Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Rimmel London Lasting Finish Colour Rush Lip Balm 710 Drive Me Nude-Review, Photos, Swatches

Rimmel London Lasting Finish Colour Rush Lip Balm 710 Drive Me Nude
Company/Brand Claim: A long-lasting intense colour balm in a handy jumbo pencil.
Balm formula offers all-day comfort and a long-lasting surge of moisture.

Result: Trusting my intuition I picked this beauty from the counter even though it was only one piece left and the representative didn't have any tester for it. I expected it to be that proper beige nude as the name hints to it but "drive me nude" turned out to be somewhat different.

The lip balm is beautifully packaged in a colored chubby twist up pencil and chrome silver text. The tip is soft and gentle and I like the fact that it doesn't run out quickly like it usually happens with most lip balms. Here's to hoping it will grace my vanity for a good amount of time. Upon application it smoothly glides on the lips leaving a sheer beige nude hue and applies semi frosted at first. Within sometime you can actually feel something melting on the lips as it settles and turns slightly pinkish. So I suppose the actual color is "nude pink". It didn't go anywhere for the first 3 hours and then I tested it by eating an apple and well, it did lighten a bit but didn't completely disappear. So in conclusion it will last for 5-6 hours generally. Since it is cream based, it does slightly stain glass and there's nothing that can be done about that. The fragrance is non irritating and smells like cookies and cream at some point. I love how it moisturizes but if you have extremely dry lips like mine it may slightly enhance fine lines. You can wear it everyday and it can very well be coordinated with the classic black smokey eye look. 

Cons: Limited availability

Rimmel London Lasting Finish Colour Rush Lip Balm comes in a 2.5 grams pencil and is available in 14 shades. 

Rating: 4.5/5 

Take it:
You're looking for a quality lip balm
You expect it to moisturize your lips
You're looking for an everyday nude color
You like the color range
You prefer the light weight creamy formula
You expect it to last long
Leave it:
You don't like the color range
You find it expensive

Price: AED 19 (sale price)
Available at: 
Pakistan: You may find it at Rimmel counters in major stores across Pakistan. Unfortunately it is not available online as of yet.
UAE: Rimmel counters and Boots pharmacies in major malls across UAE 
International:- Boots, Walmart
Conclusion: It may be pricey but the color is a daily wear essential. Plus the moisturized feeling gets me. Recommended? Yes!
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Colour Rush Lip Balm 710 Drive Me Nude
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Colour Rush Lip Balm 710 Drive Me Nude
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Colour Rush Lip Balm 710 Drive Me Nude
Kiran Imtiaz Author

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  1. I also have it in different colour and it is love :) I agree with u that it has good amount of moisturizing in it which makes me it fan :) Love this shade :) and i love your review :)

  2. Pretty shade, sounds great one but bit expensive. Nice review :)

  3. such a detailed honest post thanks for sharing x

  4. nice shade kiran and thanks for sharing sweetie

  5. I saw these at ENEM some time ago but a bit skeptical about them. Will get one for me when I go shopping next time...

    1. So it is available in Pakistan after all. Thankx for sharing hun :)

  6. Sounds great! Can't sing enough praises of Rimmel! :P :) x

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  7. I LOVE chubby lip pencils haha! I'm not a nude lip fan but might pick it just for the packaging or maybe a bold shade from the range! <3

  8. revlon balm's are expensive but i think the are worth the price

  9. Am a huge fan of chubby sticks and lip crayons. Gonna try these soon IA. Thanks for reviewing

  10. I swatched these in the store and intantly fell in love especially with the pigmentation. Gonna pick one soon.