16 August 2013

Givenchy Le Rouge in Rouge Egerie 305: Meet My New Favourite Lipstick

Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick Rouge Egerie 305

Ladies and, well, mainly ladies I’m guessing, hang on to your lipstick loving hearts or prepare to lose ‘em to this beauty - just like I did.
 
Part of Givenchy's 12-strong Le Rouge lipstick line, which launched earlier this spring, Rouge Egerie came home with me from Sephora in Paris - where I parted with 33 of my finest eurobucks for the privilege.
 
So, was it worth the splurge?


Givenchy Rouge Egerie 305 Swatch

Oh, I think you already know the answer to that one.  From the sleek leather and metal sheath (oo-err, missus!) to the pretty pinkish-red shade to the damn near perfect consistency and excellent wear-time, this looks and feels like a luxury buy.

Givenchy Rouge Egerie 305 Face Swatch


These lippies are described as matte, but they’re a very modern matte – meaning you do get that slightly velvety finish, but with a hint of satiny-sheen that really makes a difference.

This applies smoothly, doesn’t emphasise those pesky little dry patches and makes my lips look plumped up and even.

Givenchy Rouge Egerie 305

The formula feels creamy and comfortable, but it’s not smooshy or balm like so it has more staying power, without drying out my lips.   

There’s a subtle fruity fragrance - the key word being subtle, this won’t offend your nose – and these are perfectly pigmented too; Rouge Egerie is opaque in just one swipe.

Givenchy leather lipstick case



So yes, all round lovely lipstick, meaning the cost is entirely justifiable. . .in my own head, anyway. Are you with me, or do you think I’ve lost the run of myself altogether?

23 comments:

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

I love the shade! Thanks for the review and enabling Emma!


xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

annie. said...

lovely shade!

Annie | www.raspberphobia.com

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Stunning shade...looks gorgeous!! Have a great weekend doll xx

Anonymous said...

That’s gorgeous on you Emma!

Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt said...

It's all in the name of blogging, so why not splurge every now and then :O). Looks amazing on you!

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Kirstie said...

ARGH. Want. This is all kinds of the awesome!

Adele said...

Wow! That is one gorgeous shade of red. Love the lipstick case too, I'm sold on that alone!
Have a fab weekend Emma xoxo
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Lilli said...

Amazing shade and texture!

Miss Y. said...

Gorgeous, indeed! Great colour too!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous lipstick but more importantly you have fabulous lips!

Cuti-CLUE-les said...

You are the perfect model for this. It looks perfect xx

Yvonne Magner said...

It is beautiful, I want.

Chantel said...

Beautiful lipstick, this color looks great on you!

yummychunklet said...

Love red lipsticks!

Kim Alston said...

That shade looks gorgeous on you Emma. So punchy! :D
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Emma said...

This is right up my street Emma! Such a glam colour on you, I'm dying to get one of the rouge interdit lipsticks, I've had my eye on it for ages so glad you see you like your Givenchy one. Also that packaging is TO DIE FOR! seriously!

Hope you have a great weekend!

Emma x

Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt said...

Hiya Emma! Have tagged you in my post today for Top 10 Beauty Buys. Hope you'll join in :O). Xx

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MissGreenEyes said...

Agh it's an awful price but I can just about justify the price of ANYTHING since giving up smoking a year ago - I mean this isn't even the price of three packets of cigarettes. Completely justifiable. It looks gorgeous on you!

Mitha Komala said...

the shade is gorgeous! i think it suits you well! <3

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StickersandSkirts said...

I swear half the cost of high end products goes to the packaging, it's gorgeous the packaging is to die for! The colour is really lovely on you as well :)

Makeup Over Mind said...

That is (in every sense) one sexy lipstick! <3

Emily Knott said...

Just come across your blog and Im so glad i did! :) Great post!

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Johanna said...

It's such a pretty color on you and the packaging is fab!