Lipstick Review and Swatches: Rimmel Moisture Renew Dazzling Duchess Collection

Thursday, September 19, 2013


The other day I picked up three shades from Rimmel London's Dazzling Duchess Collection, which came out in early June. I had wanted to try the revamped formula of this line and was even more excited that the lipsticks now had SPF20.

See what I think of these lipsticks after the jump!


This is how Rimmel describes them:
Give your lips the royal treatment.
Moisture Renew Lipstick reduces lip dryness by up to 65% with vitamins A, C, & E.  6 new rich, vibrant shades in berries, pinks, and nudes.  Apply Moisture Renew Lipstick for smooth, hydrated lips with intense color.
Dermatologist tested.

The bad thing about super-moisturizing lipsticks is that sometimes they are so slippery on the lips that they barely last and end up all over the place. But I wanted to give these a chance and I really liked them. They're very pigmented and each last me about 3 to 4 hours of perfect wear before a touch up is needed.  


Let's Get Naked is a pinky-nude that is perfect for work or a smokey eye. The pink in this fits my lips so much better than another nude in the Moisture Renew line, Nude Delight.


Back to Fuchsia is a cool-toned bright fuchsia pink.  This is one of those shades you really have to be in a funky mood to wear.



As You Want Victoria is a bit deeper and warmer than BTF. For daytime, I'll be paring this and Back to Fuchsia with a simple eye (no eyeshadow and just a touch of eyeliner, just mascara, so very J.Crew).

Final Thoughts:
The new Rimmel London Moisture Renew lippies (retail price: $6.99) did surprise me with their pigmentation, non-drying quality and shade range, but they don't blow my breath away like the Rimmel Apocalips lip lacquers did.




 Hope you enjoyed!
xo, Anaïs


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All of the products I mention above I have purchased myself with my own money 
or they have been gifts from family and friends. 

*The Rimmel Moisture Renew Dazzling Duchess lipsticks are not paraben-free.

6 comments:

  1. My FAVE foundation has been discontinued - givenchy photoplexion or something- and i have no idea what to buy now. I just saw this blog for the first time and figured you might be the girl to ask! ;)

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  2. The "Lets get Naked" color looks great on you. You are making we want try this lipstick now : ) Thanks for the review.

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  3. Hey Caitlin!! How are you?! Are you referring to GIVENCHY Photo'Perfexion Fluid Foundation? I've never tried it but it looks like it's still available on Sephora.com! http://www.sephora.com/photo-perfexion-fluid-foundation-spf-20-pa-P235346 From its description, similar high end foundations I would look at are : YSL's Le Teint Touche Eclat, Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation, and the new Marc Jacobs gel foundation!

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  4. Hey Melissa! Thanks! Go try it! the good thing about these lipsticks is that you can open up them up without breaking a sticker/seal so you can really see the color up close. It'll look good with a smokey eye — Arya loves that ;)

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