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Chanel Rouge Coco Gabrielle Review

 

Who leaves expensive lipstick in the car to melt? Me – that’s who! I went to the mall a few days ago, and left my make up kit inside the car. Sadly, in that make up kit was the Chanel Rouge Coco lipstick in the shade Gabrielle.

 

Chanel Rouge Coco Gabrielle Review

 

I was so bummed to discover that it melted due to the extreme heat (hello, Manila summer) but it is still usable. I mean it looks like Meltman (with the power to melt ha ha ha, Nickelodeon kids unite) but the color and the formula is still as beautiful as when I first got it.

 

Gabrielle is a bright blue-based red, with a hint of gold shimmer. Don’t be alarmed by the shimmer though, it’s not at all gritty. I am normally anti-shimmer/anti-glitter for my lip products, but this one is very subtle and gives your lips that nice golden sheen. I think this is pretty neutral in that most skin tones can wear this and it would look beautiful.

 

Chanel Rouge Coco Gabrielle Review

 

Wear time is pretty impressive. I applied it at 4PM, had dinner and drinks and it was still there at around 9PM, albeit a little faded. I apply this using a lip brush, because it’s in no condition to be applied directly from the tube. *arrgh*

 

The Rouge Coco is perhaps my favorite formula out of all the Chanel lipstick formulas. That’s quite a statement, but it’s the best one I’ve used so far (granted I havent tried the matte range, but hey…). It is pigmented, but not drying and very comfortable to wear. It’s moisturizing too, but not as slippy as the Coco Shines.

 

Chanel Rouge Coco Gabrielle Review

 

I love a good red lipstick and I am happy I tried Gabrielle. A little p***ed off at myself for leaving it in the car, but at least it is still usable for now!

 

Chanel Rouge Coco Lipstick in Gabrielle

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4 Responses

  1. That’s a pretty shade of red! :) I only have one chanel, and it was won from a giveaway. hehehe. :)

    • ninasinganon@live.com

      The double C’s are addicting hehehe! Which shade did you get? :)

  2. Looks very nice!

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