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Boots No 7 Stay Perfect Lip Laquer

Boots No 7 Lip Laquer

I am not really a big fan of lipstick…I drink a lot of tea and love snacking so I get annoyed when my lipstick wears off quickly and I can’t really be bothered to re-apply, for that reason I tend to put it on in the morning and then its faded by mid morning and I don’t reapply.

This nifty little product from No 7 appealed to me since its a lip laquer and therefore long lasting (Boots claims it lasts up to 8 hours)….I put it the test!

Summary:

  • Lipstain and Lipgloss in a variety of shades
  • Very longwearing lipstain
  • Reasonable price – £10.00
  • Slightly drying, but can be fixed with lipbalm
  • I am giving this a 4/5

Boots No 7 Lip Laquer

It has 2 ends. One is the lipstain or lipstick end, which has a doe foot applicator on it. It has medium pigmentation. It slides on nicely. It is matte.

You wait a few seconds for it to dry and then apply the other end which is a gloss with a brush applicator. The gloss is sparkly and feels nice on the lips. Its not sticky and doesn’t have a taste (IMO).

The wear on this is great!! I didn’t expect it to be as good as it is, but I am a fan! It survives drinks and full on 3 course meals. Admittedly the gloss disappeared after my meal but low and behold the lipstain remained, with only minor fading. I get good mileage out of this product. Usually I don’t reapply the lipstain but I do reapply the gloss, so I imagine the gloss will finish before the stain. That’s fine for me since I can use the stain with one of my many other glosses!

The lipstain can be a little drying so I recommend using a lipbalm before you apply it. I sometimes skip lipbalm and its I can get by without too much negative effect on my lips, but its best to apply lipbalm a few minutes before the No 7.

I think this comes in a few shades, one to suit everyone! I have this in ‘Sugar Mauve‘ and its really pretty.

No 7 Lip Laquer swatch (no flash)
Lip stain on the top; lipgloss on the bottom

The packaging is sleek and the lids stay on nicely without leaking. You get a reasonable amount of product, 3ml each side. Given I don’t need to constantly reapply during the day means this should last for a long time before it needs replacing.

No 7 Lip Laquer applicators
The applicators

Boots are always handing out £5 off No 7 vouchers, meaning you can get this for a really good price. I think they next time they have the offer on I will get some other colours.

All of No 7 products are hypoallegenic which is great and they do not test on animals.

This is a winner for me, try it out for yourself and let me know your thoughts!?

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Grace

  • I bought this on your recommendation and i love it. I think lipstick needs to have a lipstain or its all off by the time you have a drink or eat something so this just leaves a hint of colour to keep yr face looking pretty.

    michelle

    June 13, 2012

  • Wow – glad you really like it too! Awesome! Yes, I agree – all lipsticks need to be long wearing if you ask me! I am going to get more of the No 7 ones in different shades as I think they are a winner and I have 3 of those “£5 off” vouchers to use before the end of this week! Thanks xx

    admin

    June 14, 2012

  • Iv just bought this in lovely pink and its a very good summer day colour compared to the sugar mauve which is maybe more night time for me or winter. Thanks for drawing my attention to them.

    Michelle

    June 15, 2012

  • Love Pink was a bit too light for me, but today I bought Nectar which I really like and might be better for day time use! Again I had a £5 off voucher so the price ended up being great! Enjoy your new lippy – and thanks for your comment Michelle xx

    admin

    June 15, 2012

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