I’ve been obsessing over this lipstick for months. So much that during my last trip to Macy’s I couldn’t resist the urge any longer and asked the lady at the CHANEL cosmetics counter if I could try Rouge Coco Hydrating Creme Lip Colour in Mademoiselle.
Although the shade looks slightly different on me than it does on the picture (even though the model and I have basically the same skin, hair and eye color), I absolutely loved it and was ready to make a purchase. Unfortunately for my whims and fortunately for my wallet, they were sold out!
Given that I was recently, let’s say, “let go of my day job for financial and corporate restructuring reasons” and this lipstick goes for $30, I was determined to find a more affordable option CHANEL’s latest moisturizing lipstick shade.
Let’s face it, although I often splurge on CHANEL makeup, at this point in my life life $30 translates to a week’s worth of groceries, gas money, or money to pay those two parking meter violations I’ve gotten while interviewing for new jobs over the past two months.
I think Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel would have done the same…
So off I went to my neighborhood’s drugstore where I looked through various brands and shades of lipstick until I found two choices that matched the hydrating and color qualities of CHANEL’s Rouge Coco Hydrating Creme Lip Colour in Mademoiselle.
L’Oréal Colour Riche Lipcolour in Tender Pink, approx. $8.99 at drugstores
Revlon Colorburst in Soft Rose, approx. $8.99 at drugstores
Try them out and let me know what you think!
Happy Shopping 🙂