Recently I've lusting over plum inspired lip colours, but I find it hard to pick a colour that will suit me well and that I love. As you all know I do love Rimmel lip colours thus when in Superdrug I popped over to the Rimmel stand and searched around for a nice plum shade. After a while of opening caps I found Amethyst Shimmer! At first I thought it looked very purple with hints of deep red so I wasn't too keen, however, it did swatch it and it turned out to be a lovely colour, very dark pink mixed with plums. I was indeed very pleased with it and bought it right away.
This colour is just amazing on the lips, much better than I'd ever thought it would be, so yet again I was pleased! This colour is so easily to build up, so you can have a really subtle hint of colour so your lips look flushed, or really build it up so it's bold and bright, which is really good for a night out or even for a statement during the day, I find it very versatile much like many of the other Rimmel lipsticks. This is a shimmer lipstick, but I find there to be very minimal shimmer, it's more glossy looking which I suppose is better regarding this shade as the colour is very strong simmers may be a little too much, but others may disagree, I believe it's just preference. This lipstick, like most of the others glides on easily and feels so smooth and nourishing on my lips thus they don't look dry at all or wrinkled which I find tends to happen with lipsticks that basically just dry the lips out. The smell of this is lovely too, very sweet, I believe most Rimmel lipsticks in this range have a similar smell if not the same! It's very subtle and goes away after a while so you don't notice it throughout the day whilst wearing it.
This lipstick is a lasting finish lipstick and it really does live up to it! After about 3-4 hours I noticed it had faded a smidge so I reapplied it, although there wasn't really a need to but again it's all down to preference and, that's just me.
Overall I really do like this lipstick and recommend it to anyone who is looking for a plum/very deep pink shade, it's also a wonderful colour for this season, it's very Christmasy and wintery.
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