Friday, May 20, 2011

Chanel Deauville Rouge Coco Shine 67







Another week, another Chanel Rouge Coco Shine to love.

This one is #67, Deaville, which is a decidedly brown-based pink. It's not as summery as some other colors in the range like Fetiche or Monte Carlo, but very wearable all year around. Deauville is a very neutral color and lets just enough of my natural lip color through, like all the other Rouge Coco Shine lipsticks I have, so the result is a twist on the "my lips but better idea", only with a shine and elegant color.

It's a good question why Chanel's marketing focused on the most fleeting aspect of these lipsticks, the glossy finish that fades within an hour. After all, their main strength is leaving a long-lasting but subtle stain that doesn't need any touch ups for the better part of the day other than topping it with a gloss. I love Deauville paired with YSL Glden Gloss in Praline, Burberry Sepia or Hourglass Eden. The low-key color is great as it is, and especially on days I go all out on the eye front (aka green eye shadow days). I'm having a hard time thinking about a complexion that would clash with this color, but I'm sure it's out there. The rest of us can consider it a favorite.

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine lipsticks ($32) are available at the counters and on Chanel.com.

All photos are mine.

6 comments:

  1. I'm not sure if your Deauville is the same as mine but I'm quite disappointed by the lack of shine with this particular shade. I'm beginning to think that I really don't care for my Rouge Coco Shines :-( I don't seem to get this long lasting stain from it that others experience. I think it's time to do a comprehensive review of the 6 shades I have rather than just the initial swatches I have of my first four shades.

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  2. I have been loving all of you RCS reviews Gaia. Have you tried Bonheur yet? I think that one is my favorite. Rebelle is also really lovely, one of those "wearable" reds we love :-)

    XOXO
    T

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  3. This is the one I originally sent my husband out for, changing my mind at the very last minute to Bonheur. I think it's a colour I could get quite a lot of wear from.

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  4. PP, I'm sorry you're not enjoying your RCS so much. It's always interesting to see how these formulas work differently on all of us.

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  5. Trish, Bonheur is the next (and last) of the RCS I got and I love it. Not sure why I didn't get Rebelle, I'll have to check it out soon. We can't have too many easygoing reds.

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  6. J., these colors are so easy to wear and love. Bonheur lives half the time in my purse and I'm pretty sure you'll enjoy Deauville.

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