“Haute Colour” should really read “Hot Colour” for that is what Red Muse #444 is. A hot red lipstick.
The whole brand-name-etched-on-the-lipstick thing may be a wee bit old by now, but I still love the look of any etched lipstick :D
I’m a huge fan of Dior lipsticks – they were my first high end lipsticks when I started with Dior Addict and they have remained a firm favourite. Rouge Dior is the more pigmented version but I must confess to never really taking a shine to Rouge Dior, because it was always a little “old”. The texture was heavier than Dior Addict lipsticks and the colours stronger.
Last year, Dior did something absolutely wonderful. They overhauled their Rouge Dior line of lipsticks and the result is a beautiful range of creamy, silky, pigmented lipsticks that are stars on every front.
Red Muse is the signature red lipstick of the collection. One swipe produces nice pigmented colour that does not look heavy on the lips at all. The texture is very light on the skin and there is no fragrance nor does it feel waxy. The best part is that although is applies very creamy, it does not slip and slide everywhere and it wears well. Oh and it isn’t drying, unlike Chanel Rouge Coco. I love my Rouge Coco, but they do tend to get a bit drying on the lips.
In terms of colour, Red Muse, unlike its name swatches with a slight pink undertone that surprised me, but which I enjoyed very much.
Wear it with a neutral eye and softly flushed cheeks, and let the lips lead the eye :D
Pros: Lightweight formula, Creamy but not drying, Pigmented colour, Applies like a dream
Of course, Red Muse is the most extreme of the colours available. If you haven’t yet found your perfect red, go and take a look at this one. It might just sway you. I have also found colours to love in other more wearable shades so I might tell you about those next time :D
Have you tried the new formula Dior Rouge lipsticks? Did you know they were made to match Dior’s classic dresses? Now that’s marrying fashion and makeup!
Dior Rouge Dior lipsticks retail at RM95 at all Dior Cosmetic counters.