Monday, May 13, 2013

My YSL Lipstick Habit

So I only recently began loving YSL lip products, but when I love something, it really shows! This is my collection so far, and I have been seriously resisting the urge to pick up more! I guess I am a bit of a sucker for beautiful packaging, and I gave into the hype, but I do really enjoy using these products and find myself reaching for them quite often. 

l to r: Rouge Volupte Shine #9 Nude in Private, Rouge Volupte Shine #15 Corail Intuitive, Rouge Pur Couture #1 Le Rouge, Volupte Sheer Candy #6 Luscious Cherry, Rouge Volupte #1 Nude Beige, Rouge Volupte #29 Opera Rose
Rouge Volupte Shine #9 Nude in Private and Rouge Volupte Shine #15 Corail Intuitive
Rouge Volupte Shine #15 Corail Intuitive

I picked up both of my Rouge Volupte Shines during Sephora's VIB event. I generally try to buy these during discount specials or when Murale is having a cash in your points event due to the pricepoint on these. I'm really loving this formula, especially for summer. Last summer I was into the Sheer Candy version, but the Rouge Volupte Shine is kind of the best of both worlds as there is a bit more staying power than the Sheer Candy, but you get the lipstick feel of the Rouge Volupte. Anyways, I really like both of these, but I'm particularly enjoying Corail Intuitive, and included it in my April favourites here.

Rouge Pur Couture #1 Le Rouge

I don't wear red lipstick very often, but I think it is good to have at least one that you really like for that special occasion. This is a really gorgeous true red that feels great on the lips. I applied this with a red liner from Rimmel to make sure that the edges were tidy, but I think this is a perfect red shade for any skintone.

Volupte Sheer Candy #6 Luscious Cherry
If you are not ready for a bold red lip, like the one above, you could always go for a red lip using a balm form. This balm is extremely pigmented, yet sheer and very wearable. I wore this all last summer and took it with me when I traveled for a fresh look. A great bonus is that you can apply this red without a mirror. 

Rouge Volupte #1 Nude Beige, Rouge Volupte #29 Opera Rose
Rouge Volupte #1 Nude Beige
These were my first two YSL lipsticks. At first I wasn't used to the texture of these - it is very slick so it takes some time to get used to, but now I just love them. Nude Beige is a gorgeous nude and Opera Rose is a perfect true pink. 

What's your favourite YSL lipstick shade?

Thanks for reading!


  1. I don't own an YSL lipstick yet. Please don't hate me! I'd love to try one though :-)

    1. Haha! They are lovely so you'll have to get on it!