Chanel needs no introduction. The name is synonymous with luxury for nearly a century now (Yes! 100 years). When it comes to fragrances and makeup, I adore the brand. Today I will be reviewing an all time favorite from the brand Chanel Rouge Coco Hydrating Crème Lip Color 26 Venise.
A modern interpretation of classic creme lip colour as an homage to the rich life and legacy of ‘Coco’ Chanel. Lightweight lip colour glides on for easy application, and features a Hydratendre complex to help soften, soothe and condition lips – even boosting their ability to hold in moisture – for a plumper, smoother and healthier-looking appearance. A range of wearable shades with full-coverage finishes, from matte to pearl to soft shimmer.
Price: INR 2000/ USD $34 for 3.5gms
How it fared:
Packaging: The classic black bullet with a golden ferrule holding the lipstick. The bullet has ‘Chanel’ embossed on it which adds to visual treat. The packaging is compact, sturdy and travel friendly. The bottom of the lipstick mentions the shade name making it easier to locate. The topmost portion of the cap has the Chanel logo depicted on it.
The Shade: Venise is a pink brown shade that I find very flattering on a range of Indian skin tones. The shade will look amazingly great on warm skin tones ranging from medium to dusky. The finish is glossy which I love.
Texture and Pigmentation: The lipstick goes on smooth without any tugging or pulling. It is quite hydrating on its own and glides beautifully. The pigmentation is also awesome and a few swipes give an opaque coverage. The lipstick does not accentuate fine lines or other lip imperfections. It does not feather or bleed. The best part again is how hydrating and non-drying the formula is.
Staying Power: The shade stays on me without much fading for nearly 5 hours which is impressive considering how lightweight and hydrating the formula is.
- Gorgeous shade
- Smooth and soft formula
- Good Pigmentation
- Very Hydrating
- Does not accentuate imperfections
- Does not settle into fine lines
- Does not feather/bleed
- Sturdy and classy packaging
- Good Staying power
- None (mentioning price as a con for Chanel isn’t right!)
Round Up: Chanel’s Rouge Coco range is a must try for the amazingly hydrating and light weight formula. The shade Venise is a gorgeous option for warmer skin tones.