YSL Red is My Savior & Dial R.E.D. Rouge Pur Couture Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

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YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick

Red is My Savior (110)

YSL Red is My Savior (110) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single, fluid stroke, which adhered evenly and smoothly over my lips without emphasizing lip texture or lip lines. The texture felt lightweight, creamy without being too slippery, and was comfortable to apply and to wear. The color stayed on well for five and a half hours and felt hydrating over time.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.13 oz. - $292.31 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich color with intense hydration ... in just one stroke." The thing to know about this formula is that it is quite emollient and has a lot of slip; the formula almost applies itself as it glides quickly across the lips, though I sometimes found it too emollient and too slippery. That extra slip meant that some shades weren't as pigmented as anticipated or that color gathered in my lip lines. The wear ranged from four to six hours on average. I found the formula was usually on the hydrating side. They have a sweet, fruity scent that I'd describe as subtle but noticeable.

Browse all of our YSL Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Octyldodecanol, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Stearyl/Ppg-3 Myristyl Ether Dimer Dilinoleate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Polyethylene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polybutene, Talc, Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides, Candelilla Cera / Candelilla Wax, Cera Microcristallina / Microcrystalline Wax, Cera Alba / Beeswax, Alumina, Silica Silylate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Colophonium / Rosin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Silicate, Glycerin, Tin Oxide, Parfum / Fragrance. May Contain: Mica, Ci 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 / Iron Oxides, Ci 45410 / Red 28 Lake, Ci 15850 / Red 7, Ci 15850 / Red 6, Ci 15850 / Red 7 Lake, Ci 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, Ci 45380 / Red 22 Lake, Ci 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, Ci 17200 / Red 33 Lake, Ci 77742 / Manganese Violet, Ci 77120 / Barium Sulfate, Ci 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, Ci 75470 / Carmine.

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YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick
YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick

Dial R E D (114)

YSL Dial R E D (114) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a muted, deeper orange-red with moderate, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had rich color payoff in a single layer, which applied evenly and smoothly across my lips without tugging or dragging during application. The consistency was creamy, lightweight, and smooth without being too heavy or too slippery. There was a smidgen of product that sank into my deeper lip lines, though it wasn’t noticeable in person. It lasted nicely for five hours and felt moisturizing while worn.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.13 oz. - $292.31 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich color with intense hydration ... in just one stroke." The thing to know about this formula is that it is quite emollient and has a lot of slip; the formula almost applies itself as it glides quickly across the lips, though I sometimes found it too emollient and too slippery. That extra slip meant that some shades weren't as pigmented as anticipated or that color gathered in my lip lines. The wear ranged from four to six hours on average. I found the formula was usually on the hydrating side. They have a sweet, fruity scent that I'd describe as subtle but noticeable.

Browse all of our YSL Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick swatches.

Ingredients

Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Octyldodecanol, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Stearyl/Ppg-3 Myristyl Ether Dimer Dilinoleate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Polyethylene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polybutene, Talc, Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides, Candelilla Cera / Candelilla Wax, Cera Microcristallina / Microcrystalline Wax, Cera Alba / Beeswax, Alumina, Silica Silylate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Colophonium / Rosin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Silicate, Glycerin, Tin Oxide, Parfum / Fragrance. May Contain: Mica, Ci 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 / Iron Oxides, Ci 45410 / Red 28 Lake, Ci 15850 / Red 7, Ci 15850 / Red 6, Ci 15850 / Red 7 Lake, Ci 15985 / Yellow 6 Lake, Ci 45380 / Red 22 Lake, Ci 19140 / Yellow 5 Lake, Ci 17200 / Red 33 Lake, Ci 77742 / Manganese Violet, Ci 77120 / Barium Sulfate, Ci 42090 / Blue 1 Lake, Ci 75470 / Carmine.

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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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Red is my Savior is absolutely the PERFECT lip colour on you, Christine! I tend to shy away from orange toned reds but it looks so stunning that I am tempted to give it a try when the stores re-open!

Do my eyes deceive me or is there a teeny bit of sparkle in Dial R E D ? They both look really nice on you, and both look different on the skin vs from their bullet to me. Thank you, as always, for the wonderful reviews- I don’t know what I’d do without you!

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!