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Giorgio Armani Warm Brown (21) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Warm Brown (21) Giorgio Armani Warm Brown (21) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Warm Brown (21) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a medium brown with soft, warm yellow undertones and a matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation applied with a fingertip and semi-sheer, buildable coverage applied with a brush. It had a smooth, velvety texture that was clay-like–malleable with some spring but not wet...
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Dior Cruise Look Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Cruise Look (022) Dior Cruise Look (022) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er), warm-toned neutral color story with finishes that ranged from pearl to metallic. It was a lighter-leaning palette without a darker matte to add depth, so it may not work for everyone as a standalone palette. Ingredients Cruise Look (022) ...
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Giorgio Armani Deep Brown (22) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Deep Brown (22) Giorgio Armani Deep Brown (22) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Deep Brown (22) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a darker, slightly red-toned brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer when applied with a fingertip and more medium to semi-opaque, buildable coverage when applied with a brush. You would need to use a lighter touc...
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Giorgio Armani Cool Mauve (50) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Cool Mauve (50) Giorgio Armani Cool Mauve (50) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Mauve (50) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark mauve with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation that applied with more medium to semi-opaque coverage when using fingertips and more semi-sheer to medium coverage when using a brush. The texture was smooth, moderately dens...
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Giorgio Armani Brick Red (45) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm

Brick Red (45) Giorgio Armani Brick Red (45) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Brick Red (45) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a rich, coppery orange with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. It was more orange-leaning than red-leaning both in the pan as well as swatched/applied. It had nearly opaque pigmentation applied with a fingertip and more medium to semi-opaque coverage applied with a brush, s...
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Guerlain Blush Beige & Brick Red Rouge G Velvet Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Blush Beige (530) Guerlain Blush Beige (530) Rouge G Luxurious Velvet Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep pink with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, which applied smoothly and comfortably across my lips without tugging. The texture was lightweight, velvety, and lightly creamy without being “wet” or slippery. It did smooth out my lip lines, but it didn’t settle into my ...
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Guerlain Berry Pink & Wine Red Rouge G Velvet Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Berry Pink (721) Guerlain Berry Pink (721) Rouge G Luxurious Velvet Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deeper berry with subtle, cool undertones and semi-matte finish. The texture felt smooth, lightweight, and more velvety as it glided across my lips comfortably but didn’t feel slippery. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation that adhered evenly and stayed on well for six hours. The product left a faint stain behind and felt l...
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Guerlain Rosewood Beige & Milky Beige Rouge G Velvet Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Rosewood Beige (258) Guerlain Rosewood Beige (258) Rouge G Luxurious Velvet Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deeper, more muted red-coral with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The texture was smooth, lightweight, and thin with more of a velvety slip to it, which made it comfortable to wear but not prone to sliding around during wear. The lipstick had opaque pigmentation that wore nicely for five hours (out of 16 hours marke...
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Giorgio Armani Warm Coral (30) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Warm Coral (30) Giorgio Armani Warm Coral (30) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Warm Coral (30) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark orange with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, when applied with a fingertip, and more medium coverage when applied with a brush. It was less buildable as it was rather pigmented, in my experien...
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Dior Copper Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Copper (439) Dior Copper (439) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er), warm-toned palette that included a mix of matte, satin, and shimmer finishes. Four of the five shades were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing, but one shade (#2) was more of a sparkling, top coat, which the brand doesn’t distinguish from the rest. Those who like the effect may find it works for their purposes as that shade is wh...
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Dior Toile de Jouy Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Toile de Jouy (429) Dior Toile de Jouy (429) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er) warmer neutral color story that included a mix of finishes that ranged from matte to sparkle. This palette suffered from a general powderiness/dryness across the board compared to most of the brand’s eyeshadows. Most shades had semi-opaque or better coverage, and they were blendable, but they absolutely required a prime...
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Giorgio Armani Cool Brown (20) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Cool Brown (20) Giorgio Armani Cool Brown (20) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Brown (20) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a light brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff applied with a fingertip and more semi-sheer, buildable coverage applied with a brush. The texture was smooth, more velvety in its glide and feel, which made it clay-like–dr...
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Dior Pink Glow Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Pink Glow (619) Dior Pink Glow (619) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a pink and red color, neutral color story that included satin to sparkle finishes. Two of the shades were more sparkly but had decent coverage despite that, so they were functional as standalone shades as well as for layering. I had issues with the fifth shade, which felt quite different than any other shadow I’ve tried from the brand–it...
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Dior Rayonnante (330) Rouge Blush Review & Swatches

Rayonnante (330) Dior Rayonnante (330) Rouge Blush ($44.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a light coral with moderate, warm undertones and warmer, lighter peachy-gold pearl woven throughout. The shimmer was fine, which resulted in a satiny sheen once the blush was applied and buffed out on my skin–the finish made it a little different than the many peachy-coral blushes on the market. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff that applied well to b...
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Dior Early Bird Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Early Bird (659) Dior Early Bird (659) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette for the fall season. All five shades were blendable, long-wearing, and easy to use, while two shades were more semi-opaque and buildable rather than fully opaque. The formula felt like a gel-powder hybrid, so they have a more “baked” quality to them, which can require a slightly heavier hand if one is use...
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Dior Coral Flight Rouge Blush Review & Swatches

