Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heartbreaker: Review/Swatch/LOTD

Hello beauties!
How was your Pongal/Lohri celebrations? Mine was great! Lots of sumptuous food, a movie and non-stop chatter with my kiddo cousin JMy addiction to lippies has reached all new heights and so I’ll be reviewing lipsticks back-to-back for you girls on the blog (which also gives me an excuse to stock up some more lippies :P) Anyway, let me not bore you with my babble, lets move on to the review 😀 I have a love-hate relationship with the lipstick I’m reviewing today which is Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in the shade Heartbreaker.

Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heartbreaker: Review/Swatch

What is it?
A bright deep pink lipstick which is neither matte nor creamy.
Price and Quantity: 250 INR for 4g

What the company claims:
High colour impact for up to 8 hours wear. Colour that turns heads ! Intense long lasting colour up to 8 hours! Smooth creamy texture for comfortable wear all day long.
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heartbreaker: Review/Swatch
Ingredients (taken from an online store):
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Candelilla Cera/Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire De Candelilla, Octyldodecanol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Myristyl Lactate, Vp/ Hexadecene Copolymer, Ozokerite, Lanolin, Castor Oil/Ipdi Copolymer, Meadowfoam Estolide, Myristyl Myristate, Silica, Parfum/Fragrance, Benzyl Benzoate, Di-Ppg-3 Myristyl Ether Adipate, Dipentaerythrityl Hexa C5-9 Acid Esters, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Tocopherol, Propylparaben, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire De Carnauba, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Benzyl Salicylate, Benzyl Cinnamate, Linalool, Aqua/Water/Eau, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower/ Leaf Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Cinnamyl Alcohol, Tin Oxide, Eugenol. [May Contain/Peut Contenir/+/-: Mica, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), D&C Red No. 6 Barium Lake (Ci 15850), D&C Red No. 7 Calcium Lake (Ci 15850), Fd&C Yellow No. 5 Aluminum Lake (Ci 19140), Fd&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake (Ci 15985), D&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake (Ci 45410), D&C Red No. 33 Aluminum Lake (Ci 17200), Fd&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470)].
The shade is a deep blue-based pink with hints of red, which would go well with all skintones. There are many lipsticks which come close to this in terms of shade but I cannot recall any exact dupes of the shade. I loved the shade, the fragrance on the other hand wasn’t pleasant and I hate it. It has a Benadryl+bubblegum kind of scent which I cannot tolerate. The scent stays for a while too and it is the only factor which is stopping me from using this lipstick.
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heartbreaker: Review/Swatch
The texture is quite creamy and it applies smoothly. The finish is neither matte nor too creamy and is perfect for daywear. It is not a hydrating lipstick, neither does it dry out my lips. After a few hours I reach for my lipbalm so it’s better to moisturize the lips before application. It is highly pigmented and two swipes is more than enough to cover my pigmented lips.
Staying Power:
It stays for a decent amount of time, around 3+ hours with mild snacks in-between. The glossiness stays for around 2 hours (if you don’t have a snack in-between) and then it fades and leaves a pinkish-red stain which stays for about an hour or two. The staying power is not great but for 250 INR I can’t demand much.
Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heartbreaker: Review/Swatch


  • Shade! A vibrant deep pink <3
  • Smooth, creamy texture
  • Affordable
  • Highly pigmented


  • Fragrance – I absolutely detest it
  • Scary ingredients list
  • Staying power could have been better, it definitely does not last 8 hours as promised.


Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Heartbreaker: Worn as a stain
Rating: 4/5
Final Word: If you don’t have a sensitive nose like me or have tried Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipsticks before and are ok with the fragrance then grab it! This lipstick has everything going for it, except the scent and staying power.