Keep calm and wear red lipstick!

“If you are sad, add more lipstick and attack”, said Coco Chanel. And it is imperative that the lipstick should be red. Blood red. “Because red is the colour of life, of blood”. And Gabrielle Chanel is not the only one who believes in the power of a well put red lipstick. Dita von Teese, Marilyn Monroe, Gwen Stefani, Kristen Stewart… you cannot imagine them without a red lipstick. Because, let’s say it straight: anything, but anything, from sadness to a ugly break-heart, from illness to… a hot date, anything could be solved with a red lipstick.

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Rouge Allure Rouge Ingénue, Rouge Allure Rouge Tentation, Rouge Allure Velvet Rouge Charnel, Rouge Allure Velvet Rouge Feu, Rouge Allure Velvet Rouge Vie, Rouge Allure Velvet Rouge Audace

The Makeup Fall 2016 Collection – Le Rouge Collection N°1 is going to be available on the counters starting August 15th, in Chanel Fragrance & Beauty Concept Store, in Baneasa Shopping City. (

Therefore, hurray to the red lipstick! Because this fall, Lucia Pica, Chanel Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer, launched her first makeup collection for Chanel. Makeup Fall 2016 Collection – Le Rouge Collection N°1. “Red is intense, vulnerable, sexual and eternal”, says Lucia Pica. So she seeks to transform the traditional role of red, at once celebrating and subverting its classic status as the preeminent colour for lipstick, blush and nail varnish. “I am obsessed with the colour red, I always have been. There is strength and motion, warmth and disruption in red. Red is so strong for me and yet it is also intrinsic to the world of Chanel”.

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Lucia Pica, CHANEL Global Creative Makeup and Color Designer

Introduced in 1924, CHANEL’s red lipstick, both a signature of Gabrielle Chanel’s personal style and an icon of the beauty house. It was a fascination with this iconic red, and her own personal obsession with the colour in general – red is often a signature in her editorial work – that led Lucia Pica to explore the colour further.

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Les 4 Ombres Candeur et Expérience, Le Vernis Rouge Puissant, Rouge Allure Velvet Charnel

Makeup Fall 2016 Collection – Le Rouge Collection N°1 is going to be available on the counters starting August 15th.

(In the main photo: Le Rouge Collection N°1, Model : Kristen Stewart, Photographer : Mario Testino. Makeup: Eyes : Les 4 Ombres 268 Candeur Et Expérience, Stylo Yeux Waterproof 928 Eros – 929 Agapé, Le Volume De Chanel 10 Noir, Crayon Sourcils 30 Brun Naturel. Lips : Rouge Allure Velvet 56 Rouge Charnel, Le Crayon Lèvres 57 Rouge Profond ; Nails : Le Vernis 528 Rouge Puissant.)



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