Monday, 30 January 2012

is purple the new black? | 17 lipstick review

since the winter months hit us, i have been really getting into darker lipsticks. especially the 17 lasting fix lipstick in 'new black'. this lipstick is amazing quality for its extremely low price of £4.29 at Boots. i have never been into bold lips before but i adore this colour. i love to wear it 'full on' and i wish i could do this everyday however if  i want to wear more toned down makeup, i also like to sheer this lipstick out with vasaline to give the lips a nice berry tint. 

full on
sheered out with vasaline
the product is not drying and lasts for a good 2-3 hours on the lips so you may need to re-apply if you want it to stay on all day but for a drugstore lipstick, i think this is a fairly long lasting lipstick.
the only bad thing i would have to say about this is that the colour tends to apply darker in some areas of the lips then others witch can be quite annoying. but apart from that i love this lipstick and i think is definitely a new favourite!


  1. This colour looks amazing on you!! I could never pull it off x

    1. awh thankyou! im sure you could :)

  2. The colour really suits you i love the shade of purple x

  3. Lovely post!

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