Lancome Bad Blood Ruby & Ruby Queen L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick

Bad Blood Ruby (01)

Lancome Bad Blood Ruby (01) L’Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, medium red with neutral undertones and a satin finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer with a denser, firmer consistency that tugged slightly during application.

Despite the tugging, the color applied evenly and felt comfortable once it was on my lips. It stayed on nicely for six hours, left a stain behind, and was lightly hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$32.00/0.14 oz. - $228.57 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "long-lasting," "richly-pigmented," and "hydrating" with "one-stroke application." The lipstick is denser with more tackiness, so it did seem to pull/drag on my lips during application a bit, though it delivered semi-opaque to opaque coverage that adhered evenly and was longer-wearing over time.

I'd recommend using shorter, more overlapping strokes to apply the color rather than a more continuous stroke, as this was comfortable and delivered full coverage and a smooth laydown of color overall. Surprisingly, the texture felt more like a traditional lipstick, the kind with more slip and creaminess, once on my lips, but it had better adhesion, which kept it in place better and prevented it from accumulating in my lip lines. Most shades wore five to six hours on me and were lightly hydrating.

There was a noticeable, powdery floral scent that translated slightly into a taste at times. It was a stronger scented product where I smelled it for a few hours into the wear, not just in the tube or when initially applied.

Browse all of our Lancome L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

LANOLIN OIL/, OLEYL ERUCATE/, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL DIMER DILINOLEATE/, ACETYLATED LANOLIN/, SESAMUM INDICUM SEED OIL /, SESAME SEED OIL/, PETROLATUM/, TALC/, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA /, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/, CERA ALBA /, BEESWAX/, PARAFFIN/, HDI/, TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER/, ALUMINA/, SYNTHETIC WAX/, ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT/, TIN OXIDE/, AQUA /, WATER/, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE/, CI 17200 /, RED 33 LAKE/, LANOLIN OIL/, CI 15850 /, RED 7/, CI 15850 /, RED 7 LAKE/, CI 75470 /, CARMINE/, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 /, IRON OXIDES/, CI 77742 /, MANGANESE VIOLET/, CI 77891 /, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/, MICA/, CI 15850 /, RED 6/, CI 19140 /, YELLOW 5 LAKE/, CI 42090 /, BLUE 1 LAKE/, CI 15985 /, YELLOW 6 LAKE/, CI 17200 /, RED 33 LAKE/, CI 45380 /, RED 22 LAKE/, CI 45410 /, RED 28 LAKE/, OLEYL ERUCATE/, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL DIMER DILINOLEATE/, ACETYLATED LANOLIN/, SESAMUM INDICUM SEED OIL /, SESAME SEED OIL/, PETROLATUM/, TALC/, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA /, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/, CERA ALBA /, BEESWAX/, PARAFFIN/, HDI/, TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER/, ALUMINA/, SYNTHETIC WAX/, ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT/, TIN OXIDE/, AQUA /, WATER/, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE/, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE/, SILICA/, BARIUM SULFATE/, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE/, MAGNESIUM SILICATE/, COLOPHONIUM /, ROSIN/, PROPYLENE GLYCOL/, HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATE/, HYDROXYPROPYL TETRAHYDROPYRANTRIOL/, CAPRYLIC/, CAPRIC GLYCERIDES/, TOURMALINE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE/, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE/, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE/, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID/, VINYL DIMETHICONE/, METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER/, BHT/, TOCOPHEROL/, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE/, GERANIOL/, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL/, CITRONELLOL/, HEXYL CINNAMAL/, BENZYL ALCOHOL/, PARFUM /, FRAGRANCE/, [+/, - MAY CONTAIN CI 45380 /, RED 22 LAKE/, CI 45410 /, RED 28 LAKE/, CI 75470 /, CARMINE/, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 /, IRON OXIDES/, CI 77742 /, MANGANESE VIOLET/, CI 77891 /, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/, MICA/, CI 15850 /, RED 6/, CI 19140 /, YELLOW 5 LAKE/, CI 42090 /, BLUE 1 LAKE/, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE/, SILICA/, BARIUM SULFATE/, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE/, MAGNESIUM SILICATE/, COLOPHONIUM /, ROSIN/, PROPYLENE GLYCOL/, HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATE/, HYDROXYPROPYL TETRAHYDROPYRANTRIOL/, CAPRYLIC/, CAPRIC GLYCERIDES/, TOURMALINE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE/, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE/, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE/, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID/, VINYL DIMETHICONE/, METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER/, BHT/, TOCOPHEROL/, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE/, GERANIOL/, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL/, CITRONELLOL/, HEXYL CINNAMAL/, BENZYL ALCOHOL/, PARFUM /, FRAGRANCE/,

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.

