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2011 Foundations & Powder Overview

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Estee Lauder Double Wear

Shu Uemura Mousse Foundation

Shu Uemura Nobura Cream Foundation

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua

Clarins Hydra Luminious Powder Foundation

Chanel CC Cream

Clarins Extra Firming Foundation

Cle de Peau BEAUTE Silky Cream & Concealer

Clé de Peau BEAUTÉ Brightening Base & Powder Foundation

Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation

DiorSnow Base Routine

Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation

Giorgio Armani Face Fabric

Illamasqua Skinbase

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer

MUFE Mat Velvet+

MUFE HD Foundation & Powder

Lancome Teint Miracle Liquid Foundation

Lancome Maqui Miracle Compact Foundation

Lancome Mat Miracle 24H Foundation

Lancome UV Shield BB Creme

Lancome Regenerie Eclat Multi Lift CC Cream

Laura Mercier Overview

Maybelline Pure Mineral Liquid Foundation

Maquillage Long Lasting Cream Stick foundation

Maquillage Esscence Rich White Liquid UV foundation

Maquillage Multi Base BB & True Powdery UV foundation

NARS Sheer Glow

NARS Sheer Glow [Revisited]

Rachel K BB Cream

Shiseido Sheer & Perfect Foundation 

Shiseido Natural Finish Cream Concealer 

Shiseido Radiant Lifting Foundation

Shu Uemura Smooth Fit Liquid Foundation

Shu Uemura Mousse Foundation

Shu Uemura Instant Radiant Base

SUQQU Frame Fix Lasting Pact Foundation

Tom Ford Traceless Liquid Foundation

Clinique Age Defense BB Cream

Dior Capture Totale UV Base 

Bobbi Brown BB Cream

Freshel BB Cream

Laneige Snow BB Cushion

Ettusais Mineral BB Cream

Ettusais Quick Fix Powder

ZA True White Liquid Foundation

 

FAQ & DISCLAIMER

About Me

My name is Sophia, and I am in my early 30s. I am from Singapore and I am the sole writer of this blog.

About this Blog

I started this blog in 2006, I like to use a wide range of brands though I seem to have a growing preference for higher-end brands in recent years. I also like to share interesting things I have come across about makeup and beauty.

Currently The Makeup Blogette receives 39,000 unique views monthly or 2,238,932 views and counting.

My Makeup Style

I like classic looks (neutral tones on eyes, anything goes for lips & cheeks), though occasionally I try out dramatic/ statement looks.  I believe that a flawless base is the key to achieving great makeup looks.  I also believe that if you don't have great skin to start with, fake it with a good foundation routine, and even greater skincare.  I am currently loving Clarins & Lancome skincare products, and Vichy NormaDerm for tackling with breakouts.

What Cameras do I use?

Most of the pictures you see in post 2010 entries are taken with my Canon G-11.  Previously I was using Canon Ixus 80.  I do post some pictures which are taken with my iphone4 which I will state in that particular entry.  I have stopped watermarking my pictures as of 2011, because I think watermarks are ugly in general, and does not prevent people from stealing my pictures if they wish to.  I just take it as a compliment that my pictures are even worth stealing in the first place. I might look into getting a Canon EOS next year, not just for blogging purposes, but I also like photography in general.

My Favourite Makeup Brand(s)

It is hard to name just one, but I like NARS, Chanel, Illamasqua and the ocasional Guerlain, Dior & Urban Decay item.  I own quite a stash of MAC items, but recently I have stopped catching up with their collections, and I much prefer to splurge on a few really outstanding items.

Where to find me

Twitter (link button above!)  Email (stated above!)  Instagram (makeup_blogette)

I have no official Facebook fan page, and currently have no intention to start one at all.  The Makeup Blogette remains my personal hobby and property, so as such, I don't believe in having a Facebook fanpage for it.

Final Disclaimer

I bought/ paid for all of the products mentioned in this blog. I am not affliated to any company. If certain products are sent to me for review purposes, I will say so and express my honest opinions about them. In any case, I will only review and showcase the products which I have personally tried and tested, and enjoy using. I do not get paid to review anything.

No ads, no paid links etc please.  I am in charge of all content and pictures here.

I am not a makeup artist, nor do I have any professional training in makeup.

