Guerlain #007 & #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Colors Reviews & Swatches

1 of 7
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color

#007

Guerlain #007 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color ($33.00 for 0.09 oz.) is a soft, lighter coral with moderate, warm undertones and a natural sheen with barely-there pearl. It had semi-sheer to medium coverage in a single layer, which applied evenly across my lips and never tugged during application.

The consistency was lightweight, thin, and there was a smidgen of product that sank into my deeper lip lines but not enough to be visible in person, just in the close-up. I didn’t feel like the formula was as smoothing or as visually “plumping” of my lips compared to the original Rouge G formula. It stayed on well for three hours and was lightly hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$33.00/0.09 oz. - $366.67 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "sheer shine" finish; so it has a "luminous effect" on the lips with "6 hours of hydration" paired with "sheer" coverage. They had more medium to semi-opaque coverage, nowhere near "sheer" or a "veil" as the brand described; the coverage really didn't feel like a massive departure from the original Rouge G range (which is classified as "satin").

They had a smooth, lightweight, and thinner consistency that glided easily across my lips and was comfortable to apply and to wear. The majority of the range applied evenly without emphasizing my lip lines, but I did not find that the formula was as successful as smoothing out my lip texture and lip lines as the original range has been.

I think the satin Rouge Gs actually have greater shine--they're glossier and richer in look--compared to the sheer shine finish, which just seems to be less emollient and slightly less pigmented. The sheer shine finish has a bit more pearl, on average, compared to the satin Rouge Gs.

The wear time ranged from three to five hours but was shorter-wearing, which I find common to thinner, sheerer formulas like this one, so it was on par for formulas of this type. It was lightly hydrating but not as nourishing as I'd expect based on claims as well as past experience with Guerlain's lip products. There was a subtle, sweet, floral and vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Keep in mind that Guerlain's Rouge Gs are sold as refills that can be put into a separate case. The refill has a small, plastic cap, which is serviceable but likely not going to be durable enough for someone who takes their lipstick on-the-go or for traveling--more suitable for sitting in a drawer at home.

Browse all of our Guerlain Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color swatches.

Ingredients

POLYGLYCERYL-2 TRIISOSTEARATE • DIISOSTEARYL MALATE • HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE • HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE • TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TRIISOSTEARATE • SYNTHETIC WAX • METHYL HYDROGENATED ROSINATE • POLYBUTENE • HYDROGENATED STYRENE/METHYLSTYRENE/INDENE COPOLYMER • HYDROGENATED MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX • OCTYLDODECANOL • C10-30 CHOLESTEROL/LANOSTEROL ESTERS • CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE • SILICA • CERA ALBA (BEESWAX) • POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE • ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE • POLYETHYLENE • CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE • PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) • PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE • COMMIPHORA MUKUL RESIN EXTRACT • TIN OXIDE • TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN • PROPYL GALLATE • DIAMOND POWDER • SODIUM HYALURONATE • TOCOPHEROL • GLUCOMANNAN • [+/- 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 45410 (RED 28 LAKE) • CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) • CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE)]

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
1 of 7
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color
Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color

#25

Guerlain #25 Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color ($33.00 for 0.09 oz.) is a medium red with subtle, cool undertones and a natural sheen with faint micro-shimmer throughout. It had semi-sheer to medium color payoff in a single stroke, which didn’t build up much beyond that (though it wasn’t described as buildable, so that wasn’t a con!).

The consistency felt smooth, lightweight, and thin as it didn’t seem to smooth out my lip lines at all, but it wasn’t prone to emphasizing imperfections. The color applied evenly and lasted well for four and a half hours, while the formula felt lightly moisturizing while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$33.00/0.09 oz. - $366.67 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "sheer shine" finish; so it has a "luminous effect" on the lips with "6 hours of hydration" paired with "sheer" coverage. They had more medium to semi-opaque coverage, nowhere near "sheer" or a "veil" as the brand described; the coverage really didn't feel like a massive departure from the original Rouge G range (which is classified as "satin").

