Monday, 26 May 2014

Rimmel Favourites | Top 10

Rimmel is one of my favourite drugstore brands. It really hits the nail on the head in so many sections like foundation, eyes and lips. It  is also really affordable, and almost always on offer in Boots or Superdrug. So, with that in mind today I have my top 10 Rimmel favourites.  

Rimmel Favourites
  1. ScandalEyes Shadow Paint | £4.99 | Buy Here
    The shadow paints are gorgeous cream/liquid eyeshadows that  don't need to  be set with another powder eyeshadow to last  all day crease free. They go on like a liquid mousse, blend really easily and stay in place after they have set. They don't crease on me, and they work well alone or as a base. I like the applicator, and its better than shoving a bacteria infested finger into a pot all the time. They are only £4.99 a go, and I would highly recommend the bronze and taupe brown shade they offer. The other colour offerings could be better, so I hope they release more in the future.
  2. Wake Me Up Foundation | £8.99 | Buy Here
    I'm not sure I need to say much about this foundation. It's loved by many, and with good reason. It is afforable, good coverage, buildable, non drying and it just appears to perfect the skin. I find  it lasts well sans primer and powder but with a touch of powder it will be good for those who have oiler skin or want to knock out some of the glow. The shades do run a little dark, but the recent addition of Light Porcelain to the range really makes it great for my pale pals out there. The shade range would be better  if it did cater to darker skintones though, but that is problem with almost any brand not just Rimmel.
  3. Eyebrow Pencil | £2.99 | Buy HereI find the Rimmel eyebrow pencils to have  the perfect texture. They aren't to waxy,or try dry. You don't have to add to much pressure to get pigment on your brows and they last all day long. They help control the odd unruly brow hair I have, and they work well on the skin in bald areas and on the brow hairs. I  also find that they don't pull to red either which is great beacuse  red toned brows aren't always the most flattering. I do have one wish and that is they would introduce  a colour between hazel and dark brown. Hazel is just a touch to light for me and the dark drown is too dark, I can just a light hand with dark brown or a combo of the two but just a brunette shade in the middle would be great.
  4. Wake Me Up Concealer | £5.99 | Buy HereI love this concealer because I find that it works great under the eyes to  cover dark circles and to brighten the eyes but I think it also looks great on blemishes and redness to cover and conceal. I find that it lasts really well all day and if you dust a little powder under they eyes to set it, it  doesn't crease in a normal days wear. It is really inexpensive, the applicator is nice and like most other concealers but I do wish they had a larger shade range. I think there are only 4 shades at the moment, and I can just about get away with the lightest one.
  5. ScandalEyes Kohl Kajal Eyeliners | £3.99 | Buy Here
    These liners are amazing. At just £3.99 a pencil, they are everything I want from a liner. They are smooth, creamy and glide onto the eye whether you wear them on you lash line or water line. They last ages and are incredibly pigmented. The nude and taupe colour are quite unique for the drugstore, at least here in the UK and the other colours they offer are great basics that anyone can use.
  6. BB Cream | £6.99 | Buy HereThe Rimmel BB cream is one of my favourite western BB Creams at the moment. It ties with the Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream for my favourite.  I don't know if it does all the 9 things it claims, but it does offer a nice coverage for a bb cream and it does leave the skin feeling nice and moisturised. I've also used this as a tinted primer under other foundations and it worked well as that too. I love the addition of very light into the shade range, and I really want to try the Matte BB cream ASAP.
  7. Lasting Finish Matte Kate Moss Lipsticks | £5.49 | Buy HereThe Kate Moss Lipsticks from Rimmel are amazing, but I find the Matte range just that little bit more impressive. They aren't totally matte, and they don't make your lips feel drier than the Sahara desert. They leave a nice satin finish to lips, and they stay on for ages. The deeper and bolder shades last longer than the more nude, subtle shades, but overall they have a good lasting powder. They are inexpensive, the packaging is cute and they have a nice scent too. 107 is a great vampy shade, and 111 (Kiss of Life) is something I'm looking forward to trying this spring/summer.
  8. Colour Rush Balms | £5.99 | Buy HereThe colour rush balms are Rimmel's answer to the chubby stick craze. They are  smooth balm like chubby sticks that give the lips and nice sheer wash of colour on the lips while giving them a nice hit of moisture. The colours are nice, and for balm tints they last pretty well on the lips. The Nude shade is my favourite, but the others are really nice too.
  9. Moisture Renew Lipstick | £6.49 | Buy HereThe Moisture renew lipsticks are another lip product that Rimmel do well. I loved their old forumla, and I love the new formula too. They have a nice colour range, somewhat unique packaging and they glide on to the lips. They aren't as long lasting on the lips as the Kate Moss Lipsticks, but they last longer and are more pigmented than the Colour Rush balms. They shade range is excellent, and the names are really cute. In love with Ginger is a great orange shade for ka-pow lips.
  10. Stay Glossy Lip Glosses | £6.99 | Buy HereThese glosses are my most recent Rimmel discovery, and I'm in love. The stay glossy glossy are about £6.99 and are worth every penny. They are not sticky at all, really smooth on the lips and  have a nice shine to them. They have nice colours, a nice scent and last really well for non-sticky glosses. I love the light pink shades they offer, I can't  remember the name, and also love the Pop of Orange shade from the 3D Stay Glossy range.

    Those are my top 10 Rimmel products, what do you love from the brand? Let me know in the comments, and I hope to see you soon! 

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  1. Great post! I randomly found your blog through the #bblogers tag so going to follow now. Rimmel is one of my favourite drugstore brands and I agree with you completely on the scandaleyes pencils. They last so well, even on my waterline and I reckon they're a pretty good dupe for Urban Decay 24/7!

    Jaq @

  2. I really like the Colour Rush Balm in Keep Mauving - it's a neautral that actually suits my pale skin without making me look drained :)
    Simone | Thirty Something OAP


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