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Friday, 16 September 2011

Guerlain Christmas - Rouge Automatique: Nuit D'Amour

Alongside the new Rouge G in Gardner, Guerlain are also launching a couple of new Rouge Automatique shades, including this one in Nuit D'Amour.  It's scary-beautiful, look:

Described as a black-red, I don't mind admitting that I gasped a bit when I first opened the packaging of this one, as it looked like this in the room I was in:

 Black.  But, actually, it's not, it is indeed a blackened-red plum with just the merest hint of tiny golden shimmer:

This picutre gives you a good idea of how the shade will look on the lips.  Replete with the same Rouge Automatique gel-formula which is very gentle and moisturising on the lips, this is a lot sheerer than initially anticipated, but the shade is very buildable.

Here, I've swatched how the lipstick looks swatched once, twice and three times on the skin:

Even at three layers, you can see it's sheer, and will still let a little of your natural lip-colour show through.  One layer is a little more like a glossy stain.

Here's how it looks on my lips:

Surprisingly soft and wearable, more like a deeply coloured balm than the goth-tacular lips I was expecting.  Nice to see that Guerlain are adding more unexpected shades to their range.

Face of the Day coming up tomorrow, and a look at the new Meteorites pearls ... 

The Fine Print: Scary PR sample.
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  1. This is beautiful! I love vampy reds at the moment, so nice for Autumn xx

  2. I love the colour and the fact that it is sheer. It's friendly goth!


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