Yes, it is the season to shimmer & sparkle but I'm going to go right ahead and admit I've been loving these bad boys for months now.
17 is a budget beauty range, exclusive to Boots, that has never really caught my attention before. I think I always assumed it was for younger lasses. In and around 17, let's say, but once I picked up one of these metallic shimmer shadows I was hooked.
So far in my collection we have:
- Statuesque: a light, bright pinky taupe shimmer
- Rose Quartz: a duskier pink with a more brown undertone
- Mardi Gras: a deep, taupey brown with, again, high shimmer
|Swatches in natural light: L-R 2, 1, 3|
|Under artificial lighting the shine is just gawjus!|
I think I've been most impressed with the longevity of 17 Eyes, only €4.89 a pop gets you highly pigmented shimmer in a pretty decent sized pan. I've been using these with brushes and barely made a dent! While I haven't tried any of the mattes or brighter colours in the range, as yet, I can safely say this is a collection that'll be growing.
Have you tried 17 Eyes before? Impressed?