Meet the new 'thing'. Seemingly the make-up product of the year in the lipstick-balm hybrid. The Bourjois Colour Boost* is my first foray into this world - and I too am a definite convert. The Plum Russian shade is the perfect hue for the season. A pink toned, cherry - a subtle cherry flavour too - with a gorgeous subtle gloss finish.
The gel like pencil glides on, and despite being a hit of colour, it's so easy to apply. Mirror none essential. The claims of ten hour wear aren't far from wrong. As long as you're not eating, drinking or excessively talking the staying power is impressive for the formula. It feels seriously light and smooth when on the lips, the finish is just the right amount of shine.
No sharpener required either, which would be a nightmare with the formula. It's a twist up situation and despite wearing this way too often in the past few weeks, I'm not getting through the product at any rate. We're talking £7.99 for a really nice product. I need to try more shades from this range. I've heard much better things about the bolder colours than the sheer, but I'm picturing a cute tint for summer with the sheerer shades.