I LOVE this lipstick. The color is SO rich and the texture is phenomenal. Almost like a light oil. You barely notice it. It us not unpleasant at all. It's not waxy it is light and refreshing. It even tastes good (I know weird) and it has a nice smell. I'd buy all colors if it weren't for the price. For me it doesn't last a long time, but that's ok because reapplying it is a pleasure.
This is, by far, the best lip product. No no, I'm
-the wear: these could be advertised as balm stains, because even when the shine wears off, the color stays put like a lip stain!
-the feel: it's soft and smooth and comfy, perfect for travel
-the pigmentation: very smooth even and full coverage
-the packaging. Can we say high class?
-price. Okay it's pricey but worth it
-the color selection: it's good, but not as good as I would like it to be. Maybe better for my wallet?
People compare it to the revlon lip butters and maybelline color whispers, but to me the texture is incomparable.
It is like I said: a balmy, full coverage stain. Though revlon is comfy on the lips, it doesn't have that staining effect.
Overall you need to try at least one.
Over and out.
I actually own two of this gorgeous luxury lipsticks. The pigmentation and texture absolutely is to-die-for if not for the price I would own them all ^^. The packaging looks extremely valuable thus I would also be a nice present. The lipstick lasts about 3 hours and doesn't dry out the lips at all.
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Completely in love with this product, and I'll be looking to pick up a few more shades in the next couple weeks!
I bought this in Pink in Paris, an "aggressively fresh" pink....very difficult to describe the color, as the pigmentation is unlike any lippie I've used before. It is intense, making the color last for up to 4 hours on me with eating and drinking, whereas most lipsticks will last 1 hour. It is a warm, medium to light pink, almost straying to a peach color. Very eye catching, but versatile enough to go with almost all MU looks. I get so many compliments on this color, and have had so many people asking me what I'm wearing!
It is fragranced, smelling like mangoes to me, but the scent and bit of a taste fades after 10 minutes max. The formula is extremely rich, glides on easily, and has the feel of butter, without melting all over the place. It leaves my lips soft, smooth, and shiny, but a matte look is easily achieved by layering color and blotting with a notecard. It is very easy to produce a light wash of color, or a darker, intense pink stain with this lipstick.
The packaging is no different than the YSL standard of high quality, luxe feel. The tube is heavy and a bright gold: easy to find in my purse!
The only thing I'd change, isn't really a fault of the lipstick, it's just a personal preference. I prefer the traditional lipstick shape, with the shaped and angled tip. It's easier and faster to get clean lines and a defined lip shape with the traditional tip, and this one is a round shape, flat across the top, set into the tube at an angle. I'm not a fan of using a lip brush every time I apply this lippie or go to touch it up. But that's just my preference
I'd love to try the other shades, and I will be repurchasing until these are discontinued! worth every penny!
I have #12, #14, #15, #16. #15 is way too pale, even for my younger sister who has pale skin (I am tanned) and not very pigmented pale pink lips. It still somehow managed to wash her lips out and make them look slightly white. On me this colour just comes up white because my natural lip colour is so much darker. #14 and #16 are beautiful, which reminds me, because I haven't used them in a while. #14 is a bit bright for me though, and my cap is slightly broken from dropping it once. #12 is also beautiful and stains the lip slightly. A gripe with this formula is that there is so much slip that it tends to move around the lips quite easily, so it's not a low maintenance lipstick.
BEST lippies!!! I want to have all the shades available! very moisturizing on the lips. colors are so gorgeous and the packaging makes you feel like a princess! such a lovely product!:-)
I have this in #9 Nude in Private. The color is perfection. I didn't want to love it because it's pretty expensive but YSL just gets it. The color is a multi-faceted peachy pink (more peach than pink) with a hint of rose. It's not a wash-you-out pale nude. It's a MLBB shade that says "I'm in the best shape ever." I used to use Dior Addict in Tokyo religiously but that color is paler and more importantly dried out my lips horribly. I didn't know how drying it was until I tried this YSL lipstick. Rouge Volupte Shine is extremely hydrating and applies like silk. When I first tried it at Sephora, I had an "Ahhhh!" moment from how smooth it was compared to all the other lipsticks I had tried.
Now the negatives I do have to mention about this formula are the smell and the taste. The scent is very strong and artificial. Some people have said it smells like mango or tropical fruit, and it definitely smells exotic (not the usual hint of vanilla). But I find it unpleasant. Thankfully, it doesn't linger. What reeeeallllyy bothers me about this formula though is the taste. If you get it too close to the inner part of your lips and drink something, OMG it will taste like poison. I've never had this problem with other high end lipsticks. I don't expect them to taste good but I also don't expect them to taste like a concentrated form of cheap lipstick from the 80's where you get that strong chemical taste. For that reason, I can only wear nude colors that don't need to be applied on the inner lip.
The packaging can't be beat. I thoroughly enjoy taking it out of my bag and applying because the tube is SO pretty to look at. I will definitely continue buying this shade.
This is going to be a RAVE!!! This is by far my most favorite lipstick formula. It deeply hydrates my lips, does not feel heavy. The color range is great. It's everything I could ever ask for from a lipstick. Please, don't ever discontinue it!
(#08 pink in confidence) a lovely your lips but better, what I think a nude is. It's so smooth and shiny and smells amazing, like peaches. It was expensive but as an everyday colour I'll get a lot of use out of it. It doesn't last ages on the lips, but the packaging is so gorgeous you won't mind reapplying.
I had the sheer candy line, and wanted to try this line. I picked out PINK IN CONFIDENCE and it's gorgeous. Flatters me completely, I was feeling blahhh before I bought this!! It was later in the day when my makeup was already at it's breaking point, I was feeling tired.... As soon as I slipped this bad boy on I was feeling gorgeous and myself! It's so nice to have found a color I can count on! The next I am planning on purchasing are colors #9 and #15. I'm hoping to get the same results! I like this line better than the sheer candy line. The gold packaging especially.