I can’t even tell you how long it’s been since I tried anything from Seventeen. To be honest, I didn’t even know the brand was still around until I spotted a stand in a big Boots near me the other day. Of course, that meant only one thing; I had to buy one of their lipsticks and put it to the test.
I chose a bright orange, coral shade from their Stay Pout range, and my first impressions of the colour are that I love it! It’s not quite what I was expecting as there is a shimmer to it, but not the kind of shimmer that I don’t like.
The shimmer element is more like a metallic or extra dimension finish in that it’s not glittery or sparkly at all, and it gives the colour an extra pop when you apply it. You can see the shimmer particles in the formula which worried me initially, but instead I found myself really liking the finish.
The texture is creamy and glides on the lips very easily, blending in to leave a full coverage. It is thick enough in feel, and leaves a nice soft finish on the lips that also has pretty good staying power.
Maybe it’s because I didn’t have high expectations, but this lippy really impressed me. I was very pleasantly surprised by how well it wore throughout the day, and the colour is definitely my kind of shade.