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Best Chanel Lipsticks Guide

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Roses are red, violets are blue, and so is the color of your lips today! Ever wonder why lipsticks are still a trend today? Well, most people still love some pop of color on their lips, don’t they? Even though you have your facemasks on, putting on some lipstick makes you feel confident and great about yourself.

Also, lipsticks are versatile, and any skin color can find its perfect lip shade. I love how the different shades of lipsticks can instantly transform me into several characters. Whatever look I may be going for – sweet, sassy, or fierce – the perfect shade of lipstick adds to my overall personality.

But, in case you are wondering if there is more to lipsticks than just coloring the lips, they can also protect the lips from sun damage and harsh weather conditions that can result in dry and cracked lips.

However, we all know it is one thing to find the perfect shade, but the most suitable brand? So, why don’t you let me narrow it down for you? This time, I will give you the best Chanel lipsticks that would best suit your beautiful lips. You may know the brand for its luxurious bags and shoes, but I swear they also provide the best-est lineup of lipsticks you can ever find!

And if you think they are not up your budget alley, I assure you they would be worth every penny you spend! Plus, it is never too bad to treat yourself to something luxurious for once. So, are you left hanging and wanting to know more about Chanel lipsticks? Scroll down and read the rest of the article to find the best Chanel lipsticks that will add color to your life!

Bottom Line Up Front

My favorite Chanel lipstick would have to be the Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 434 Mademoiselle. It was a bit pricey, but it sure exceeded my expectations! I use it whenever I have to attend special occasions, but I sometimes also wear it if I want to dress up and have fun.

This Chanel lipstick goes smoothly on the lips because of its creamy texture. It lasts longer that I do not have to apply my lipstick now and then.

It also has a hydrating and moisturizing effect on my lips, which I find very good because I tend to have dry and cracked lips. Moreover, its natural shade suits my not-so-fair skin and instantly makes me look effortlessly classy and elegant.

My Top Picks Up Front

  • Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 434 Mademoiselle
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extrême in 122 Chestnut
  • Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom in 130 Blossom
  • Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in 54 Boy
  • Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 452 Emilienne
  • Chanel Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue in 112 Chic Rosewood
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in 86 Rouge Captivant
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in 79 Éternité
  • Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in 136 Coco Club
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in 182 Cold Purple
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion De Chanel in 267 Rouge Audacieux
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in 214 Metallic Plum
  • Chanel Rouge Camélia in 607 Rouge Métal
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extrême in 136 Pivoine Noire
  • Chanel Le Rouge Crayon de Couleur in N°23 Warm Brown

Tips to Pick Out the Best Chanel Lipstick

Lipstick

The color range of Chanel lipsticks is endless! From nudes to brights and deep, dark hues, this brand definitely delivers. Want to pick out the best Chanel lipstick worthy of its price? Here are some tips I can share to guide you in choosing the perfect Chanel lipstick for your lips.

Know the Lipstick Finish You Want

Now, if you want to make your purchase of Chanel lipstick extra worth it, look for a shade that can go beautifully with your styles – simple, elegant, or fierce. Pick a shade that you can also blend with your other lipstick shades.

More than anything, consider the lipstick finish you want. If you want a long-wearing, opaque, and extremely pigmented lipstick, go for mattes. Need something that glides easily on your lips? Satin and creamy lipsticks are perfect for you.

These types of lipstick finish doubles as a lipstick moisturizer for their high moisture content, so your lips wouldn’t look too dry.

For beginners, liquid lipsticks work like a gem, offering more control during application. They have wand applicators with sponge or brush tips that surely make application and touchups easier. I personally love liquid lipsticks because I get more definition along the edges of my lips without using a lip liner.

Consider the Packaging

Many people don’t realize the importance of beauty packaging. For me, I always consider the form factor of the makeup product I purchase, especially when it comes from high-end brands like Chanel.

Since lipsticks tend to easily break when you toss them into your makeup kit, it’s necessary to find a durable yet highly functional design packaging—something that provides ease of use, portability, and convenience while you’re on the go.

Check the Ingredients

Chanel’s collection of lipsticks is made of different formulas, so please check the content first! Also, pick a Chanel lipstick that will suit the general condition of your lips. Do you often have dry and cracked lips?  Pick the lipstick that can moisturize and hydrate your lips.

If you are thinking of purchasing Chanel lipsticks online, you can always make use of the “try on” feature. Ensure that your room has proper lighting so you can clearly see the best shade.