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Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick

Ruby Queen (02)

Lancome Ruby Queen (02) L’Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deep, orange-copper with moderate, warm undertones and a cream finish with light sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that applied evenly and smoothly to my lips without emphasizing lip texture or my lip lines.

The texture was moderately dense with no real creaminess, so it tugged a little during application, but the actual lipstick was surprisingly comfortable to wear as it adhered but remained flexible and did not feel clingy. It wore well for five 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

$32.00/0.14 oz. - $228.57 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "long-lasting," "richly-pigmented," and "hydrating" with "one-stroke application." The lipstick is denser with more tackiness, so it did seem to pull/drag on my lips during application a bit, though it delivered semi-opaque to opaque coverage that adhered evenly and was longer-wearing over time.

I'd recommend using shorter, more overlapping strokes to apply the color rather than a more continuous stroke, as this was comfortable and delivered full coverage and a smooth laydown of color overall. Surprisingly, the texture felt more like a traditional lipstick, the kind with more slip and creaminess, once on my lips, but it had better adhesion, which kept it in place better and prevented it from accumulating in my lip lines. Most shades wore five to six hours on me and were lightly hydrating.

There was a noticeable, powdery floral scent that translated slightly into a taste at times. It was a stronger scented product where I smelled it for a few hours into the wear, not just in the tube or when initially applied.

Browse all of our Lancome L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

LANOLIN OIL/, OLEYL ERUCATE/, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL DIMER DILINOLEATE/, ACETYLATED LANOLIN/, SESAMUM INDICUM SEED OIL /, SESAME SEED OIL/, PETROLATUM/, TALC/, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA /, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/, CERA ALBA /, BEESWAX/, PARAFFIN/, HDI/, TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER/, ALUMINA/, SYNTHETIC WAX/, ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT/, TIN OXIDE/, AQUA /, WATER/, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE/, CI 17200 /, RED 33 LAKE/, LANOLIN OIL/, CI 15850 /, RED 7/, CI 15850 /, RED 7 LAKE/, CI 75470 /, CARMINE/, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 /, IRON OXIDES/, CI 77742 /, MANGANESE VIOLET/, CI 77891 /, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/, MICA/, CI 15850 /, RED 6/, CI 19140 /, YELLOW 5 LAKE/, CI 42090 /, BLUE 1 LAKE/, CI 15985 /, YELLOW 6 LAKE/, CI 17200 /, RED 33 LAKE/, CI 45380 /, RED 22 LAKE/, CI 45410 /, RED 28 LAKE/, OLEYL ERUCATE/, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL DIMER DILINOLEATE/, ACETYLATED LANOLIN/, SESAMUM INDICUM SEED OIL /, SESAME SEED OIL/, PETROLATUM/, TALC/, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA /, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/, CERA ALBA /, BEESWAX/, PARAFFIN/, HDI/, TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER/, ALUMINA/, SYNTHETIC WAX/, ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT/, TIN OXIDE/, AQUA /, WATER/, CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE/, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE/, SILICA/, BARIUM SULFATE/, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE/, MAGNESIUM SILICATE/, COLOPHONIUM /, ROSIN/, PROPYLENE GLYCOL/, HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATE/, HYDROXYPROPYL TETRAHYDROPYRANTRIOL/, CAPRYLIC/, CAPRIC GLYCERIDES/, TOURMALINE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE/, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE/, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE/, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID/, VINYL DIMETHICONE/, METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER/, BHT/, TOCOPHEROL/, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE/, GERANIOL/, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL/, CITRONELLOL/, HEXYL CINNAMAL/, BENZYL ALCOHOL/, PARFUM /, FRAGRANCE/, [+/, - MAY CONTAIN CI 45380 /, RED 22 LAKE/, CI 45410 /, RED 28 LAKE/, CI 75470 /, CARMINE/, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 /, IRON OXIDES/, CI 77742 /, MANGANESE VIOLET/, CI 77891 /, TITANIUM DIOXIDE/, MICA/, CI 15850 /, RED 6/, CI 19140 /, YELLOW 5 LAKE/, CI 42090 /, BLUE 1 LAKE/, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE/, SILICA/, BARIUM SULFATE/, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE/, MAGNESIUM SILICATE/, COLOPHONIUM /, ROSIN/, PROPYLENE GLYCOL/, HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATE/, HYDROXYPROPYL TETRAHYDROPYRANTRIOL/, CAPRYLIC/, CAPRIC GLYCERIDES/, TOURMALINE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE/, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE/, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE/, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID/, VINYL DIMETHICONE/, METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER/, BHT/, TOCOPHEROL/, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE/, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE/, GERANIOL/, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL/, CITRONELLOL/, HEXYL CINNAMAL/, BENZYL ALCOHOL/, PARFUM /, FRAGRANCE/,

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.

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