Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in RD203 Portrait

I have been wanting the Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in Portrait (RD203) for well over a month now.  I finally bit the bullet and got it over the weekend and I am thrilled that I did!

I love high end lipsticks and glosses but it sort of irritates me that many of them assign 2 names (an actual word as well as a sequence of letters and numbers) and then don’t put the one easily identifiable on the packaging.  I am a human and can remember a real word easier than I can remember a sequence of letters and numbers!  With that being said, that is the ONLY complaint that I have with this product.  

The tube is an interesting shape, much like the Shiseido logo itself, and it sports a doe-foot applicator.  The packaging doesn’t allow for a ton of excess to come out on the wand so you aren’t wasting a lot of product or making a mess, which I really like.  
I have mentioned several times that I am more of a gloss type of person versus lipsticks and one thing I LOVE about the Lacquer Rouge is that it is a lipstick in a gloss form.  On coat of this Lacquer Rouge and you can get a perfectly opaque deposit of color.  It can be sheered out or layered on to make a bit more of a statement.

I have freckles all over my lips and the lip swatch below is just one coat.  It completely covered any imperfections on my lip and it is quite moisturizing.  I wore this a few days in a row and I noticed that it lasts a long time, much longer than I had expected.  I remember going to lunch at work the other day and my lipstick still being there from 4 hours prior. 
Here is a look I did over the weekend with the lipstick.  I can’t remember exactly what I was using for everything but you can totally see that it works well as a neutral color.

I am pretty sure I am wearing MAC Pink Opal Pigment on my lids but other than that I can’t remember.

Shiseido Lacquer Rouge retails for $25 and you can find them in stores like Sephora, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, and Shiseido.com.
Have you seen the Shiseido Lacquer Rouge display?  All of the colors look promising.  I know I will be back to check more out.  Let me know in the comments below if you prefer nude lips or bold lips!  I love reading your preferences and am always inspired by you!
*The products mentioned in this post were purchased by me, I am in no way sponsored by the brands in this post.  I am making use of affiliate links.

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I'm Laura!I am a Navy wife and mother of two.I am passionate about all things beauty.I am a freelance makeup artist and because I am a mommy I am also a list of other things, including: chef, maid, chauffeur, dry cleaner, and I could go on.I am currently in Florida but who knows where I will be in a year's time!So grab a drink and read through my beauty tips, swatches, reviews, and other crazy parts of my life!

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  • voodoogirl @ The Stepford Witch

    Very nice! I haven’t really paid attention to Shiseido’s lip gloss line but it looks like its worth checking out.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17203899757128581331 Betzy’s Makeup

    This is a color my mom would love

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06336169683515242616 This passenger’s element

    Alright, must run to get this. Especially now while I am tanned. That color is so juicy. Great pix, Lj!

  • Anna Ho

    Oh that looks so pretty on you! I only have a highlighter stick from high school and a lash curler. lol

  • Perilously Pale

    Oh I have been eyeing these for so long! Need to finally order one!

  • http://www.primebeautyblog.net/ Cindy (Prime Beauty)

    Beautiful color–Shiseido is so often overlooked for color.