 

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    January 04, 2014

    YSL Spring 2014 Gloss Volupte [Photos & Swatches]

    YSL January 2014 

    Gloss Volupte 
    Invitation to a Kiss 

    YSL offers a new sensorial experience on the lips.  A revoluntionary gloss, a nectar of pure color that is not sticky and twice as creamy as a classic gloss.  It melts into an impalable film of extreme shine.  The innovate, patented applicator in the form of a kiss espouses the lips. Intuitive application for an irresistible invitation to lock lips. 

    Concealed in a precious jewel crowned in gold and belted by a silver band engraved with the legendary Cassandra Logo.  It unveils its colours in transparency and attracts the eye like a powerful magnet.  

    Four intensely sensual shades, true invitation to a kiss. 

    No1 Gold 
    No3 Rose Fusion - dazzling coral 
    No14 Rune Organdi - Dramatic black cherry
    No19 Rose Orfevre - tender pink 
    No49 Terriblement Fuchsia - vibrant fuchsia 

    Just quick look overall - 
    More details on this whole look will be posted in a separate entry. 

    The glosses are really nice and luxe, reminds me of  the Lancome Gloss in Love, but a tad less pigmented, but had more beautiful shimmer.  Overall, if you are a gloss fan, you need to check these out.   They feel very smooth and not sticky at all.  I also think that they make your lips look smoother.  The pink creamy one is a tad streaky, but the shimmery ones are truly outstanding. 

    Hope this has been helpful and thanks for looking!

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    November 22, 2013

    NARS x Guy Bourdin Collection: All the Cinematic Lipsticks [Photos & Swatches]

    Hi hi 

    Ever since I previewed the NARS x Guy Bourdin collection in this collection (click here) I knew I wanted all the lipsticks in this collection.  There were beautiful eyeshadows, polishes and blushes but the most outstanding items to me are the Cinematic lipsticks - they have brilliant color pigmentation in an intense creamy formula - and you get a gorgeous nude, classic red and the bright pink...every color family is covered in this 5 lipsticks. 


    Limited edition and created exclusively for the NARS Guy Bourdin Holiday Collection, Cinematic Lipstick delivers intense color saturation with a gorgeously glossy shine. Creamy and comfortable, featuring an innovative blend of lip conditioners and antioxidants known to hydrate, nourish and protect lips.

    I find these lipsticks quite long lasting and creamy.  They are so comfortable to wear and the colors are true to what you see in the tube.  I am glad that I got all of them, because I can see myself (and my sister) wearing all these lipsticks. 

    Goodbye Emmanuelle

    Hot pink

    Last Tango

    Dusty rose

    Future Red

    Cherry

    Short Circuit

    Fire coral

    Full Frontal

    Rose violet

    Everything in this LOTD will be listed in a separate entry: 

    I am thinking that I need backups for the reds.  

    Did you get any of these cinematic lipsticks?

    Hope these swatches have been helpful, and thanks for looking!

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    October 16, 2013

    NEW MAQuillAGE True Rouge [Photos & Swatches]

    MAQuillAGE releases 4 new shades of True Rouge this fall season - from natural corals to wearable rosy reds.  The True Rouge have some of the most moisturising formula of lipsticks I have ever tried, and they never fail me when I want to go for natural rosy flushed lipcolors.  They are easy to apply and literally glides onto your lips to create moisturised smooth lips.
    While they might not be the most intense in terms of color range (all the colors are variants of your lips but better shades) you will not be sick of dressing up your lips in 20 enhancing shades.

    Product description: 
    Glamorous shine and color, rich moisture, with a true lasting finish.
    When they become all in one, it makes the ultimate, truly ideal rouge.

    A new collection of radiant rouge enhance your allure. With one touch, Red Pearl Natural Highlighter adds alluring beauty to your lips.

    Here's a close up - 

    Swatches on my hands - 

    OR380 Sweet Fresh - Peachy Orange

    PK381 Elegant Rose Pink 

    RD382 Warm Coral Red

    RD583 Lustrous Blush Plum Rose

    You can see how buttery creamy they are: 

    and on the lips: 

    And in this LOTD, I am wearing RD382 - a soft rosy shade that goes with any eyelook and is very flattering too.  These lippies last about 4 - 5 hours on me before they start to lose some of their lustrous shine.  Because of their buttery smooth formula, re-application is a breeze and total comfort. 

    Hope you find this entry helpful and thanks for looking! 

