Tuesday, 19 March 2013

YSL Rouge Pur Couture Golden Lustre in 108

 
 
Just after Christmas I was shopping and swatched a beautiful YSL lipstick in Debenhams. It was such a pretty colour with a gorgeous golden shimmer through it. At the time they didn't have it in stock and I was also supposed to be on a spending ban so I kind of forgot about it. A few months later I decided to go ahead and purchase it. Being the impulsive buyer that I am I ordered what I thought was the correct colour online.
 
The lipstick in question is YSL Rouge Pur Couture Golden Lustre in 108. To this day I still am not sure if this is the same shade that I swatched in the shop or not but none the less it is a pretty lipstick. The YSL Rouge Couture Golden Lustre lipsticks contain golden metallic sparkles to give a luminous finish. 108 is a pretty golden pinky/nude. I have heard it called Ocre Rose and also Golden Nude so I'm not quite sure which one is correct. 
 
 
As with all YSL products is come is the most glamorous gold packaging and the lipstick is embossed with the notorious YSL logo. I like this colour for everyday wear. It is very subtle, in that the colour is a sort of 'your lips but better' colour but it does have a really gorgeous shimmer to it that I love. The only things I don't like about this lipstick it that you can feel a slightly gritty feeling on the lips due to the sparkles and also it doesn't last on the lips very long.
 
Overall I do really like this lipstick and it is perfect for days when you want quite a natural looking lip. It is expensive at £24 though and when I finish it, I don't think I would repurchase it. If your going to splash out on a YSL lipstick I would definitely recommend the YSL Rouge Voluptes instead.
 
 

8 comments:

  1. It's such a pretty sheer colour! I'm a sucker for YSL lipsticks...love the colours and the beautiful packaging is an enabler as well!

    Amy x

    http://amyperrettmakeup.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. Such a pretty shade but I think the shimmer would put me off too.

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  3. This is a gorgeous colour!
    www.buttonsandlipstick.blogspot.com

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  4. Ooh this is such a pretty colour, such a shame it's not very long lasting though!

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  5. I'm all about natural lips, it's pretty pricey though so I'd only splurge if I was feeling luxurious! ;)

    Tara
    www.thestylerawr.com
    xoxo

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  6. so pretty! I have never tried ysl lipsticks before! too bad I put myself on a spending ban right now or I would go check them out! great post :)

    www.michellemariemakeup.blogspot.com

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  7. wow i was just thinking about getting a ysl lipstick but i dont know which one is really worth it. id definitely checkout rogue volupte. ;)

    xx,

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  8. This colour is gorgeous, really natural but makes your lips look fab! I always order the wrong thing online .
    xo

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