Review: Rimmel Lasting Finish 1000 Kisses Lip Tint in Perpetual Plum

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(This item was sent for review by Yuberactive. You can check out my review in their Trend Nation section.)

You've probably seen this product before. Maybe you've even went to one of their exchange events throughout the Klang Valley, where you trade-in your old lipstick for one of these lip tints. Either way, it looks like it belongs in your stationery drawer more than your makeup table, right? :D

I was sent the Rimmel Lasting Finish 1000 Kisses Lip Tint in Perpetual Plum to review. I had previously obtained shade 600 Carry On Cherry at their trade-in campaign at Watsons, so I was glad to have the chance to try out another colour. :)

Both ends of the lip tint.
My first impression of it was, "Hey, this looks like one of those marker pens I used to play with when I was a kid!"; and indeed, the lip tint has two ends: a felt-tip pen end for precise application of colour, and a lip balm end to seal in colour, moisturize lips and provide a glossy finish.

Below are the swatches of the lip tint and balm on my arm.

Lip tint (left) and clear balm (right).
To me, the colour doesn't really look like plum to me, more of a deep, slightly magenta-ish red. Or is that defined as plum? (lol) Whatever it is, I quite like the colour, because it's a cool-toned red, compared to Carry On Cherry that leans more orange. (Sorry, I forgot to swatch both together. >_<)

And here's a four-step swatch guide on how to apply it on your lips! :D

I like how easy it is to apply the lip tint. Unlike other lip tints/stains in the market, this one is super easy because it's literally like drawing using a marker pen! Just draw an outline of your lips and then fill in the rest. The result is a nice rosy (or pinkish) colour on your lips. You can use a light hand with it to give your lips a nice natural flush, or go heavy and get a nice pop of colour. However, it can be a bit drying, so the balm end is essential to lock in the colour and moisturize the lips. It also gives a nice glossy finish. :)

As far as lip tints go, this one lasted for about  5-6 hours with minimal eating or drinking. It does last longer than normal lipstick, so it's good for those who aren't in the habit of touching up their makeup/lip colour throughout the day (like me, lol).


However, good as the product is, it also has some downsides. It does stay on quite long if you don't eat/drink, but I find that the colour diminishes greatly after a single meal. Besides that, the lip balm doesn't feel very moisturizing after about an hour. I prefer using my own (favourite) lip balm over it. Another thing is, if I don't apply lip balm over the lip tint, my lips will feel super dry after a while. Another concern of mine is that the felt-tip pen will dry out after a while.

The Rimmel Lasting Finish 1000 Kisses Lip Tint retails at RM 29.90, and is available at most Watsons and Guardian pharmacies.

✓ Pros: Lasts quite long (w/o eating & drinking), felt-tip pen provides precise application, handy 2-in-1 design, lip balm gives a nice glossy finish, colour variety is decent, can be applied lightly for natural look or layered for a bright pop of colour.
✗ Cons: Does not last long after meals, lip balm is not very moisturizing, lip tint (by itself) can dry out lips, felt-tip pen might dry out. 

Yes, I need more sleep. @@
Couldn't resist taking another few photos after applying the lip tint and balm. XD

17 comments

Xue Ren said...

hehe! sexy lips! :D

sonia de macedo said...

Wow I'm going to keep an eye out for this, that colour looks amazing and I have that weird thing where lipstick doesn't last long on my lips, so I'm definitely willing to give it a go!

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LauraLeia said...

Xue Ren: Thank you! XD

Sonia: Yay! :) Glad to share some good items with my readers. I hope it works for you, hehe~

Nicole Sim said...

Im obsessed with the colours, it's pretty and suits you so well (in my opinion)! I am so going to get this once my BodyShop Lip and cheek stain runs out! <3<3

LauraLeia said...

Nicole: Awww... Thank you! :D I've never tried TBS lip/cheek stain before, is it good? :)

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stella lee said...

wuow it's really pigmented!! also it's quite cheap for me! great review thanks!

Nancy said...

This color is so wonderful on you!! I love it!

LauraLeia said...

PAPS: Thank you! :) You have a lovely blog with lots of great pics! :D

stella: Yes, it's quite pigmented if you layer it up. ^o^ You're most welcome~

Nancy: Thanks! :D I've been using it quite often lately, hehe~

FiSh. ohFISHiee said...

thats sexy ;) looks like a very smooth finish, i want other colors too :D

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Nicole Sim said...

Hi Laura! It is pretty much okay, judging by the consistency of the stain. However, the cover of the lipstain is not good, leakage problem once you put it in horizontally. :(

LauraLeia said...

FiSh: Thanks! XD The other colours are not bad, but you'll have to test and see which one works best for you. ^^

Nicole: Yeah, the stain needs some work to make it look even on the lips. But luckily so far i didn't experience any leakage. ^^;;

cominica said...

waw I think it looks so pretty on you. I love the color and the applicator :)

Carolyn Tay said...

It is so cute :) Looks like a marker pen :D Gonna get one !

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Camy said...

sexy lips :P

Joey said...

Haha it does look like a highlighter. I love the colour payoff though. It looks great on you. I agree that the tip look like it might dry off...

FiSh. ohFISHiee said...

aww where have you been.. i think the colors suit in different occasions :)

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