June 18, 2014

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick Review



Man on man do I love these little babies! These are the new (relatively) Bourjois lip product that applies a bit glossy but then dries down to the most beautiful matte velvet finish. I bought this when I went shopping with one of my best friends who is obsessed with dark reds at the moment, just like me! I think it has something to do with the weather... but boy weren't we glad to walk into Priceline that day.

What they claims:
"Its soft, melting texture glides on to the lips and turns into a matt, velvety and incredibly light colour. Lips are left smooth and soft as velvet. Enriched with evanescent oils, it’s incredibly sensuous formula provides a soft, second-skin feel, without drying or fading lips."

Pros:
  • Affordable (if you can get it like I did when Priceline had their special and it was only $10 for 1)
  • Long lasting and wears beautifully
  • Very comfortable to wear, not drying at all 
  • Gorgeous vibrant pigmentation 
  • Easy to work with and apply
Cons:
  •  If it's not on special, it is quite pricey in Australia (like every other makeup products) 
  • Not a great range of colours, it is mostly reds
  • I personally don't like the scent
 Overall thought: I absolutely adore these! I just wish that they came in a wider range of colours because all the shades were very bright and none that were just a bit paired down so I could use it daily. Great for people who wants to wear reds everyday though because I swear all the colours were just varying shades of reds. I would definitely repurchase these if I run our or if Bourjois came out with more colours. 10/10

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This is the stain that is left on the lips after you wipe off the product:
  
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You can see below that even though they apply kind of glossy before, they do dry down to a beautiful matte velvet finish.

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13 comments:

  1. So glad you love them because I FREAKING DOOO! My lips are always quite dry and they peel sooo much. With lipbalm, no lipbalm, with lipstick, no lipstick they will peel. With this, I've finally found a lip product that is matte but doesn't dry out my lips and don't move. I agree that there could be more shades, maybe some berries, more brown nudes too! It's about $20 USD here! Not so cheap either! :p

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  2. These look great! I will definitely be picking them up next time I get chance. Such a great finish x

    Jasmin Charlotte

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  3. so glad you found a color you love that doesn't make your lips peel. it looks beautiful on you! have you tired BITE beauty's agave lip mask. After I used that, my lips stopped peeling. :)

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  4. omg this is a gorgeous colour! i love how opaque the lip products are :)

    I’d really love it if we followed each other :)
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  5. hello beauty!!
    I`m first time in your blog and I must to tell you that is AWESOME!!
    Tell me what about follow each other? Let mek now if you atart then I`ll follow back!
    keep in touch and have a great day hun!!
    xoxo from Spain
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  6. These look amazing, especially the pink one!

    9 out of ten | find and follow me on bloglovin

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  7. These lipstick colors are so pretty! ;)

    God bless,
    XO, Claire
    http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com

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  8. love these colors on you!!! wish we had bourjois here in the states, always wanted to try their chocolate smelling blush and those popular foundations they carry! :)

    uris
    http://my-sinina.blogspot.com/

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  9. Oh wow, these lippies are so pigmented! Am going to check these out soon.. love that you mentioned they aren't drying on the lips.

    Thanks for the review!

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  10. They look absolutely gorgeous on you! I haven't tried them but definitely will keep an eye out for them now :) Glad I stumbled upon a fellow aussie blog!! Following you now xx Make Me Up Mandy

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  11. You have the fullest and prettiest lips! that hot pink is mint on you!

    Chloé⎪à la foliee

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