YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush ($40.00 for 0.33 fl. oz.) is a softly brightened, medium tangerine orange with warm, yellow undertones, and very fine golden shimmer-sheen. The shimmer is almost imperceptible when swatched or applied. Maybelline Coral Burst (LE, $5.99) is brighter. NARS Rotonde (LE, $41.00) is more matte. MAC Fiery Impact (LE, $25.00) is slightly more muted but sheered out, they are similar. MAC Optimistic Orange (LE, $21.00) is brighter. Benefit Cha Cha (P, $30.00) is more red-toned. See comparison swatches. (Look here for similar shades for it as a lip color.)

The new formula is supposed to work on cheeks and lips, and the texture is described as an “air whipped mousse” and has a “soft matte finish.”  The color is supposed to be buildable.  For a more in-depth overview of the packaging and applicator, read my original review of the formula.  Orange Fougueux had good color coverage, which felt buildable, blendable, and easy to use at varying intensities.  It’s pigmented enough where you feel like the product stretches–a little goes a long way–but a little dab gives a soft, sheer tint to cheeks or lips.  The consistency is thin, almost velvety and silky at the same time, but as it is blended and worked into the skin, it melts and becomes more powder-like.  The final result is a satin finish–not truly dewy but not matte.  On lips, it stays glossy for a couple hours, and then the shine starts fading and by the end of wear, it’s satin-like.  As a blush, it wore well for eight hours, and as a lip color, it wore well for four hours and was neither drying nor hydrating.  This shade didn’t leave a stain behind.  The formula has a sweet, mango-and-grape scent to me, kind of like Glossy Stains but less intense.

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush
YSL Orange Fougueux (04) Baby Doll Kiss and Blush

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure de Lumiere Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Pressed Powder
On eyes:
  • Sephora Snakeskin Dress Eyeliner

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meganlisa Avatar

Beautiful! Turns out it will cost almost $10 to send/return..and it looks less orange on you then I expected (I had gotten this and fuchsia as I wrote on your fuchsia review). So I might actually try this….I’ve only looked at it in bottle and haven’t opened it. Hm…I can definitely use it as a blush and add a pink gloss over it on lips.
I will likely keep mine in this color after your review. Thanks!
Any chance you’ll review any other colors?

Karina Avatar

Wow It looks gorgeous! I really like it but I’m not totally sold on this just because the quantity vs the price it’s a little… unfair :C But if I’m going to buy one of this, this is going to be the color 🙂 Thanks Christine for your reviews n.n

Karina Avatar

Oh Good to know! I just want to try some “multitasker” products and I assumed that the quantity would not be enough, but now I’m ready to pull the trigger on this product 🙂 thanks again!

Christina Avatar

Very pretty on you, Christine! Your complexion looks really lovely with warm tones like this and makes me want to buy everything. 🙂

Larissa Avatar

This shade is gorgeous on you, Christine! I’m not entirely sure that my skin tone can handle oranges like that (then again, I have bright orange lipsticks that I LOVE), but I’m willing to try it out. I’d probably play with this in a store before putting money down on this shade.

Dre Avatar

I cannot choose between this orange and the fuchsia color. They are both lovely. Which one would you prefer for someone with my skin tone, medium yellow undertone, nc30? Thanks for the review!

Katerina Avatar

I was like: “nah, won’t look good on anyone” – and then I saw your swatch. Looks gorgeous on you, Christine! Makes me want to try it and I wouldn’t normally.

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