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With all the holiday makeup collections that have come across my desk, here's one that really stood out. It's Lime Crime's ode to holiday magic, carnivals, candy apples and the joy of riding a carousel! Lime Crime Carousel Gloss is a holiday collection from the makeup mastermind, Doe Deer.
My favorite in the collection is the Candy Apple shade, which is also featured in their incredible collection poster (shown, left). It really is the essence of the finish and shade of a candied apple! It's a rich, incredible bright true red which has a semi-opaque finish similar to a liquid lipstick. The shine and sparkle are absolutely incredible, and yes do resemble a candy apple.
The formula is non-sticky, and very long lasting. While there will be some transfer while drinking/eating, I found that there's almost a stain like element to the gloss, as the candy apple red stayed on my lips throughout the night, and I just touched up to bring the sparkle back. There's no "sparkle drift" with this formula, so I never had to worry about sparkles ending up on other parts of my face, etc.
This is for when you want your mouth to really make the statement in your makeup look. For those of you who love pretty packaging, Lime Crime has always done a great job with it for their products, but for the Carousel collection they've really done their best work yet - each lip gloss is in a beautiful purple foil box which actually looks like an antique merry-go-gound.
This gloss looks amazing on bare lips because of the amount of color, but if you really want to turn your look up a notch, you can also wear over a red or other dark lipstick. This is a limited edition holiday collection, so don't wait to order a few of these lip color lovers! - RLB
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*These products were provided courtesy of Lime Crime PR for reviewing purposes.