They had a smooth, lightweight, and thinner consistency that glided easily across my lips and was comfortable to apply and to wear. The majority of the range applied evenly without emphasizing my lip lines, but I did not find that the formula was as successful as smoothing out my lip texture and lip lines as the original range has been.

I think the satin Rouge Gs actually have greater shine--they're glossier and richer in look--compared to the sheer shine finish, which just seems to be less emollient and slightly less pigmented. The sheer shine finish has a bit more pearl, on average, compared to the satin Rouge Gs.

The wear time ranged from three to five hours but was shorter-wearing, which I find common to thinner, sheerer formulas like this one, so it was on par for formulas of this type. It was lightly hydrating but not as nourishing as I'd expect based on claims as well as past experience with Guerlain's lip products. There was a subtle, sweet, floral and vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Keep in mind that Guerlain's Rouge Gs are sold as refills that can be put into a separate case. The refill has a small, plastic cap, which is serviceable but likely not going to be durable enough for someone who takes their lipstick on-the-go or for traveling--more suitable for sitting in a drawer at home.

Browse all of our Guerlain Sheer Shine Rouge G Lip Color swatches.

Ingredients

POLYGLYCERYL-2 TRIISOSTEARATE • DIISOSTEARYL MALATE • HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE • HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE • TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TRIISOSTEARATE • SYNTHETIC WAX • METHYL HYDROGENATED ROSINATE • POLYBUTENE • HYDROGENATED STYRENE/METHYLSTYRENE/INDENE COPOLYMER • HYDROGENATED MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX • OCTYLDODECANOL • C10-30 CHOLESTEROL/LANOSTEROL ESTERS • CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE • SILICA • CERA ALBA (BEESWAX) • POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE • ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE • POLYETHYLENE • CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE • PARFUM (FRAGRANCE) • PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE • COMMIPHORA MUKUL RESIN EXTRACT • TIN OXIDE • TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN • PROPYL GALLATE • DIAMOND POWDER • SODIUM HYALURONATE • TOCOPHEROL • GLUCOMANNAN • [+/- 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 45410 (RED 28 LAKE) • CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) • CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE)]

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

Where to Buy

Current Sales & Deals

  • Neiman MarcusFree shipping + free returns every day, ends 12/31. 15% off your first order when you sign up to receive Neiman Marcus emails, exclusions apply, ends 8/30.
  • NordstromCurrent gifts with purchases viewable here, ends 12/31.
  • SaksFree shipping with code FREESHIP, ends 12/31.
  • SephoraReceive a free Sol de Janeiro Bundle with any $25 merchandise purchase. Use code BODYLOVE. Online only, exclusions apply, ends 6/05.
When you purchase through our links above, you help support Temptalia. Thank You!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

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.

Compare Any Two Swatches

Curious how two shades compare to each other? Type in the shades below to get instant side-by-side swatches!

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

3 Comments

Comments that do not adhere to our comment policy may be removed. Discussion and debate are highly encouraged but we expect community members to participate respectfully. Please keep discussion on-topic, and if you have general feedback, a product review request, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us!

Please help us streamline the comments' section and be more efficient: double-check the post above for more basic information like pricing, availability, and so on to make sure your question wasn't answered already. Comments alerting us to typos or small errors in the post are appreciated (!) but will typically be removed after errors are fixed (unless a response is needed).

We appreciate enthusiasm for new releases but ask readers to please hold questions regarding if/when a review will be posted as we can't commit to or guarantee product reviews. We don't want to set expectations and then disappoint readers as even products that are swatched don't always end up being reviewed due to time constraints and changes in priorities! Thank you for understanding!

Leave a Reply

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

I’m feeling very let down by #25 because Guerlain always does phenomenal reds. And this one just isn’t. Oh well, it’s not as if I don’t have a ton of reds here, as it is!

I would love to be able to tell somebody that my lipstick shade is #007, because it just sounds really cool. but I’m having the same feeling about it as I do over #25; just ‘meh’.

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!