At last, I can call this season's mission to find my perfect peachy lipstick accomplished!
Meet Rimmel Moisture Renew lipstick in Soft Coral (no. 600). It's the most beautiful, moist and shimmery pastel coral shade, not too orange and not too pink: just the perfect balance of natural freshness for everyday wear. I was immediately sold and knew I had to have this lippie after I saw the make-up artist Lisa Eldridge use it in her 'Soft Coral Make Up" tutorial. The look she created was simply stunning, so warm and youthful, I strongly recommend you to check it out if you haven't already!
My only concern is that the shimmers might feel a little gritty, and that it tastes a bit soapy, which is my pet peeve; though nowhere near as artifical as The Body Shop Yes Yes Yes lip butter, so if you can handle that, you won't even notice anything bad in this lipstick. Also, because it feels quite moisturizing on the lips, it's not the most long lasting, but I don't mind whipping the tube out of my purse anytime during the day as the packaging is really pretty :)
Some more lip swatches in different lights for you, however the swatch in the first set seems to be the most color accurate. In some pics I have a bit of clear gloss on top of the lippie.
And a comparison with some other peachy shades I have in my collection:
I'd say for the price this beauty is definitely worth a look, and I feel it'll get a lot of love from me this season. What is your perfect peachy lip product? xxx