Rimmel’s new Lasting Finish lipsticks

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

You gotta love Rimmel; the brand’s been churning out innovative cosmetics with a super-trendy colour palette for yonks…

Their newest lippie, Rimmel Lasting Finish lipstick, R74,95, promises up to eight hours of wear and, thanks to colour-boosting pigments, a pout that always looks as though your lipstick’s just been freshly applied.

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Zooey Deschanel rocking Rimmel Lasting Finish lipstick in Heartbreaker?

Available in all the shades you know and love (hands up if you’ve ever owned Heather Shimmer…), the range now includes 15 hot, new colours. Our favourite is Alarm, a bold, sexy red that would make uber-vamps like Dita von Teese proud…

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Rimmel Lasting Finish lippie in Alarm

According to the girls at review website Makeupalley, this lippie scores a fabulous 4 outta five. (Personally, I don’t buy anything unless it gets a four or more from the girls at MUA…) They reckon it doesn’t last as long as 8 hours, but certainly sticks around longer than ye regular ole’ lipstick. Also, as with most long-wearing formulas, they say it can dry your lips out with extended use. To prevent this, apply it after a slick of lip balm, but just bear in mind that this will decrease your wear time.

Next time you’re in store, go check ’em out – and don’t forget to tell us which shades are your favourite.

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Leigh van den Berg is a freelance beauty writer and avid blogger (LipGlossIsMyLife.com). She’s addicted to all things glossy and glam and currently has eight MAC lipglosses rolling around in her handbag.

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  1. van Huyssteen

    I need to get one of these lipsticks…my lipstick never last

    5 years ago •

  1. Marjoribanks

    I am looking for this lipstick in a red shade called SHADE 1.
    It has been recommended in The Guardian newsaper in a blog by Sali Hughes I cannot find it in any shop I have looked.
    Description -a stunning red with the rich deep opaque pigment one associates with luxury brands.can you help?

    5 years ago •

  1. McMenamin

    I bought the Rimmel Lasting Finish lipstick in Heartbreaker and its not my usual colour I go for. I did find that the colour lasted for a very long time and the lipstick had a very nice smell.

    6 years ago •

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