Hi ladies, hope you're all okay and having a fab friday! I'm so excited to share with you my post today. It's all to do with some products I picked up recently and have been loving from the brand seventeen. Now, if you've read my blog for a while you probably know that I have quite a mix of high end and high street makeup featured on my blog. Now I love Mac and Benefit as much as the next person but it really is nice sometimes to find a beauty bargain and save yourself some pennies. For me as long as a product works I'll love it and if it's a bargain too then I'm all in. So I have 3 barganious products to share with you today. Now Seventeen or 17 as it was formally known was a favourite makeup brand for me along with natural collection back when I first started wearing makeup at the beginning of my teen years. I remember really loving their products and the price of them but I haven't tried anything from them in absolutely ages so I thought it would be really nice to try some things out from the brand again and boy, oh boy I found some real gems.
On the Spot Foundation - Fair - £5.99 here
This is a new release from Seventeen and one that I think is pretty damn clever. This foundation claims to give you 'clearer skin in just 4 weeks' and the reason that it's supposed to do this is because it contains ingredients that contain blemish fighting ingredients, one of them being salicylic acid which is a well known ingredient found in many spot treatments. So this is both a foundation and a treatment in one which is really great if you suffer from a blemish or two. I do get a few spots from time to time so I was really intrigued by this product. I also love that it has SP15 which is good for the day time and claims to be full coverage. Now as a foundation this so far has really impressed me, I love the coverage and it really does help to even out your skin tone, I think this is also quite similar in terms of finish to Rimmel wake me up, it's quite a dewy, natural and fresh finish and has a really nice makeup type smell. I would say it has good stay powering and you can't feel it on the skin but the coverage is great, I enjoy wearing this. I haven't been using this for long enough to see it clear every single blemish up on my face but it does calm the skin and definitely doesn't make the problem any worse, my skin really likes it. I'm going to report back in 4 weeks though and let you know exactly how I feel about this product, so far though I think it's great, it's super cheap and super effective and for people with problematic skin I think you could have found your new holy grail product.
Seventeen Photo Flawless Skin Primer - £4.99 here
This product comes in the tiniest tube known to man (15ml) and I could barely see it when I was browsing the Seventeen stand but for some reason I decided to squirt some on the back of my hand and give it ago. Oh boy, this primer is amazing. If you've read my blog for a while you know I swear by the Rimmel Fix and Perfect Pro primer but this one is seriously becoming a big competitor. I've heard a few people say that is similar to the Smashbox photo ready primer and to be honest I can see why. I really love this, this makes your skin feel like absolute velvet and also really helps out to minimize pores and give you a really nice base to pop your makeup on with me. This feels so nice on the skin that I would wear it when I wasn't wearing foundation, it's just so silky and works lovely under the on the spot foundation. It's a completely clear consistency and you can squeeze it out of the tube which means great product control. I love the black and gold packaging too.
Seventeen Blusher in First Kiss - £3.49 here
I remember back in the day when I first started wearing makeup I used to wear blushers from Seventeen and Natural Collection but since then I've become much more of bronzer girl but with summer coming I decided to pick up a blusher and the one I picked up was in First Kiss. I think the Seventeen blushers are really pigmented and soft and easy to blend and this colour is gorgeous, it's like a really nice corally pink colour and is perfect for Spring/Summer, it has amazing pigmentation and the packaging too. This is a really nice product and has got me into wearing blush a lot more so I think I might be picking up some more of these at some point.
Overall, I'm really impressed with the range of makeup Seventeen has too offer and I really want to go out and try some more now. The prices are really affordable but the products are a really nice quality and I think you can find some really 'must-have' products in their range!
Thank you for reading,
Lots of Love