Clarins Autumn 2011: Rouge Prodige Lipstick new shades!

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 5 - 2011

Three new lip colours have joined the permanent range of Clarins Rouge Prodige lipsticks this Autumn and although they’re new shades for fall, they hark back to the Summer we never had.  Let me tell you why…

Summer 2011 was all about the glossy, sheer look for lips with shades like Chanel’s Boy making the biggest waves across the beauty blogosphere.  Clarin’s Autumn lineup has included three new Rouge Prodige colours* that replicate the sheer, glossy trend but in a more Winter-appropriate formula that’s less balmy and longer-lasting than the Summer offerings.

Rouge Prodige True-Hold Colour & Shine Lipsticks include include the new shades:

#105 Peach Sorbet
#115 Rosy Coral
#123 Creamy Toffee

Here’s a closer look…

The Rouge Prodige formula continues to feel quite different to most other lipsticks.  For a long-wearing texture, it feels moisturising on the lips and fairly tacky, though not in a gloopy, lipgloss way.  These don’t dry my lips at all but you may find the stickiness a little awkward if you’re prefer a matte-r feeling.

Here’s how they look applied and in context with the rest of the face.  You can see here that each shade is fairly transparent with a hint of base colour.  The most pigmented is #105 and I felt that each shade would particularly suit specific skintones: #105 for warmer skins, #115 for cooler skintones and #123 for darker complexions.

The new shades add polish and shine to a made-up face without injecting too much colour.  Balm fans will be delighted to find a longer-lasting alternative to the Summer trends, colour-freaks?  Not so much.

The new Clarins Rouge Prodige shades are available to buy now online at and on counter, priced at £17.00 each.

* press samples

16 Responses to “Clarins Autumn 2011: Rouge Prodige Lipstick new shades!”

  1. Twelve52 says:

    These aren’t shades I would normally go for but actually I’m pleasantly surprised! They really suit your colouring. I’m a bit tempted by Rosy Coral I have to admit. x

  2. Jamilla says:

    I love them all! Must investigate at Duty Free!

  3. sharnek says:

    Love the packaging, but just not enough colour for my taste. I’ll pass and my purse will be pleased I did.

  4. gio says:

    Rosy Coral is very pretty! Love the packaging too.

  5. EsteeDarla says:

    They are very pretty

  6. Liza says:

    Very pretty, I like the creamy toffee one the best :)

  7. Broodon says:

    Rosy Coral Lipstick is one of my favorites. Does it stand for hours?

  8. Eden-Avalon says:

    I NEED THESE! I love coral and peachy lip shades. Whaaa!! Want! Want now!

  9. […] – is happy to embrace the new Autumnal lip shades from Clarins, maybe it’s because they remind her so much of […]

  10. Ugh I want all three. *shakes fist weakly*

  11. […] – is happy to embrace the new Autumnal lip shades from Clarins, maybe it’s because they remind her so much of […]

  12. Tak Tal says:

    wow…gotta say I love those lip colors on you! On pale skin it looks so great, my medium skin won’t be able to cut it.

    Just a random comment, I love how fit you’re getting! I remember a post way back when you talked about your fight with obesity and it looks like you’re winning! You look stunning and I love your blog :)

  13. Baby says:

    Love your blog! Just one question, in the “pot”, these lipsticks looks like they have some shimmer/sparkle, but looking at the swatches on your hand and lips it seems that it does’nt really show up. Do you see any shimmer in person?

    • Hiya, thank you very much! The shimmer is really fine-grade so on the lips it’s very subtle… not sparkly but more light reflective? You wouldn’t look and say “oh, sparkles!” – you just wouldn’t mistake them for matte lips. Clear as mud?! 😀

  14. Anna says:

    These colors look great on you. I love coral and peach shades, but never dared to wear them. I have a yellow undertone to my skin and I’m scared that coral lipstick will make me look too yellow 😛 So have to admire it from the distance :)


The Art of Christmas Gifting 006: Kate Spade for RMK (Base Make-Up Kit)

If you’ve ever wanted to explore the world of Asian base makeup, now would be a rather magnificent time to indulge. This limited edition Kate …

Quick Illamasqua Powder Foundation Comparison...

…for pale, pasty types. So, another thing I often reach for in the summer is a bit of powder foundation.  I don’t use it all …

GOSH Danielle Nail Polish NOTD

Who hasn’t dreamed of creating some makeups of their very own?  Leila and I sometimes spend an afternoon making lipglosses together from vaseline and food …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Travalo Winner...

The winner of their very own super-duper perfume toting Travalo is…. Yvonne Duffield Congratulations Yvonne, please drop me an email with your contact details so …

NEW! Benefit Bella Bamba

Described as a 3D Brightening Pink Face Powder, I’m wondering if this is the Benefit blush we’ve all been waiting for? Bella Bamba is described …

Greige Parade!

Beige, Grunge, Greige, Taupe, Shit Fingers… whatever you want to call it.  There’s a love/hate vibe around the shade that hasn’t venured far from the …

NEOM Luxury Organics spreads a little... Happiness

NEOM’s latest fragrance to join their impressive lineup of natural-wax candles is simply called Happiness* and strives to create an atmosphere of calm and contentment …

NOTD - Nails Inc. Battersea Park

I don’t own anything else like this shade.  Nails Inc. Battersea Park is a true hybrid.  It’s a cross between army greens and olive, and …

Carolyn K London Nail Paint: Brights Nail Collection

Following on from my previous post introducing the new Carolyn K London Nail Paint shades, as promised, I’ve swatched the next trio set available, the …


CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads