Not another nude lipstick

Makeup November 15, 2013 Naomi

Regular readers of my blog will not be surprised to know that I have a bit of an obsession with nude lipsticks. I always gravitate towards nudes as they are so easy and versatile to wear. I found myself in Boots a few months ago now and yet another nude lippy found its way into my basket.

This time it was the Rimmel London moisture renew lipstick in 700 Nude delight. These lipsticks have recently been reformulated and comes in a funky purple packaging. I have the older style but it is still in my mind a good lipstick. I have been wearing this lipstick a lot now the weather is a little colder here  in the U.K, and in winter I always go for a moisturising formulation as I have such dry lips anyway.

The colour is very much a beige, brown nude rather than a pink toned nude. I like both and will wear either. It goes on the lip smoothly and is very creamy. pigmentation is sheer but it is buildable and looks good alone or with a lip gloss over, as it is not the shiniest lipstick that I own.

It lasts me a good few hours before I have to re-apply. The smell is a bit ‘old lady’ reminding me of the smell of the old pan stick foundations that my gran used to wear back in the day. It does not taste funky on the lip though!

It is very moisturising and leaves your lips feeling comfortable and hydrated. I would be interested in trying out the newer formulation to see how it stacks up. I have added a swatch above so you get a better idea of the colour.

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8 Comments

  1. Manhattan Image and Style
    November 15th, 2013 11:51 pm

    Great review as always! I don’t think that shade would look on me, what do you think?

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  2. Naomi
    November 16th, 2013 9:24 am

    It’s a pretty wearable shade,I think most people would suit it. If you prefer a stronger lip it won’t be for you.I will go visit your Blog.x

  3. Ohsogawjess
    November 16th, 2013 10:46 am

    I’m with you on the nude lippy obsession (or red!)

    xXx

  4. Naomi
    November 16th, 2013 3:01 pm

    I am trying to be braver and go for a more full on lip but I always go back to the nude colours!.x

  5. sophie
    November 17th, 2013 3:05 pm

    Hi,
    Just to let you know I have nominated you for the LIEBSTER AWARD!! The rules of the award or over on my blog http://www.sophiejenner.blogspot.co.uk ! I love your blog!
    Sophie Jenner
    x

  6. Naomi
    November 17th, 2013 3:08 pm

    Thanks Sophie and thanks for Loving my Blog, i have done the post before though and been nominated twice so i won’t do it again but thank you so much for nominating me.x

  7. rachna sharma
    November 19th, 2013 9:58 pm

    the shade looks really gorgeous!

  8. Naomi
    November 20th, 2013 7:33 am

    One of my favourites.x

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