Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet 05 Ole’ Flamingo Review & Swatches

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Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet 05 Ole’ Flamingo

I was dying to pick one of these after reading some awesome reviews and HOT FOTD’s all around. But, as they are still not launched in India I ordered them from feel unique some time back and here I’m with my take for the shades I have. The first one is the best of the lot – Ole Flamingo; a seriously hot fuchsia.

 

bourjois no 5 ole flamingo review

Size – 6.7 ml,

Price – £ 9, Available at ASOS and Feel unique

You can buy similar colored liquid lipstick from Flipkart.com here

About Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet:

Bold, matte and long-lasting colour with 24hr hold. It’s lightweight, velvety texture and non-drying formula gives extreme comfort that doesn’t smudge!

From sassy reds to vibrant pinks and everyday nudes there is a colour to suit every occasion

EXPERT TIP: Apply using your fingertips for a softer look or use the applicator and build up the coverage for an intense statement pout!

Ingredients:

DIMETHICONE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, BUTYL ACRYLATE/HYDROXYPROPYL DIMETHICONE ACRYLATE COPOLYMER, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, SILICA, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), LIMONENE. [+/- (MAY CONTAIN) : CI 45410 (RED 28 LAKE), CI 15850 (RED 7 LAKE), MICA, CI 73360 (RED 30 LAKE), CI 19140 (YELLOW 5 LAKE), CI 12085 (RED 36), CI 15850 (RED 6), CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE), CI 15985 (YELLOW 6 LAKE), CI 17200 (RED 33 LAKE), CI 42090 (BLUE 1 LAKE), CI 45380 (RED 22 LAKE), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES), CI 75470 (CARMINE), CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE), CI 77742 (MANGANESE VIOLET)]. 13BML001-1

My experience with Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet 05 Ole’ Flamingo:

Shade – # 5 Ole Flamingo is cool toned hot Fuchsia pink shade which is seriously gorgeous in tube and even more wonderful on lips. I have endless Fuchsia but trust me, this is the one which got me endless compliments and I can say this will be a hit this summer.

 

bourjois no 5 ole flamingo

Texture and Staying power – The texture is so velvety like they claim and after few seconds it sets to almost matte looking finish. They do transfer a little but not something to complain about, once it sets it doesn’t move easily. They start to fade from inner part of lips but that too very evenly. I get 6 – 7 hrs of solid wear with this shade and then the deep pink stain needs to be removed with good waterproof remover. It is not drying and doesn’t settle in fine lines nor does it fades unevenly.

THE SWATCH Picture taken freshly applied :

 

bourjois no 5 ole flamingo swatch

Pigmentation – It is absolutely opaque in single swipe, I just need to level it with the product left on applicator. As it is so soft and emollient I need to be little more careful else it just spreads all over. I do recommend well exfoliated lips.

LIP SWATCH Picture taken freshly applied :

 

bourjois no 5 ole flamingo lips

What I like about BOURJOIS Rouge Edition Velvet # 5 Ole’ Flamingo:

  • The shade is so flattering.
  • The pigmentation is drop dead gorgeous.
  • The applicator is wonderful.
  • The staying power is awesome.
  • The tube is quite big for the price.
  • It doesn’t make my lips dry.

What I don’t like about BOURJOIS Rouge Edition Velvet # 5 Ole’ Flamingo:

  • They are not yet launched in India.
  • They are not forgiving on uneven lips.

Ratings – 5/5

Recommendation – GET THIS GALS! They are awesomeness in small little tubes.

Have you tried Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet 05 Ole’ Flamingo ?

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