Sometimes your makeup stars are just aligned. For example, when within a few days a new orange lipstick falls into your hands and the brilliant Lisa Eldridge does a tutorial about wearing orange lipsticks! Givenchy is soon launching a collection of 7 new Rouge Interdits called Miss Interdit, and I have *Glamorous Orange to share with you today!
The only information I can find for the moment about Miss Interdit is on Givenchy‘s Facebook fan page. The 7 Rouge Interdits come with 7 illustrated figures and “personalities.” Glamorous Orange (64) is worn by Miss Glamorous, who is “dressed – and groomed – to the nines, always!”
True to the Givenchy spirit, Givenchy Rouge Interdit has intricate packaging. It contains 3,5 grams (0.12 oz) and the RRP here in Belgium is 31,50 euros.
Givenchy Glamorous Orange Rouge Interdit is a glossy tangerine. I would say it’s the type of “orange” that has more yellow in it, but there is still a good balance between red and yellow so you wouldn’t have to be self-conscious about how your teeth look. It has a typical luxury lipstick scent. It is slightly more noticeable than average, but it does disperse fast enough so I am not bothered.
Have I already mentioned how glossy Glamorous Orange is? I feel obliged to do it again. The texture is very moisturizing and comfortable to wear, but it packs a good level of pigment at the same time. It is the type of lipstick that you can still apply and wear casually, but doesn’t fail to make a difference. It resists to quite some drinks and light snacks, and all in all I’d say it wears for 4 hours. It becomes an adorable peachy tangerine once the color starts to fade, but it fades so evenly and beautifully that unless you want it to look 100% vibrant at all times, you wouldn’t have to reapply till after a meal.
Here is how Glamorous Orange swatches. Left: one pass. Right: built up.
This is how it looks on my lips (just one pass!):
One amazing thing about Glamorous Orange is it somehow makes my lips look a lot plumper. I still haven’t figured out what it is. Maybe it’s the glossy finish (but then again I don’t really notice this much plumping with every glossy lipstick)?
When it comes to the rest of my face, I followed Lisa Eldridge‘s advice and kept it clean. I used a lighter base (Dior Hydra Life BB Cream), Urban Decay Sin, Buck, Virgin on my eyes, and Urban Decay Bourbon to line my eyes (smudged out with a bit of Smog). I very seldom skip my black gel liner, but I really like how this turned out! Guerlain Peach Boy is my go-to blush when I want to wear orange lipsticks, and I skipped bronzer/contouring to avoid making the look muddy.
All in all, I am both a fan of Givenchy Glamorous Orange Rouge Interdit and how the look came together. I might be biased because orange is not a particularly challenging shade for my skin tone in general, but I would like to believe there is an orange or two out there for everyone if you want to wear it!
Also, since we are on the topic of Givenchy, here is a sneak peek of what will be coming your way soon (from their OverRose Collection):
Givenchy Euphoric Pink Le Prismissime has 9 different pinks you can wear on their own or mix to customize a signature pink. I can’t wait to give Rose Illusion Ombre Couture a go, either!
Do you run away from orange or do you embrace it? I have to say the added bonus of working with this lipstick is reconnecting me to some of my old favorites (I can’t remember the last time I did an eye look with nothing but the Naked palette). What’s more, I actually lined my eyes with a BROWN PENCIL LINER. I didn’t see that coming!