For the look I wanted, I decided to go with their Wicked shade. Of course, before applying any color to my lips I always apply a primer. My current favorite is Lip Insurance by Too Faced. I'll also line my lips with a red pencil for a more finished application, but like I said, I'm lazy and didn't do it today.
First off, this is the best smelling lip stain I own. It smells like vanilla frosting. I love it! When I apply it I only use a small amount and start in the center and brush out. Wicked is pretty potent with one coat, but I like to use two for an added dramatic effect. Once the color dries it's on. It survives lunch, coffee, and the billion kisses I gave Bianca everyday. I've tried a vast amount of lip stains and Lime Crime surpasses them all. By far.
The only down side to this product is the fact that it does have a drying effect. I don't ever use a Velvetine on its own, so I didn't really notice this at first. As long as your lips are already moisturized and primed, you won't have an issue with it drying.
Velvetines come in a bunch of cool shades (I also have it in Cashmere) and cost $20. It's also available on Modcloth, which is great because there's always a coupon code floating around.
Have you tried Lime Crime's Velvetine line? What's your favorites? Let me know in the comments below!