YSL Le Nude (70) & Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick Reviews, Photos, Swatches

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture LipstickYSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick ($36.00 for 0.13 oz.) is described as a “basic nude.” It’s a light-medium, rosy beige with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff with noticeable translucency, which will let your natural lip color come through. The consistency was lightweight, thinner but still creamy, and applied evenly but the color gathered in lip lines after three hours of wear (total wear time was four hours). MAC Koi Coral (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). ColourPop Crunch (LE, $7.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Jubilee (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Carriacou (LE, $55.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Fireball (LE, $18.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Clinique Melon Pop (P, $19.50) is lighter (90% similar). Burberry Devon Sunset (P, $30.00) is glossier (90% similar). MAC Marque (P, $23.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Smashbox Famous (PiP, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Romantic (LE, $24.00) is darker, glossier (85% similar). Chanel Mademoiselle (434) (P, $37.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Feel the Love (LE, $20.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Shy Girl (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Eat Cake (150) (P, $30.00) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Mystical (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Chanel Rouge Ingenue (168) (P, $38.00) is lighter (80% similar). Guerlain Garance (DC, $58.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Urban Decay Liar (DC, $22.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Becca Tulip (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Estee Lauder Dynamic (P, $32.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture LipstickYSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick ($36.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark burgundy red with subtle, warm undertones and a natural finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage with a creamy, smooth texture that glided on effortlessly and covered well. On me, the color lasted for nearly six hours, was comfortable to wear, and was hydrating, too. This shade is limited edition and exclusive to Sephora VIB Rouges (no idea if they’ll ever release it to VIBs/BIs). MAC Fire Roasted (DC, $21.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). NARS Olivia (P, $34.00) is glossier (95% similar). Bite Beauty #001 (Reformulation) (LE, $36.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Shirley (P, $34.00) is cooler (90% similar). Shiseido Bloodstone (RD503) (DC, $28.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Lee (LE, $34.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Black Cherry (LE, $24.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Hourglass Visionary (P, $32.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Mona (P, $34.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam I (P, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Camden Chic (LE, $19.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Bite Beauty #001 (LE, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Red Velvet (P, $37.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Your Majesty (P, $37.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Tannin (DC, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Bite Beauty Mistletoe (LE, $26.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). YSL Rouge Caftan (92) (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, lighter, less pigmented (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Le Nu (70) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick
YSL Black Red (71) Pur Couture Lipstick

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Black Red looks lovely! I don’t have any of the listed dupes but I’m sure I must have something similar. I must investigate! 🙂

Le Nu will go well with a smoky eye. I have enough dupes, incl BB Your Majesty, but Black Red is gorgeous! Love the lipstick imprints on it , so cute!

Man, that Black Red looks awesome (and really pretty on you!), but the weird little smiley lips all over the bullet are kind of creeping me out a little hahaha

Oh, they just broke my heart with that red! I am not Rouge (yet!), and this shade of deep red is my kryptonite! Really, really hope that this beauty is made available for at least regular VIB’s soon.
As for Le Nu, it being lighter than Marque or Liar means it wouldn’t look right on me. As it is, I feel quite the dope for getting talked into MAC Pure Zen ( although it can be put over Reel Sexy!) and Blankety (can ONLY use it with a LOT of work!)

So glad you reviewed Black Red. I’ve had it in and out of my cart for some time. I had read a Sephora review where someone said it looked brown on them…scared me off! It’s definitely a warm burgundy-red on you (and a great shade for you!). It may be a warm-toned shade I’ll pick up. Thanks for the review!

*thud* That red! OMG, so gorgeous. I love the little kissy lips design on the bullet. Such a cute touch! The nude is really pretty as well. It’s pink enough it doesn’t come off as dead looking, even though it’s very light.

I find the concept behind the Rouge exclusives a bit silly. I feel like it would make more sense to release it discounted to Rouges and full price for those of us in the lower tiers. Otherwise, it’s like, well okay then, I guess I’ll take my money elsewhere! The Bobbi Brown looks like a pretty alternative. 🙂

Le Nu is a great nude shade for people like me that are afraid of nudes. It’s my only nude lipstick so I made sure to get a color I knew I would wear often. The only thing for me was that I thought the fragrance was a bit much but it does fade after a little bit. Love it! And that red ❤️ I’m not a rouge nor will I ever be lol. But what a gorgeous color!

Both stunning colors and finishes. Not certain I could wear the darker color at my age and complexion but a beautiful color; both.

Black Red is just too gorgeous! I keep trying to resist it since I picked up Le Nu and Le Fuchsia but it’s just so perfect and looks great on everyone. I totally want it now lol

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