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If you add the word iridescent in front of something, chances are I’m going to want it. When I first saw the new Make Up For Ever La Bohème Rouge Artist Natural lipsticks and read their descriptions, I wanted them so I immediately snagged them once they went up on Sephora.

The Website Claims:
A collection of limited-edition, light-coverage lipsticks with a soft, shiny finish.
Rouge Artist Natural’s ultra creamy formula hydrates the lips with a natural sheen.
Enriched with nourishing properties, its smooth texture glides on effortlessly and its
colorful pigments compliment the lips with a transparent finish. These fresh and romantic
shades add the perfect touch to your favorite spring look.

CI 12085 (Red 36, Red 36 Lake), CI 15850 (Red 6, Red 7, Red 7 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6,
Yellow 6 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 45370
(Orange 5, Orange 5 Lake), CI 45380 (Red 21, Red 21 Lake, Red 22 Lake), CI 45410 (Red 27,
Red 27 Lake, Red 28 Lake), CI 47005 (Yellow 10, Yellow 10 Lake), CI 73360 (Red 30, Red 30
Lake), CI 75470 (Carmine), CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77492 (Iron Oxides), CI 77499
(Iron Oxides), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Ricinus Communis Oil (Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil), Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Isostearyl Isostearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polybutene, Lanolin Oil, Polyethylene, Candelilla Cera (Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax), Cera Alba (Beeswax), Ozokerite, Parfum (Fragrance), Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Aluminum
Hydroxide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Mica, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Propyl Gallate, BHT.

$19 for .12 oz

Shade Descriptions:
Bohème – iridesent peach beige
Folk – iridescent red coral

My lips are in awful shape currently, please excuse them. Need more lip balm!

Does it live up to its claims?
Yes. It claims to be a creamy hydrating formula that gives a colorful yet transparent finish. Bohème is very sheer, though I think if I use a nude or peach lip liner under it, it will look better. Folk is more pigmented and I really like how it looks on my lips. My guess is, because the name has ‘Natural’ in it, and the lipsticks are part of a spring collection, the colors are supposed to be sheer. The lipsticks were very moisturizing on my lips.

Would I purchase again?
Yes. I’m a sucker for iridescence. I also like coral and peach. These are my first Make Up For Ever lipsticks and I do like the formula.

What do you think of these lipsticks? Do you like the shades? How do you feel about iridescence?

Product purchased by me. All opinions are my own.