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May 12, 2015
Custom Mix Lipstick Lime Crime Riot

Lime Crime Riot

 

Today’s post is about Lime Crime Riot but its quite different than usual because its a DIY post. If you are a makeup fanatic then I’m sure you’ll find this post interesting and helpful.

Ever since I saw this visual above of Lime Crime velvetines called ‘Riot’ I was completely obsessed with it. I definitely want to buy one but till now purchasing one hasn’t been convenient for me.

Earlier this week I was just randomly looking at my previously owned Lime Crime velvetines Suedebery and then suddenly a thought popped up in my mind, ‘why don’t I mix some lipstick and try making the shade Riot’. So right away I was off to make my own Riot!

I did researched a lot on web, found that the original Riot doesn’t really comes off exactly like the visual, it varies on skin tone. I love and wanted the shade in the visual regardless of how the Riot actually appears on peoples lip.

Therefore, after four hours of experiment I came up with the shade below….

Custom Mix Lipstick Lime Crime RiotCustom Mix Lipstick Lime Crime Riot

The shade I made is pretty close to the visual of Riot. Needless to say, it’s not possible to make exact same shade with limited resource and they also looking tad bit warmer and lighter in the picture here than real. However, at the end of everything I’m supper happy and satisfied with the outcome. I’m satisfied more because I was able to keep that liquid lipstick formula in this mix.

 

Here is how the custom mix ‘Riot’ looks in my lip…

Custom Mix Lipstick Lime Crime RiotCustom Mix Lipstick Lime Crime Riot

So, what you think???

Yes yes… I know you must be wondering how and with what I made this shade! No worries, Obviously I’m writing this post mainly to share that.
My mother mixing shade was, the velvetines I was looking at and got the entire mixing idea from, Suedebery. The velvetines tube you seeing in the picture was actually my Suedeberry. It was almost 3/4th full. I mixed three/four wand of Stila Patina liquid lipstick with Suedeberry first. The base shade alike Riot came up in fist hand but that was a bit pinky and light. Then slowly I started mixing LA Splash Untamed liquid lipstick(click here for review) with that Suedeberry+Patina mix to make the shade richer, I kept adding Untamed until I got the the depth of Riot. And then… Viola!

I took all pictures in sunlight so the lipstick looks a bit warm but whatever it is I’m really loving the shade and literally wearing it everyday since I made it. As because I mixed only liquid lipstick so the formula is performing pretty good aswell, If I don’t eat oily food then it last until I take it off. However, I still want Lime Crime Riot and hopefully will get one soon and then I will be able to compare between the mix I made and the original.

Do you own Lime Crime Velvetines Riot? Do let me know how you loving that and what you think of my custom shade 🙂




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    Fia @ FiaRevenian
    May 20, 2015 at 9:24 am

    WOW! That’s a cool post! I never came up to the idea of having my own Riot shade by a DIY method. But I do love LC Riot (no matter how the issue goes about the lady behind it) and right now still I’m still in a search of having a dupe. BTW, thanks for sharing! 🙂

    xoxo ~ FiaRevenian

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    Isabella Wong (Life as a Petite)
    May 20, 2015 at 4:18 pm

    Oh wow this looks fab! I’ve never tried any kind of diy makeup, I’m not sure if I trust myself haha x
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    Heena Shah-Dhedhi
    May 20, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    Great concept, love the deep color. Looks amaze on you too.
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    Zubaida
    May 21, 2015 at 4:36 am

    This shade looks absolutely beautiful. A great DIY i must say and you are looking gorgeous as well 🙂
    GlamupGirls

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    Madhu@DenDiva
    May 21, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    This is really interesting read!! I love the shade, it looks so lovely on you.. I am in love with your eye makeup 🙂
    Madhu

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    Mia Foo
    May 22, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    never tried to diy makeup before but it sounds fun! you got a very pretty shade there too!

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    Khushboo
    May 24, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    The shade looks gorgeous on you dear! Love the packaging of the product too. Great review and photos 🙂

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    Ling Tan
    May 25, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    I admire your patience in mixing up this delicious shade of lippie for yourself! Looks great on you.

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    Sarah
    May 25, 2015 at 4:04 pm

    Now that’s a pretty shade!! Really nice for all skin tones. =)

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    Chaicy
    May 25, 2015 at 7:48 pm

    Love that colour on you, it sure looks great! I have to try this soon but not sure if I’d find this brand here.

    GIG Love
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    leeshastarr
    May 26, 2015 at 6:14 am

    Great post, what a beautiful shade! Looks amazing on you and you look flawless and beautiful!

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    Maria Clara Novita Kusumahati
    May 26, 2015 at 9:21 am

    what a brilliant idea must to try.
    thank you for the recommendation for us 😀

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    nicol
    May 26, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    Oh wow 4 hours! The outcome is amazing. BEautiful colour

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      Tamanna I.
      June 3, 2015 at 2:55 am

      lol yeh! 4 hour! ….probably thats the reason i was more happy with the result!

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    Natasha
    June 3, 2015 at 11:23 am

    Oh wow!!! that shade looks absolutely gorgeous!! I so need to get this!

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    Rachel
    June 29, 2015 at 6:52 pm

    Awesome idea! Love how similar the DIY shade is!

    RachelShuchatMakeup

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    cindy tong
    July 22, 2015 at 12:47 am

    very nice colour and it ur eyes makeup look fabulous!

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