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    September 28, 2013

    NEW Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy CC Lipsticks


    [Available in Singapore 1 NOV 2013]
    retail price SG$43 

     ROUGE ECSTASY

    THE FIRST “CC CARE & COLOUR LIPSTICK”             

    RAPTUROUS MOISTURE AND VIBRANT COLOR

    With Rouge Ecstasy, the Giorgio Armani laboratories are pushing the boundaries of exceptional even further with the first “CC” lipstick, an incomparable skincare lipstick that combines high-impact colour with the ultimate comfort of a moisturising balm.

    Rouge Ecstasy, an intense care lipstick

    Rouge Ecstasy is a unique, multi-purpose lipstick. It offers the comfort and softness of a balm combined with exceptional colour intensity. This sensory, velvety soft, everyday lipstick coats the lips in saturated, ultra-luminous shades with impeccable hold.

    The lips are repaired and beautifully enhanced day after day, perfectly hydrated and adorned in fresh vibrant colours with a perfectly defined outline.

    The quintessence of a lipstick, balm and lip pencil.

    Rouge Ecstasy: unprecedented “CC” technology

    “Care” & “Colour”: a new innovative hybrid product that marks the birth of a new era in lipstick.
    Rouge Ecstasy offers a unique blend of moisturisers with the skincare properties of a balm  the Melting Cream Complex  combined with vibrant colours.

    Exceptional comfort, optimal hold and a fresh, intense, saturated and luminous colour spectrum.

    Moisturising, nourishing and emollient agents. 
    Smoothing, repairing and toning properties.
    A balm for impeccable performance.

    The Melting Cream Complex’s soft and even consistency creates a protective layer  a shield effect  on the surface of the lips, which prevents water from evaporating and locks inmoisture. This complex is an optimal balance of “creams” and shea butter (for a lip-repairing action).

    With more moisturisers than a conventional lipstick, the lips are hydrated and protected for six hours.

    The Melting Cream Complex also contains a water-attracting agent that captures external moisture to lock it in the cell tissue of the lips like a balm.

    From the fourth week, the lips are revived, healthier, smoother and firmer. They have never been so beautiful.

    Bare lips sensation and extreme softness 

    Rouge Ecstasy offers a luscious sensory experience with its extremely light formula. Application transforms into a gentle caress. The Melting Cream Complex melts on contact with the lips.

    Rouge Ecstasy delivers intense, infallible colour.
    The lips are protected, the colours bright: the Melting Cream Complex allows fewer pigments for the same colour intensity.

    Application is simple, precise and effective. The colour hugs the lips, creating a perfect, flawless outline. The texture stays put thanks to spherical powders that absorb oil leaving only the required amount on the lips. Your smile is enhanced for hours.

    Coloured light refraction: Kaleidoscope Pearls
     Luminous – Bright – Intense
    The Rouge Ecstasy formula: 

    The Armani laboratories’ patented technology,
    Kaleidoscope Pearls  a new generation of exclusive translucent and multi- faceted pearlisers  
    diffuse colour that is brighter than ever and constant coloured light.

    Through multidimensional refraction, the light on the surface of the lips changes the colours appearance.

    A bold accessory: Rouge Ecstasy 

    A sophisticated design, red lacquer, streamlined lines and an exclusive magnetic closure at a click.
    Rouge Ecstasy is an object of envy in a dazzling, all-red case.

    Red. Vibrant and elegant, the colour of passion. 
    The ultimate signature of the Rouge Ecstasy Woman. 

    Rouge Ecstasy reveals all the force of colour and ultra- femininity at a click.


    An Explosion of 12 Ecstatic Colours
    

    Giorgio Armani’s style naturally complements this new generation of “second-skin” effect lipsticks.
    All of the Rouge Ecstasy shades bear a name that evokes a particular memory or association for Mr Armani. Italy and Milan of course, East and West, Hollywood movie stars...

    Rouge Ecstasy is available in 36 luminous shades, a broad palette of intense and vibrant colours to enhance and satisfy every desire without exception.

    A new story is being written for an even more seductive appeal.

    Three expressions of colour seduction in 36 shades:
    (12 listed below will be available in SG)

    Incognito, a selection of second-skin beiges and browns. 

