Rimmel London Show Off Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora: Review and Swatches

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review

Rimmel London Apocalips in Aurora Review

By Contributor: Tejinder

These Show Off lip lacquers by Rimmel have been doing the rounds in various beauty blogs both in India and internationally. I have already reviewed two colours Stellar and Apocaliptic some time back. There are 13 total shades available in this lip gloss range. I bought another one AURORA 3 weeks ago and sharing my review and swatches on it. Also Apocalips Nova has been reviewed before on VNA.

Rimmel Claims: The intense rich colour of a lipstick, enhanced by a satin smooth shine. The earth-shattering lip lacquer from Rimmel London!

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review swatches blog
Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora

My Review:

Apocalips is a unique lip lacquer, so it has the pigmentation of a lipstick and shine of a gloss with no stickiness. Although the glossy finish disappears after sometime and leaves behind a lip stain. Aurora is a pretty pink with coral undertones. It is a pretty shade that suits all Indian skin tones. The lip gloss is quite pigmented which I totally adore. I am into corals these days as they are perfect for spring summers. It is very light weight and you can’t even feel you have put something on your lips. Makes your lips look fuller and hot.

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review swatches india
Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora

Packaging: The packaging of Rimmel London Show Off Lip Lacquer is very elegant and stylish. The upper part of plastic tube is all black while the lower part identifies the colour. The cap fits nice and tight, so you need not worry while travelling.

Applicator: It comes with a doe-foot applicator to make it easier to apply. The doe-foot applicator has a unique design with a tiny hole in the middle which catches the right amount of the lip gloss.

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review swatches
Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora

Texture: Rimmel London Show Off Lip Lacquer Aurora is creamy in texture and gives nice glossy finish but not uncomfortable at all and does not dry out your lips. It glides effortlessly, doesn’t feel sticky and my hair never get stuck in it. The formula is very moisturizing but gives a semi matte finish in the end. It is easily transferable on to everything. The fragrance is fruity but not bothering. The consistency of the lip lacquers is amazing.

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review swatch
Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora

Rimmel Apocalips is soft and non-drying. It does not settle into the fine lines. It can use as a lip stain if you don’t like the full intense colour. It is non-sticky and very light weight. One swipe builds up the perfect colour.

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review lip swatches
Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora

 Swatches in natural light

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review lip swatch

Staying Power: Rimmel Apocalips Aurora lasts quite long and stays put for 3-4 hours even after a heavy meal leaving a pretty tint. Staying power is quite impressive when compared to a normal lip-gloss.

Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora review swatches photo
Rimmel Lip Lacquer Apocalips Aurora

Price: Rs.475

VNA Rating: 4.75/5

Final verdict: Rimmel London Show Off Lip Lacquer Aurora is adorable. I have been using it regularly as the coral pink shade is perfect for summer. It transfers a lot which is its only con. The pigmentation is awesome and a single swipe covers up lip pigmentation.

PS – Also I would like to share with you all that I am 39 weeks pregnant now and have one week to go before my due date so this will be my last review before I take my maternity break! My Facebook friends are already aware of it, sharing with you all now. Thanks for giving so much of love and support to all my posts. I will be on a short break from blogging. Will be back soon with lots of reviews and updates..till then Love you all n miss me.

Have you tried Rimmel Aurora? Share your views with us.

124 COMMENTS

  1. vow.. vow such a pretty shade sweetie.. loved it.. love the formula which makes it long lasting too.. n ur lip swatches Ooohh lala.. hot hot… Loved ur pics and beautiful review as always darling :* All the best fr ur baby now.. waiting waiting ♥♥
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  2. Its such a pretty color!! *drool*
    Looks sooo good on u!
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  3. Congratulations for your conception!!! I am sure you would have a great time with your baby!

    Ah, reminds me I had got one of these and boy! It’s intense!
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  4. Wow..this looks like a must buy for summer..will def give it a try..

    xo, Hems

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  5. I have this product as well but in another color! I’m not really pleased about it!

    x Karen

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  6. I love the pigmentation on this gloss and the shade is beautiful.
    Lovely review.

    Keisha xo

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  7. omgosh love that!! the shade is so nice.. it looks even prettier on your lips then it does in the tube/swatch!!

