As you may, or may not, know Lime Crime are discontinuing their Unicorn Lipsticks. Such a sad thing, I know. I remember first hearing of the lipstick from a family member who had one in their collection. I always promised myself that one day, I would have a Unicorn Lipstick. When I seen their Instagram post about the discontinue, I immediately went onto their website and bought not one or two, but THREE Unicorn Lipstick. Let me tell you I have never been happier; their are no post buy regrets on these babies!
I was really worried about ordering in from America, if they weren't being discontinued for another couple of months I would have just picked them up out of an Urban Outfitters over there. But, my worries were unfounded. I placed my order and a week later they were in my hands. I especially liked that I could track the package; I enjoyed watching it travel from place to place, counting down the hour 'til they were here.
None the less, here they are! I picked out Eraser, Coquette and Chinchilla. I thought that Coquette and Chinchilla are very iconic Lime Crime Unicorn colours, and Eraser was the only other colour left that I felt was very wearable.
The lipsticks have a sweet scent, not like a MAC vanilla, but just like a normal sweet. Their formula is quite thick compared to an average lipstick. While the finish is quite matte there is a little bit of sheen, making it more like a satin. If I want them to go full matte ten I just dust a little translucent powder over the top. I do get a fair wear out of these lipsticks, I'd say roughly 5 to 6 hours.
Coquette is a very pale nude colour, only a few shades darker than my natural skin colour. Although, on my skin and lips, it is a very peachy colour. I think that it is very wearable for everyday wear, in fact I have wore it for the past couple of days in a row. It came in a special holographic box for Lime Crime's 6th Anniversary.
Eraser is a pinky-coral colour that I've not really heard much hype about. I find it a darker version of Coquette. It will be amazing in the warm summer months when everything brightens up a bit. I think that it is a really amazing colour, possibly a bit more wearable than even Coquette. The packaging of these are very cute and girly, hot pink and holographic detailing. The bullet doesn't feel quite as sturdy as some other brands I own, but I like that the lid fits snugly and clicks into place.
Chinchilla is an amazing grey-lavender colour that is possibly the most hyped about Unicorn Lipstick I was really startled by how bright and vivid the colour is; it smacks you in the face. I think that it is a very flattering colour on most skin colours, especially those with a pale complexion.
I cannot explain how gutted I am the Lime Crime are discontinuing the Unicorn Lipsticks, as this purchase has just made me want to buy some more. I will definitely be buying direct from Lime Crime again; I have my eyes on some Velvetines and some Perlees.
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Louise x x