    100 Androgino
    508 Daybreak

    Fatal, bold and sophisticated reds and purples

    400 - Four Hundred
    401 -Hot

    Eccentrico, a collection of corals and pinks from the most pastel to the most eye-catching

    502 Scarlatto
    302 Tokyo
    303 Dragée
    504 Flesh
    505 Orchid
    506 Blush
    307 Tangerine
    509 Boudoir

    Wear Rouge Ecstasy on your lips and they will feel just as bare. It’s the Lip Colour for everyday wear. 

    [Available in Singapore 1 NOV 2013]
    retail price SG$43 

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    September 13, 2013

    Three Beautiful Shu Uemura Red Lipsticks!

    Shu Uemura launches new shades to their Rouge Unlimited range of lipsticks - and these are three beautiful RED lippies - the formula is the most buttery and creamy consistency among those I have tried out.  They aren't the most long-lasting granted, but application is a breeze because it is so smooth and creamy.  If you have been struggling with matte/ dry lipstick formula, and you want something that's super moisturising and yet packs in decent colour payoff, you will love the rouge unlimited. 

    These 3 red lipsticks belong to the 3 categories of red -

    a warm orangey red (Sweet Devil),
    true red (Lacquer Red)
    and finally a rosy cool toned red (Spiky Rose).  

    I will show you close ups and swatches in the rest of this entry. 

    lip swatches 

    red makes my camera/ lighting a little wonky, but I think you get a good idea of the comparison here
    my top pick is Sweet Devil Rouge!  
    It's such a beautiful orangey red without being TOO orangey and just tiny bit see through enough to for my lips to look like 'lips' if you  know what I mean... cos some orangey lippies can be very bright and neon, not exactly my preference - but my sister loves that sort of formula for her pigmented lips.  

    LOTDs 

    mostly shu uemura products on the face 
    no eyeshadows 
    clean strong brows 
    Lightbulb Foundation reviewed here
    Natural Volume lashes 

    Hope this is helpful, and thanks for looking!

    Happy Weekend!

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    September 08, 2013

    NEW YSL Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain Rebel Nudes [Photos & Swatches]

    It is not everyday that not one, but TEN brand new YSL ROUGE PUR COUTURE GLOSSY STAIN REBEL NUDES land on your desk, all for my swatching and review pleasure.  

    I have also previously posted swatches & review of all the YSL Glossy Stains I own, in this entry here

    The Product Story: 

    NUDE REBELLION

    A renewed promise of freshness, shine and hold.  With no undercoat and no sticky feeling.  An infusion of natural colour in a stroke, to vibrate and shine.  The radiant smile of a woman who refuses to compromise.  A battle between beige and boring. 

    2012 - Rouge Pur Couture Vernis begins to revolutionise lip makeup.  A shock signed Yves Saint Laurent.  A revelation.  Applied with a brush.  The lasting quality of a lipstain together wit the extreme shine of a gloss and the sophistication of a lipstick.  A texture even lighter than liquid silk.  Soft and shiny, fresh.  With the added value of supreme hold.  LIke a calligrapher, it meticulously defines lips with a perfect stroke of colour.  31 shades like a sublimely nuanced manifesto.  Day or night, no more taboos, no more compromises. 

    2013 - Act 2 of a major technological revolution.  For women who want to wear nude shades that are bolder, more radiant and vibrant than ever before, Yves Saint Laurent launches Rouge Pur Couture Vernis Rebal Nudes.  Luminescent lip colour thanks to an exclusive new formula.  

    Eight blinding nude shades, including Nude Provocateur, Violine Out of Control, Corail Mutin, Fuchsia Tomboy... because at YSL, nudes are never boring.  They are presented in a multiple variations of colour and light.  Rouge Pur Couture Vernis Rebel Nudes affirm, define and underline.  Colour becomes a luminous vibration, a wave loaded with all-new pearl pigments. 

    INNOVATION

    Rouge Pur Couture Vernis Rebel Nudes is an exceptionally innovative lip makeup.  Not only does it benefit from the Lifeproof Colour Emulsion technology, but it is also enriched with the latest asset, all-new pearl pigments, for unique coloured radiance and unprecedented luminosity. 


    The high-performance formula is paired with an equally revolutionary brush, concealed in the Rouge Pur Couture Vernis Rebel Nudes bottle.  With its wide designm it ensures good retention of the product and even application in just one stroke.  The pointed tip maximises the precision of the lip's outline.  Its special, instantly recognisable slant charges up just the right amount of colour and makes application even more precise.  The polyamide bristles are set firmly in a smooth base.  With ample bristles that are very compact, the brush has a sponge effect, offering an even distribution of the colour. 

