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Oh hello October! My favourite month of the year. I'm a fan of all things spooky, of the weather changing, of the fall fashion trends and of course of the new beauty releases. Not long ago I was raving about the Apocalips Matte Velvet and before I could even get full use of them and get over the fan-girl moment...BOOM! New stuff to try out - not that I needed to try this new thing but you know, for blogging purposes I "had" to review it for you guys. Is that enough of a good excuse? 

I wanted to change it up a little bit and I chose an odd colour - it's a wearable mix of brown and mauve called "Make Your Move".

The Product : The Provocalips seem to be the sister-product of the Apocalips and the difference is that in this case we have 2 products in one packaging: the lipstick on one end (in liquid form) and the "top coat" on the other, which should lock the colour and make it last longer. 
The Price : £6.99
The Consistency : Fairly easy to distribute evenly around the lips. I didn't need a lip brush like I usually do - which is a huge thing in my books. The product seems quite glossy at first and then it dries into a satin finish. I top it up with the second protective coat which has moisturising-like properties and leaves the lips feeling soft whilst also locking the colour. 
The Longevity : This is advertised as a long lasting/ 16 hour lip product so I will be a little more critical with it because of that reason. I do not believe this is long lasting. I would say 3-4 hours max and if you eat it disappears completely. What I do like is that the way it disappears is quite gradual as if it fades off and it doesn't leave your lips feeling dry or looking flakey. 
Final Thoughts : I am really happy with this. I do believe Rimmel are doing such an incredible job with lip products lately and I'm a total fan of this new gem. The range has 7 colours but this one is definitely a shade to look out for because it's a little different than the typical plum or red. I do believe it is worth the purchase because apart from the longevity criticism I do really enjoy using this every day. 


Feels nice on the lips
Great finish
Easy application


Not as long-lasting as advertised 

Have you tried this yet? 


  1. This looks lovely on, it really suits your skin tone! I think it's unrealistic that a lip product will really last sixteen hours, but I like that the fade would be gradual and hopefully not end up looking too patchy in the long run. I'll definitely have to pop in and take a look at other colours in the range :)

    Sammy xo.

  2. It looks really lovely on you, I've only ever seen one shade in my local boots and it is really dark x

  3. Gorgeous make-up! I love the idea of having one end for the colour and other for the top-coat :) xx

  4. That is such a gorgeous shade and is looking lovely on you... :)

  5. Beautiful color, looks gorgeous on you!

  6. I love the color it looks so natural!

    Victoria ♥

  7. The colour is gorgeous on you lovely (as are you ;) ) I am so happy it's autumn, time for coats and darker make-up!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty -

  8. This is beautiful on you! Shame it doesn't last as long as it claims, but at least it doesn't look a mess as it fades :)

    Jess xo

  9. I really want to try these. This shade really suits you :)


  10. This looks great on you! From the packaging etc I probably wouldn't think it would suit me, but seeing it on you is really selling it to me! xx

    The Persephone Complex

  11. This shades fits you perfectly! Thanks for sharing! xo's

    Pink Frenzy

  12. I saw these in Boots the other day and didn't have much time to look at them, I'll definitely be going back to look at them now because they sound and look incredible!

  13. I love the colour you've picked and it has a great look to it at a good price; shame about the false promises but 3-4 hours isn't all the bad anyway in my book!

  14. Hi!
    I am a HUGE fan of the Rimmel Apocalips Lip Lacquers, so now I am even more excited to try this new product.
    I can't wait for it to be available in the US too. I love the color that you've picked, looks very pretty on you.
    Rally's Beauty Highway
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  15. I haven't seen this yet! have to be honest, I'd be annoyed that this only lasted a few hours after being advertised as a 16hour long wear. the colour is pretty though x

  16. It looks really good on and seems like a very versatile colour?

  17. This looks SO good on you! Great product :)

  18. Lookin good on you, as always! You ALWAYS pick the right shade!

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