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If you’re looking for a high-impact lipstick, try Bésame Cosmetics Classic Color Lipstick.

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Birchbox Breakdown

If we could go back in time and catch a glimpse of Greta Garbo’s vanity table, we’re pretty sure we’d find a little pot of rouge like this one there. The versatile lip and cheek cream is making its rounds through Hollywood—in fact, it appeared in the Oscar-winning movie The Artist. Designed by Bésame founder and vintage beauty buff Gabriela Hernandez, it takes its influences from the ’30s with a red and gold floral tin.

How it Works

This two-in-one cream gives lips and cheeks a believable flush that blends right into your skin, no matter your skin tone. Made with a moisturizing base of jojoba, olive, and grapeseed oils, it’s an update on traditional rouge formulas—and since it’s ultrapigmented, a single tin will last for ages.

How to Use

Using your fingertips, dab a bit of rouge onto the apples of your cheeks and lips. Blend, blend, blend.

Octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, trihydroxystearin, kaolin, c-18-38 alkyl hydroxystearyl stearate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, stearalkonium hectorite. propylene carbonate, hydrogenated soybean oil, soybean phytosterols, hydrogenated olive oil, hydrogenated jojoba oil, tocopheryl acetate, camellia oleifera extract, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower extract, lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, dimethicone, silica, lauroyl lysine, flavor. May Contain +/-: mica (ci 77019) titanium dioxide (ci 77891) iron oxides (ci 77489, ci 77491, ci77492, ci77499) red 7 lake (ci 15850) red 6 lake (ci 15850) yellow 5 (ci 19140)

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Lovely Old Fashioned Rouge in Decorated Tin with Matching Lipstick
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I saw this on the website under Birchbox Exclusives for Makeup and had to have the little red decorated tin because it looked just like what Grandmother "Miriam" had given my Mother right before her death. So for the sake of keeping the same type rouge going in our family, I purchased mine, which came with a lovely matching lipstick in a case with a very similar design. I love the rouge but it's a bit hard to open if you are weak, which I am from my MS, and if so, get your mate to open it for you. I have cut myself twice on the tin rim, which is as sharp as a razor blade. That said I was sent a second one at no charge thanks to my lovely Emily, who takes such good care of me at Birchbox whenever I need her help. So hopefully it will open more easily, if not my husband will have to do the honors which won't make him too happy but at least he likes the color, unlike many of my other rouges or powdered blushes. I really do like the colors in this little duet. So BRAVO Birchbox once again.

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Amazing, Beautiful, Pure Luxury

My daughter bought this for me and I just want anyone who is debating on getting it to just go ahead and buy it for yourself..You deserve to have this in your makeup collection and will be so glad when you use it for the first time. You can apply with finger or a blush brush. I also like putting a little dab on my lips and then I have beautiful lips all day too! LOVE IT!

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Almost Perfect
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I am searching for the perfect cream blush - 2nd one I've tried from BB. I love the color of this rouge - bright and alive - other reviewers are correct - a little bit goes a long way. I do wish it blended a bit better - color does stay. Packaging is divine...

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Great product - very pigmented!
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Absolutely love this product. I read all the reviews before purchasing and was sold before I pressed "Purchase." It is long-lasting and super pigmented. I would definitely recommend.

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Lovely packaging, lovely product.
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While searching for a lip stain that would stay put I came across this beauty. The tin looks like it came from the golden era of Hollywood, and is just as well-made as something from that time would have been. If you want something that doesn't come in cheap plastic and will stay on for a good long while, I'd recommend this product.

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Classic and perfect

I was very pleased with the stuff when I tried it. It's highly pigmented and seems to last for quite a long time be careful cause a little dab is all you need.

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Very pretty
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I think it is worth the money just to have the case, it is so pretty. The rouge is pretty good as well, so I think it is a good investment.

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Highly pigmented, lasted all night and into next day !

I absolutely love this product, especially when I am going out. It is very highly pigmented, so the tiniest bit on my fingers can rouge both cheeks perfectly for a night out, with a little left over for my lips. I use it as a base to put my red lipstick on for a night out in case the lippy fades.
For daily use, I put this on before I put on my powder foundation, or if I'm using cream, while I'm putting foundation on my cheeks. But it works best when I put it on the night before and let it fade over the night into the perfect subtle hint of colour.

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Great product
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Although it doesn't stay on as long as I would like it to, I love the color! I use it pretty much daily. One swipe for a great day time look and a few extra if I want a deeper red for a great night time look!

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The BEST
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I absolutely love this stuff. My complexion is extremely fair with pink undertones, and if I use just the tiniest dab of this, it looks really natural. The pigmentation can't be beat. As a lip color, it's a little dry for me, but combined with gloss or lip balm, it's fantastic.

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