    SWATCHES & COLOR DESCRIPTIONS:  (I have also included matching YSL Lacque Couture shades for layering purposes)

    101 Nude Provocateur - sheer beige nude  (No22 Beige Leger)
    102 Corail Mutin - orangey coral, with slight golden sheen (No 21 Taupe Retro)
    103 Pink no Taboo - pinky coral (No 21 Taupe Retro)

    104 Fuchsia Tomboy - warm bright pink, with slight golden sheen (No 12 Rose Renaissance)
    105 Corail Hold On - quite similar to 102, but more peachy pink (No No 25 Rose Romantique)
    106 Beige Anarchist - warm sheer beige (No 12 Rose Renaissance)

    107 Naughty Mauve - Mauvey peachy pink, very unique with a golden sheen (No 22 Beige Leger)
    108 Violine Out of Control - pale violet, slightly sheer, very wearable purple (No 25 Rose Romantique)
    109 Fuchsia Fugitive - Reddish Pink with golden sheen 
    110 Reckless Pink - pale sheer pink with golden sheen 

    As with the YSL Glossy Stains, the Rebel Nudes also leave behind stains on your lips, making them long lasting. 
    And I tried to minimise the stain as I swatched all ten shades in one go.  Not easy, believe me. 

    And here are some pictures of the application process - really like how the brush moulds to my lips. 
    All the ten shades are on the sheer side, thought the reddish pinks are more pigmented. 
    The sheer nudes are great if you want a long lasting gloss/ sheen to your lips, and also to make your nude lipstick last longer.  I do find that applying this Rebel Nudes over my regular lipstick extends the wear time. 

    and a comparison of all the ten shades - note that the color payoff depends largely on your original lip color.  
    In close up pics, you can see the sheen on some of the shades, especially 107, 109, and 110.  

    My top picks are 104, 107, 109, 110. 

    Hope you find the swatches helpful and thanks for looking! 

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    September 06, 2013

    Urban Decay Revolution Lipsticks [Swatches]

    Passed by Sephora at Great World City today, and I saw the new URBAN DECAY Revolution lipsticks on display.  These are so new, I don't think anyone has swatched them yet.  So... it's playtime for me!  

    The lipsticks retail for S$33 each, very affordable for the saturated creamy shades.  It seems like 12 of the 22 shades are available for our market here.  I didn't note the individual names of these shades though.  

    The packaging seems sturdy and sleek, and they also come with the matching shade of 24/7 lip-pencils (sold separately of course). 

    Swatches here:  I swiped each shade 2-3 times across the back of my hand.  The more vibrant reds tend to stain a tiny bit upon removal.  

    AMAZING!  

    Will you be picking any of these up?

    Hope the swatches have been helpful, and thanks for looking!

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    August 24, 2013

    Shu Uemura Gloss Unlimited

    Hi hi!

    A while back, I attended a preview for the new Shu Uemura Gloss Unlimited, and these glosses have a 3D shape-memory gel technology provides & maintain super high shine by 3D elastic gel network. 

    The glosses have a skin loving formula
      • moisture complex for nourishment & protection
      • botanical extract oil for moisture comfort

    The innovative applicator provides appropriate amount of bulk in one stroke with exceptional comfort & precision.

    I have 4 shades here to show you: 


    The applicator - which makes application a breeze! 



    the AT shades are actually the Artist shades - which are meant for layering and mixing to create and customise unique shades. 

    The glosses feel very smooth, and not too sticky. 
    I love this WN 20S shade, a berry wine, and it is simply gorgeous. 

    and a pink gloss (I had applied a little pink in the middle of my lips before I apply the gloss.  I used shu uemura's PK356) to create the ooooo OMBRE lips - well, I don't think the idea of ombre lips are any new...  I am sure lots of girls have done this before, and I don't really get what the whole 'trend' is all about, cos to me, it has been around all the time.

    I didn't swatch the other two shades on my lips, seeing as they won't show up much anyway.  But they are perfect for layering over your fave lipsticks.

    Hope this has been helpful, and thanks for looking!

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    August 08, 2013

    NARS Baiser de Feu Bold Lip Kit [Photos & Swatches]

    Hi hi!

