Look what came in my Bashara Care monthly box this month… the Lime Crime Venus 2 palette! If you’ve been following my beauty posts for a while now, you already know how much I love Lime Crime. I’ve been ordering in their crazy cool shades of Velvetines lipsticks well before they hit the UAE market (click here for a recap), and I did a complete review with swatches on the original Lime Crime Venus palette here before.

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I absolutely LOVE my original Lime Crime Venus eye-shadow palette, and will surely keep the gorgeous box well after all the product has been used up. I am a sucker for great packaging, and love the pop-art take on the renaissance inspired Venus.

So imagine my delight to find the funkier, nose-ringed bad ass twin palette on none other than BasharaCare.com ! Retailing at a very affordable AED 155 and with no shipping fee within the UAE, and speedy delivery within 24 hours, buying this brand new beauty was a piece of cake. 

If there is one great makeup news so far this year, it has to be the launch of Lime Crime in Sephora! I’ve been an avid fan of the brand ever since I found them online via Pinterest, and have been buying their products from the States ever since. So glad we can now get our Lime Crime fix right here at our friendly neighborhood Sephora branch!

Lime Crime has been pioneers in many ways. They brought in the whole concept of matte lips, and their lipstick shades are anything but conventional. And then there’s their iconic Venus palette…

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In a world of nudes and smokey-eyes, Lime Crime created this absolutely stunning masterpiece. The Venus palette offers 8 full-sized eye-shadows ranging from earthy tones to unconventional neutrals and rusty reds.

The other day I was cleaning out my makeup stash, and was amazed at how many lipsticks I owned in near-identical shades. The brands might be different, but overall I have concluded I am more of a berry-lipstick girl. My lipsticks tend to belong in the berry family of deep reds and hints of purple.

What kind of lipstick girl are you? Do you tend to over-buy berries like me? Or are you into nudes? Or perhaps all your lippies fall in the somber hues of browns and deep maroon?

I decided it was time I broke free from my lipstick stereotype, and got busy Googling online for ‘out of the box’ shades. This is when I discovered Lime Crime, a makeup brand for unicorns!