Red Lip Series: Guerlain Rouge G L’extrait in Orgueil

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 19 - 2012

There’s nothing like an impulse purchase to get your blood pumping. And this was nothing like an impulse purchase.

I umm’ed and ahh’ed over the Guerlain Rouge G L’Extrait(s) for a good few weeks before taking the plunge. As much as I adore a wonderful red lipstick, I wanted something a bit different to the usual red.

Once I saw a swatch of Orgueil worn by the beautiful Christine from Temptalia, I knew that I’d found my next prey!

Guerlain Rouge G L'Extrait Orgueil_01

Guerlain Rouge G L'Extrait Orgueil_02

The packaging is as beautiful as you’d expect from something in the Guerlain Rouge G range. Sleekly-housed in a heavyweight silver case that works in a similar way to the Rouge G lipstick range, the mirror serves a genuinely useful purpose when it comes to applying product on the go.

Guerlain Rouge G L'Extrait Orgueil_03

Guerlain Rouge G L'Extrait Orgueil_04

The formula is light and the pigment rich. It’s a fairly traditional liquid lipstick with a velvety texture and a softly matte finish once dry.

Longevity is good and transfer fairly minimal, especially if blotted softly a few minutes after applying. I was able to wear this through multiple drinks, and only needed to reapply a little in the centre if the lips after a meal.

As the day wore on, it began to feel slightly less comfortable so I wouldn’t necessarily recommend this for those with extremely dry lips – but you probably know to steer clear of liquid lipstick formulas anyway…

Guerlain Rouge G L'Extrait Orgueil_05

The colour is beautiful. It’s rich, sumptuous, and velveteen with a luxurious depth. Vampy without crossing the line into gothic. A winter must-have.


Guerlains Rouge G L’Extrait in Orgueil is available to buy on counter (or cheaper online) at Escentual.com, priced at £26.55


10 Responses to “Red Lip Series: Guerlain Rouge G L’extrait in Orgueil”

  1. Icaria says:

    A thing of beauty, period! Gorgeous color on you! :D

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. patuxxa says:

    This is serendipitous: I am wearing the exact same color today! It is one of my favorite reds and favorite liquid lipsticks out there, it can be a tad drying but I never find it uncomfortable to wear.

    In terms of comfort + moisturizing + staying power, I find the best liquid lipsticks out there are the Lancôme L’Absolu Creme de Mat, but sadly they are a limited edition and only three shades are available.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. sharnek says:

    See, now I’m going to have to investigate this colour. I have Gourmandise and Colere and the formula of the L’extrait range is a winner for me, though I may get more transfer than your minimal, its lasts non the less.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Trona says:

    this is BEAUTIFUL, I was going to get another armani maestro lip lacquer but I really love this *adds to list*

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Such a beautiful color, especially for Fall.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. That is GORGEOUS!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Oh that’s really pretty. It’s a great colour on you and the finish looks so nice.
    S xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. I appreciate that you mentioned the not best for very dry lips thing, because I had a feeling even though the formula sounds good overall, that it still probably wouldn’t work so well for me (my lips are super dry). The color is beautiful, though!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Krystal says:

    I actually let out a little gasp and said “Oooooh!” when I scrolled down and saw the colour on your lips.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. Siri Eliassen says:

    I was doing well, ignoring Guerlain’s fancy, fabulous products in their wonderous casings. And then I saw this post. I tried to resist, I really did. But eventually I couldn’t take it ånd longer. So guess what I’m wearing, and probably will be wearing for the next couple of days, in addition to my ever trusty pawpaw… It’s so incredibly gorgeous, I can’t even feel bad spending all that money on one product.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Red Lip Series: Burberry Lip Velvet in #310 Military Red

Oh, my lovely fellow beauty addicts… oh, I think you’re going to like this lipstick.  It’s my first “non-wimpy” red of the season and I …

Win Some Christmas Sparkle from Face Lace!

Like sparkle?  Like Instagram? If so, keep reading because I’ve got a great flash giveaway happening over on my Instagram page. Face Lace, creators of …

Advance Sale Warning! Little BU Nail polishes, £5 each...

Among an ever-increasing tide of Mother’s Day press releases, I spotted one subject line milliseconds after deleting (itchy trigger finger) that had me scrambling through …

The Olay Big British Beauty Poll is back! Have your say on all things beauty!

It’s been two years since the results of Olay’s first Big British Beauty Poll were published, and in beauty years, that’s practically forever!  Gauging public …

Food Friday: Use your (wholemeal) loaf

I have been practising like a demon and have finally come up with a way to make a mean loaf (or two) of relatively healthy …

Humane testing, just not that important?

According to the latest consumer study from America anyway… Market Force Information, a market survey company, presented a selection of US consumers with the question …

My Beauty Blender Trial

This is SO overdue and I completed it aaaages ago, but just haven’t gotten around to writing up my experiences of my week long Beauty …

What's on your wishlist?

So, here’s £150 (around $245)… …it’s burning a hole in your pocket, what would you be rushing out to spend it on? I love a …

Just a little teaser... Butter London gets Lippy

Never have I cursed Winter as much as I have this past week.  I got my hands on these samples almost two weeks ago and …

By Terry's Terry de Gunzburg launches her first fragrance collection

Most of you will be familiar with the premium beauty range from makeup artist Terry de Gunzburg, the SpaceNK staple has had the blogging world …

POPULAR

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 Escentual.com 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. Escentual.com 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 …

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, …

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, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads