Givenchy Nude Androgyne, Pourpre Defile, Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mats Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat

Nude Androgyne

Givenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge MatGivenchy Nude Androgyne Le Rouge Mat ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark coral with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that covered the lips fairly evenly. The lipstick had a thin, velvety texture (felt more like a silicone face primer than a typical lipstick!), which helped it glide nicely across the lips, but there was slight color that pulled into my deeper lip lines. It wore well for three and a half hours and was lightly hydrating over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$37.00/0.12 oz. - $308.33 Per Ounce

Givenchy released a new, matte finish of their Le Rouge lipstick range. It's supposed to have "an ultra-velvety intensely matte" finish where "one stroke is all it takes to saturate lips in plush, opulence color that lasts and lasts." While I've been a fan of the original Le Rouge formula since it launched, I found the Le Rouge Mats to be rather disappointing. The pigmentation varied but was rarely opaque--certainly not one-stroke "maximum coverage"--and the lipstick itself seemed to gravitate toward my lip lines and any imperfections on my lips. I always make sure to exfoliate my lips prior to doing a round of lip swatches about an hour ahead of time (to give them time to soak up some lip balm and calm down, in case they reddened at all!), and this formula tended to emphasize.

The texture was velvety and had a lot of slip without feeling wet--it felt packed with silicones like a face primer--so they were comfortable to apply, thin without being clingy, but they lasted between four and five hours on me with minimal staining with the deeper shades. The formula was lightly hydrating on me overall. They did have a floral scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Givenchy Le Rouge Mat swatches.

Ingredients

Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polydecene, Synthetic Wax, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Ozokerite, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Cera Alba (Beeswax), C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Fragrance, Trihydroxystearin, Bht, Sodium Hyaluronate, Butylene Glycol, Propyl Gallate, Spilanthes Acmella Flower Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Benzyl Benzoate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxycitronellal. +/- : Aluminum Hydroxide, [+/- , Ci 15850 (Red 6 - Red 7 - Red 7 Lake), Ci 15985 (Yellow 6 Lake), Ci 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), Ci 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), Ci 45380 (Red 21), Ci 45410 (Red 28 Lake), Ci 73360 (Red 30 - Red 30 Lake), Ci 75470 (Carmine), Ci 77491 - Ci 77492 - Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Mica].

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Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat

Pourpre Defile

Givenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge MatGivenchy Pourpre Defile Le Rouge Mat ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark, burgundy red with cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. The color payoff was semi-opaque and not buildable to full coverage. The consistency was lightweight, thin but not clingy, and velvety with good glide yet did not feel slick or wet. It seemed to emphasize the texture of my lips and clumped in places. The color stayed on well for five hours and was lightly moisturizing.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$37.00/0.12 oz. - $308.33 Per Ounce

Givenchy released a new, matte finish of their Le Rouge lipstick range. It's supposed to have "an ultra-velvety intensely matte" finish where "one stroke is all it takes to saturate lips in plush, opulence color that lasts and lasts." While I've been a fan of the original Le Rouge formula since it launched, I found the Le Rouge Mats to be rather disappointing. The pigmentation varied but was rarely opaque--certainly not one-stroke "maximum coverage"--and the lipstick itself seemed to gravitate toward my lip lines and any imperfections on my lips. I always make sure to exfoliate my lips prior to doing a round of lip swatches about an hour ahead of time (to give them time to soak up some lip balm and calm down, in case they reddened at all!), and this formula tended to emphasize.

The texture was velvety and had a lot of slip without feeling wet--it felt packed with silicones like a face primer--so they were comfortable to apply, thin without being clingy, but they lasted between four and five hours on me with minimal staining with the deeper shades. The formula was lightly hydrating on me overall. They did have a floral scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Givenchy Le Rouge Mat swatches.

Ingredients

Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polydecene, Synthetic Wax, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Ozokerite, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Cera Alba (Beeswax), C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Fragrance, Trihydroxystearin, Bht, Sodium Hyaluronate, Butylene Glycol, Propyl Gallate, Spilanthes Acmella Flower Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Benzyl Benzoate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxycitronellal. +/- : Aluminum Hydroxide, [+/- , Ci 15850 (Red 6 - Red 7 - Red 7 Lake), Ci 15985 (Yellow 6 Lake), Ci 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), Ci 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), Ci 45380 (Red 21), Ci 45410 (Red 28 Lake), Ci 73360 (Red 30 - Red 30 Lake), Ci 75470 (Carmine), Ci 77491 - Ci 77492 - Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Mica].

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Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat

Rose Graphique

Givenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge MatGivenchy Rose Graphique Le Rouge Mat ($37.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The pigmentation wasn’t quite opaque as described, and it did not build up well. The texture felt thin but not clingy (or drying), but it was particularly unflattering as the color slipped into my lip lines and emphasized the texture of my lips noticeably. This shade wore well for three and a half hours and was lightly hydrating.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$37.00/0.12 oz. - $308.33 Per Ounce

Givenchy released a new, matte finish of their Le Rouge lipstick range. It's supposed to have "an ultra-velvety intensely matte" finish where "one stroke is all it takes to saturate lips in plush, opulence color that lasts and lasts." While I've been a fan of the original Le Rouge formula since it launched, I found the Le Rouge Mats to be rather disappointing. The pigmentation varied but was rarely opaque--certainly not one-stroke "maximum coverage"--and the lipstick itself seemed to gravitate toward my lip lines and any imperfections on my lips. I always make sure to exfoliate my lips prior to doing a round of lip swatches about an hour ahead of time (to give them time to soak up some lip balm and calm down, in case they reddened at all!), and this formula tended to emphasize.

The texture was velvety and had a lot of slip without feeling wet--it felt packed with silicones like a face primer--so they were comfortable to apply, thin without being clingy, but they lasted between four and five hours on me with minimal staining with the deeper shades. The formula was lightly hydrating on me overall. They did have a floral scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our Givenchy Le Rouge Mat swatches.

Ingredients

Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polydecene, Synthetic Wax, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Ozokerite, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Cera Alba (Beeswax), C10-30 Cholesterol/Lanosterol Esters, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Fragrance, Trihydroxystearin, Bht, Sodium Hyaluronate, Butylene Glycol, Propyl Gallate, Spilanthes Acmella Flower Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Benzyl Benzoate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxycitronellal. +/- : Aluminum Hydroxide, [+/- , Ci 15850 (Red 6 - Red 7 - Red 7 Lake), Ci 15985 (Yellow 6 Lake), Ci 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), Ci 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), Ci 45380 (Red 21), Ci 45410 (Red 28 Lake), Ci 73360 (Red 30 - Red 30 Lake), Ci 75470 (Carmine), Ci 77491 - Ci 77492 - Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Mica].

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Le Rouge Mat
Givenchy
$37.00/0.12 oz.

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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The only one of the 3 doing anything for me is Nude Androgyne. And I have dupes for it that look nicer, like; CP Mrs.
This formula *looks* very dry, even if it doesn’t feel dry.

Whilst I like the second shade (the burgundy red), the others were fairly average in colour. But the biggest dismay was the price and the rating – they should have been stellar. Colour Pop is still better.

Nude Androgyne is a nice color, but if it pulls into the deeper lip lines, no way. I’ll go look at the dupes instead.

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