As you'd expect for something with a balm-like texture, they need touching up every three hours or so, as they wear down to a soft stain. Lips are kept hydrated thoughout the wear time. I don't mind the need to top up given that these twist-up crayons are so cute in size - they're finger-sized, and fit well into my stuffed lipstick bag.
Shade wise, I find Heartful and Selfie flattering, and Cami awful - Cami is a little too warm to work on my pale-cool-skin-and-pink-hair combo, but it's more flattering on warmer skintones (as tested by my Mum). Heartful and Selfie are definitely suits-all shades.
At £15 for a set of three, they're reasonably priced and perfect for Christmas giving (yes, I went there, I'm sorry), either as a set or split up as a stocking stuffer. And they're part of M&S' 3-for-2 offer on gifts. Find the set now at M&S online.
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