So, I’ve unexpectedly fallen for the Sephora Rouge Infusion Lip Stain in No. 10 Red Essence. I ordered it from Sephora as a 100 point sample and didn’t have high expectations. I’m guilty of ordering all of the lip samples from Sephora….no matter the color or formula! LOL
I am so happy with this product and it only costs $14 a pop!! You know this is a great deal in the lip stain market.
I used this product just like I use the YSL Glossy Stain. I apply a thin coat, then wait a minute before applying another coat. The first coat looks like a stain. And this stain lasts a long time on lips.
The second coat adds richness and gloss. Sephora recommends that you apply 3 coats for the most intense color. I didn’t try 3 coats because I was at work and very nervous that the color would migrate all over my face (new job….so I can’t check my lipstick all day just yet 😉 Sephora also recommends that you wait a few seconds between applications. I agree with this advice. The stain needs a few seconds to absorb and set before another application.
(I decided to do some swatches on my finger because the finger tip is similar in color and texture to your actual lips. It’s a decent way to try on lipstick in department stores and sephora is the tubes gross you out.)
So for $14 you can get a product that’s comparable to YSL Glossy Stain in that it’s intensely pigmented and has buildable coverage. I like that this product has a doe-foot applicator instead of the wand applicator YSL uses. I find the doe-foot is easier to outline my lips with.
This lip stain did have one big drawback….when you eat the color will quickly disappear. I suggest that you just wipe it off before you eat and reapply after your finished eating. After lunch, I had a lip liner ring of color around my lips….I hate that look. Other than that, the color stayed put.
Have you had a change to try Sephora’s Rouge Infusion Lip Stain? Did you pick up this sample?
I recommend this product. It’s reasonably priced and comes in 12 colors. I plan on picking up an orange and pink next.
Stay Gorgeous, Honey
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