Le Metier de Beaute Color Core Moisture Stain in Castelo…My Walk on theDark Side

Le Metier de Beaute Color Core Moisture Stain in Castelo…My Walk on theDark Side

After my foray into dark lip color (seen most recently in my Tom Ford Scarlet Rouge post), I felt lured into embracing a vampy lip for fall.  Because I love the Le Metier de Beaute Color Core Moisture Stain formula, selecting Castelo, a wine, burgandy, brown, and red hybrid, was a natural choice.
The formula is just fantastic…light yet full coverage, moisturizing yet long lasting…I have been happy with every lipstick I have bought in this line.  Castelo’s deep tone is simply enchanting…I am just not sure if I can stray away from my usual pinks, peaches and nudes for too long ; )  
Scroll on for additional images and the “Bottom Line…”
Color Core Moisture Stain lipstick comes in a matte black cylindrical case. 
Le Metier de Beaute Color Core Moisture Stain lipstick retails for $32.00.
Above: Castelo is a mesmerizing vampy color, mixing tones of red, burgundy and brown.
Above: a single swatch of Castelo in natural lighting.
Above: Castelo alone on the lips.
Above from bottom to top: comparison swatches of MAC Brave and LMdB Castelo in natural lighting.
Above from bottom to top: comparison swatches of MAC Brave and LMdB Castelo with a flash.
And now for some Castelo on the lips…
Bottom Line: There is no denying that the Le Metier de Beaute Color Core Moisture Stain lipstick formula is remarkable…weightless, full coverage, satin finish and long wearing.  Although Castelo is a gorgeous color in the tube and even on my wrist, it is a bit darker than I prefer on my own lips, however, if I had the fortitude to wear dark colors regularly, THIS would be my pick!  Its beautiful vampy sheen is a perfect compliment for this season’s rich hues.

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Comments (13)

  • BeautyByKrystal Reply

    GORGEOUS shade!! omg! I love it! The packaging it beautiful too 🙂

    November 9, 2012 at 11:12 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thanks, Krystal! I bet it would look lovely on you!!!

      Have a wonderful weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 10, 2012 at 1:22 am
  • Unknown Reply

    Hi lovely, great post. Gorgeous colours.

    Lovely blog, I'm following you on GFC, bloglovin' & hellocotton.
    Would love it if you checked mine out and maybe follow back if you like it?

    Stay in touch.

    http://beautytricks1.blogspot.co.uk

    x

    November 10, 2012 at 4:22 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thanks, BeautyTricks, for all of the support…I will make sure to check out your blog today. Glad you liked the post!

      xo,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 10, 2012 at 7:19 pm
  • Unknown Reply

    I think you would look amazing in the shade Monaco. It has a similar tone but is lighter/and or brighter.

    November 10, 2012 at 7:07 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Hazel,

      Thanks so much for the suggestion…I am headed to a Le Metier counter this weekend so I will definitely take a peek at Monaco!

      Enjoy the weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 10, 2012 at 7:21 pm
  • Unknown Reply

    I'm sorry, I meant to say that mad asker was similar but brighter. Monaco is beautiful, but different.

    November 11, 2012 at 3:28 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      No worries! It sounds lovely…can't wait to see it in person.

      Take care,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 11, 2012 at 4:46 am
    • Unknown Reply

      my silly ipad "spell checked" that. It's called Madaket. Gorgeous plum.

      November 11, 2012 at 4:49 am
  • SecretFashionLove Reply

    I really love this darker colour, it looks Perfect on you =).

    Best,

    Julia

    November 11, 2012 at 9:59 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you so much, SecretFashionLove!

      You are too kind ; )

      What is your favorite shade of lipstick?

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 11, 2012 at 4:41 pm
  • Pink Fox Reply

    Lovely photos, I love your make-up! 🙂
    xx

    I'd be really happy if you'd stop by my blog as well. 🙂
    Pink Fox

    November 12, 2012 at 8:14 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thanks for stopping by, Pink Fox…glad you liked my post!

      I will make sure to take a peek at your blog soon.

      Take care,

      –The Beauty Professor

      November 12, 2012 at 8:50 pm

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