YSL #19 Golden Petal, #20 Golden Macademia Review, Photos, Swatches

YSL Golden Gloss

YSL Spring 2010 Collection:Β  New Golden Glosses

For Spring, YSL released two new shades of Golden Gloss ($29.00 for 0.20 oz.)! #20 Golden Macademia is is a peachy-beige with a champagne-pink sparkle. #19 Golden Petal is a medium pink with a yellow undertone and gold shimmer. Both shades are on the sheerer side, but they both give/change my lips color.

  • Golden Macademia mutes the natural pink in my lips and makes it look like a softened pink-nude. This is is the kind of gloss that works well layered over your favorite nude lipstick or worn alone for a more minimal look. It’s nice paired with a smoky eye or even with neutrals for a more every day kind of look.
  • Golden Petal is a soft, milky pink that goes on semi-opaque. It was surprisingly pigmented, as I rarely find a milky pink that still has the soft, milkiness without severe settling into lip lines. The golden shimmer really makes this a nice, warmer pink gloss–an excellent color for those with warmer skin tones in particular.

I was quite impressed by the pigmentation of both of these new Golden Glosses, as they’re often more on the sheer side. I’ve always liked the sparkle-factor of Golden Glosses, and these still have that beautiful, shimmering sparkle that Golden Glosses are known for, but with a little more amped up color pay off. YSL Golden Glosses are non-sticky, moisturizing with a soft, mango-y scent that last about average (two to three hours on me).

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  • Product: 29/30
  • Value: 8/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

Recommendation: If you’ve been looking for some new spring gloss shades, you might like YSL’s latest.

Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

YSL Golden Gloss
#20 and #19 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
#19 and #20 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
#20 and #19 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
YSL #20 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
YSL #20 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
YSL #19 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
YSL #19 Golden Gloss

YSL Golden Gloss
YSL #20 and #19 Golden Gloss

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Whenever I even see pictures of that YSL tube I can smell that gorgeous scent! I was swatching these at Nordie yesterday and kept smelling my hand, hehe. Golden Macadamia looks like a nice nude. I have #2 Golden Praline, but I do find that the shimmer is a bit gritty on my lips and not my favorite gloss feel, so next time I get a YSL gloss it’ll be a Gloss Pur.

i lovvveeeeee these! i have number 10 and it is like dazzleglasses but better! gorgeous gorgeous shimmer, and not terribly sticky. and a fabulous scent too

Don’t blame you…most scented lip products drive me nuts (Guerlain, bleh!). But this one just hits all the right buttons for me and I luuurve it.

Me, too — I love the color of YSL glosses, but the scent almost makes me sick. It is too bad, because I would buy a lot more if they were unscented! But the do look gorgeous on!!

Their glosses are pretty and even taste pretty good too however I own one and won’t buy another because the case always leaks and it’s on pretty tight. I have to store it standing up in a cup otherwise it leaks around the edges of the opening. Don’t know if its just mine or all of them do this…?

I’ve been umming and aahing about these, esp #19, but they’re just not as pigmented as I’d like. I think I might pass on them.

love how they look in the tube, but a bit too sheer for that price…im not a fan so much of the glitter in these glosses anymore because of the grittiness…dazzleglass, chanel glitter glossimers and these are too gritty. πŸ™ i wish they had made them shimmers not glitters

Pretty but pricey. When I buy glosses or lipsticks, I would rather buy cheaper brands and spend more money on a good foundation, loose powder and mascara.

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