Friday, October 30, 2015

SST Power Stay Lipsticks in "Euphoric" & "Willpower": Review and Swatches

Disclaimer: The products featured were provided for review.
SST is a fairly new beauty brand to me; I see it on social media every once in a while but I've only recently got my hands on a couple of Power Stay Lipstick ($27.95 CAD) lip crayons. Pigmented and extremely long-lasting, these lip colors have a gorgeous matte finish, perfect for fall and winter. To see some swatches, click.......
SST Power Stay Lipsticks
The SST Power Stay Lipsticks come in very simple pencil crayons. Unfortunately, these are not twist-up/retractable, which is quite inconvenient as sharpening is time-consuming and wasteful.
SST Power Stay Lipsticks
The Power Stay Lipsticks indeed have a very long-wearing formulation. The lipsticks are incredibly pigmented and they are not too drying. "Willpower" is a beautiful deep red and "Euphoric" is a bright, almost neon pink. The colors have a natural matte finish and the overall formulation is pretty great.
SST Power Stay Lipsticks in "Willpower"
SST Power Stay Lipsticks in "Euphoric"
The simple sharpenable packaging is a bit of a let down for me, especially given that each of these lipsticks are almost $30. The formulation makes up for the packaging, though; the colors are pigmented and the finish is matte and long-lasting.

SST is available online at SST Signature Series.
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