I have been a huge fan of YSL Rouge Volupte Shine Lipsticks. It’s the only sheer formula that I used to love. Recently, they came out with a newer version of the Rouge Volupte Shine range. I was kind of confused at first as to what was the difference between the original Rouge Volupte Shine and Rouge Volupte Shine Oil-in-Stick. I was also wondering if there’s any difference in the formula or have they just added new shades to the range. After doing my research, I found out that Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick is just a new name for the Rouge Volupte Shine range. But still, the colours they’ve added to the range are beautiful, hence I had to pick up a few shades. The shade that I will be reviewing today is Smoking Plum.
A revolutionary lipstick that provides luscious colour and luminous shine while actually conditioning lips.
What it does: Made with 60% oils, the deeply hydrating texture instantly melts into lips providing a pop of colour, instant hydration, and all day comfort. After 4 weeks, lips look healthy and more nourished. 6 oils for 6 benefits: hydration, high shine, comfort, ultra-melting, luminosity, and smoothness. With the addicting signature YSL mango scent, these lipsticks are good enough to eat. Now in 12 brand new shades, from modern neutrals, playful pinks and intense berries, there is a Rouge Volupte Shine for every moment.
What else you need to know: Antioxidants in natural extracts of pomegranate and rosemary reduce the look of fine lines, while candelilla resin forms a thin, protective layer to help lock in moisture and magnify colour and shine. Mineral pigments provide bright, vibrant colour and a melting formula (instead of a solid stick) enabling smoother glide-on application and an ultrafine lightweight film on lips. Hyaluronic acid spheres hydrate and softens lips to help seal in moisture for up to eight hours of hydration.
My Experience with YSL Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick #48 Smoking Plum:
Packaging: The packaging is same as that of the Rouge Volupte Shine range. The lip colour comes housed in a beautiful golden tube with the YSL logo band wrapped on the centre of the tube with a colour coordinating strip underneath. The packaging has a weight to it which makes it look and feel very luxe. The shade number is mentioned at the bottom of the tube.
Texture: Not only the packaging is beautiful but, the formulation is equally stunning. The shade 48 is a cool medium berry pink and would look flattering on all skin tones. The texture of the YSL Rouge Volupte Shine Oil-in-Stick is smooth and has a slip to it. It glides on effortlessly, delivering a sheer to medium coverage on the lips. It’s quite buildable. One swipe will give a slight wash of colour and 3 to 4 swipes will deliver medium coverage. On me, these do not feather but some people with mature lips might notice some feathering. All the YSL lip products including this one, have a fruity scent which is quite troublesome for some people.
Personally, I love the scent of YSL lipsticks. Because of the shine, this lipstick mimics plump and fuller lips. It does not settle into fine lines, which is a major plus for me. These do transfer on the cutlery if you eat or drink. YSL Rouge Volupte Shine Oil in Stick fades evenly leaving behind a beautiful stain. These feel very comfortable and lightweight on the lips. Even after the lipstick is completely worn off, the lips feel hydrated. The only drawback is the bullet shape. It has no tip, which makes it quite hard to apply on the lips. These have the same staying power as the Rouge Volupte Shine and I get 4-5 hours of wear time.
Pros of YSL Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick #48 Smoking Plum:
- A variety of shades.
- Hydrating on the lips.
- Comfortable on the lips.
- Sheer to medium coverage.
- Smooth and glides on easily.
- Leaves a stain.
- Fades evenly.
- Lips feel hydrated even after the colour is completely worn off.
- Mimics plump and fuller lips.
Cons of YSL Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick #48 Smoking Plum:
- Might feather on some people.
- The scent might bother some people.
- Lack of precision because of the bullet shape.
IMBB Rating: 4.9/5
Will you Recommend/Repurchase YSL Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-in-Stick #48 Smoking Plum?
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