Shiseido Week: Lacquer Gloss in Plum Wine RS306
Yup, it's Shiseido Week again! I've been debating with myself whether I should do one whole post on the brand's Spring collection, but everything deserved their own features - that's how much I like them. :) I hope you can explore with me this week as I discuss the latest products from my favorite cosmetics brand in the world!
Let me begin with the Shiseido Lacquer Gloss in Plum Wine RS306 (P1,250). This is a super shiny, balm-thin lip gloss that feels slinky and plush on my lips. It's so thin, it almost feels like a watery lip balm! It's also fairly moisturizing that I don't need to prime my lips anymore.
Texture aside, the color is just right. It's not completely opaque - it's designed to be semi-sheer - so it allows the natural color of my lips to show through. I have even-toned lips so this isn't a problem, but if you have uneven coloration then it's best to wear this on top of a lip liner or lipstick. Either way, you'll be getting a beautiful, uber glossy finish that'll make your lips look full and sexy.
The wand is bendy and thin and applies the gloss like a dream. It picks up just the right amount of product that I don't have to dip it twice per application.
The staying power is pretty good at 4-5 hours. If I eat, there's still some left over. I also like that it doesn't flake even though the gloss has dried up.
Lip swatch! Plum Wine or RS306 is a rosy plum that's ideal for an everyday look. It's strong enough on its own, although I do love pairing it with a Shiseido Lacquer Rouge called Metallic Rose. I get magazine-cover-it-looks-photoshopped lips with the two! I'll blog about Metallic Rose this week also. ^_^
What don't I like? Hmm. Shiseido is not cheap, but I find that it's for a good reason. Obvs not everyone wants to blow over 1,000 bucks for a lip gloss but if you love great lip glosses, then this is one you must try! I love the formula.
Overall, I highly recommend the Shiseido Lacquer Gloss in Plum Wine RS306 if you adore plush textures and gorgeous colors. :) This particular color is just amazing for the office, or even for weddings. No actually it's perfect for weddings. This is the gloss I'd wear for mine, when the day comes! ^_^
Let me know what you think, as always!