Givenchy Beige Caraco, Beige Deshabille, Rose Ruban Le Rouge Lipsticks Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Le Rouge ($36.00 for 0.12 oz. each) recently released twelve new shades in the range, and I purchased all twelve through Sephora. I’m working my way through testing each one, so you should reviews sooner rather than later! The formula is described as having a semi-matte finish and intense, “one stroke” color. Each lipstick is housed in a tube that is encased in a thin layer of leather. They are rose-scented with no discernible taste. You can see all the shades I’ve reviewed previously here. Here are reviews for the first three I’ve tested:

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge ($36.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as “medium peach beige.” It’s a slightly-lighter-than-medium peach with beige and warm undertones. The finish is luminous with a soft sheen. The consistency was lightweight, very creamy and smooth, but it had a little more slip than darker and more mid-tone shades in the range. It was mostly opaque, and for as much creaminess/slip this had, it only very, very lightly showed “lines” if you pressed your lips together. This shade lasted four hours on me. Too Faced Melted Nude (P, $21.00) is lighter, more matte. NARS Torres del Paine (LE, $25.00) is rosier. Givenchy Beige Mousseline (101) (P, $36.00) is lighter, more beige. Urban Decay Naked 2 (P, $22.00) is more beige. Edward Bess Forbidden Flower (P, $32.00) is brighter. NARS Isola Bella (P, $25.00) is more orange. NARS Biscayne Park (P, $25.00) is similar. MAC Yash (P, $16.00) is more beige, more matte. MAC Wholesome (LE, $16.00) is lighter, yellower in tone. MAC Freckletone (P, $16.00) is darker but sheerer. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge ($36.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as “muted light peach beige.” It’s a light-medium, peachy beige with subtle, warm undertones. It had mostly opaque pigmentation, but it is one of the sheerer shades I’ve come across within the formula. It is a lot less forgiving applied as well; one of the qualities I really like about the Le Rouge formula is how much smoother lips usually look with it on, but my lips look almost crumbly at times with this shade. A lot of lighter shades, such as this one, have similar issues, but it is always disappointing when a brand doesn’t improve upon it. It has a bit more slip than average, and it does show “lines” if you press your lips together. This shade only lasted three hours on me. MAC Close Contact (LE, $16.00) is slightly rosier. MAC Pure Decoration (LE, $16.00) is lighter, yellower. MAC Peachstock (P, $16.00) is a bit lighter. MAC Nearly Nude (LE, $16.00) is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge ($36.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “pale pink.” It’s a light-medium pink with neutral-to-warm undertones–it almost has a gray-ish cast. It had semi-opaque color coverage, but it suffered from the same problems as Beige Deshabille did–uneven, not smooth, appearance once on, and it, too, will show some “lines” where the color will gather on itself if you press your lips together. This color wore well for three hours when I tested it. MAC Sublime Pleasure (LE, $16.00) is sheerer. MAC Flair for Finery (LE, $16.00) is sheerer, lighter. theBalm Milly (P) is darker, more matte. MAC Fun Finds (LE, $16.00) is lighter, more matte. MAC Myth (P, $16.00) is lighter, more matte. MAC Innocence Beware (LE, $16.00) is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Caraco (107) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge

Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge
Givenchy Beige Deshabille (108) Le Rouge

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge
Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge
Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge
Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge
Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge
Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge

Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge
Givenchy Rose Ruban (211) Le Rouge

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure de Lumiere
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Finishing Powder
  • Becca Guava Tint
On eyes:
  • LORAC Unzipped Eyeshadow Palette

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Sylirael Avatar

Hm, I think the *colour* of Deshabille looks like a perfect ‘beige nude/nice concealer lip’ on you , but I wish they all applied a little more smoothly/evenly. I tend to feel that lipsticks as pale as the second two particularly, on *any* skintone, need to look as smooth as possible for the best effect! White based things don’t really forgive many inconsistencies in texture… ๐Ÿ˜›

Still, you wear everything so well, as always. You have the professional ability to somehow work any lipstick, LOL! ๐Ÿ˜€ I think your lovely smile helps ๐Ÿ˜‰

Denise Avatar

I generally love the Givenchy le rouge lipsticks but looking at these, I think there will a line of CSI experts waiting to examine my corpse like visage if I were to put these lipsticks on. Oh wellโ€ฆ..

rashmi Avatar

These shades looks so much better than other nudes for brands like mac n nars

I am still hunting for a perfect nude lipstick for my nc40 skin tone ๐Ÿ™

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