Givenchy Le Rouge Framboise Velours

Givenchy Le Rouge Framboise Velours

After loving the sheer Givenchy lipsticks so much I figured it was time to check out their opaque Le Rouge line.

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Le Rouge lipsticks come in a lavish leather case. It also emits a strong leather smell, so watch out for that if you’re sensitive to such scents.

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The color I chose is Framboise Velours 315, which in translation means ‘help, the Dandygal has way too many raspberry lipsticks’. But it’s sooo pretty! x(

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Swatch. It goes on pretty much like it looks in the bullet, a blue toned raspberry pink. It was creamier than I expected, I guess I thought it was going to be a matte lipstick with a harder bullet, like the Rouge Allure Velvets from Chanel. But it has a creamy finish and goes on very easily. The first time I put it on my lips I applied too much because I was pressing too hard. This is the sort of lipstick best applied with a lip brush, I think.

Despite the creaminess, lasting power was pretty much amazing. It survived breakfast completely unscathed, it didn’t even fade on the inside of the lips! Then it wore down to a stain for the rest of the day and I had to use two remover pads to get it all off at 10 pm. And this day was not when I applied too much, it was later when I knew what to expect. So, the formula is pretty impressive. My lips got dry though, I think a good base underneath is important.

Framboise Velours can be found in the regular lineup, as far as I know it’s not limited.

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4 thoughts on “Givenchy Le Rouge Framboise Velours

  1. That color is so pretty, ugh. Also I’m a sucker for the little imprint on the side of the bullet. I hate how details like that grab me but I cannot deny that they do.

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    1. Gosh yes, the imprint is so pretty! I think it’s a nifty detail, considering how expensive high end lipsticks are, they can damn well come with a good imprint! XD

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