|From left: Doutzen, Julianne, Eva and Freida|
Are you sick of my lipstick post yet? Hope not because I still enjoy reviewing and swatching it ^___^. It's time for some nude lipsticks review and swatches. Nudey shades are perfect to wear just about anytime of the year no matter how cold or how hot.
L'oreal has launched this Privee collection some time last winter. I remember getting them around the beginning of the year (with 3 for 2 deal in Boots of course). This collection is a limited edition, I'm not sure how long will they be on shelf until so if you are kind of lipstick nudey person don't forget to check them out.
L'oreal collaborate this collection with their 6 iconic L'Oréal Paris spokespersons; Cheryl Cole, Doutzen Kroes, Freida Pinto, Julianne Moore, Eva Longoria and Liya Kebede. I bought myself 4 out of 6 shades Doutzen's nude light baby pink nude which is the lightest shade in the collection. It's obviously too light for me but would look great on paler skin tone, Julianne's nude a peachy pink tone, Eva's nude light warm caramel nude with a hint of gold, Freida's nude light brown nude with a hint of violet. This is a cool toned nude that would looks amazing on darker skin tone. And my favourite one would be Julianne and Eva :). he special things about them is that all nude shades are based on the celebrity skin tones so there must have shades in the collection that are suited for your skin. The spokemodels chose there own ideal hues with the help of colour designer, Orrea Light, to develop the lipstick shade that is complemented their own skin tones.
Let's start with packaging idea, it looks really luxury for a drugstore brand. These special edition lipsticks are encased in rubberused matte tube which reminds me of Nars engraved in the gold detailing alongside celebrity's signature. In term of quality and texture, it's very smooth, creamy, moisturised and quite sheer. In my opinion the texture is similar to glaze formulation from MAC. It also has a slightly odd lipsticky scent and flavor which I don't really mind as long as it looks beautiful on my lips, but generally the scent fades within the first 20 minutes. As it's nude shade and pretty sheer I don't really expect it to last long. It will stay on your lips in about good few hours. Also, if there are any dry patches to your lips, it will cling onto it. So make sure you prep your lips properly.
Which colour do you like?