hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick

My enthusasim boiled over when I tried the newest lipstick from hourglass. Their Opaque Rouge has exceptional staying power and feels (and looks) silky smooth on the lips. I took it for a test run last week. The color stayed even and true through chicken dinner and wine. And when I say it stayed, it stayed just as vibrant as when I first applied it. And all without drying out my lips like some other stains can do.

The formula is infused with skin-conditioning emollients, anti-oxidant fruit extracts, Cili Fruit and Goji Berry, and Vitamins A, C and E, actually hydrate and improve the look of your lips. But it isn’t thick or greasy – the feel is thin (while staying pigmented) and breathable.

The finish is definitely on the matte side, channeling the trends from fall runways like Victoria Beckham, Peter Som and Marc by Marc Jacobs. I found it works best to avoid layering with other balms, and let the color set for one minute. It is available in nine shades.

top row:

  • Ballet (Vibrant Pink)
  • Canvas (Dusty Rose)
  • Edition (Soft Pink)
  • Empress (Aubergine)
  • Icon (Cherry Red)
bottom row:
  • Muse (Coral)
  • Rose (Medium Rose)
  • Raven (Orange Red)
  • Riviera (Tangerine)

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  1. i looooove this stuff! i like to dab a touch of dr. lipp nipple balm for lips on top to combat dryness. edition is my favorite shade 🙂

    Published 9.8.12