Friday, July 27, 2012

Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited CR330 Lipstick Review

The last time I visited the Shu Uemura Boutique at Rockwell for the Kiss and Make-up Playdate, I got really confused!  I was facing a huge dilemma as I can't seem to pick the lipstick I want or the lipstick that would look good...On my client!  

Yes, it hit me, I always put my clients first as most of the gorgeous lipstick shades goes straight to my makeup train case!   So I told myself, today is the day I'm picking the shade for ME, Myself and I!  *selfish mode ON*

Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick
in CR330

CR330 is a Light Peachy Coral (Warm undertone)
according to Shu Uemura website

Shu Uemura says ---
The new double hybrid pigment technology enables the delivery of the purest color ever!  Shu Uemura Signature hybrid pigments with their high color pay-off and fidelity are combined with a new crystal core hybrid pigment to achieve an unprecedented pureness in color.  Double moisture system for supreme moisture.  The combination of an active moisture-locking cream plus a lip care active support to protect and nourish your lips.

diisopropyl dimmer dilinoleate, hydrogenated polyisobutene, polyglyceryl-2 diisostearate, bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, octyldodecanol, polyethylene, ozokerite, butylrospermum park ii (shea) butter, vp/hexadodecene copolymer, disteardimonium hectorite, stearyll glycyrrhetinate, hydroxypalmitoyl sphinganine, propylene carbonate, bht, methicone, hydroxypropyl tetrahydropyrantriol, hydrated silica
may contain: i 77491, ci 19140, ci 45380, ci 77499, ci 45410, ci 15850, ci 42090, ci 15985, ci 75470, ci 77792

AMW says ---
  • Transparent packaging, it's easy for me to see the shade right away.
  • Texture is creamy and easy to apply.
  • Good pigmentation.
  • Doesn't dry out my lips.
  • The shade CR330 works so well on most warm toned skin.  Can be applied lightly or heavily and will create different results.
  • Since the lipstick is creamy have moisture-locking ingredient, the lip color doesn't stay long.  Re-application is needed.
  • Price (to some who aren't comfortable splurging on lipsticks).
This is a type of lipstick that has a good color payoff, applies smoothly and always appears not too dry not too glossy on your lips!  A great lipstick for daily use.

  • If you prefer the long lasting version and your lips aren't dry to start with, feel free to choose from their "matte-lipstick" range. 
  • If you suffer from super dry, alligator-type lips like yours truly, always prep your lips by applying a good lip balm prior to lipstick application.  Exfoliate your lips at least once a week.
  • To trim down your choices during shopping, ask yourself: "Are you looking for reds? pinks? orange? corals? browns? nudes?".
Will I repurchase?

To whom do I recommend this to?
Anyone who doesn't mind splurging on lipsticks.

Where to purchase and how much?
At Shu Uemura counters for Php1,295.00 (approx $30.00).


The length of lipstick you get

Above: bare lips
Below: light application of Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in CR330

Applied heavily

An overall look of using CR330
I only have powder foundation on and filled in my brows.  No eye makeup in this photo nor blush.

So far, I failed in trying to keep this lipstick for myself as it went straight to my makeup train case and a client actually liked this shade so much!  So yeah, selfish mode...FAIL!

What's your current lipstick shade obsession?
I'm still on coral state as of today!

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


  1. I really don't mind reapplying quite often for as long as the lip product does not dry my lips out or worse, darken the edges of it.

    I won't comment on your last photo (but I just did!). Ikaw na ang cute!

    Your selfish mode paid off Nikkinix --- that color looks superb on you! and LOL at the alligator lips... nag pop sa imagination ko ang alligator na naka pucker up tas nakapikit pa!

    1. I know what you mean about re application, I do that too and it's hell if it cracks your lips!

      hahahhah nakakatawa ka, glad you like the last photo as I'm feeling iffy looking at it, no choice lang, para makita ang effect! :)

      Thank you so much, the alligator and the alligator lips love you! Sana we'll see each other soon! :)

    2. Yes, I really hope to see you again. I've only seen you in person once tas super shy talaga ako i-approach ka. Buti nalang tabi tayo sa van when we were brought back sa Makati area. That was durin the first Fab Salon event.

    3. OO nga! katawa ka nga eh, pa shy shy ka pa eh ako walang ka shy shy na bones! :) Well, I hope to bump into you again and this time, more chikka galore! :)

  2. oh you will really fail in being selfish! :) hindi bagay sayo maging selfish, hihihi.... pareho tayo, I'm still into coral shades! i can't seem to get out of it. feeling ko corals talaga ang bagay sakin e, or baka feelingera lang ako, hehehe....

    1. aww kaya nga friends tayo! we're both unselfish individuals! heheheh (nag-aangat ng sariling bangko tayo) hahaha

      I guess your "feelingera" mode is right, you WILL look good in corals!

  3. Lovely colour on you. So pretty. =)

  4. i think i would want more pigmentation on my lipstick :( my mom loves shiseido lipsticks though so i think moms know best. but personally, i would want more color

    1. Ah, well I think this will show up more on you, my lips are quite dark to start with so pigmentation is not as obvious!

      Oh Shiseido Lipsticks, they are good!

  5. What a pretty shade! It looks great on you!

  6. That's a very pretty color on you Nikki! I guess you just look good on all colors ^_^

    1. Oh no, I don't look good on nudes and browns :)


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