In Appreciation of: La Bouche Rouge’s 21 Satin Lipstick
Let’s raise a toast to the new-to-Liberty lipstick like no other
Far from your standard issue red lipstick, it’s as though La Bouche Rouge Paris has gathered all our biggest lipstick bugbears and solved each and every one. The result? 21 Satin Lipstick, £36 a creamy formula in a full spectrum of flattering shades – although might we suggest you start your voyage of lipstick discovery with Le Doré, a bright, vibrant red with warm orange undertones? It’s the kind of lipstick that genuinely looks good on everybody.
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The Rise to Fame
Not only does it make formulas worthy of a space on every best red lipstick list going, La Bouche Rouge has very exacting standards when it comes to creating products, using only the best ingredients and championing the use of alternative materials when it comes to packaging. First born in 2017, the brand now sells all manner of products, from lipstick to eyeshadow, bronzer to perfume.
You can think of 21 Satin Lipstick as skincare in lipstick form. It’s built on a serum-esque base that contains plenty of nourishing skincare ingredients, including squalane, shea butter, jojoba seed oil and sunflower seed oil, as well as extracts from seaweed hand-harvested in France. All of that means that lips are treated to a mask of hydration with every wear, as well as a veil of highly-pigmented colour.
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The Star Quality
A lipstick made for the long haul, La Bouche Rouge’s formulas are so good, there’s little doubt they’ll keep you coming back for more. Which is why it makes sense that the lipsticks are refillable. Refills come in a textured paper tube, but they’re best kept in a rather chic reusable leather-bound case complete with an incredibly satisfying click. It’s the little things…