YSL Corail Urbain (51) & Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick Reviews, Photos, Swatches

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick ($36.00 for 0.13 oz.) is described as a “medium peach orange.” It’s a light-medium, pink-coral with warm undertones and fine white pearl. It had mostly opaque pigmentation that applied fairly evenly, though there was still some translucency where the natural lip color came through slightly. The color wore well for four hours and was lightly hydrating over time, but I had some of the color pull into lip lines after two and a half hours of wear. Urban Decay Streak (DC, $22.00) is cooler, glossier (95% similar). Estee Lauder Charmed (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Liar (DC, $22.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Isla (LE, $36.00) is cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Topanga (P, $7.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Nectar (P, $28.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Laura Geller Mango Sorbet (PiP, ) is darker, less pigmented (90% similar). Estee Lauder Eccentric (P, $32.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Streak (DC, $18.00) is less pigmented (95% similar). Cle de Peau Lotus Flower (P, $65.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Matthew (LE, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC Make Me Gorgeous (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Coral Fire (DC, $22.00) is darker (85% similar). Givenchy Brun Createur (103) (P, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pipa (LE, $55.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Estee Lauder Naked Truth (DC, $32.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). Chanel Lettre (216) (P, $37.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Revlon Lover's Coral (P, $8.49) is darker, less pigmented (85% similar). Smashbox Easy (P, $21.00) is more muted (85% similar). Smashbox Nude Beach (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer, glossier (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick ($36.00 for 0.13 oz.) is described as a “deep mauve.” It’s a medium-dark, magenta purple with subtle, warmer undertones paired with lilac and white pearl. It had semi-opaque coverage that went on evenly and smoothly. The color lasted for four hours, was comfortable and lightly hydrating over time, and didn’t pull into lip lines like Corail Urbain did. ColourPop Chance (P, $7.00) is cooler, less glossy (95% similar). Clinique Grape Pop (P, $19.50) is less shimmery, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Sheer Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is cooler, glossier (90% similar). NARS Silvia (P, $34.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Revlon Luminous Lilac (018) (P, $9.99) is glossier (90% similar). Revlon Berry Haute (P, $8.49) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Bite Beauty #007 (LE, $36.00) is brighter (90% similar). MAC Outrageously Fun (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Love Forever (P, $18.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Dior Rose Caprice (475) (P, $35.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Happy Ending (116) (DC, $30.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Jack (P, $36.00) is brighter, cooler (85% similar). NARS Full Frontal (LE, $26.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Urban Decay Bittersweet (DC, $22.00) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). NARS Angela (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Bite Beauty Grape (LE, $24.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). MAC Lust Extract (LE, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Mauve Nihiliste (58) Pur Couture Lipstick

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Nicole Avatar

The formula should be consistent. Don’t blame yourself for their shortcomings. They are pretty. A sheer lipstick has it’s place,right? But, it’s not supposed to be sheer is it? I still like them. But I’d place a liner to hold them longer.

Nancy T Avatar

That Mauve Nihiliste has me interested in trying it on today when I go to try on Guerlain Air Kiss lippy @ Nordstrom’s. That’s IF I ever get out of the house today! Been feeling lousy for an entire week because my Crohn’s has been flaring up pretty badly, so I’ve been relegated to staying close to the*facilities*. Not fun!

Nancy T Avatar

Thank you so much, Christine! Somehow, I am going to try to pull myself together and get over to the Nordies up the street from here sometime today. Bad case of cabin fever! I hate staying home. ?

BonnieBBon Avatar

Awe Nancy so sorry to hear your feeling badly. One of my “girls” 6 of us BFF’s since kindergarten, spread out and different lives but we stay connected anyway has Crohn’s as well. I truly understand how horrid a flare up is and the lack of being able to run a simple errand bcuz of the facility situation. My friend calls them her S.A.E’s you can probably figure out the initials. If not and you need a good laugh just shoot me a note. [email protected] my thoughts are with you and I hope you bounce back quickly!!!

Nancy T Avatar

I hear you! This disease definitely saps all the energy out of those of us who have it. I take a multi vite with iron in it and also sub-lingual B12, and a host of other supplements. Probably due to malnutrition because our gut doesn’t absorb nutrients. All we can do is hope that our various treatments work!

Nancy T Avatar

Thank you, Genevieve! It’s a devil of an illness, really! I feel badly for your friend’s daughter, because it seems to hit the younger ones harder, at least in the beginning of the illness. Yes, if nothing else, Guerlain Air Kiss lipstick! I tried it on today, and it looked like the most perfect MLBB shade I ever wore!

Katherine T. Avatar

Oh no! I don’t have Crohns, but I have a really sensitive stomach/digestive system (got it from my dad), and when it gets upset, it’s not good….. Hope you feel better soon!

Sabrina S Avatar

I own Mauve Nihiliste (and have for about 2 years now) and I love it! It looks more purple on me but it’s great. It lasts quite a long time and doesn’t settle into my lip lines which I loooove.

Gillian Avatar

I love 19 Fuchsia Pink and 52 Rosy Coral. Those are my favourites among the few I own. Fuchsia Pink is a beautiful bright magenta/fuchsia shade and Rosy Coral is much more of a true coral than Corail Urbain is, it’s deeper and has more red/orange tones. I get more use out of Rosy Coral than I do the rest of my Rouge Pur Couture lipsticks. Coral is my favourite colour when it comes to lipstick. 😀

Kenna Avatar

Beautiful! Love the second shade. Also, just a little heads up, in the description both shades are listed as “YSL Corail Urbane (51) Pur Couture Lipstick”

BonnieBBon Avatar

I came for the mauve nihiliste bcuz uh I’m me but the corail caught me by complete surprise. Absolutely LOVE it and I’m not a coral person at all. I’m having to make strategic purchases so maybe I’ll go dupe hunting. The more sales the harder the decisions 🙂 I didn’t know Beauty.com carried Kevyn Aucoin’s volume mascara. Its my all time hg and not always easy to find. I’m trying to decide if I should use the 20% to buy backups even though it’s not as exciting as gorgeous new lipsticks. Decisions decsisions….,…..

BonnieBBon Avatar

I think that’s solid advice! I listened and went for the mascara and backups. The best part was I didn’t know you could checkout on beauty with PayPal. I ended up using some ebates money that was just sitting there. it feels free since my actual bank or credit cards weren’t touched. It’s now basically the best day ever ?. I really love that mascara!!! LOL I’m such a dork.

KJH Avatar

Try it first. Got a FS Streak in the Sephora More Lip box, and it looks absolutely ghastly on me. There is zero cool in mine. UD s.t. goofs the quality control, kind of like having 5 Orgasm blushes in 3 slightly different shades. Streak and Peony were my least faves. Swamp thing, even if I try to look at it objectively. (I don’t do coral tops, either.) You are cooler than I am, but maybe you’d like the contrast. I’m probably NW 25… P20 or 30 in Color Drops. The formula is great, just wish it could have been Rapture, which is sold out everywhere.

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