April 15, 2014

L’Oreal Liya’s Nude Colour Riche Lipstick Review & Swatches

Loreal Liya's Nude Colour Riche Lipstick

L’Oreal Liya’s Nude Colour Riche Lipstick is another limited edition L’Oreal Lipstick that launched with the L’Oreal Collection Privee Colour Riche Lipstick Collection for Spring 2014.

L’Oreal Liya’s Nude Colour Riche Lipstick is a shade inspired by Ethiopian born model Liya Kebede and was created for deeper, darker skin tones. This is probably one of the more pigmented shades from the Collection Privee in my experience with the colors and will be most suitable for a warmer, deeper skin tone.

Take a peek!

I actually didn’t love this shade on myself…! It’s almost a duochrome, color switching shade that’s a chocolate-y purple. Gorgeous in the tube however, on my lips it’s a bit muddy.

On the upside the color is soft, smooth, and beautiful. I ran into a few shades from this collection that applied a little patchy and didn’t settle well on my drier lips. However, Liya’s Nude is perfect. It’s a buttery texture with an easy glide and an opaque finish with a slight almost metallic sheen. In a certain light it reflects purple. The color wears for around three and a half hours before showing some signs of fading. It does have the customary L’Oreal perfume-y lipstick flavor and fragrance.

L'Oreal Liya Riche Lipstick

Loreal Liya's Nude Colour Riche Lipstick swatches

I think the entire Collection Privee Collection shows surprising promise I just wish the formula on some of the colors wasn’t so inconsistent. Lucky enough Liya’s Nude has no issues! I wish I could have worn the shade but this one might be a touch outside my comfort zone but will make those who are a fan of brown based lipsticks very happy indeed.

The collection is available for a limited time at drugstores and each lipstick comes in limited edition black matte packaging featuring the autograph of the celebrity or model who inspired the shade in gold.

Loreal Liya's Nude Colour Riche Lipstick fotd

Did you grab any of these shades yet?

How about Liya’s shade?

Do share!

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment.

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  • Danadoo

    I’ve been pretty psyched to try these, and I admit that Liya’s shade was the least intriguing one..until I saw it on you! I’m thinking that I’ll give it a spin once I finally get some sun and look a a touch less pallid. It really is flattering on you, even if it’s a bit out of your comfort zone.

    • Isabella Muse

      thanks danadoo! 😀 I wasn’t sure about it to be honest but thank YOU!