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I love makeup and i could easily spend a small fortune at the high end counters,However my hubby is being made redundant from his well paid job and his search for a new job isnt going very well so far.Iv started looking at cheaper brands and while having a mooch round in boots i decided to visit the no7 counter,Iv always had trouble getting foundation to match my skin tone so the lady offered to colour match me using that hand held gadget and i bought a foundation and concealer.I took home and tried and i have to say im impressed,The colour is spot on and the coverage is good and it didn't turn orange like a lot of others i have tried.Iv always pypassed the no7 counter in the past even though i often get money off vouchers for their products and iv always got points on my boots card but now money is going to get tight it may be a good option.As iv never bought their products before what other products would you recommend including skincare as I currently use clarins which is fairly pricey,Im 41 with combination skin and i wear makeup daily.
I use their Beautifully Matte foundation, Perfect Light pressed powder and Stay Perfect mascara. I love the mascara as it's the only one I've found that doesn't leave me looking like a panda by the end of the day. I also use their Clear nail polish and base coat (not a fan of their coloured ones - just not my cup of tea). They often have three for two offers too.
I find no 7 stuff much nicer than clarins & Clinique which really dry my skin out.
I like the day cream, protect & perfect serum (not as good as genefique but I can't afford that. I also use the primer. Make up wise I don't use the foundation but I do use the eye shadow, blusher & lipstick.
I completely agree. Needed lipstick for my daughter for a school show was impressed with the sales lady and got talking about my own skin. Menopausal, been an Estee Lauder fan for years but recently noticed my double wear light was sitting on my skin and looking chalky but getting bumps under my T zone. I came out with the No 7 hot cloth cleanser, protect and perfect ,Instant Radiance foundation and a lovely free gift of lipstick, mascara, eyeshadow in lovely colours. Two weeks in I think my skin's improving and very impressed with the make-up, so natural looking with a lovely texture.
I'm in my 40s, and discovered No 7 by accident, and I love it! I used to be 100% Clinique, and whilst I'm still Clinique for skin care, I'm now using No 7 for primer, foundation, BB cream, concealer and lipstick. It's a fabulous brand!
I've used No7 for a while, I like their blushes as they go on well and have staying power. Their brushes are also good for make up application. my make up must have is mascara and I am yet to find a No7 one I don't like.