KIKO Rebel Romantic Intensely Lavish Lip Pencil 06 Melodious Wine Review Swatch

REVIEW + SWATCHES | KIKO Rebel Romantic: Intensely Lavish Lip Pencils

KIKO Rebel Romantic Intensely Lavish Lip Pencil 04 Mild Sangria Review SwatchKIKO Rebel Romantic Intensely Lavish Lip Pencil 03 Luscious Red Review Swatch

Rebel Romantic is KIKO’s limited edition collection for Fall 2015 (alongside Midnight Siren). After being very impressed with the quality of the eye products I reviewed a couple of months ago (you can find the post here), I decided to give the lip liners a go as well.

At €/£ 4.90, the Intensely Lavish Lip Pencils are super affordable, very creamy, long-lasting and non-drying. Pretty much anything you could want in a lip liner! There are six shades in the range and the ones you can see pictured above are:

  • 06 Melodious Wine: a dark burgundy.
  • 04 Mild Sangria: a berry rose.
  • 03 Luscious Red: a neutral red.

KIKO Rebel Romantic Intensely Lavish Lip Pencils 06 04 03 Review SwatchesIf you like a completely matte finish, these are creamy and even enough to be worn on their own, provided your lips are in tip-top shape (check out my lip care routine to find out how to have smooth lips all day every day). Out of the three I have, 03 is the easiest to work with, while 06 is probably the driest and less even one, which is perfectly normal, as darker shades are (almost) always harder to use.

Despite being so creamy, these pencils last forever: once they’re dry, they don’t budge until you take them off. They don’t smudge or get on your teeth, which makes them a very foolproof bold lip option.

If you’re in the market for a new lip liner I highly recommend these ones. KIKO’s collections always go on sale at the end of the season, so they’re going to be even more of a bargain in about a month.

Have you tried these or any other products from the Rebel Romantic collection? Do you ever wear lip liner on its own?

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  • Reply
    October 6, 2015 at 10:04 am

    Wow. What great fall colours! I really love the wine shade and it looks so great on your skin! I can’t wait to try some more matte colours for fall.


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    October 6, 2015 at 10:36 am

    The shades are perfect for fall. Bright and deep.

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    Keen On Beauty
    October 6, 2015 at 10:39 am

    Burgundy shade is so perfect! I love it 🙂 The pencils sound very promising, I love long lasting and creamy formulas. Thanks for your review! xx

    Let’s t Talk Primers //

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    October 6, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    I’m a huge fan of the last shade you posted. A natural red is always a good choice (:
    Nati xx

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    Tiffany May
    October 6, 2015 at 6:44 pm

    Wow, these shades are amazing! I know what my next purchase will be! Great post!

    xo Tiffany |

  • Reply
    October 6, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Love the shades, they look amazing on you!

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    October 6, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    i’ve heard good things about their stuff, love the first one!

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      Carol in a
      October 7, 2015 at 9:52 pm

      Some things are really good! I especially like their Velvet Satin Lipsticks and stick eyeshadows.

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    October 6, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    They look amazing! Sangria is really a beautiful shade. I don’t wear lip pencils on their own because I have severely dry lips so it’s not a good idea for me. I can get perfect lips pre-applications with good care but they always dry out during the day!

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      Carol in a
      October 7, 2015 at 10:00 pm

      I like them all, but Sangria is probably the most unique. That’s too bad about your lips, when mine are dry it really bothers me!

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    October 6, 2015 at 9:38 pm

    These are gorgeous! Berry rose and burgundy are my favourites, you picked up really nice shades 🙂 I ordered 05 awhile ago and it hasn’t arrived yet *sigh*, good to know that they are creamy and long lasting! I can’t wait to get my hands on them! x

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      Carol in a
      October 7, 2015 at 9:55 pm

      I hope it gets there soon, it seems like a really pretty shade too! Let me know how you like it 🙂

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    Kiss & Make-up
    October 7, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Aaaah I wish we had Kiko here!

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      Carol in a
      October 7, 2015 at 10:01 pm

      They still haven’t made it to Switzerland??

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    October 7, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    These shades are gorgeous!! I need to pick up a few for the Fall! I love the dark burgundy, it looks stunning on you!!


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    October 8, 2015 at 12:34 am

    I like these 3 shades. I would pick the neutral red.


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    October 9, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    Love the beautiful dark shades! I love vampy lipstick shades especially for Fall 🙂 Gorgeous x

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    October 19, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    Oh wow! They are gorgeous shades and they look absolutely stunning on you! xx

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      Carol in a
      October 19, 2015 at 9:13 pm

      Thank you, the formula is great too!

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    Ivona Josipovic
    October 26, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    I am loving your make up! Kiko is amazing, I miss it a lot now that I don’t live in Milan anymore. Lovely blog 🙂
    Ivona from

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