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I absolutely love Bourjois’ Rouge Velvet matte liquid lipsticks and now there’s a new product joining the family – a soft sheer ‘souffle’ take on a matte lip. Sounds so good! Here is the low-down on the brand new Bourjois Rouge Edition Souffle de Velvet liquid lipstick. I have swatches of all the shades for you.
I was really interested to try these because the idea of a sheer matte lip finish is something a little different. Sheer is usually associated with glossy, sheeny finishes and with matte I always think of bold opacity. However, Bourjois Rouge Edition Souffle de Velvet fuses the semi-transparency of a balm with the long lasting hold of a matte finish. Interesting!
Bourjois Rouge Edition Souffle de Velvet Features
- Unique hybrid texture
- Bright, matte yet sheer colour
- Up to 10 hour hold
- Enriched with hydration-guarding agents
- Notes of blueberry and violet
- Light, velvety finish
- Silky texture
- 8 shades
Bourjois Rouge Edition Souffle de Velvet Swatches
01 Orangelique, 02 Coquelie’oh!, 03 VIPeach, 04 Ravie En Rose, 05 Fuchsiamallow, 06 Cherry Leaders, 07 Plum Plum Pidou, 08 Carameli Melo:
04 Ravie En Rose:
06 Cherry Leaders:
07 Plum Plum Pidou:
08 Carameli Melo:
It is such an interesting texture and if you’re a fan of the matte finish, then it could be the answer to a lighter and softer look for Spring. I struggled at first because I kept trying to build up the intensity, forgetting that this look is all about the sheer. One coat of this is enough as if you layer too much it can build up in the centre of the lips a bit. But for the sheer look, you don’t need to layer! I just needed to remember that!
Also, I think Bourjois could probably have gone for a few less shades – as 05, 06 and 07 are very similar. My favourites are 04 Ravie en Rose and 07 Plum Plum Pidou.
Bourjois Rouge Edition Souffle de Velvet is £8.99. Find every colour in stock to order online HERE
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