Laura Mercier Brun Pale, Brun Naturel, Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Lipsticks Review & Swatches

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Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick

Brun Pale

Laura Mercier Brun Pale Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a light, peachy coral with a satin finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, but it did not apply evenly and seemed to separate along my lip lines and cling to my imperfections, despite exfoliating prior to applying this shade. The texture was lightweight, smooth, and velvety, which made it consistent with the formula, but it just lacked the application I’d expect based on other shades. This shade lasted decently for three hours on me and felt non-drying.

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

Formula Overview

$32.00/0.12 oz. - $266.67 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "high-impact color" with "weightless decadence" that "moisturizes and smooths." The pigmentation was nearly opaque to opaque in a single layer, which applied smoothly and without tugging. The texture was lightly creamy but more velvety overall, so it glided easily over my lips but didn't feel overly slippery.

The issue I had was that the formula didn't seem particularly forgiving of natural lip texture or imperfections, so despite exfoliating prior to application, there were areas highlighted that I didn't expect to see since the formula was supposed to be smoothing. It also settled a bit into deeper lip lines, which was more noticeable (in person, not just in the close-up photos) with lighter shades than brighter or deeper tones. They lasted between four and six hours on me and felt lightly hydrating.

Browse all of our Laura Mercier Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Cetyl Dimethicone, Di-C12-13 Alkyl Tartrate, Octyldodecanol, C30-45 Alkyl Dimethicone, Polyethylene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina, Mica, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Dicalcium Phosphate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Padina Pavonica Thallus Extract, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Propylene Carbonate, Caprylyl Methicone, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Talc, Tin Oxide. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Zinc Oxide (Ci 77947).

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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Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick

Brun Naturel

Laura Mercier Brun Naturel Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium brown with subtle, warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had nearly opaque color coverage paired with a smooth, more velvety texture that was lightweight, thin but not clingy, and comfortable to apply and to wear.

The product went on evenly and didn’t emphasize my lip texture, though it wasn’t as smoothing as some of the better-performing shades in the range were. It stayed on nicely for four hours and felt lightly hydrating while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$32.00/0.12 oz. - $266.67 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "high-impact color" with "weightless decadence" that "moisturizes and smooths." The pigmentation was nearly opaque to opaque in a single layer, which applied smoothly and without tugging. The texture was lightly creamy but more velvety overall, so it glided easily over my lips but didn't feel overly slippery.

The issue I had was that the formula didn't seem particularly forgiving of natural lip texture or imperfections, so despite exfoliating prior to application, there were areas highlighted that I didn't expect to see since the formula was supposed to be smoothing. It also settled a bit into deeper lip lines, which was more noticeable (in person, not just in the close-up photos) with lighter shades than brighter or deeper tones. They lasted between four and six hours on me and felt lightly hydrating.

Browse all of our Laura Mercier Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Cetyl Dimethicone, Di-C12-13 Alkyl Tartrate, Octyldodecanol, C30-45 Alkyl Dimethicone, Polyethylene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina, Dicalcium Phosphate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Mica, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Padina Pavonica Thallus Extract, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Propylene Carbonate, Talc, Caprylyl Methicone, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Zinc Oxide (Ci 77947).

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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Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick
Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick

Beige Intime

Laura Mercier Beige Intime Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied evenly across my lips, but there was slight product that settled into my deeper lip lines, though not enough to be noticeable in person.

The lipstick had a smooth, more velvety consistency that was thin without feeling clingy. It wore well for four hours and felt lightly moisturizing over time.

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

Formula Overview

$32.00/0.12 oz. - $266.67 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "high-impact color" with "weightless decadence" that "moisturizes and smooths." The pigmentation was nearly opaque to opaque in a single layer, which applied smoothly and without tugging. The texture was lightly creamy but more velvety overall, so it glided easily over my lips but didn't feel overly slippery.

The issue I had was that the formula didn't seem particularly forgiving of natural lip texture or imperfections, so despite exfoliating prior to application, there were areas highlighted that I didn't expect to see since the formula was supposed to be smoothing. It also settled a bit into deeper lip lines, which was more noticeable (in person, not just in the close-up photos) with lighter shades than brighter or deeper tones. They lasted between four and six hours on me and felt lightly hydrating.

Browse all of our Laura Mercier Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Cetyl Dimethicone, Di-C12-13 Alkyl Tartrate, Octyldodecanol, C30-45 Alkyl Dimethicone, Polyethylene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina, Dicalcium Phosphate, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Mica, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Padina Pavonica Thallus Extract, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Propylene Carbonate, Talc, Caprylyl Methicone, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Zinc Oxide (Ci 77947).

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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Brun Natural is my type of shade for when I want a “nude” that runs deeper than my skintone. I do already have PML Lavish, which looks to be extremely close, so I know that I can skip this one.
Beige Intime is absolutely lovely as a mlbb shade for me, I think. However, I’ve been pining for TF Sugar Glider for as long as I’ve known of it. However, since I already know that my Rouge status at Sephora is almost up, I will likely, and sadly, give up on Sugar Glider.

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