  8. Great review pretty color my skin is dark pink may not look good but reds and cherry colors sure do. I love lipsticks. Thanks for this review.
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  9. Indeed a gorgeous shade Teju looking lovely on you Loved your lip swatch muahhh <3 darling xoxo
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  10. I’m absolutely loving it too. Gosh!! gorgeous product and impressive shade. You take care Tej and will keep in touch via fb.
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  11. Wow Tej this is such a pretty shade <3 totally loved it on you :) awesome lip swatches as always dear .. Will miss u.. All the best! God bless you, your new family member and the entire family :*
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  12. Congratulations for the pregnancy. Wish you all the best for your future. Lovely Review and very pretty shade of lip color. I had heard so much about Rimmel Apolcalips that i want to try to. Rimmel is not availble in Singapore. I have not seen it in India too. Where did you get it from?
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    • I think u will find on nykaa.com (Indian online website)..
      Do give it a try …thnx for ur lovely wishes sweethrt..:*:*

  13. this is such a pretty shade di. lovely lip swatches!
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  14. dear dear…Its such a pretty shade! love your lip swatch!
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  15. Congrats tejinder for ur upcoming life..all the best and take care…
    As usual nice review and the shade looks so good on you..:)
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  16. very lovely shade.. suits you so well
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  17. wow! such a pretty shade… looks great on you. God bless u and ur baby :)
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  18. Awesome! this was the first word that came to my mind when I saw this post. Love every bit of it Tej… and on ur super beautiful lips, the colour is nothing less that gorgeousness :-)
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  19. Rimmel products are not easily available nearby our place.. I would definitely like to use it.
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  20. ..it is a beautiful colour..
    love it…<3
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  21. 1st of all congratulations for your baby…cant wait to hear the awesome news…n your lips look amazing in the swatch :) the price is amazing and so does the product…I like glosses with pigmentation :)
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  22. I love pigmentation and texture of apocalips … you have reviewed is excellently dear. Looks great on you
    Kisses and hugs :* ♡
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  23. Such a pretty colour, and lovely lip swatches! Congratulations and lots of blessings for the would-be mom and bonny baby! Take care! :)
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  24. The tube looks pretty…and the shade looks sooper awesome…very pigmented and looka lovely on your lips…Great review…. ♡♡♡♡♡

  25. Oh my, what a lovely shade, and the finish is gorgeous.
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  26. Beautiful shade dear…looking stunning on you Tej…:-) <3
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  27. Hi Tejinder,
    Good job!
    This review is wonderful
    Kisses
    Maggie D.

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  28. Rimmel lip lacquers are absolutely gorgeous, loved the shade you picked! Awesome LOTD as usual.. enjoy your mini break..we will miss your posts!! Be back soon!! :) :*
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  29. looks gorgeous Tej, really want to try this now!
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  30. Wow…what an incredibly deep colour! I’ve to try one of these Apocalips one day!!
    Thanks for the review dear Tej!!
    Have a wonderful time with yr parents! Kisses
    Marghe
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  31. I heard a lot of great things about this lacquer!
    Congrats dear, wishing you a safe delivery :)
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  32. It’s such a pretty shade…..Smooth and pigmented….Amazing review Teji…..Love the swatches…..<3 :)
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  33. Hey tej…wish you all the luck in this world :) this colour looks so good and really buttery in the swatch!
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  34. Congrats Tejinder on starting your new life as a mother. May God bless you, your baby and your family… And the review is superb. And the colours so hot….. loved it absolutely….
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  35. Aww..thank you everyone for lovely comments ..
    Love you all n hugs…♡♡♡
    @ansh miss u too sweetie n thanks for the wishes ..hugs ♡♡

  36. What a lovely pinkish shade of lip color! Did I hear congrats are in order? Many, many congrats on the little guy’s arrival! :) T.

  37. Beautiful Shade Tej!
    This one suits you a lot..As usual loved your lip swatches & hearty congratulations to you! :)
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  38. Wow….such a lovely shade!!!! LOVE IT!! And it looks so good on you, Tej! But then again, everything looks so good on you!!! <3

  39. The shade is beautiful and it compliments your complexion..! congrats for the angelic arrival in your home :-))
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  40. The colour is perfect for Indian skin tones. I like Rimmel products.
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