YSL SPRING 2013

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The day a new YSL collection lands on my desk is always a joyous one. Luxe, glossy, special and yes, expensive, but let’s not think about that for a moment. I’ve been hooked on their Faux Cils mascara since I was a teenager splashing my hard-earned pocket money in the beauty hall to get dramatic lashes, and even now as an adult when I buy and use countless beauty products, there is still something special to be said about walking away from a YSL counter with a shiny gold box in your hands, a spring in your step and a dent in your bank balance.

Their Arty Stone collection for Spring 2013 is awash with candy coloured yet wearable hues including a jade nail polish and a peachy glossy stain that I really  need to get my hands on (see the collection here) and I’ve road-tested their cream blush in 7 – Rose and the glossy balm in 12 – Tasty Raspberry.

The Crème de Blush is a perfect springtime flush for those that like a healthy glow without too bright a colour. It blends beautifully and is incredibly pigmented without being difficult to apply. As always with YSL it’s encased in beautiful packaging and has an almost whipped, mousse texture. A little bit of this goes a long way. These can be applied under or over powder which is nice, and they have a great natural finish.

The Volupté Sheer Candy is a luxurious tinted balm in the signature YSL packaging. These won’t impart as much colour as a lipstick, so if pigmentation is incredibly important to you, skip this one. This sheer pink has a tad of shimmer to it, but it’s very grown-up shimmer. Glossy, smooth and incredibly comfortable to wear, these may not stick around all day but they are perfect for daytime wear whenever you want a grown-up injection of moisture.

This collection has a huge thumbs up from me, as always I’m hardly ever disappointed by YSL.

Do you need it? No. Do you want it? Probably.

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  • http://www.lipsticksandteacups.com Laura

    The blush is beautiful!!!!x

  • http://chlowitty.blogspot.co.uk Chloe Witty

    oh my gosh this looks too pretty to exist

  • http://flabbyface.blogspot.co.uk/ flabbyface aka Jules

    Blimmin bootiful!

    I’d love them both.

    Jules x

  • http://www.writelikenooneswatching.com Charlotte

    Do I need it? Do I want it? Oh dear – yes I do. Both products look lovely on you and make your eyes pop. It’s my birthday coming up on Friday…maybe a trip to the YSL counter at The Trafford Centre is needed?

  • sterndli98

    I don’t want any of the YSL stuff, I don’t know why.

  • Julie

    I love the packaging so glamorous it would make a beautiful gift! You look so beautiful here I will have to try these products x

  • http://emmalouisa.blogspot.co.nz/ Emma

    This looks so good on you :) I’ll be checking this out for sure next time I’m in a store with a YSL counter. Thanks for a well-rounded review

  • http://thenonbrit.blogspot.com Amelia

    I have to say, I’m a bit scared by the blusher. I don’t think I’d ever be able to make it look as natural as you have! But that balm…I am so all about grown-up shimmer at the moment, and I think this would find a very happy home in my collection :) x

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