Unsung Makeup Heroes: Guerlain Chamade (164) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

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Terive Swerts of BellaChiqueAbout the Author
The following guest post was written by Terive Swerts of BellaChique.com. You can also find Terive on Twitter and Facebook.

Allow me to introduce you to one of my all-time favourite lipsticks — Guerlain Chamade (164) Rouge Automatique Lipstick ($35). I truly love the Rouge Automatiques in general. They’re simply one of my favourite lipstick formulas. Guerlain is definitely a high-end brand, but the Rouge Automatique lipsticks are a great alternative if you don’t want to splurge on the more expensive Rouge G’s. They’re more affordable with arguably better packaging, because let’s be real here, the Rouge G’s are pretty heavy to carry around just like that, especially if you like to carry five of them like I do.


Chamade is a medium pink with a delightful glossy finish. It’s neutral with a slightly warm tone, and on my lips it looks even a bit coral at times. It really is a true pink with a bit of red in it, and that’s the beauty of Chamade. It’s the perfect medium-toned lipstick. When you wear it, you can go either way with your makeup. Go very light on your eyes, and you get a fresh-faced look with a touch of fresh pink on the lips. Or, you can go a bit darker on your eyes and use Chamade applied with your fingers for a lighter touch. You can also build it up to a nice strong pink with some red, or wear it lightly with gloss. Don’t be scared when you see a tube of Chamade looking darker than it really is!

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Chamade is a shade unbound by seasons. You can wear it whenever you want! All year round. It has that timeless factor that I really love. The formula is another great trait of the Rouge Automatiques. They’re moisturising and creamy without being heavy. The finish is like a nice sophisticated shine, not overly glossy. And let’s talk about the wear time! It’s the main reason I favour these over so many other lipsticks. They last pretty long for a formula like this. I usually reapply once a day, but that’s it.


You can’t really go wrong with these. They look amazing (the twist-up mechanism is really neat, and no need to worry about lost lipstick caps!), and provide excellent pigmentation, moisture and shine! Chamade also really works well with a lipgloss on top. I like to warm it up with a coral lipgloss in the summer, just to add a touch of warmth to the lips.

If you want to treat yourself to some pretty goodies, you really want to consider the Guerlain Rouge Automatiques!

Terive Swerts of BellaChiqueAbout the Author
The following guest post was written by Terive Swerts of BellaChique.com. You can also find Terive on Twitter and Facebook.


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  1. Charisma says:

    I love love love Guerlain lipsticks! They set the bar high!
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    • Teri says:

      I know right? They make my absolute favourite lipsticks and I’m a bit of a lipstick junkie. I tried loads of formulas but these are one of my most loved lippies ^^.

  2. hanna says:

    This red is fantastic. Not as dark as I thought it would be though.
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  3. Eesha says:

    Hi Terive … I too swear by these for how long wearing these lipsticks! Lovely shade. Sure going to try an everyday wearable shade from Rouge Automatic range soon.
    Eesha recently posted … Review: Guerlain Rouge Automatic Lipstick in Champs Elysees

  4. Gowthami says:

    Shade looks light and not heavy at all 🙂 Pretty 🙂
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  5. Sunny says:

    This one is definitely on my wish list! Love the coral in there, even though it doesn’t look like a full-on coral on the lips!
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  6. Dovey says:

    Hi Teri,

    Gorgeous photos, as always! Guerlain Chamade looks beautiful modeled on you here 🙂

  7. Taylor says:

    Ugh gorgeous! If you ask me no one wears a coral better than Teri! Or a taupe/purple for that matter! One of my absolute favorite bloggers!

  8. RxBeautyChic says:

    Such a wearable coral color! You look fantastic! And the paired eyeshadow look! So gorgeous!! *swoons* 😉
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  9. YDabney says:

    What did you replace Chamade 164 with since they don’t make it anymore. Yikes it was my go to and I have a drop left. I have tried to match with no luck.

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