Coral Flight (462) Dior Coral Flight (462) Rouge Blush ($44.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a bright, medium coral with moderate, warm undertones and a satin finish. The consistency was smooth, moderately dense but not heavy or too firmly-pressed into the pan, and blendable, which ensured it was easy to work with on bare skin as well as on top of foundation. It had mostly opaque, buildable color coverage that applied evenly and lasted nicely for ...
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Dior Night Bird Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Night Bird (459) Dior Night Bird (459) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette from the brand’s fall collection. All five shades had semi-opaque to opaque color coverage, were blendable, and long-lasting. The formula felt like a gel-powder hybrid, so they have a more “baked” quality to them, which can require a slightly heavier hand if one is used to working with more powdery formul...
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Dior Wild Brown Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Wild Brown (529) Dior Wild Brown (529) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er) warm-toned, neutral color story with finishes that ranged from matte to frost. It performed well overall with a few shades that could have been smoother or more refined in texture, which would be easily helped by a primer. Ingredients Wild Brown (529) ...
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Dior Autumn Mood (332) Rouge Blush Review & Swatches

Autumn Mood (332) Dior Autumn Mood (332) Rouge Blush ($44.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a brighter, medium orange with strong, warm yellow undertones and a matte finish. It had mostly opaque, buildable color coverage paired with a smooth, more velvety texture that was finely-milled but substantial. It wasn’t too powdery but still picked up readily with a less-dense brush and was easy to blend out along the edges. It wore nicely for eight and a...
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Laura Mercier Chocolat Divin, Coral Nu, Coral Clair Rouge Essentiel Lipsticks Review & Swatches

Chocolat Divin Laura Mercier Chocolat Divin Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème LipstickLaura Mercier Chocolat Divin Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, deeper brown with subtle, warm undertones and a lightly glossy finish. It looked glossier than it felt, as it was still more of a thin, lightweight consistency that had a velvety glide rather than creamy, more emollient slip. It had mostly opaque color cove...
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Dior Pearlescent Glow Dior Forever Couture Luminizer Review & Swatches

Pearlescent Glow (03) Dior Pearlescent Glow (03) Dior Forever Couture Luminizer ($48.00 for 0.21 oz.) has a transparent base and was chocked full of bluish-white, iridescent micro-sparkle and finer pearl. It had a shiny, sparkling finish applied to my skin, which created a noticeable contrast and highlight but didn’t accentuate my skin’s natural texture. The consistency felt smooth to the touch, firmer without being stiff, and picked ...
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Dior Romantic Voyage Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Romantic Voyage (749) Dior Romantic Voyage (749) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er), pink and taupe color story that included a mix of finishes that ranged from matte to shimmer. The first two shades were less consistent and sheerer, and they would be easier and better-performing for someone who always uses a primer or tacky base with their eyeshadows. The remaining three shades were pigmented, ble...
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Dior Golden Glow Dior Forever Couture Luminizer Review & Swatches

Golden Glow (04) Dior Golden Glow (04) Dior Forever Couture Luminizer ($48.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium-dark peach with warmer, more orange undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation paired with a slightly firmer, denser consistency that felt like a gel-powder hybrid. This type of formula works best with a denser brush or heavier hand, though this was more yielding than most formulas like it, so as lon...
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Dior Rosewood Glow Dior Forever Couture Luminizer Review & Swatches

Rosewood Glow (05) Dior Rosewood Glow (05) Dior Forever Couture Luminizer ($48.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium-dark, rosy copper with subtle, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, moderately-dense texture that was slightly firmer but not stiff to work with. I had no trouble picking up product with a moderately-dense brush–it was more yielding in product than I expected given its gel-powder feel. The...
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Laura Mercier Fuchsia Intense, Rose Mauve, Mauve Merveilleux Rouge Essentiel Lipsticks Review & Swatches

Fuchsia Intense Laura Mercier Fuchsia Intense Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème LipstickLaura Mercier Fuchsia Intense Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a rich, raspberry pink with a lot of brightness paired with a satin sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that did not build up beyond that–there was just some translucency that was always apparent. The texture was lightweight, thin, and more velvety without bei...
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Dior Golden Day Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Golden Day (569) Dior Golden Day (569) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) includes two mattes and three shimmer shades. The shimmers varied from more satiny to sparkly, so there was a lot of differences in texture between the five shades. The quality was decent but the matte black was stiffer to work with, so whether it “works” comes down to preference for sure. Ingredients ...
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Dior Nude Glow Dior Forever Couture Luminizer Review & Swatches

Nude Glow (01) Dior Nude Glow (01) Dior Forever Couture Luminizer ($48.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium-dark, peachy gold with warmer undertones and a luminous sheen. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which was easy to adjust to sheerer, more buildable coverage if desired by using a lighter hand. The texture was smooth to the touch, never powdery but very seamless and flattering on my skin. It was firmer as a powder, which I e...
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Dior New World (365) Rouge Blush Review & Swatches

New World (365) Dior New World (365) Rouge Blush ($44.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a medium, pinky-coral base with flecks of lavender and gold sparkle over a more satin-like finish. It was a more sparkly (or “glittery” in effect, but it did not contain plastic glitter) product where some of those sparkles seemed to disappear during application. The blush was richly pigmented and applied evenly to bare skin with a formula that blended out beau...
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Laura Mercier Violette, Plum Fatale, Plum Noire Rouge Essentiel Lipsticks Review & Swatches

Violette Laura Mercier Violette Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème LipstickLaura Mercier Violette Rouge Essentiel Silky Crème Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep plum with subtle, cool undertones and a satin sheen. It had rich color coverage in a single layer, which adhered evenly and smoothly to my lips with even application that never tugged on my lips. The texture felt smooth, lightweight, and velvety with a thinness that wasn’t c...
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YSL Prete a Tout & Jeu d'Attraction Rouge Pur Couture Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Prete a Tout (103) YSL Prete a Tout (103) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 LipstickYSL Prete a Tout (103) Rouge Pur Couture SPF15 Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a medium-dark orange-red with moderate warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single stroke, which applied evenly and smoothly across my lips in a fluid motion. The texture felt lightweight, thin but not clingy, and had moderate slip, so it glid...
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