The Summer Season: Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss

Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss
Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss

The Summer Season: Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss

Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss ($19.00) is a fiery orange red with a creamy, glossy finish.  It’s a wickedly bright–but neon–orange-red.  I can see this working really well with deeper skin tones and warmer complexions in particular.  I love the pigmentation of this lipgloss, because it makes no bones about what you’re wearing.  Intense Lipgloss isn’t for the fainthearted!  It’s long-wearing with the gloss wearing off after about an hour and a half, but the color itself clinging on for three to four hours and leaving behind a decent stain that wears on for another hour or two.  It’s scent- and taste-free, too, for those with more sensitive senses.

Is this the right orange lipgloss for you? Would you wear it?

The Summer Season is a series of posts featuring bright, vibrant shades of coral, orange, and pink lipsticks and lipglosses — all perfect for a summer of fun — that runs through July 2010.

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Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss
Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss

Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss
Illamasqua Temper Intense Lipgloss

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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looks great on you:]
not quite the right orange for me though
i like more muted and neutral oranges
i would probably wear it if all my other makeup was very neutral and i was going somewhere summery and where i wanted to get some attention:]

I always notice that u say the glossy shine wears off but not the color. I was wondering if u could maybe post a couple of pictures over a couple of hours time so i can get a full understanding of what u mean. Thanks

It means the glossy part – how shiny it is – doesn’t last as long as the color itself does. Instead of looking glossy, it looks a little flatter, more like a satiny color instead 🙂

my retinas are ringing it’s so bright ! Lovely, brave shade of red though ! Illamasqua stays true to itself ! Bright as ever !!

The intensity of these glosses look amazing! Though it’s a shame the brand isn’t sold in Canadian Sephora stores or else I’d buy them in a heartbeat.

Love it!! I have morange from MAC I love to wear it in the place or red lipstick sometimes. It is so hard to find a decent orange lipgloss that actually comes out orange. Very nice colour on you : )

I would…if I lived in a metropolis city. Sadly, I live in like a hillbilly state and I’m not exactly fond of being gawked at. Out of town trips, absolutely! The color is so exacting and bold—I love it!

I have this, and absolutely adore it- unfortunately my hair is now the exact colour of Temper, and I can’t really wear both 🙁

The only think is that this absolutely has a scent, quite a distinctive orange sorbet kind of thing. I’m not sure if yours doesn’t for some reason? Maybe this is just me?

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