Lately I've found myself becoming really interested in makeup, to the point where I spend hours watching tutorials, reviews and Mac masterclasses. I think it's since watching Made in Chelsea and being inspired by their incredible skin and the class that they ooze (obviously visualy, not morally) which I'm completely mesmerised by. I've also been obsessed with the idea of looking clean and polished as I've had so much self-induced grief over my spotty skin for years, that my happiness is often determind by how clear my skin looks, -this is not a great heuristic to have as my skin is terrible but it's a working process.
Anyway, Rimmel London's new (ish) Matte Lipstick by Kate Moss. Its stupidly cheap (5.49) for what it is. The shade, '101/soft pink' was the exact shade I'd been looking for since Marina Diamindis latest aesthetic. Plus I swear I have some kind of scientific reaction to certain shades of pink. I've had it since I was little, where I've been attracted by certain pink thinks, and as so yeah, as soon as I came across this lipstick I had to buy it.
I like the lipstick because its matte, which compliments my skin because being naturally spotty, glossy/sheen lipstick looks a bit much on me, and not very neat looking. Matte lipstick gives that very clean-cut kind of look. Its also quite a unique and kind of unusual colour. Its also extremely pigmented, which is applaudable as light coloured lipsticks don't tend to be, unless they are of higher quality brands such as Illamasqua and Mac.
I took a few pictures in different types of light to give a good look at the colour. The first picture makes it look a bit more brownish and generic looking than it is, I'd say the bottom picture is the most accurate representation of the colour. -A lovely kind of mulled yellowy creamy pink. Oh, and another thing I like about this lipstick is the scent. MY GOD, the scent. It smells like fresh watermelon, and evokes memories of happy summers and gel pens.
I'd say the only downside to this lipstick is that, like nearly all matte lipsticks, you must have very well moisturised lips or use a lip primer before hand, as after a while it gets a little residuey, that all really, I mean at £6, that's not bad at all!
This has been my first post! Soon I'll be reviewing Studio Fix Fluid Foundation and Ruby Woo lipstick by Mac.
Anastasia (Sia) x