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Add a little color to your cheeks with Bésame Cosmetics Crimson Cream Rouge, which comes in tin decorated with the brand’s signature chrysanthemum motif.

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  • 3.6 out of 5 stars, based on 251 reviews 251 Reviews Write a Review
  • $22.00
  • 0.12 oz.   
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Birchbox Breakdown

While we’re glad that hot rollers and garter belts are no longer in vogue, we can’t deny the appeal of vintage beauty. We’ve found that the easiest way to channel ’40s glamour is to stock up on these handcrafted lipsticks. Bésame founder and beauty historian Gabriela Hernandez painstakingly recreated the colors worn by Hollywood’s leading ladies of a bygone era—think Jean Harlow, Vivien Leigh, and Marilyn Monroe. Made with extradense pigments, they’re designed to withstand long days and nights, and the gold-plated tubes come in luxe red velvet pouches that beg to be paired with your fanciest clutch.

How it Works

This lipstick may look old school, but the formula is decidedly modern—it’s full of good-for-you ingredients like aloe, green tea, and vitamins A, C, and E. The nontoxic, semi-matte formula exceeds EU safety standards, and the rich pigment glides on smoothly with a feather-proof finish. Choose from a stunning variety of vintage-inspired colors.

How to Use

Swipe onto your lips first thing in the morning or right before a big event. For extra precision, use a lip brush.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

beautiful
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I ordered Carmine and it is the most lovely shade of dark orange red. It works well with my dark hair and light skin. I love how smooth the lipstick is. I recommend a lip liner because it is so creamy. This was an excellent buy.

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Just wasn't my color
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I got the little sample matchbook and thought this color was for me. But when I got the tube it was too bright, not at all what I thought. It is nice lipstick, just the color from the sample didn't seem to reflect the color in the tube.

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love
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this lipstick lasts all day and it is a beautiful color! so hapy with my purchase and will be buying again!

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Moisturizing, creamy, vanilla lipstick

This lipstick is very creamy and non-drying. It has a strong vanilla cake smell, which is nice for lipstick but not exactly high end smelling... a little pedestrian. Their strong color payoff is worth it though- you get a gorgeous retro semi-matte lip. I sampled two colors, and my favorite was the true red "Red Hot Red". Red velvet is a cooler dark red that is just slightly off-point as far as the trendy dark lip.

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Delicious smell

This lipstick smells nice and lasts on your face. It is creamy and applies nicely. Be sure to wash your face at night, or you might find it on your toothbrush next morning.

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Love
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I love this brand and the color I ordered! I ordered after receiving the samples in my birch box and love it! So smooth and creamy!

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Nice Product.

Loved this product. Will recommend to all of my friends! The color wasn't what i usually wear, but it does last.

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Exotic Pink
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Great color- warm and bright. The finish is somewhere between a matte and satin. This lipsticks lasts for a long time and fades to an even satin (instead of the dreaded lip ring). I'm looking forward to trying more colors.

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Favorite Red

I own this lipstick in "Besame Red". It comes in a lovely gold tube inside a velvet pouch. Not only is the packaging wonderful, but the product inside is even better! It is a lovely shade of red, that doesn't dry out my lips, or need constant reapplication. One of the things I hate most about lipstick is when it fades away on the inside of my lips (from eating and such). I haven't had that problem with this lipstick. Besame also uses a lot of natural ingredients in their products, are cruelty free, and made in the US!

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Too dark

I'm a fan of red lipsticks, but this one was too dark for me. The lipstick applied well and I liked the fancy case.

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