October 12, 2011

Chanel Rouge Coco Mademoiselle

In Chanel's ads for its Rouge Coco lipstick, Vanessa Paradis is wearing one of the most gorgeous pink lip colours I've ever seen - the aptly named Mademoiselle 05.

The Rouge Coco line has been out for quite some time now, but it took me a while to finally get around to purchasing this because the price was a bit of a deterrent (~$39 CDN). However, I've been on a bit of a lipstick kick these days so I decided I might as well treat myself.

I'm glad I did because Mademoiselle is everything I hoped it would be. It's a gorgeous pinkish-brown that results in the perfect "my lips but better" neutral on my rather pigmented lips. I wouldn't call this a "wow"-worthy shade per se but rather a great "classic" that can complete any makeup look.

Application is smooth and creamy though you'll want a good lip balm underneath since the formula can be a bit drying. The formula is neither matte nor particularly glossy though there is a bit of shine to it.

There is also a very light scent, which is apparently a special blend of fresh roses, raspberry, and a hint of vanilla. It's not overpowering at all and probably wouldn't bother anyone who's sensitive to smells.

When I was researching Mademoiselle before buying it, I found some random but kind of interesting facts about the Rouge Coco line on Makeup and Beauty Blog. For example, engineers apparently opened and closed hundreds of lipstick tubes to find the perfect click. Who knew so much work went into something like that? Though I must say, the click on this lipstick is rather nice...


  1. ohhh pretty lipstik! its a colour i would wear as well. but eep $39 T_T. but i guess you really do get what you pay for. it's nice to know the scent isn't like a drugstore lipstick scent lol

  2. Loving that Chanel lipstick color on you!!


  3. Nice purchase! What a pretty shade :) It looks great on you!

  4. What a nice shade! :)

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  5. Beautiful lipstick!!


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  6. Beautiful color- so feminine and romantic :)

  7. @Kerri I know, not like that awful Rimmel bubblegum scent!

  8. The perfect click? How utterly bizarre, but also fascinating! I love Chanel lipstick, even in spite of the exorbitant prices. I recently bought a tube of Rouge Allure Velvet and am absolutely in love. I think this shade of Rouge COco really does suit you beautifully- not every shade has to be a wow shade, and for every day life, this one looks pretty much perfect :)

  9. It sure is honey, nothing beats Chanel! The mark of true artistry is all in the packaging right??

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  10. ohhh, such a lovely pink! good to hear your overall review, as sometimes i find chanel make-up not as good quality as some cheaper brands - i can't seem to get on with their nail polishes! I will have to try their lipsticks though :)

    Katie x

  11. I love Chanel makeup. I love the Rouge Coco line... and I also love the Coco Shine line. The Shine color I adore is "BOY". You should pick up a tube. It's great for every day wear. :)

    xx Love & Aloha

  12. what a beautiful pink lipstick!! i'll have to stop by the Chanel counter... :)

    cute & little

  13. Beautiful shade! Well worth the cash I think since lipsticks take forever to use up. You could even use it to tone down brighter shades maybe? I like that little factoid too about the clicks. So agree that packaging is very important to products.

  14. Wow, this color looks great on you- the perfect hint of pink (and not a bubblegum shade). Yes, the price tag is steep but it's all about quality- it'll last you for months to come and you'll feel so glam putting it on. Thanks for the post!

  15. Thanks for sharing, I've always had a hard time finding a shade of pink lipstick I like :)

    xo erica

  16. Ooh that is a gorgeous shade! I've been looking for a lipstick, but the price is a bit up there haha.

    I've been lurking your blog for a while, I always click it when I see you post on mallvibes =$ finally followed you!

  17. I love designer lipsticks, they feel so luxurious. This colour looks beautiful on you!

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  18. Gorgeous color and so pretty on you!

  19. gorgeous shade!


  20. I like this post iam a fan of chanel!

  21. I love chanel perfume but have not tried any of their other cosmetics. This lip color is so gorgeous though, such a nice shade and looks beautiful on you. Thanks for sharing!


  22. Yes! Honestly some of my favourite lipstick shades have come from this line. So beautiful and universally-flattering, and I love the consistency.

    Alexandra xo


  23. I have Chanel Rouge Coco in Ruban Rose, and you are so right about that luxurious little click. I feel like such a lady when I re-apply it.

  24. I love this color.


  25. Such a pretty soft pink colour. Looks great on you :)


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