Le Metier de Beaute Hydra Creme Lip Color in Cardinale…LE Loveliness

Above: Le Metier de Beaute Hydra Creme Matte Lipstick in Cardinale.
Le Metier de Beaute released its stellar Hydra Creme Lipstick formula (reviewed HERE) late last year and the new LE Matte version made its debut mere weeks ago.  I have already shared the natural peachy-pink beauty of Amore in a recent video (found HERE) and now am excited to feature  Cardinale, a bold, velvet red with cool leanings.  Unscented, long lasting, endlessly moisturizing (especially for a matte formula!) and exceptionally smooth, wearing Cardinale is a lovely experience.  
Kindly scroll on for a pictorial devoted to Cardinale, as well as the Bottom Line…
Above: This swatch reveals the extreme opacity of Cardinale.  It is velvety and light on the lips while providing full coverage in a single coat!
Above: The cool, almost fuchsia tones in Cardinale enhance the whiteness of one’s teeth.

Above: Cardinale in outdoor lighting.
Above: Cardinale indoors.
Above: Cardinale, resplendent by a window.
Above: Cardinale makes me smile ; ) 
Bottom Line: I have made no secret of my love of nude, pink and peach lip color; however, once in a while, a bright pop of color is a welcome departure from the status quo.  One simply cannot go wrong with the Le Metier de Beaute Hydra Creme Matte formula…however, since the matte shades are limited edition, I suggest that red lip lovers snap up Cardinale while they still can!  Up next…reviews of eye makeup from By Terry, Chanel, Surratt Beauty, my solutions for dry winter skin, some haircare discoveries, my latest Lime Crime acquisition and, of course, a video or two ; ) 
–The Beauty Professor
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Comments (10)

  • Anonymous Reply

    Oh my goodness, that lip color is beautiful, but your skin is stealing the show! Your skin looks absolutely phenomenal and flawless; may I ask what base makeup you're wearing? Thanks!

    January 9, 2014 at 1:07 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you so much, Anon! In this picture, I am wearing NUDE Skincare ProGenius Oil (mentioned in my recent "Products I'm Loving Lately" video, Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge #2, Kanebo Sensai Cellular Performance Creme Foundation in #22 and some Daniel Sandler Sculpt and Slim powder (new product for me…need to review ASAP!).

      xoxo and have a wonderful weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      January 10, 2014 at 9:14 pm
  • Unknown Reply

    Dear Rachel,

    Wow, what a magnificent colour, it looks absolutely wonderful on you! Kind regards and thank you for your truly inspiring blog from The Netherlands,

    January 9, 2014 at 1:57 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Muriel,

      Thank you for the kind compliments…I so appreciate your readership, all the way from the Netherlands!

      xoxo and do keep in touch,

      –The Beauty Professor

      January 10, 2014 at 9:15 pm
  • Unknown Reply

    I have to totally agree with the first comment, your skin looks phenomenal!
    Love the last photo you looks so happy
    The colour really suits you, it is beautiful!
    I like that it still has that pinkish look to it and yes it does make ones teeth appear whiter.

    When do you return to work?
    My 2 boys have 2 weeks left of school holidays then it will return to morning madness.

    Take care and talk soon

    Julie xox

    January 10, 2014 at 4:29 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Julie,

      Oh my goodness…thank you! I had fun trying out my new birthday camera with this post ; )

      This was my first week back to work…getting up early was an undeniable struggle, but I always have fun teaching once I get started. Two more weeks of holiday with your boys…sounds blissful! Enjoy every minute!

      xoxo, talk soon and have a wonderful weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      January 10, 2014 at 9:20 pm
  • Makeupremastered Reply

    I have to echo the above remarks -spill on your foundation as your skin looks the best -this shade is perfect for u-u should wear brights more often 🙂 xx

    January 10, 2014 at 3:59 pm
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Hello Makeupremastered!

      Thank you ever so much…my skin is the culmination of a bit of rest (for once!) coupled with NUDE ProGenius Oil, Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge and my trusty Kanebo Sensai Cellular Performance Cream Foundation…buffed in with a damp Beauty Blender. I will take your advice and try and embrace the brights more often…xoxo!

      Have a lovely weekend,

      –The Beauty Professor

      January 10, 2014 at 9:23 pm
  • Unknown Reply

    love this color on your rachel! 🙂

    January 11, 2014 at 2:25 am
    • The Beauty Professor Reply

      Thank you so much, Joyce!!! Totally lovely to hear from you ; )


      –The Beauty Professor

      January 13, 2014 at 4:22 am

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