A Run-Down of my Top 15 Most Loved Chanel Lipsticks

Finally! So excited to share with you my most loved Chanel Lipsticks, which I hope you also love!

Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 434 Mademoiselle

Chanel Rouge Coco in 434 Mademoiselle is perfect for all types of skin color. Its slightly luminous medium-dark rosy pink color, with mauve, brown undertones which resemble a warm rosewood, will give your lips a classy look and the hydration it needs for about 4 hours and more. Not to mention that it also has a sweet and rosy fragrance, which really adds to the overall feel of the lipstick.

So, if you are looking for a lesser bold or dark shade for your lips, or you are going for a more natural look, I recommend you try Mademoiselle.

Now, if you want to be a bit extra, you can easily take it up a notch by pairing it with a simple lip gloss. It doesn’t hurt to have an extra shimmer sometimes. I won’t deny that this is a must-have Chanel lipstick for everyone.

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extrême in 122 Chestnut

If you are looking for an extreme matte lipstick without compromising comfort, the Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extrême in 122 Chestnut is the perfect lipstick for you. It has a deep nude reddish-brown shade with moderate, warm undertones. Its velvety finish will make your lips look sexier as ever.  It also has a non-drying texture for a smooth and tug-free application that can last long hours.

This lipstick shade is perfect for date nights and evening events where you would definitely want to glam up. Aside from its exceptional features, its sleek and matte black version of the signature click case of ROUGE ALLURE adds so much to the aesthetic vibe of your Chanel lipstick.

Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom in 130 Blossom

Going for a Snow White look?  Or are you feeling powerful at the moment? The Chanel Rouge Coco Bloom in 130 Blossom is your go-to lipstick. I admire how its vibrant coral red shade can instantly transform my look from simple to bold. It has a plumping effect and a high-shine finish which could last up to 8 hours.  With just one swipe of this lipstick, you can already see its brilliant and glossy shade on your lips.

And like most Chanel lipsticks, it is also smudge-free and has hydrating benefits to prevent the drying and cracking of your lips. And if everything mentioned is still not enough to convince you, other things that add to the luxury of this Chanel lipstick are its soft floral scent and its classy iconic-Cs designed case with a transparent cap.

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in 54 Boy

Now, if you are going for a lesser bold lip shade but still with a bit of shimmer, this is absolutely the Chanel lipstick for you. The Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in 54 Boy has an ultra-pigmented formula with an intense high-shine effect to make your lips look more flattering. Simply put, it is already a lipstick and lip gloss in one.  Its neutral brown-based with a hint of light pink shade will make you look effortlessly stunning on your night outs with friends and loved ones.

It contains a Hydraboost Complex, made of a blend of different waxes, that provides the nourishing comfort you want without it feeling heavy on your lips.

Now, if you want a fully glammed-up look, this shade may not be the most suitable for you. I often create an ombré look on my lips by blending this lipstick with bolder shades or adding some dimension to my lips using a lip liner.

Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 452 Emilienne

If you are tired of wearing red lipstick to look bolder, you can always go for the intense pink-violet shade of the Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 452 Emilienne. The boldness of its dark Fuschia color matches that of red lipstick, and if not, even better because of its brilliant shine. It also has lasting hydration and a luminous shine effect that makes my lips feel soft and look sexy at the same time.

Its coverage is also superb! It has a fantastic full range, so with just one swipe of this Chanel lipstick, I can already see its beautiful shade do its magical work. Moreover, it is thinner than the usual lipsticks, making it lightweight and easy to wear.

Chanel Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue in 112 Chic Rosewood

My top 6 pick for the best Chanel lipstick is a full-coverage liquid lip color.  The Chanel Le Rouge Duo Ultra Tenue in 112 Chic Rosewood is a darker and glossier liquid version of my first pick – Mademoiselle. It is a double-ended tube with two tips serving two functions. The first one is the wand applicator which is the lipstick itself, while the other one is a brush applicator for the lipgloss.

However, unlike other Chanel lipsticks, where you can get the shade and shimmer in one application, you might need to reapply the top coat more than once if you use this liquid lip color. No worries, you can still achieve glam and glass-like looks using this Chanel liquid lip color because of its super glossy top coat.

In case you are still wondering if it is worth its price, another plus for this liquid lip color is that it dries quickly without any tendency of feathering. You do not have to worry about lipstick smudging because it can last longer than 8 hours once it sets on your lips.

