Gucci Amy Blush & Love is Better Voile Sheer Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick

Amy Blush (518)

Gucci Beauty Amy Blush (518) Sheer Lipstick ($42.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, medium orange with warm, reddish undertones and a luminous finish. It had semi-sheer color payoff that could be built up to medium coverage.

The texture was lightweight, thin, and emollient enough to glide on without tugging but not so thin that it clung, though it was best applied over just-exfoliated lips. It lasted well for three and a half hours and felt lightly moisturizing over time.

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

Formula Overview

$42.00/0.12 oz. - $350.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "moisture-rich" with a "luminous shine" that "delivers sheer color." The brand went further and described the coverage as "semitransparent color with luminous shine." The shades had semi-sheer to medium coverage, often slightly buildable, so it was enough pigment to look like something when applied but definitely let the natural lip color come through (so your mileage may vary if you have more pigmented lips than I do).

The texture was lightweight, thin but not clingy, and had a light creaminess to it; the formula didn't feel as luminous as it looked, which was a good thing as it prevented the product from sliding around too readily. The most impressive part was that most shades applied evenly and didn't settle into my lip lines initially nor over time. The wear time was as expected, but it was shorter than more pigmented and less shiny formulas; most shades lasted between three and four hours. The formula felt lightly hydrating but not what I'd call "moisture-rich."

They have a moderate, sweet floral scent (the brand says "floral fragrance with violet notes and a soft, fruity scent"), and I felt like I occasionally could taste the fragrance, though it was a lot less noticeable and present compared to Gucci's original lipstick range (many years ago). I could definitely smell the scent with the product applied, so it was stronger than some formulas where the scent is only noticeable in the packaging/tube.

Browse all of our Gucci Beauty Sheer Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Octyldodecanol, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Polybutene, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcrystalline, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, VP/Hexadecene Copolymer, Polyethylene, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Triisodecyl Trimellitate, Mica, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Dicalcium Phosphate, Phytosteryl Isostearate, Propylene Carbonate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, BHT, Tin Oxide, [May Contain/Peut Contenir/+/-:Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 6 (CI 15850), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Amy Blush (518)

PPermanent. $42.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick
Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick

Love is Better (213)

Gucci Beauty Love is Better (213) Sheer Lipstick ($42.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with moderate, warm undertones and a luminous finish–shiny without being truly glossy and shimmer-free. The texture was lightweight, smooth, and lightly emollient while being somewhat thin, just not to the point of feeling clingy.

It applied evenly with semi-sheer to medium, somewhat buildable color coverage that stayed on well for three and a half hours while feeling lightly hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$42.00/0.12 oz. - $350.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "moisture-rich" with a "luminous shine" that "delivers sheer color." The brand went further and described the coverage as "semitransparent color with luminous shine." The shades had semi-sheer to medium coverage, often slightly buildable, so it was enough pigment to look like something when applied but definitely let the natural lip color come through (so your mileage may vary if you have more pigmented lips than I do).

The texture was lightweight, thin but not clingy, and had a light creaminess to it; the formula didn't feel as luminous as it looked, which was a good thing as it prevented the product from sliding around too readily. The most impressive part was that most shades applied evenly and didn't settle into my lip lines initially nor over time. The wear time was as expected, but it was shorter than more pigmented and less shiny formulas; most shades lasted between three and four hours. The formula felt lightly hydrating but not what I'd call "moisture-rich."

They have a moderate, sweet floral scent (the brand says "floral fragrance with violet notes and a soft, fruity scent"), and I felt like I occasionally could taste the fragrance, though it was a lot less noticeable and present compared to Gucci's original lipstick range (many years ago). I could definitely smell the scent with the product applied, so it was stronger than some formulas where the scent is only noticeable in the packaging/tube.

Browse all of our Gucci Beauty Sheer Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Octyldodecanol, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Polybutene, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcrystalline, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, VP/Hexadecene Copolymer, Polyethylene, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Triisodecyl Trimellitate, Mica, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Dicalcium Phosphate, Phytosteryl Isostearate, Propylene Carbonate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, BHT, Tin Oxide, [May Contain/Peut Contenir/+/-:Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 6 (CI 15850), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410)].

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Love is Better (213)

PPermanent. $42.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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IMO, these channel ‘sheer’ a bit better than their dupes. They remind me of the sheer YSLs and Dior BITD. 90s? 00s? We appreciate the more budget friendly alternatives. The price is fine, if you choose to have only a few l/s. Pokémon approach (gotta catch ‘em all) is not real feasible for most fans at 42 a pop.

O.M.G. After reading Christine’s description and seeing her swatches, I can’t resist purchasing this. It’s literally the perfect color for me, and the texture sounds delightful. (Plus, I am a sucker for the case design and the scent). Christine is a bad influence on my wallet. 🤣

Love is Better is a very good color for me. I have another Gucci semi sheer in a similar color and love everything about it’s quality too.
I will find my current Lippie in the morning and may order this one if not too similar.

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