Saturday, July 31, 2010

Lime Crime Candyfuture Opaque Lipsticks

Lime Crime is a cosmetics brand that focuses on colourful point makeup. People either love or loathe Lime Crime because of its back-story. For me, I am more enthralled by the makeup that they offer instead of the drama going around ^^

Description: In typical Lime Crime fashion, this lippy is bursting with pigment for criminally bright, opaque results! Smooth, creamy formula is long-wearing but won't dry out your lips. Luscious low-sheen finish can be worn alone or played up with clear gloss. Each lipstick comes in a bright purple tube adorned with a holographic unicorn - the ultimate accessory! Lime Crime lipsticks are not tested on animals and PETA-certified cruelty-free. (Source:

Packaging: Super cute tubes, pinky-purple with a holographic unicorn and stars.

Scent: I love the vanilla scent – reminds me of MAC lipsticks.

Colour: The colours that I received are Airborne Unicorn, Centrifuchsia and Great Pink Planet.

Airborne Unicorn is a soft medium purple with a neon note.

Name: Lime Crime Candyfuture Opaque Lipstick Airborne Unicorn
Price: US$ 16 for 3.5 g

Centrifuchsia is a fuchsia.

Name: Lime Crime Candyfuture Opaque Lipstick Centrifuchsia
Price: US$ 16 for 3.5 g

Great Pink Planet is a bright pastel pink.

Name: Lime Crime Candyfuture Opaque Lipstick Great Pink Planet
Price: US$ 16 for 3.5 g

Texture: These lipsticks are highly pigmented. Even though the Candyfuture Opaque Lipsticks have a creamy texture, they do not agree with lips that are on the dry side especially ones that peel/chap often. I must exfoliate my lips prior in order for these lipsticks to glide on smoothly.

Thoughts: I find them comfortable to wear and long lasting. Plus any lipstick that manages to camouflage the grey areas on my lips is a must buy in my books!

I have read reviews that they are hard to remove and may stain your lips for a couple of days but I managed to remove them completely with my cleansing oil. Do try out cleansing oils or even oil based makeup removers if you have problems removing these lipsticks or any other makeup thoroughly.

Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Glyceryl Triacetyl Hydroxysterate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Octyldodecanol, Beeswax, Ozokerite, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Microcrystalline Wax, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Vanillin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Propylparaben, Vegetable Oil, BHT, Fragrance. [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 45410, CI 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985)].

If you can't find a Lime Crime stockist near you, you can get their items online at

Disclosure: Press samples.


Jess said...

Awesome post, Blair! I always love how you take photos and your lip swatches are gorgeous!

Oh, also love your new layout!

Nic Nic said...

Ohhh they look bold and fun to wear!! They look fab on you :)

SueLynn76 said...

Oh wow! Amazing swatches and the pinks/purples look great on you!

Anais said...

Oh yes indeed, they seem to be VERY pigmented.
I love the packaging^^
I visited the website and my fav are: Cosmopop and the Centrifushia <3

But I'm curious...What was the drama?

mint said...

thanks for the great review! the packaging looks great =) I'm worried they will be too dry on my lips since mine peel often.

RicAdeMus said...

From a guy's perspective, it looks great and a soft scent of vanilla is always welcome. Plus, anything with ric-whatever in it has GOT to be good! LOL

Zuuchini said...

oh i never heard about the back story of the brand o.o

I simply don't like them cuz i think their packaging is very ugly while some find it so cute...And their product is way too opaque, i simply cannot pull them off...

Jennifer said...

omg Blair the purple lippie looks great on you!!!! <3 the color is so special!

btw i seemed to have located the JS 04 Hot Cherry blush on bobodave...if you still want one, it is the place to get it :)

aretha said...

wow youre so lucky to be sent these, blair! i have been wanting to try their coral/orange lipstick for the longest time. :P

Kalmo said...

Thanks for the review and lovely swatches Blair. The LC lipsticks are super pigmented! I love the packaging. ^^

Kalmo said...

Thanks for the review and lovely swatches Blair. The LC lipsticks are super pigmented! I love the packaging. ^^

♥Mishi à la mode♥ said...

the pigmentation of these colors are so vivid! i love the colors.. perfect for summer. I can't get over how cute the packing is too ^_^

Vonvon said...

I have seen these pretty lipsticks in Ohh them so much, especially the 1st and 2nd colors. Lime Crime is really interesting and has lots of bright colors.

Wish to try them one day. :D

P.s. Blair dear, you removed your cbox?

☆Anastacia☆ said...

The fuchsia lip color looks very unique! Lovely lip swatches!

Shanghainese Dumpling said...

Wow Blair I couldn't help notice how nice your lips are, so sexy!!!

さらまり said...

I would buy these lipsticks just for the cases, seriously. That is sooo what I love (sparkles and unicorns XD)

I think all three colors are really interesting and super pigmented like you said, but the middle one looks really great on you!

Jennifer said...

the canmake lippis in 03 is my favourite too :)!! i like the collection being so muted and yet creamy at the same time...they are retailed at $80 HKD each, is that expensive??

(i would consider Canmake not a cheap drugstore brand, lol, i would prefer buying them in Japan or Taiwan)

how was your weekend?

(btw can I add you on Facebook as well??)

May said...

Those color looks nice on you and you have beautiful lip:) Thanks for the review and swatches:)

Diane said...

Wow super bold and dramatic lipsticks, but super cute! I love the 3 colors you tested.

mayaari said...

those are some really bright lipsticks! if I was comfortable enough to wear bright colors like that, I'd definitely look in to their products

Zoe said...

Heyo Blair...Ihaven't forgot about ur Birthday present so please be patient^^

I love the packaging og this brand, they look like those in fairy tales..thanks for the review.

Yes, I like Vitacreme B12 , I am not sure whether this or the Vichy Aqua Creme made a big good difference on my skin coz nowadays I use them together..

Shen said...

i've been wanting to order some of these lipsticks but its too expensive getting it shipped here in my country.. :( boohoo!

Lisa Van said...

wow those lip colours are insane!!i love the last one on you, very doll like colour! xx

Alexandra said...

Wow, those colors look awesome!
Love'em! ^.^


Kalmo said...

Thanks for the review and lovely swatches Blair. The LC lipsticks are super pigmented! I love the packaging. ^^