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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Review: YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain #104: Fuchsia Tomboy


Bright lip color always do its job well in brightening up your whole complexion. That's one of the reason why I love using bright/bold lip colors, although most of the time it makes me look more mature than I actually am.
YSL is widely known for their high-end makeup, especially their Rouge Rose lipstick which has been a huge hit over the year. On top of that, YSL's lip products' quality is raved by lots of beauty bloggers.
I thought that at first, I wouldn't need any high-end brands for lip products but my thoughts are proven wrong after I tried YSL RPC Glossy Stain. I personally think that this product is as good as the other YSL lip products but gets less attention than the others.

Name: Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain
Shade: 104 Fuchsia Tomboy
Brand: YSL
Origin: France
Content: 0.20 oz. / 6 ml
Usage span: 12  months
Price: IDR 450.000 (± USD 40)

Octyldodecanol, Water, Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Ethylcellulose, Sorbitan Stearate, Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Sucrose Cocoate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene, Calcium, Sodium Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Alumina, Benzyl Benzoate, Anise Alcohol, Acrylates Copolymer, Tin Oxide, Fragrance. May Contain: Ci 77891/ Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Ci 15850/ Red 7, Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499 / Iron Oxides, Ci 17200 / Red 33, Ci 15985 / Yellow 6, Caramel, Ci 42090/ Blue 1, Ci 19140/ Yellow 5, Ci 75470/ Carmine
[credits: Sephora]


A revolutionary new lip product! Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain combines the texture and shine of a gloss with the long-wear of a stain for a truly innovative lip product. A lightweight texture that immediately melts onto lips. Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain delivers intense glossy color for an extremely long lasting new kind of shine. The applicator’s unique slanted tip and short soft bristles allow for flawless application with perfect precision. 

To use:
To be applied on dry clean lips.
For a natural shine effect: using the exclusive applicator, apply one coat on the centre of the lips and brush towards the outer corners then reverse the movement.
For More Coverage and Sophistication: Make sure the first coat fuses perfectly with the skin before applying the second coat. (20 seconds) using the outer curved side, delicately apply the texture on top of the first coat.
Tip: use the pointed tip for high precision.


Almost every YSL products I've seen have a simple yet elegant packaging and YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain is no exception. Covered in black and gold colors, this not-so-tiny square bottle is sturdy and travel-friendly. There are also transparent parts where you can see the Glossy Stain's shade without opening the cap.


I personally love the brush of YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain. It is a flexed brush with pointy tip but wide body. The wide body ensures fast application while the pointy tip ensures neat application.


Hands down to my most favorite lip product I have ever owned. YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain really suits up to its shade name. Fuchsia Tomboy is literally a fuchsia color with a hint of golden sparkles. The color is very pigmented that all you need is one coat of application. On the contrary, its texture is pretty thick and creamy which makes it feel heavy on the lips.


While matte lips is the current trend, it is not my personal preference. YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain may looks glossy when it is set, however it is not greasy like any other lip gloss. Like its name, Glossy Stain, it does stain which might be the reason why YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain has an excellent lasting power. I once used this for my graduation (tutorial here) and it stayed for almost all day long with me having meal once. On a side note, though, you need to apply lip balm beforehand if you're planning to use this all day because it does make your lips dry after several hours.

Excellent lasting power
Not greasy

Feels heavy on the lips
Not moisturizing enough
Quite Pricey

Ratings: 4,5/5

Yes, I'd like to purchase another shade.

You can find YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain at department stores (Sogo, Seibu, Metro, etc.) or at trusted online shop.


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  1. waah, mahal ya harganya..
    by the way, hasilnya bagus banget di kamu! :D


    1. ya seperti kata orang, ada harga ada kualitas haha thank you btw!

  2. Great post!! You're also a youtuber, aren't you?

    hey, would you mind to visit mine back? pls go directly on the link I left bellow, xoxo

    1. thank you! yeah, i post videos on youtube too but not as active as i write on the blog ^^

  3. Quite surprised that it feels happy on your lips. 😱


  4. Naksir beraaatt ama warnanya T__T
    Tapi feels heavy yahh?

    ♥ www.phieselphie.com ♥

    1. dibanding matte liquid lipstick sih ini less heavy kok ^^

  5. Pas banget nih nemu review ini, kebetulan aku lagi mau beli glossy stain nya si YSL tapi masih belum yakin. Warnanya lucuk ya, bikin muka jadi keliatan lebih 'alive'. Tapi sayang ini agak mengeringkan bibir ya? padahal kan ini glossy gituu? soalnya aku kurang suka sama lip products yg mengeringkan bibir :(
    Anyway, kita sama banget nih nggak keikutan trend matte lipstick, aku sih masih lebih suka pake sheer lipstick gitu atau lipstick biasa or liptint. Hehehe.. :D


    1. iya makanya aku suka banget sama shade ini hehe sebenernya nga kering banget sih, pake lipbalm aja sebelumnya ^^ tp kl pake lipbalm sebelumnya sih ngurangin ketahanannya~ iya nih lipstick matte aku cuma ada 2 atau 3 paling, nga tahan sm keringnya itu haha

  6. emng bagus wrnanya... tapi bagus juga di kantong 😂😂. Semoga saja next bisa cpt punya lips YSL 😂😂😂. Kalau aku masih memfavoritkan lip cream pixy enak banget di pakai ringan, pigmented, baunya enak 😊

    1. hahhaa emang kadang ada harga ada kualitas yaa


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