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in 86 Rouge Captivant

Another Chanel liquid lip color that made it to my list is the Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in 86 Rouge Captivant.  Its gloss-like effect is one to beat. It has a super bold ruby-red shade with a beautiful satin finish, not to mention its smooth and lightweight feel on your lips. Although it is a liquid lipstick, it does not make my lips dry and chapped after long hours of wearing it. It has a thin, creamy texture and complete coverage after a single application.

This Chanel liquid lipstick also has a water-resistant formula that allows it to last more than 12 hours. Undeniably amazing, right?

Not that it still needs more boldness in its superb shade, but if you want to create an even bolder effect on your lips, you can always add a second coat once the first one dries. To complete the look, I often make my lips more defined by using a lip liner or lip pencil.

Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in 79 Éternité

Can’t get enough of Chanel Rouge Allure Laque? Well, another one made it to the list! The shade Éternité is also a must-have, especially if you are more into darker shades of liquid lip colors. It has a deeper red-violet shade with a tinge of brownish-gray, almost resembling the color of blackberry fruit. Of course, I cannot forget its satin shine finish which always makes me look extra classy.

I love this shade because it perfectly suits all types of skin colors without losing its flattering effect on your lips. It makes me look mysterious, like a villain in a superhero movie. Éternité is perfect for all looks – simple, elegant, or fully-glammed. I can wear this shade with just a shirt and a pair of jeans or a sexy cocktail dress. This Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in 79 Éternité is unquestionably one of the best Chanel lipsticks you can ever find.

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in 136 Coco Club

Chanel Rouge Coco Flash in 136 Coco Club is one of the exclusive shades of the Coco Flash lineup of lipsticks which means that you can only purchase it on Chanel’s online store.  Quite special? Yes, indeed it is. I will tell you why.

Coco Club is a classic bright red shade with a touch of medium pink with slightly cool undertones. It also has a little metallic gloss which would perfectly match both light and dark eye shadows, depending on the look that you want to achieve. This lipstick will also suit you if you have dry lips, like me, because it features a blend of different oils that will provide moisture and life to your lips.

In terms of its casing, it has a transparent cap, which makes it easier for you to see the shade of the lipstick inside.  For more precise coverage, you can use a good lip brush.

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in 182 Cold Purple

Ever felt the want to become different than usual?  If yes, then why not wear something out-of-the-box on your lips?  Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in 182 Cold Purple might be the one for you. This Chanel liquid lipstick has a non-traditional dark purple shade that will suit any skin color and is also perfect for all occasions. It has a matte, slightly glossy finish with impressive full coverage. It is smudge-proof and lightweight too.

The Cold Purple shade incredibly matches my retro outfits! Just make sure you do not pair it with too loud eyeshadow colors. Complementing it with a beautiful, subtle shade of eyeshadow will make your lips the central focus of the masterpiece. I often apply a simple black mascara and a nude bronzer or blush to make me look more stunning.

For the general tips, apply this liquid lipstick using a matching lip liner for more defined lips. Then, finish your look by setting your lips using a touch of a translucent powder.

Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion De Chanel in 267 Rouge Audacieux

I am just so glad I do not have to pronounce the name of this Chanel lipstick for me to know its exquisite beauty.  For your information, the eight shades of the Rouge Allure Velvet Le Lion De Chanel are all exclusive and limited edition. So you better grab one before it goes out of the market!

Its shade is a darker red velvet color without too much shimmer, so I apply a matching lip gloss whenever I want a shiny effect on my lips. It is also a matte lipstick with a soft finish, with pigments and oils that provide rich color and moisture to my lips.

This Chanel lipstick becomes even more special because of its click case embossed with a lion motif on the top of its cap. The lion signifies the zodiac sign of Chanel’s owner, Gabrielle Chanel. This iconic lipstick will make you look more powerful and remarkable than you could imagine.

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in 214 Metallic Plum

If you are looking for the perfect lipstick shade that would bring out your inner Catwoman, the Chanel Rouge Allure Ink in 214 Metallic Plum is definitely one of the best ones you can find.  Instead of a typical black lipstick, why not try this dark purple with a touch of brown shade? This liquid lipstick has a metallic finish that you can match with your rock-and-roll personality.

