Spring Preview: YSL Spring Look Collection for Spring 2010
This season the YSL woman represents allure and passion. She is Faubourg St Honoré chic, an enigma of contrasts: intimate, sensual and decadent. She is forever… PARIS. Now available for pre-order on YSLbeautyus.com.
Y-Mail Palette ($65.00)
This unique limited edition palette is a true collector’s item. Inspired by the YSL Y-MAIL Handbag Collection, this adorable complexion palette comes packaged in a YSL “handbag” of its very own. Available in two shades: #1 highlights the face with three light pearly shades and #2 highlights the complexion with three luminous silky shades.
- Face Highlighter
- Blush Highlighter
Ombres 5 Lumieres Eyeshadow ($56.00)
- Parisian Sky #9
Rouge Volupte Lipstick ($30.00)
- Rose Paris #27
- Beaubourb Brown #28
- Opera Rose #29
- Faubourg Peach #30
Golden Gloss ($29.00)
- Golden Petal #19
- Golden Macadamia #20
La Laque (Nail Lacquer) ($20.00)
- Beige Chiffon #41
- Mauve Silk #143
Mascara Singulier ($30.00)
- Deep Black #1
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YSL (Yves Saint Laurent) End of Year Event 2009 for Holiday 2009
The Yves Saint Laurent END-OF-YEAR 2009 make-up collection celebrates passionate colors to dazzle the year’s most festive evenings. Leaving glitter behind, Yves Saint Laurent opts for the ultimate chic of pure, vibrant, incandescent colors. From sublime red to deep plum, the shades adapt with variable textures, multiple effects and powerful combinations. Worn alone in a refined monochrome or paired in contrasting duos, they are intensely alive and designed to be freely expressed for an instinctive, ultra couture make-up look.
As a treat for yourself or as a gift, two precious objects stir desire. They go everywhere, are as eye-catching as couture accessories, and they glorify lips and eyes in an instant. Gold or silver, these sparkling compacts are engraved with the emblematic Yves Saint Laurent heart. Their black vinyl straps slip onto a key ring, handbag or belt. For daytime or night time, for lips or eyes, they feature two harmonious duos for liberated, intuitive application.
- PALETTE DUO POUR LES LÈVRES illuminates the lips with a shiny rosy-beige lipstick and a pearly champagne gloss. ($75.00)
- PALETTE DUO POUR LES YEUX lights up the eyes with a pearly lavender used as a highlighter, and outlines them with intense violet. ($75.00)
Mini Touche Blush N°11 ($28.00)
The mini version of TOUCHE BLUSH slips into any evening bag. With its soft, faithful puff and mirror, it enhances the face’s voluptuous curves and the décolleté. The new shade N°11 – Sparkling Beige, a slightly scintillating coral beige, gives the skin a subtle ivory aura. A few caressingly soft touches suffice for instant, ultra-feminine radiance.
Collection (New Shades)
- Rouge Pur Lipstick: N°149 – Black Tulip, N°150 – Sublime Red, N°151 – Sweet Dark Purple, N°152 – Pink Grenadine ($30.00)
- Golden Gloss: N°17 – Golden Cherry, a rich red, N°18 – Golden Lavander, a subtle mauve ($29.00)
- Eyeshadow Duo: N°1 – Heavenly Beige/ Astral Brown ($41.00)
- Dramatic Styling Mascara: N°1– Deep Black ($30.00)
- La Laque: N°1 – Sublime Red and N°34 – Black Tulip ($20.00)
Availability: November 2009.
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This summer, YSL launched a new shade of Everlong Waterproof Mascara — Ever Peacock Blue ($28.50). It’s described as a “luminous blue,” though I would say it’s more like a rich navy blue with just a hint of green in it. The above photo used a primer base (MAC Prep + Prime Lash), and then a few coats of the Everlong. This was actually my first time trying a YSL mascara, and I was pleased with the length, natural curl (these lashes weren’t curled!), and thickness. I felt like the formula didn’t give into clumping at all, which has always been an issue for me as I tend to pile on more mascara than the average person, I’d say!
I liked using this colored version of Everlong, because it felt lightweight, fun, and minimalistic. It’s like a twist on sporting colored eyeliner on a lazy day. If I’m lazy or out of time in the morning, a few coats of this blue-hued mascara makes the whites of my eyes look a little whiter and opens up my eyes just a wee bit more. For me, the only downside to this mascara is the price tag, which is a bit steep for a mascara that is more of a novelty than an everyday staple. (In black, I could easily see myself using this regularly, so then it’d be worth it to me, since I’d get through on a tube in a couple of months.)
Are you a colored mascara fan? Why/why not?
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