Thursday, September 16, 2010

Bubblegum Pinks: Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in PK 344 Review, Swatches, Photos

Repurchase: Yes
Price: $23.00 (0.13 oz)
Product: 23/25
Packaging: 4.3/5
Value: 8.5/10
Overall Grade: A-
Today's focus is on the Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in PK 344. I believe this is a limited edition shade.
The Packaging: The clear, plastic tube is unique and playful and while I love its different look, I am afraid that it could break if I'm not careful with it. (The plastic doesn't feel cheap like many drugstore lipstick tubes -it's does have a heavier feel.)

The Product: The lipstick is very hydrating unlike so many of my other lipsticks. It actually keeps my lips feeling moisturized throughout the day -even if my lips are feeling dry. PK 344 applies smoothly and evenly without sinking into my lip lines. The color is sheer but buildable -2 or 3 layers will give you great color payoff.
There is a slight floral scent to the lipstick but it disappears once it's applied. The lipstick wears for about 3-4 hours.
Above: Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in PK 344

The Color: PK 344 is a light-medium bubblegum pink with a lilac edge.


Above (no flash): Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in PK 344
Lip Swatch..
Above (no flash): Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in PK 344

Overall: PK 344 was right at the borderline of A-/B+ and I felt it deserved to be pushed to an A-. The lipstick wears extremely comfortably and is so moisturizing. The only thing I could really ask for is some longer lasting color! I don't like reapplying my lipstick throughout the day. But other then that, this is a great lipstick -Shu Uemura lippies are my second favorite in my collection.

Where To Buy: Nordstrom (This is no longer available on the Shu Uemura site)


  1. Oh, what a lovely shade. I love how the color looks on you :)

  2. the packaging looks really neat. that shade looks quite natural on you too

  3. @ Sowmya.. Thanks. =)

    @ Pop Champagne.. I love the pop of pink it gives and that it's not too bright.

  4. That bubblegum pink pic is like make-up porn to me! :P hehe
    Great post.. your reviews are so thorough!