Shiseido Code Red (221) is a slightly warm-toned, medium-dark red with a cream finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $26.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
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Shiseido Code Red (221) VisionAiry Gel Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a bright, medium red with neutral-to-cool undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single stroke, which covered my lips with even, smooth coverage. The texture was creamy and lightweight, which enabled the lipstick to skate across my lips with ease. The formula is extremely comfortable to wear but does eventually wear down to a more satin finish that has light tackiness (but doesn't lift the color or create patchiness) that I imagine helps this shade last well for nearly eight hours while still being very hydrating.
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Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Water, Synthetic Wax, Polyethylene, Isododecane, C9-12 Alkane, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Lauroyl Lysine, Jojoba Esters, Silica, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Mica, Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Peg-12 Dimethicone, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Phenoxyethanol, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Agar, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Propylene Carbonate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Polyglycerin-3, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Simethicone, BHT, Tocopherol. May Contain (+/-): Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985).