    This entry features a trio of NARS lipsticks - the Baiser de Feu bold lip kit - three lipsticks in the same colour family but different textures & formula.  I love it!  They are all wearable versions of a plummy pink.  My fave is probably the Velvet Matte lip pencil in Damned... followed by Damage which is my lips but better (rosier) shade.  Note that only Damage lipstick is full sized, while the other two are deluxe sized products. 

    The set also comes with a NARS tote bag which is not pictured, but if you follow me on IG, you would have seen it sometime back. 

    Quick swatches here:

    Lip swatches:

    COMO lip gloss contains fine golden shimmer bits.

    Wearing Damage lipstick in this LOTD 

    Hope this quick entry is helpful, and happy super long weekend! 

    Thanks for reading!

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    July 26, 2013

    Shiseido A/W 2013: Ten New Shades of Perfect Rouge [Complete Swatches]

    Hallo!!

    This entry features all ten shades of the Shiseido Perfect Rouge which will be released from the Shiseido A/W 2013 collection this early August.  I have previously given you a sneak peek in this entry here, along with color descriptions and information.   I have been wearing these lippies the past couple of weeks (totally spoilt for choice, believe me) and I love the creamy intense formula of these lippies - while the Rouge Lacquer provides an shiny intense payoff for your lips, the Perfect Rouge are a tad easier to work with, because of the lipstick bullet which moulds perfectly to the shape of your lips. 

    Among the ten shades, you will be sure to find a shade or two, or five to suit your preferences and mood.  I will share with you my top picks at the end of this entry.  These lippies go on opaque in 2 even coats, and last me for a good five hours before they fade off (rather eventually I might end, nothing patchy at all).  I also find these very smoothing and moderately moisturising.  Overall, a winner as they are creamy and comfortable to wear. 

    Also, a note on this set of swatches - I had taken these pictures on 3 different days, 3 different times of the day (my mistake) but this does not change the actual color of the lipsticks, but you will see that the daylight was playing tricks on my neutral light skintone.  Had contemplated re-doing them for consistency's sake... but I hope you will find these very helpful anyway since the shades are still as accurate as they do! 

    Perfect Rouge- $43 each

    Firstly, BLOOM PK249 - a warm pink, very wearable.

    Here, we have Harmony RD750 - one of my faves - this is a rich red which isn't bright, not orangey.  The slight brown tone makes this particular hue of red very easy to pull off.  If you are worried about bright reds I think you need to give this a try.  


    And next, we have Dreamscape RD351 which is a little darker than Bloom.  Very neutral shade that matches most eyelooks.

    A bright pop of fuschia pink, Tulip RS452 is reminiscent of previous hot pinks that Shiseido has launched before, I might do a comparison entry if I can get hold of the shades.  I find this shade surprisingly wearable, due to the lack of white pigments (and hence not clashing/ neon).   Notice how the lipstick bullet is able to give me precise lines around the outline - I applied directly from the tube without a lipbrush.

    Next, another one of my top pick - Showgirl RD553 - a bright warm red. If you love reds, you will love Showgirl.  It is has a warm orange undertone. 

    Here, we have Titian RS306 a dusty rose - which I would pick as my top fave from the natural colors range.  I would prefer to go for something with this cool and soft shade of pink, rather than a warm almost coral pink. I like how this shade makes my lips look smooth.

    Blush RD732 is like the warm sister of Titian - the same muted-ness.

    Here, we have Pink Mesa PK303 - pardon the slightly messy application here, and the evening setting sun.   The color itself is a brownish pink - which you can see here.  

    And Salon RD305 - a cool deep red, with berry undertone.  I love this.  Very sophisticated, and my sis loves it too.  The texture and formula is just amazing, the satin finish, and creamy texture lends itself really well to this type of color.  Wear it as a stain, wear it full on - just perfect.

    And lastly, Fresh Lily OR418 - which looks vibrant and multi-dimensional due to the fine shimmer bits in this shade.  This is one of my top picks for a orange lipstick.  

    Here's an overview of all ten shades: 

    My absolute top picks - if you love my type of colors, you got to check these out when the collection launches - 

    Harmony RD750

    Salon RD305

    Showgirl RD553

    Titian RS306

    Fresh Lily OR418

    Perfect Rouge- $43 each, available from early August 2013.

    Thank you for reading!