Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London – 01 Lipstick Review



Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London – 01 Lipstick Review

Hi Everyone,

What plans for the weekend? So, I have a tiny story to share before starting to review today’s product. After watching Anne Hathaway’s purrrfect lips (pun intended) in TDR, it kept bothering me that how come I don’t have a single decent red lipstick? Then, while I was almost asleep last night, it came to me, I did buy one from Boots a couple of months back and I bolted up from my bed at 1 in the night and started looking for it. I also did a little jig once I found it tucked away at the back of my makeup box, yayyyyy!

Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London 01 Lipstick Review

So, the object of my affection is the lipstick from Rimmel’s Kate Moss Collection in shade 01.


5 or 6 GBP I think.


Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London

Like most Rimmel lipsticks, the cap has a nice Queen’s crown embossed on it. The lipstick case is black and has a smart  matte finish.


Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London

This shade is creamy matte in texture, more matte than creamy. It is slightly drying on the lips and you need some moisturization before applying the color. I am very happy with the texture because according to me, red lipsticks that are glossy or too creamy, look a bit garish and tacky on the lips (I call it jammy lips ;P)

I think this is softer in texture than MAC’s Russian Red; however, it does not settle into fine lines.

Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London


Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London

Okay, I can write pages and pages about how beautiful the shade is, it is the exact red that I was looking for – a warm toned deep blood red that looks amazingly s*xy on the lips. It is not a blue-based red unlike most red lipsticks that I have seen and owned in the past. I would say this shade would look very good on people with yellow undertones, and looks amazing on dusky skin.

Here are some lip swatches:

Red Lips

Red Lips

Red Lips

Pros of Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London – 01 Lipstick:

  • Gorgeous deep red shade that simply lights up my face.
  • Insanely pigmented.
  • Awesome staying power, it doesn’t fade even after 6-7 hours with meals, doesn’t transfer easily. Even after it fades away, it leaves behind a nice rosy tiny that I love! It’s simply gorgeous!
  • I love the fact that it smells like bubblegum – nothing overpowering but nice and subtle.
  • Doesn’t settle into fine lines.
  • Very easy to apply and for my lips I find that it has just the right amount of creaminess and I can apply it very easily.
  • Gives a classy matte finish that looks gorgeous.
  • No shimmer or shine.

Cons of Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London – 01 Lipstick:

  • This color at times looks a little over the top because it is such a deep blood red. So, you need to choose the occasion and your clothes and overall makeup carefully to wear this.

Other than that – NOTHING AT ALL!

Overall Verdict:

Need I say any more? I am planning to wear this a lot in winters.

IMBB Rating:

20/5 😛

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39 thoughts on “Kate Moss Lipstick Collection from Rimmel London – 01 Lipstick Review

  1. 20/5? Hihi that’s cool! And your lip swatches are prettttyyy….muah!
    Rimmel is not available in India…waaa….

    1. I think this kinda hot red looks very good in winters with all the drab winter clothes – just perks up the whole look.

  2. whooaa Deep blood red.. I have a Rimmel Counter nearby will surely check this color.. I loved it and your lips look so cute Aarbee

    1. Thanks Dipti 🙂
      Do check out the Rimmel Kate collection – lovely pinks, reds, and nudes and awesome quality!

      1. the problem is I don’t think they stock all the products. I haven’t seen a lipstick there which has this kinda packaging… But still I will check again 🙂

    1. I don’t wear a lot of bold colors, but just started venturing into the world of deep reds and fuchsias 🙂

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