I like metallic lipsticks because it makes my lips look sexy and fierce. And this metallic plum shade, in particular, will make everyone want more! I can wear this shade with a subtle, smoky shade of eyeshadow and black mascara with little touches of highlighter on my face. Talk about a fully-glammed look!  It is a killer shade, everyone!

It is so versatile yet challenging at the same time. You really have to mix and match to get the look you want. But whatever look you choose to pair this shade, confidently flaunt your sexy lips!

Chanel Rouge Camélia in 607 Rouge Métal

This Chanel Rouge Camélia in 607 Rouge Métal is also one of the limited edition Chanel lipsticks you should consider buying.  It has a signature Rouge Allure click case with the top coat embossed with a golden camellia, a flower close to the heart of Gabrielle Chanel. A true collector’s item, indeed! The eight exquisite shades included in the Chanel Rouge Camélia collection represent the camellia flowers blossoming each season, just like how lipstick collections of Chanel bloom every time.

The Rouge Métal has a metallic, bright apple-like red shade with neutral undertones. It has an intense pigmentation where I can quickly get its color on your lips with just one application. Moreover, its texture resembles a lip balm which is very hydrating and comfortable on your lips.

If you are a fan of lip pencils, every shade of this lipstick collection has a matching lip pencil shade too. So, achieving more defined lips will never be a problem when using this shade.

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extrême in 136 Pivoine Noire

Can’t get enough of red lipsticks? The Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Extrême in 136 Pivoine Noire is my go-to if I want an intense red matte lipstick. It does not have a glossy effect, but it still gives me the sophistication I want.

Interestingly, its formula has a unique antioxidant complex of matcha green tea butter extract, sappan wood, vitamin E, and sweet almond oil, giving your lips a radiant red color while still hydrating them.

Do not be afraid to wear this shade in the daytime. It is time to break free from the idea that red lips are only appropriate at night. You can use this shade when you are going for a simple daytime look. Keep the rest of your face minimal to direct the focus on your lips. Just do that, and you will rock this shade in daylight.

Chanel Le Rouge Crayon de Couleur in N°23 Warm Brown

Making it to my top 15 favorite Chanel lipstick is a lip crayon with a beautiful warm brown shade and a glossy finish.  I am a traditional lipstick fan, but lip crayons are also good. Its slimmer tip will help you achieve full coverage on your lips, although you must be careful because you can easily over-apply this.

The Chanel Le Rouge Crayon de Couleur collection is a set of retractable lipsticks with crayon-like tips that do not require constant sharpening. It has a very creamy and soft texture which I like on my lipsticks. I love this Warm Brown shade because it instantly elevates my look from simple to elegant.

I usually pair it with a black outfit if I am going for a relaxed look, and with a white one if I want to look more elegant. I sometimes add a couple of accessories like dangling earrings and a lovely minimalist necklace to accentuate my brown lips.

I have to say, though, that the size of this lip crayon is a bit smaller than some of the other brands, so you might want to consider this first before purchasing this lip crayon.

FAQs

Question: How long will Chanel lipsticks last on my lips?

Answer: Chanel lipsticks can generally last for about four to 12 hours, depending on the formula. Chanel’s liquid lip colors like the Chanel Rouge Allure Laque last longer than the traditional ones. Their matte lipsticks can also last long hours without needing to constantly reapply.

Question: What is the usual price range of Chanel lipsticks?

Answer: The prices of Chanel lipsticks often range between 30 – 55 USD each. However, you can always opt to buy in sets that include different shades already, where you can save up to 20 USD.

Question: Where can I purchase Chanel lipsticks?

Answer: You can purchase Chanel lipsticks directly on their online store, Amazon, or Zalora. However, their official online store can only accommodate and deliver orders to certain countries and areas. You can also visit their physical stores located in selected countries.

What’s Really the Best Chanel Lipsticks?

The Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in 434 Mademoiselle is a must-have if you often go with a classy yet natural look. Its natural shade with a slight shimmer will emphasize the beauty of your lips without overdoing it.

It is perfect for dry and chapped lips like mine because of its hydrating and moisturizing effect. It is lightweight and easy to apply to the lips too. You can easily blend it with other lipstick shades to transform from one look to another. Moreover, its rosewood shade will suit whatever your skin tone is.

I hope my list of most loved Chanel lipsticks has helped you narrow your options. So, if you want to splurge for once by buying Chanel lipstick, go ahead and pick the perfect shade for you, and never forget to flaunt it with your beautiful smile!

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