Rimmel Apocalips | The ReviewThursday, February 27, 2014
When i first saw these beauties on the UK beauty blogs I fell in love. So the second I could get my hands on them in Canada, I had to pick up more than one. Known as the Show Off Lip Lacquers in the US, these are a hybrid product with the rich colour of a lipstick and the satin shine of a gloss. They are completely opaque with one swipe of the super creamy formula. They glide smoothly onto the lips and last 2-3 hours but unfortunately they do accentuate dry patches.
I am absolutely obsessed with the packaging that is very unique in it's appreciation of gemology. Each tube is shaped like some sort of diamond or meteor from space - very fitting with the playful name! - with a clear bottom to show the colour inside. I also adore the doe foot applicator that features a dip to hold just enough product.
I own 4 of the 12 shades that range from nudes to various pinks and bright reds. Phenomenon is a peachy nude creme, Solstice is a gorgeous rosy pink with a bit of shimmer (my favourite!), Aurora (LOVE the name) is a pinky coral and Big Bang is a show-stopping blue toned red.
I definitely plan on picking up a few more and i hope we get the new shades that just popped up in the UK.