Marcelle Cleopatra Rouge Xpression Lipstick swatches

Monday, July 2, 2012

The product: Marcelle Rouge Xpression lipstick in Cleopatra

Last year, I was all about Marcelle Paris Rose, but… I think this year’s colour is going to be Cleopatra. I’m kind of crazy about this bright, blue-based fuchsia, so I thought I’d update the blog’s swatch photos of it — the old ones make me want to hang my head in shame, and I figured it was the least I could do for such a gorgeous product.

Marcelle Rouge Xpression lip swatch in Cleopatra

One of the things I love about the Rouge Xpression formula (aside from the fact that it comes in some seriously gorgeous creme-finish shades) is that it’s paraben-free, silicone-free, and scent-free. Basically, that translates into a comfortable lipstick that isn’t going to give you scent-headaches or make you break out if you wear it as a blush (something that Cleopatra is particularly brilliant for), which is just a little bit north of awesome.

Polybutene, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Polyethylene, Octyldodecanol, Cera Microcristallina, Nylon-12, Phenyl Propyl Dimethyl Siloxy Silicate, C30-50 Alcohols, Avocado Oil, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Oligopeptide, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Tribehenin, Sorbitan Isostearate, Lecithin, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Oleate, Citric Acid.

+/- Mica, Red 7, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Red 21, Lake Yellow 6, Lake Yellow 5, Lake Red 6, Blue 1, Lake Carmine.

Read a review of the Rouge Xpression formula { here }, and see Cleopatra in a colour-blocked lip look (along with Paris Rose) { here }.

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30 Responses to “Marcelle Cleopatra Rouge Xpression Lipstick swatches”

  1. mostlysunnybunny, on July 2nd, 2012 at 7:17 am said:

    This is really pretty on you! I like bright fuchsias. Even if they can be blue-based, they are actually bright enough to flatter those with a warm undertone (like me)!
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  2. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! And seriously, your lips are so cute! Pah!
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  3. It's so pretty! I am going to pick up a few of these when I hit Canada :D
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  4. I've heard so many great things about Marcelle…good thing they ship to the US ;)
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  5. Mary, on July 2nd, 2012 at 3:12 pm said:

    That looks so great on you!! It looks like a lip stain!

  6. Makeup Magpie, on July 2nd, 2012 at 4:45 pm said:

    So pretty! This shade is so perfect with your skin tone. :) I haven't tried this brand yet but it does sound great!

  7. You take amazing pictures, I like your settings. About the lipstick, not sure whether that's my thing, it looks kinda drying?

  8. Oh, but this is gorgeous! It's the perfect shade of fuchsia. I'm dying to try Paris Rose, but I just have to get off my lazy butt and take some pictures first.
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    I am going to pull mine out and wear it tomorrow!
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  10. Oh my this is an absolutely lovely color! And I especially like it on you!
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  11. Love this too. One of my all time faves. Ironically, I just rediscovered it again this past week!
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  12. This is so gorgeous. I love bright pinks like this.
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  13. I know the grass is always greener on the other side, but I am SOOOO envious of your fair, flawless, porcelain doll skin. Ugh!
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  14. Erika O., on September 4th, 2012 at 9:12 am said:

    How is this silicone free if it has Propyl Dimethyl Siloxy Silicate?

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