Lavshuca Dramatic Memory Rouge, Liquid Lip Colour Review & Swatches

Lavshuca make some really lovely lip products (they have a lip library on their site because they have so many formulas!).

Their newest release is this Dramatic Memory Rouge Liquid Lip Colour! This stuff offers higher coverage than a normal gloss and is supposed to last longer too.

The whole range is a rather natural, rosy collection:


I picked out two shades, PK-1 and RD-3. To be clear, PK means PINK and RD means RED – this type of lettering system is very common with Japanese cosmetics. The number indicates that it is from the same colour family but is a different tone, usually (not always) getting darker the higher the number gets.

When they arrived I was surprised by how similar they looked:


Red? Pink? They both look more like coral peaches to me!

Anyway, the packaging is lovely – really study, well made heavy tubes with a soft doe-foot applicator.

Lavshuca packaging is always lovely really:


Even next to each other these shades are far too similar for my liking. Hmph. That aside I am totally in love with this lip gloss.

It definitely has a thick texture – not gloopy but certainly thick, hydrating and very glossy. It fills in the lines on the lips and is quite opaque so covers any lip pigmentation.

Both of these have a faint shimmer that is quite natural and pretty:


PK-1 is my favourite of the two but they are quite similar!

I love both of these glosses but I can’t see a huge variation between shades so am not tempted to buy more right now. Nevertheless, these glosses are wonderful if you want something with good pigmentation, high shine, a lush finish and slightly sticky, so that it really stays in place all day.

I bought these from for $13 each.

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  1. says

    I have RD-1, which is a bit more mauvey, but unfortunately doesn’t suit me very well. Those light, coral colours always look like left-over meatsauce on me. :(
    And I really wish the Japanese PK shades were actual (cool-toned) pinks.

    • Row says

      Hi Julia!

      I know what you mean. I am a MASSIVE fan of cool toned pinks – I think it brings the warmth in my skin down a little bit but a lot of Japanese pinks are warm toned.