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Monday, 5 January 2015

SEVENTEEN Stay Time Foundation Review.

This is my first review on this blog and I thought I would start off with a product I have recently bought and have to say a lot about! I will say first, I will never bash a product here on Life of a Black Lily. I think that is disrespectful to companies and others who use a product and love it. I also will only talk about products that I love! Now that is out of the way, lets begin!

The product I am reviewing is one of SEVENTEEN's new foundation's, the Stay Time. I heard about this product in December some time courtesy of Leanne Woodfull's (thunderandthreads) twitter. I am very pale, as you know from my outfit posts, and I am always on the hunt for a good pale foundation that will actually match me, at a cheaper price. I also have very oily skin, so long lasting foundations are a must for me. So obviously, my interest was peaked about this. I instantly went and bought the product in the shade 'Porcelain' and fell in love!



The product description on the packaging is;
Its time.Time that your make up had staying power! This full coverage foundation gives a flawless smooth skin finish. That lasts. And lasts. Foundation that stays put for up to 25 hours. Its time. Stay Time.

I think it is best to review this product on three areas: shade, staying power and finish.


This colour is awesome for us pale girls, although I may add it is a little yellow, so blending is essential. The range of shades that I saw on the Boots website were as follows; porcelain, soft ivory, natural, biscuit, fair and honey. The range is aimed at pale skinned ladies (and men!). I am considering trying the fair shade next time, as it seems a bit pinker than porcelain.

I also found that the product lasted a long long time on me. I wore this to an all day event and had it on from 7 am to about 6 pm and it was still perfect! I was so impressed with this, no other foundation has ever lasted that well on my skin. I don't know if it "stays put for up to 25 hours" as they claim, but it does last a long time.

I don't wear foundation on a daily basis, but when I do I like it to be flawless but not cakey. The product has great coverage, it definitely is full coverage, and sits really nicely on the skin. I found that doing it in light layers is much better, as just throwing on such a heavy coverage will definitely look cakey and crease very quickly. I used an EcoTools brush designed for BB or CC creams and I find that is really helps to distribute the product and stop it from being so thick on the skin.



Overall this product really impressed me. At this price of €8.19 (Boots website) it is very affordable but great quality. I would definitely recommend the range to any oily/pale girls out there on the hunt for a cheaper alternative foundation.

If you have any suggestions of things you would like to see on the blog let me know in the comments, and also comment below if you have tried this product and what did you think?

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