shu uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick & Gloss Review


PK 369, PK 325N

I recently tried two products from shu uemura’s Rouge Unlimited Pink Collection, which is a summer collection featuring nine Rouge Unlimited lipsticks and five Gloss Unlimited lipglosses–all pink themed, of course!

I tried PK 325N, which is a light pink gloss with blue-purple undertones. It applied fairly sheerly, but it still gave my lips a nice pink tint along with fuchsia sparkles that kind of cast a blue-violet shade. The shimmer is soft and fine, so it doesn’t feel like chunky glitter in the least.

I also tested out PK 369, which is a bright pink lipstick with blue undertones. This is an opaque lip color that packs quite a bit of pink punch. It’s definitely not for anyone afraid of rockin’ a bold lip! It feels creamy, and the finish is a glossy sheen that works well when worn alone.

Combining the two created a very glossy, fuchsia-ish pout. You could see a lot of the purplish shimmer from the gloss bring o the brightness in the lipstick. The two worked well together, though the combination is extremely bright!

See swatches and lip swatches


PK 369, PK 325N


PK 325N (yeah! lipstick on teeth!)


PK 369


PK 369, PK 325N layered on top

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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.

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i think PK 369 is so very you! Now I need to rethink about Shu Pink Lip collection. but I am relocating to Australia in December so I am trying hard not to add more lip products. you are so not helping!

That gloss is gorgeous! I’m a bit tired of bright fuschia lipsticks at the moment (considering swapping my Gladiola), but the gloss is pretty. ๐Ÿ™‚

is this a limited collection or not? i have never used this line before as i am a MAC girl but i am loving this look? i love bright pink lips….i may want to try this out when i get paid on the 15 of may!!

Thanks for the swatches and I’m loving the lipstick on you. Unfortunately I know that color would turn out entirely different on me due to the pigmented nature of my lips.

I bought that gloss on Friday and am loving it! Worn on top of MAC’s Long Stem Rose slimshine, my lips are just the right shade of lilac – I think! (=

These colours are gorgeous by themselves and paired, though I don’t know how the lipstick would translate onto my skintone. The gloss reminds me of MAC’s Love Knot lustreglass (Naughty Nauticals?).. how would you say it compares?

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