So, ever since I’ve seen the commercial for the L’Oreal Rouge Signature Matte lip colors, I’ve been dying to get my hands on them and review them. The way that these are advertised is that they are a lip product that gives good color payoff while feeling very lightweight. Hearing this, I ventured to ULTA in search of them.
During my trip to ULTA, I saw the display and to my surprise (not really), they were all gone! I was bummed and just decided to look around and browse for the heck of it. Next thing you know, Im randomly looking at some other L’Oreal products and boom, there they are in a little display jar. I felt like I hit the jackpot because all of the colors were in there too! I decided to pick up four that I thought would look best on me.
When I got home, I tried them on and was pleased that they all looked pretty good! As berry lip colors are my go-to, I loved that one the most. The others were still pretty as well.
As far as how well they show up on two toned lips (which many women of color have), I feel like it was so-so. If you’re thinking you’ll get the same coverage as the models on the commercials, you’ll most likely be disappointed. If you’re looking for a nice wash of color then I’d say go ahead and try them out.
The staying power of these is decent, depending on which shades you pick up. One of the nude ones I got called (I STAND) transferred to my straw even after being on my lips for about 30 minutes. The berry/wine shade I got (I ENJOY) worked a bit better. It left a nice stain on my lips that looked pretty natural, which is what I like/prefer.
There is really no smell to these, so for those beauty lovers who have issues with that, no worries!
Below, you can see photos of my picks and swatches of the shade