Rimmel • Apocalips Lip Lacquer • Lips

rated 3.8(96 reviews)

Average Rating.3.8
Would buy this product again.67%

rated 3 of 5 florencesophieallen on 12/12/2013 12:16:00 PM more reviews by florencesophieallen

Age: 19-24   Skin: Dry, Fair   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

I like these, but to be honest the colour selection is a little odd. A lot of orangey and nudes going on, if you want it more red type colours then this selection is not for you. The colours just seem a little weird and all over the place. The one proper red colour is Big Bang which is nice.

The pigmentation is great though, and they stay a long time. It starts very off very shiny on application but then fades yet the colour still stays which is great.

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rated 4 of 5 Ashleighd13 on 12/10/2013 4:41:00 PM more reviews by Ashleighd13

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Other   Eyes: Blue    

Absolutely in love with these they're so glossy and not sticky at all. They last ages too and there's always money off or 3 for 2 at rimmel so they're never very expensive

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rated 4 of 5 kayci21 on 12/5/2013 7:26:00 AM more reviews by kayci21

Age: 19-24   Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Black, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I have this in four shades - Solstice, Big Bang, Nude Eclipse and Luna. Overall I like the texture and they're very pigmented. If you tend to get dry lips, you'd probably need a lip balm under this since it'll seep into cracks. It's not drying though. I also don't mind the scent.

Solstice - medium-toned neutral pink. On me it's a MLBB colour. Good for daytime wear.

Big Bang - really really bright red - like, fire engine red. I wouldn't even dare to wear this out at night. Although admittedly I do prefer subtler colours, I do also like a bright lip from time to time but this is waaaaaay too much. I think it'd probably only be suitable if you're a stage performer, or for a photo shoot or a video.

Luna - light coral orange. Doesn't suit me. Would probably look really good on warmer/tanned skin tones though.

Nude Eclipse - standard nude lip colour for fair skin. On the brown side of nude, as opposed to the pink side. I'm not sure about this on me...would probably go well with a smokey eye, but otherwise it kind of washes me out. It's quite matte, so I prefer to put some sheer gold lipgloss on top.

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rated 2 of 5 SiteNo8 on 12/3/2013 9:27:00 AM more reviews by SiteNo8

Age: 44-55   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Hazel    

I do not like this product. I tried, really I did. I bought Apocalips in the colour Celestial, back in the summer. It looked like a natural pink, but since there was no tester (Walmart, Canada) I knew I was taking my chances.

Because of its opacity, Celestial looks like a plastic pink when applied to the lips. I have pink toned, light skin and on me it looked... odd. No matter, I can always blend it with something else, right?

No. No, no, no. Apocalips is soooo drying! This time of year (early December), I don't have an issue with chapped lips, but every time I wear this, I get dry, flakey lips! Whaaaa?

No thanks.

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rated 5 of 5 aceboook on 11/29/2013 7:20:00 AM more reviews by aceboook

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I first got this in Apocaliptic just to try it out cause it just came out at the time. I ended up really liking it and bought Celestial as well and now I wanna get other shades too. It's not a lip gloss, that's for sure. It's true when they say it's a "lip lacquer" because it is soo pigmented and it stays on for ages. It's also really affordable too which is a huge plus for me. I also like the packaging. I reckon it doesn't look cheap.

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rated 5 of 5 GingerTaylah on 11/27/2013 10:17:00 AM more reviews by GingerTaylah

Age: 19-24   Skin: Sensitive, Fair   Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

Absolutely love these. They wear for hours, the only thing I have to be careful about is it transferring to my teeth (somehow it does that even if not overapplied). I've got the shade "Celestial" and it's the perfect "mauvy pink" shade for every day. Definitely one of my favorite drugstore lip products.

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rated 4 of 5 MouseChi on 11/27/2013 10:06:00 AM more reviews by MouseChi

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Black    

I have "BigBang". I like this product. But my lips are very very dry. So I always use some vasaline before I apply it <3 It's cheap. My sis bought it for me in a Rimmel Store in UK
So good !
Rate 4 stars :xxxxxx

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rated 5 of 5 mizzemmixox on 11/14/2013 5:56:00 AM more reviews by mizzemmixox

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Hazel    

I have this in the shade Stellar/501. I love love love this lip lacquer. The shade is amazing and so on trend. The staying power is great, however because it's a red shade I do feel like I need to take it off before eating otherwise it goes everywhere. But that's okay it takes 2 seconds to reapply afterwards! Great product, and I want more shades.

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rated 3 of 5 TwiPixie on 10/29/2013 2:26:00 PM more reviews by TwiPixie

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool   Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I own this in Nova and although I do like it, it is not what I expect it.
The color selection put me off a little bit because everything was either too loud or the undertone was wrong for me but finally I picked Nova. I have to be very careful applying it because if I apply too much it just looks neon on my mouth.

My biggest problem with this is that it never seems to fully dry so it can move around a little bit and it does come off if I eat or drink. I do enjoy the color that it's left after I eat or drink or whatever but it kinda defeats the purpose.

I may try another color in the future because I don't think it sucks, but it is no HG either.

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rated 4 of 5 IzzyLee123 on 10/28/2013 8:21:00 PM more reviews by IzzyLee123

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I bought this lippy for my prom because I wanted some fire truck red lips and this product definitely offered the best red colour I could find.
It was very sticky though and I was afraid of it running so I had to set it with a bit of powder before going out. Although I still then spent the night in constant fear of smudging it because if it had spread onto my skin I would not have been able to get it off without remover. The boyfriend was under strict instructions to kiss me on the cheek only that night!
But if you're looking to make a big impact with bold colours this is definitely the best lippy!

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