rockalily london limited edition - mermaid

Friday, August 26, 2011
I was very lucky a few weeks ago to tweet the lovely ReeRee from Rockalily expressing my - rather late - interest in Mermaid, a limited edition from Rockalily London. She replied saying they had all sold out but then a few minutes later found one stray Mermaid left in her box of lipsticks! She popped it in the post and almost instantly it was on my doorstep. Fate!

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Having fallen in love with Rockalily only a few months ago when discovering it for my Indie series, I was thrilled to learn the new shade was just as gorgeous as the original shade I picked from her permanant line.

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Mermaid is a soft bright red but still packs a punch pigmentation wise like all Rockalily shades. I was really interested to see if it differed much in application and longevity and I was thrilled to learn it was just as soft, creamy and long wearing. I really like Rockalily lipsticks because they are easy to apply. Some lipsticks can be a bit hard/drying and therefore quite hard to apply perfectly, but you literally need one swoosh of Rockalily and you're good to go. I just quite frankly don't know how ReeRee does it!

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Here's how it looks on the lips:
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I'm so hooked on Rockalily. I really am. It's so rare to find a brand you love and actually fall for not only because of their products but the story, the ethos behind the brand. Everything about Rockalily is so London, and I would recommend their shades to anyone.

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Actually since buying Rockette Red i've recommended Rockalily to a few of my girlie friends who have all waxed lyrical about it too. I'd be surprised if a year from now the blog world and lipstick loving world isn't a-wash with Rockalily love and praise, and i'm gonna make it my personal mission to help them gain more exposure! Rockalily was actually featured in Cosmopolitan this month - so women are already realising how great the lipsticks are. Such a brilliant brand, and of course we can all support the strong and inspirational woman behind it all.

Rockalily lipsticks are £14 each and retail here: www.rockalily.com

What do you think of Rockalily? Would you ever purchase their lipsticks? Have you, and if so what do you think?

Love, Zozo xxxx

Disclaimer: Rockalily are not affiliated with The London Lipgloss and I purchased Mermaid myself. Support indie makeup brands - they are much friendlier, cooler and overall better than commercial brands!

8 comments:

  1. i havent actually tried their lipsticks but this colour looks lovely :D

    www.missmathful.blogspot.com

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  2. Just like the Little Mermaid :)

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  3. Wow I love the packaging! :)

    Very pretty colour too xx

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  4. Can't beat the personal service of an indie retailer! :)
    Love the packaging, so cute! x

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  5. I love the packaging! :)
    Gorgeous colour! Haven't tried any of their products yet.

    http://lucyywrites01.blogspot.com/
    Lucy x

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  6. Have just stumbled across your blog, and it seems like one I'm going to add to my favourites. Lovely looking lipstick and will look more into the brand!

    Leah @ pinksmudgedkisses.blogspot.com

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