Lipstick Week: Estee Lauder Pure Color Chrome Metal Lipstick in Coral Halo

Have you tried a metallic lipstick before? I think this would be my first time! The Estee Lauder Pure Color Chrome Metal Lipstick in Coral Halo (P1,400) is part of the brand's Autumn 2013 Collection called Pure Color Metallics. This limited edition line is all about smooth, liquid metal finishes that are not your mother's frosty makeup. Think chrome, its dull sheen. That's what Estee Lauder was shooting for!

The formula is creamy and doesn't feel like a thick blanket on the lips. Staying power is average at 3-4 hours; it adheres well enough that it won't disappear after a meal, but it will fade. As with all EL cosmetics, this smells like fresh fig fruits. It's very pleasant and luxe!

Packaging is, of course, stellar - it's the second most gorgeous bullet I've ever had the pleasure of owning. 

Coral Play with Fuchsia Fever - the best fuchsia lipstick for me!


Coral Play is an orange-y coral on me. It has these super fine, multi-colored shimmer in the formula that gives the lipstick its metallic finish. "Frosty" is the word that comes to mind, but frost lipsticks usually use silver shimmer. This one flashes red, gold, and orange shimmer. That's hard to capture on cam so I hope this'll do. :P

I love this color. It sorta reminds me of the  Guerlain Shine Automatique Lipstick in Pamplelune and the Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Supreme Shine in OR 541 but Coral Play is much more pigmented and leans a little towards orange.

Overall, I am enjoying the color and metallic finish of the Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick in Coral Halo. The price is quite steep, but if you're into luxe lipsticks then this is definitely something worth adding to your collection. I believe that the Chrome Metal lipsticks are limited edition, as well.

How do you feel about metallic lipsticks? Yes or no?

The Estee Lauder Pure Color Metallics will be available in the Philippines this October. You can find them in Rustan’s Makati and Shangri-la.