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Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet in 'Nude-ist'

I have been on the hunt for that perfect nude lipstick, so far to no avail. I went to Superdrug, H&M, Accessorize, and even MAC! Just nothing seemed to catch my fancy. I seemed to be in one of those 'never satisfied' moods; I mean if you can find a lipstick at MAC to make you happy, then give up. Fortunately, I decided to try one more store before giving it up as a bad joke. Boots was my saving grace; especially with their offer of '3 for 2' across the makeup section.


I picked up the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet, as it's something I've seen pop up on the internet form time to time. I thought I'd give it a try as I had nothing to lose; and lots of bloggers said that it is a genuinely good product.


Th shade I chose was 07 Nude-ist because I was looking for that nude. It is a barely there muted pink colour that has a matte effect. The texture is not as dry as the Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid lipsticks and more like the Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream, or the Collection Cream Puff. If you press your lips together you can feel the slight tackiness, but other than that they are quite transfer-free.


I am very happy than I never found anything at the other shops because the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet is amazing. It is the perfect nude for me! It is very much a 'my lips but better' shade on me, as my lips are already quite pigmented. it just gives them that extra boost of loveliness!

Have you tried any of the other Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet colours?

Louise x x

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