Rimmel London Apocalips Lip Lacquer
Claims: "Combines the colour of a lipstick and lacquer shine of a lip gloss. The creamy conditioning formula features pure colour pigments, leaving lips vibrant and glossy."
Packaging: 5 out of 5
Review: I am not a big fan of lip glosses because no matter what colour I choose, they don't show up on my lips. I might as well only buy and wear clear lipglosses. When Rimmel came up with these Lip Lacquers. I was overjoyed! These babies are seriously pigmented. Okay, well, maybe this isn't new invention. After all, YSL did come up with Glossy Stains first but there's a huge difference: Rimmel is a lot more affordable, especially if you live in Australia.
I find the nude colours are not as long lasting and as the pinks, particularly the brighter ones. I found that as long as I am not eating or drinking, the product really stays put. If you're gonna eat or drink, expect to only reapply once. I am also happy to announce that these lip lacquers are not drying to the lips, which is something that I struggle with lipsticks. Another thing to note, the bright pinks are not for the faint-hearted. The colours are very fun and loud. Personally, I like it that way but you can tone it down my dabbing a bit of the product on the centre of your lips and spread it out with your ring finger. That way, you get a sheer finish.
I don't want to rave on and on about this product because I'm sure you would have heard enough of it if you've been watching Youtube beauty videos and reading beauty blogs for the past few months. Now, on to the swatches!
Here's a photo of what my lips look like with nothing but a bit of lip balm on.
Pale girls, Phenomenon (beige-y nude) is perfect for you! Pair it with a dark smokey eye.
|600 Nude Eclipse|
|600 Nude Eclipse|
If you fancy yourself some berry-toned lip colour, Solstice is your girl!
Ladies, if you're a fan of mauve-y pinks, give Celestial a try.
Want a taste of what it's like to be a princess? Put Nova (true girly pink) on.
Pink, red and fuchsia got together and made the ultimate colour baby: Apocaliptic.
For a dose of red, give Stellar (reddish pink) a go! P.S. I don't know why my camera can't pick up the hint of pink in Stellar. Sorry!
I'm giving away four Apocalips Lip Lacquers! Check back in on Wednesday to find out what shades and how to enter. Also, I've created a Facebook page for this blog. Hooray! Finally! Feel free to drop by and say hello. I'd love to chat.
Have you tried these lip lacquers? Which is your favourite colour? I can't decide between Apocaliptic and Stellar.