If I could and it sure looks like it, I would have the complete line of Guerlain’s Rouge G L’Extraits and the Rouge G lipsticks because I love them so much! Today I’m sharing a passionate red with you, it’s not just a red but a berry red with the prettiest finish ever! It’s almost Valentine so for anyone looking for an amazing lippie, read on!
I really have a bit of a love/hate thing with the Rouge G line. They are amazingly pretty looking, the quality of the product itself is outstanding but it’s also heavy and bulky. Let’s sum up some facts for anyone new to the L’Extraits: these are matte liquid lipsticks, they contain 6 ml of product and go around for 30 euro here. These come in 12 shades and I want them all! You have the reds, orange, coral and even a very pretty nude shade. The packaging itself is a bit like a lipgloss but with a mirror. You also apply it like a lipgloss and it’s quite easy to create nice lines with the applicator. They have the light scent of violets but I barely notice it. Fun fact: the names of the L’Extrait lipsticks are based on the seven sins!
Orgueil M69 is a deep berry red with micro shimmers. It’s not overly cool but rather neutral on me. The micro shimmers are amazingly pretty with this shade, they have a red colour and makes the whole look of this shade look even more intense! The finish of Orgueil depends a bit on how much product you apply. When you apply it generously it actually has a nice satin sheen. This way you get to see the shimmers in all its glory. When you use a lipbrush you get a more matte effect and the shimmers will still be there but in a much more subtle way. I like both options and it depends on what you want.
I know that this shade is quite out there and maybe not for everyone because you do need a bit of confidence yo pull this off. If you are lighter in skin tone than me this might look even more intense and darker but I really do think that it’s great for a wide variety of skin tones. The way I like to wear this is with minimal eye make-up. This way your face will be more balanced and it will not feel like your eyes and lips are competing for attention! Another more wearable way to wear this is to apply it like usual and blot it down with a tissue. This way you get to see the stain which is a lot lighter but still very pretty.
Wearing Orgueil when blotted down
Guerlain Rouge G L’Extraits are currently still my favourite liquid lipsticks, especially when it comes to matte liquid lipsticks. Guerlain made this formula amazing, it’s creamy and comfortable on the lips. I also find them very long wearing. But the best part is that they wear off in a nice way. No awkward ‘O’ lips or anything! I actually can’t say anything bad about them besides being so addictive to have! Creamy, pigmented, long wearing, great colour selection, just awesome and a must have for anyone looking for a liquid lipstick!