Red Lip Series: Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick #107 (Wine)

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 19 - 2013

Wine is totally the new red. Or has it always been red?  Either way, in terms of the shade that’s been taking over my collection this winter, I’m definitely leaning more toward the merlot than the pillar-box.

Rimmel’s Kate Moss Matte Lipstick in #107 has been a blogger favourite for a couple of months now, the colour is fabulous… the formula not quite so amazing but acceptable for the price I guess.  I think that you can always tell a slightly draggy lipstick by looking at the tip of a used bullet.  You can usually see lip streaks and a little bit of graininess in the wax, see below…

Red Lip Series: Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick #107 (Wine)

I’m not sure that I’d repurchase any more from the range, they’re just a little bit too much like hard work on the lips.  The best way I can describe the formula is thus: you paint on a swipe across the bottom lip, smush your lips together and the line doesn’t budge… there’s just no glide at all.  You have to paint the whole lip, from the bullet… being extra careful around the lip-line.  This also means that it sticks pretty well but when it does fade, it does so unflatteringly, leaving a very prominent outer ring.

I know that there are a heap of raves all over the web… but I honestly feel that Rimmel could do better on the formula, it’s very “5 years ago”.  Mmattes don’t need to feel like mattes anymore, that’s one thing that 2012 has taught me.

Shame it didn’t teach me to stop buying lipsticks.

Red Lip Series: Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick #107 (Wine)

Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick #107 is priced at £5.49 and available to buy instore and online from

18 Responses to “Red Lip Series: Rimmel Kate Moss Matte Lipstick #107 (Wine)”

  1. Kate says:

    I thought I was alone in finding these difficult to work with! Sure, the wear is phenomenal, but I suspect sucking on a sharpie would leave an impressive stain too….

  2. Teri says:

    This colour works so well on you :). I agree with you on this, wine is the new red! I’ve been totally obsessed with this colour for the past few months, haha. I have the same lipstick in 107 but I honestly did not experience the tricky formula.

  3. Phoebe says:

    Gorgeous shade, I really want to try some from this range.

  4. Icaria says:

    I’ve only purchased one from this range and must say I was pleasantly surprised. It I wasn’t bad at all for the price but I agree, it’s not all that. It’s a nice range for colors I wouldn’t wear every day. :)

  5. Celine says:

    Suits you very nice :)

  6. Christina says:

    Absolutely love this post!! Beautiful lip color!!

  7. Kelly says:

    Grainy lipsticks make me wear them for 5 minutes before I am wiping it off!

    Lovely colour though!

  8. mirta says:

    looks great on you! I’d just recommend you something a bit lighter for the brows with this new color, tried the new mac brow gels yet?
    I have the darkest one for my dark brown hair and I must say I love it, they told me in store its gonna be perm :)

  9. […] Gorgeous red from Rimmel Kate Moss [Lipglossiping] […]

  10. Chris says:

    Question about the KM lipsticks: I noticed that UK bloggers have the ones in the red tube. Is this type only sold in the UK? In America, we have the Kate Moss lipsticks in the black tube. I have never seen the ones in the red tube.

  11. Rebecca says:

    Strange, I literally just applied this lipstick then saw this post! I tend to just dab it over other lip colours to darken them a bit, rather than applying the whole colour on it’s own, it’s far too drying to wear like that! Especially on my lips.. they’re really suffering at the moment eeeek

  12. Barbs says:

    I recently purchased this product and I didn’t experience the draggy effect, whatsoever I usually have to exfoliate bc of dryness but this gave me no problem at all. I get plenty of compliments from men and women. I love the color and the matte finish.

  13. […] Gorgeous red from Rimmel Kate Moss [Lipglossiping] […]

  14. Mango says:

    I’m glad you talked about the graininess I felt that too (& still feel it). I’m not a fan of the formula/application either but I love the colour (though I feel it makes me look/feel slightly like an old woman if I apply it full on). I also have 107 I didn’t know it was called Wine :) Hehe now I can say Wine instead of 107 (makes me feel like I’m in a bond movie) Cheers.

Leave a Reply


Every makeup-loving girl needs a break sometimes...

It’s the WEEKEND! What I done did this week… in pictures of course! Far too much cucumber in my Pimms, I tasted more salad than …

BareMinerals READY Eyeshadow Quad in A List

I remember the first time I visited the Bare Escentuals store in Covent Garden. It hadn’t been open very long and at the time, I …

Something a little bit different...

No posts for TWO whole days.  I can see a few beads of sweat developing and is that a nervous twitch I can feel tickling …

China Glaze Avant Garden Collection (and a link to Hologlam swatches!)

Spring is sprung, the grass is ris. I wonders where the birdies is? China Glaze have released their latest 12-piece Avant Garden Spring 2013 collection, …

ELLE Celebrate their 25th Anniversary with Mavala!

Be still my beating heart. It’s perfect. To celebrate ELLE’s 25th anniversary, the magazine has collaborated with Mavala to bring us a unique Limited Edition …

Orly Spring Cool Romance Collection: Prelude to a Kiss NOTD

Orly’s Spring 2012 Collection is out and pays homage to some of the gentlest pastels around.  We’re not talking sweet-shop pastels here, these are the …

If you read one thing today....

…please read this. Picture the scene, you’ve spent the last two years growing and shaping a blog that shares your passion with hundreds of thousands …

AOFM Pro: laying a solid foundation for wannabe makeup artists

I was treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of acclaimed makeup school, The Academy of Freelance Makeup a couple of weeks ago so I headed into …

Urban Decay Summer of Love Nail Kit

Released on the 7th June, the highly anticipated return of Urban Decay Nail Polishes to the UK is nearly upon us! I’ve been snapping up …

Hair Gel... for babies!

Leila has my mother’s hair.  It’s blonde, fine and very very floaty.  It kinda skims the top of her head, resting about an inch above …


CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads