Sephora Purple Stilettos Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Cle de Peau Lingerie (11) Radiant Liquid Rouge

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Dawn Avatar

They all look pretty. I think my favorites on you are Deco and Fast Lane! One of the first things I noticed was rose water in the ingredients, so that’s interesting that it has a floral scent that doesn’t transfer to the lips or have a taste. I also like reading that it’s lightweight and doesn’t turn sticky, woohoo! Cle de Peau is a brand I’ve been eyeing because it seems so beautiful and luxurious…thanks for this review, Christine! <3

Fran Avatar

I’m really liking the Lempika Red. I think it might be dark enough to suit me. Colors like Bugatti Red tend to scream *bright!* on my face, lol. Nothing wrong with that, but I don’t need a whole lot of lip products that do that. These are pretty expensive, though; I’ve never tried anything from this brand. I feel like my Tom Ford lip colors are worth it even though they cost a lot; a combination of quality + unusual colors make them worth it to me. Lempicka Red is a bit darker than Red Corset, which I like.

Lea Avatar

I’m working on that with red in general; it’s partly the brightness of the color and contrast with my hair and skin and partly worrying about how it’s wearing off (evenly or not) that makes it stressful. I’ve started wearing it more often but for shorter events so I don’t have to worry about wear during a meal or reception etc.

Deborah Avatar

I love the finish! Are these considered glosses? They seem like a liquid lipstick since the coverage is so wonderful – I love these but have to find a color I can wear *sigh*.

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