Lancome Black Prince Ruby & Hot Pink Ruby L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick

Black Prince Ruby (356)

Lancome Black Prince Ruby (356) L’Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with cooler undertones and a satin finish. It was intensely pigmented with even application that sat well on my lips and didn’t emphasize lip texture or my lip lines.

The consistency was denser, slightly firmer, which made it pull a little during application, so using shorter, more overlapping strokes was more comfortable. Once on, I didn’t find the texture to be clingy or uncomfortable to wear, though. This shade stayed on well for six and a half hours, left a stain behind, and was lightly hydrating while worn.

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 Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick
Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L'Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick

Hot Pink Ruby (364)

Lancome Hot Pink Ruby (364) L’Absolu Rouge Ruby Cream Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, pinky-red with cool undertones and a cream finish. It was richly pigmented paired with a denser, slightly firmer texture that dragged a little when I applied it. I found it easiest to use shorter, more overlapping motions to apply the color rather than trying to do a more continuous glide.

While it didn’t feel as comfortable going on as the average lipstick, the product was comfortable to wear once it sat on my lips for a half a minute. It wore well for six and a half hours, left a pinkish stain behind, and felt lightly moisturizing while worn.

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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Stephanie Avatar

Both of these are beautiful. And I’ve always loved the formula of the Lancome lipsticks. With our mask mandate dropping on Monday, I might just treat myself to these. Thank you for what you do.

Nikki Avatar

I just bought these, along with Sunrise Ruby, from Ulta Wednesday night! They’re expected to arrive Tuesday, although I wouldn’t be surprised if they showed up early-the warehouse Ulta used is 1 state over from mine and the UPS warehouse the lippies are currently in is in a city about 20 minutes away from me.

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