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Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Liquid Lipsticks

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Liquid Lipsticks

I’m going to start this post by saying ‘oh my god’. No other phrase can adequately describe my initial reaction and thoughts after using these beauties.

Look at the packaging! Look at the colours! etc. That’s what I was saying to myself when I got my hands on them. Prettiness aside however, let’s get to the goods. The colour payoff from these is insane. Almost too pigmented if you know what I mean. No sheer or light stains going on here people – we’re talking full on, in-your-face lips.

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Liquid Lipsticks

The formula is very silky and soft, and even though it’s a matte finish there’s a definite slip once on, which I like. Nothing worse than that dry feeling you get from some matte lip products. Interestingly, if you apply two layers of colour it gives a slightly glossy finish.

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Liquid Lipsticks
There are so many gorgeous shades but my absolute favourites are 03 Hot Pepper and 06 Pink Pong. Here’s Pink Pong:

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Ping Pong

And here’s Hot Pepper:

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Hot Pepper

I look knackered in those pictures! Lasting power is pretty decent too – I managed breakfast and lunch before they started to slip. And it’s a good thing they started to disappear by themselves because trying to remove them after you’ve just applied is next to impossible.

They hit the shelves in the UAE on March 1st and they will retail for about Dhs60, which is about 12 euro/10 pounds. Spendy for Bourjois but worth it, in my opinion. Boots 3 for 2 here we come! 🙂

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  • Reply fashiondoctor

    oh, i want! look fabulous! xoxoo

    February 24, 2014 at 10:00 am
  • Reply Liza

    Hi Simone! Sorry for off topic but what’s your powder? I just bought one at bobby brown and it’s appeared to be too brownish on my face at daylight so I’m looking for some really light color now..

    February 24, 2014 at 4:35 pm
    • Reply Simone

      Hi Liza, sorry I’ve just seen this. I’m using Laura Mercier mineral powder in Natural Beige at the moment. It’s really good xx

      March 22, 2014 at 8:49 pm
  • Reply Anna

    I have to have! Not long till March! 🙂

    February 25, 2014 at 7:28 pm
  • Reply Deema

    Iam so glad that I found a Blogger based in the UAE , Iam loving your blog its so nice 🙂

    April 10, 2014 at 6:20 pm
    • Reply Simone

      Thank you Deema :))

      April 11, 2014 at 1:32 pm

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