If there's ever a zombie apocalypse and you still want to rock a killer color that also lasts, then look no further then the Apocalips Lip Lacquers by Rimmel London. Rest assured that your pout will still look perfect while you take care of a zombie with your crossbow!
Here I have two of the Apocalips in Stellar (top) and Apocalyptic (bottom). There are also ten more shades released in Canada (as well as the US, I believe) to choose from but these two stood out to me the most - I love bright lip colors, what can I say?
Before we get into the actual product let's talk about the packaging. In short, I love it. It's a pretty sleek tube with a faceted type of cap. Although these came shrinkwrapped when I bought them (bless), there's also a handy way to find out if your tube has been tampered with!
See the clear window? It should be clear when you get it, and fill up once you take the applicator out:
Helpful, right? So if these aren't sealed when you buy them no worries.. you'll easily be able to tell if it's been opened or not!
The Apocalips Lip Lacquers also come with what looks like an ordinary doe-foot applicator, but if you look closely you'll see a small well which holds product. This way you have the perfect amount to apply every time! This applicator is also slightly flexible which helps you to get precise application. Okay, time for swatches!
Apocalyptic (left) is a cool-toned, hot pink fuschia and Stellar (right) is a pretty coral. Both are super bright and fun.. perhaps not the best shades for Autumn but whatever! The finish of these is glossy at first, but dries to a matte as time goes by.
Apocalyptic (top) and Stellar (bottom)
Time for me to rave about these lip lacquers! First off, application is easy peasy. The formula isn't really thin or thick and is creamy and opaque. It isn't sticky and I find it quite comfortable to wear. They do seem to have a bit of that sweet, artificial scent that lots of Rimmel lip products seem to have, but I only notice it for a second. Now let's talk lasting power! These wear all day.. even throughout eating and drinking. It leaves a pretty serious stain so you don't have to worry about reapplying; said stain only started to fade on me after six hours! In a zombie apocalypse you could go out on a supply run and fight your way back to your camp and your lip color would still look great! I love these and would definitely recommend!
Oh, and since we're somewhat on the subject.. Who else can't wait for The Walking Dead to come back?! I'm ready for the emotional turmoil!