Lime Crime Velvetines Swatches&Review (True Love&Beet it)

When I discovered these on the beautybay website,I knew I had to get some. I’d always wanted to try Lime Crime products but after reading all about the scandals and fraud etc I was completely put off. However,beautybay is a website I can trust and I love with my whole entire heart. I am always finding cult products and forever getting my hands on new things to try!

The first three shades I ever picked up were, Beet it,Cashmere and True Love. I attempted to stray away from nudes and browns as they are my go to shade and I have quite a few of them in my lipstick collection now.

I lost Cashmere as I wore it recently when I went out and now I can’t locate it. Once I find it I will post a review of it.

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The shade at the top is Beet it and the pink at the bottom is True Love.

Beet it is a deep berry shade and it reminds me of beetroot!It also smells really nice-I thought I’d mention that as bloggers seem to be obsessed with the scents and smells of everything. This makes my lips feel soft and velvety,which I guess is why they’re called Velvetines? It glides on like a dream and the pigmentation is insane.However,I find it dries more and more throughout the day and starts to go patchy so reapplication is needed. When removed it does stain a little bit but thats fine by me because it makes my lips look healthy..

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Next True Love,I’d describe it as a bright pinky-red shade. I think it will suit me better when I have my new hair colour *smirks*. I don’t reach for it much as it is extremely vibrant and bold,I just don’t have the confidence for it to be honest. I do think its a lovely colour though. Again,the pigmentation is insane and one application is all thats needed. I find applying it with the applicator provided extremely difficult with this particular shade as it is so bright and difficult to remove,so I prefer using a very small and precise lip brush instead. It does fade throughout the day but not so much so that it needs reapplication.

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My failed attempted at swatches!

Annoyingly Cashmere is my favourite shade so I really hope I find it soon! Please let me know if you’ve tried any or planning too and what shades because I need more..its a problem. I’ve got my eye on Wicked in particular and I can’t wait to get my hands on it.

 

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