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I'm a recent convert and I'm so impressed. I am sick to death of spending £25 a time on lipsticks from YSL, Lancôme and Charlotte Tilbury or £35 plus on foundations from fancy brands only for them to turn out to be utter shit at worst, and adequate at best. So No7's lovely range of products has turned out to be a revelation, and extremely wallet-friendly
So far I have used
Skin Illuminator primer - perks up my dry skin Instant Radiance foundation - perfect colour match and super glowy Airbrush Away pressed powder - manages to take down shine but be illuminating at the same time, and doesn't sit in fine lines Moisture Drench lipstick - good range of colours, zero dryness, fades nicely. And a tenner a go Stay Perfect lipstick - ditto, and a properly creamy matte finish Stay Perfect topcoat - dries in 60 seconds and leaves a good shiny finish
Absolutely chuffed with all of these. Any other products you have tried and loved from this range?
Recently bought Perfectly Bronzed Duo Bronzer and a sample of Skin Illuminator. I no longer look like the living dead. (Though do worry about being a bit too sparkly and therefore mutton dressed as lamb).
I agree, I always buy a gift set in the run up to Christmas with eyeshadow, mascara etc and it lasts me all year, and has a few samples to try too. My current foundation is a No7 one. I’m not a big makeup wearer, I like natural shades etc, and I can usually find a good match in their range.
Annabelle I'm not keen on the skincare either. I got the pre-Christmas star gift from Boots, primarily to try the Protect and Perfect day and night cream. It was ok but I wouldn't rush to buy it again. For various reasons, I didn't like the hot cloth cleanser, the eye make up remover or the face mask so gave those away.
I really like the skin care and i once received a nice comment whilst using their mascara but I've never worn any of their make up. Im tempted now. I have 50 quid on my advantage card i intend to treat myself with.
Some of the make up is lovely, I used foundation from there for a long time. Can’t get along with the skin care makes me break out in red itchy patches on my face. But used to buy it for my mum who loved it until she started getting swollen eyes and dry red patches all of a sudden. So stopped using it. Might pop in tomorrow see what I can find
I really like their eyebrow pencil and their loose powder. I've tried loads of others and always go back to this. I was also impressed by their lipsticks. Their hot cloth cleanser is lovely, my skin is I'm much better condition since I started using it.
yes i only started using this range this year. I love the lift and luminate make up. Also the caramel kiss lip sheen (like a cross between lip stick and lip balm) in a thin silver case. I think the packaging has been the same for years which puts people off but the quality is good.
So having said that I don't like the skincare, I have just been in Boots and they have new cleansers in the No. 7 Range called Radiant Results. I tried the Nourishing balm cleanser and the Revitalising Hot Cloth cleanser on the backs of my hands.
The Nourishing balm was really nice, very light fragrance (if at all) and melted in without a lot of rubbing. £13 for 125ml pot - looks very like the Clinique Take the Day off balm but £10 cheaper that the Clinique.
Likewise the Hot Cloth Cleanser. Very little fragrance and felt nice and creamy. Much preferred it to the usual No. 7 Beautiful Skin Hot Cloth Cleanser which has a really strange smell IMO. Same price as the balm cleanser - £13
And it's all on 3 for 2, or £5 off if you've got a voucher.
Am minded to try either when my current cleanser runs out.