Rimmel London Solves the International Beauty Budget Crisis

“Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home” — Loretta Young

I crave drama and glamour. Specifically, the Old Hollywood style glamour that resembles the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth — red lips, smoky eyes and larger-than-life lashes. Much to my surprise and delight, Rimmel London has made my dreams possible at unbelievable prices!

Smokey Eyed Vixen: Rimmel London has outdone themselves with Glam’Eyes. The rich pigments and slight shimmer help this easy-to-apply eyeshadow hold its own against its more expensive competitors. I used Night Jewel and Plum Romance to create a more urban spin on a classic smoky eye. The average price for Glam’Eyes is around $3.99!

Ooh La La Lashes: I was blessed with the longest eyelashes ever. Seriously, think of a giraffe’s lashes or those ridiculous fake eyelashes worn on Halloween. There is only one issue with having extremely long eyelashes; they are really hard to curl. The weight of my lashes pulls them down and they end up straight as a pin by the end of the day. This really kills my glamour buzz. Rimmel London’s Sexy Curves Mascara made my lashes curl up and added a tremendous amount of drama to a rather dull day at the office. Also, Sexy Curves mascara added the right amount of oomph to my smoky eyes (there is a fine line)! I would recommend this mascara because it curls your lashes and adds extreme volume, all for around $6.

Perfect Pout: Like most Arizona girls, I struggle with keeping my lips hydrated. Dry, cracked lips + red lipstick = gross. No uber-glam look is complete without a perfect set of red lips! Moisture Renew Cream Lipgloss in SOS Red offers the answer with a blend of collagen and vitamins A, C and E to keep your pucker perfectly moisturized and ready for smooching. And, it has an SPF 15 to boot. The average price of this creamy wonder? Around $6!

There you have it – a super glamorous, Old Hollywood look at a fraction of the cost of department store makeup! Make sure to visit rimmellondon.com so their team of makeup artists can show you how the experts create their signature London looks!

Oh, and here’s a quick tip: To get an extra dramatic look for your lips, first layer your lips with Moisture Renew Lipstick in Red Alert and then swipe on a layer of Moisture Renew Lipgloss in SOS Red. Brilliant!

Find Rimmel Londonfor beauty budget cosmetics at Target, Walgreens, CVS, Walmart and Ulta stores.

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