Spring Beauty Inspiration.
Yves Saint Laurent’s Rouge Pur Couture Vernis À Lèvres (Glossy Stain) is a unique hybrid of a lip stain and gloss without the dryness of a stain and the stickiness of a gloss.
The Glossy Stain is available in 19 beautiful shades. The pigmentation is rich and true to color. One layer provides a perfect wash of color and two, reaches full opacity. It stains the lips for a long-lasting finish that will not transfer.
The doe-foot applicator makes for easy and precise application. The soft-slanted tip is controllable and accurate. The texture is a gel-like formula that feels comfortable, cooling and hydrating on the lips. The thick consistency plumps the lips and exudes incredible shine with absolutely no glitter or sparkly bits.
This is one of the most inventive lip products I have tried. It is like nail polish for the lips, lacquered and glossy. This is the type of product that you must branch-out and try an extraordinary shade. Skip the neutrals and go directly towards the bold and vibrant shades. My current favorite is #12 Corail Fauve – a pinky-coral shade that looks like sweet watermelon on the lips. However, I have my eye on the perfect red for fall – #20 Rouge Enamel (Sephora Exclusive) as well as a bold orange – #8 Orange de Chine, my out-of-comfort-zone shade.
Tags: #12 Corail Fauve, #20 Rouge Enamel, #8 Orange de Chine, 19 shades, application, bold lip color, bold orange, bold shade, branch out, comfortable, cooling, coral lips, doe-foot application, does not transfer, drying, Easy, extraordinary shade, favorite, fun, glossy, glossy finish, Glossy Stain, hybrid, hydrating, incredible shine, innventive lip product, lacquered lips, lasts, lip, lip gloss, Lip Stain, lipstick, long lasting, nail polish for lips, neutrals, no glitter, no sparkly bits, one layer, opacity, out of comfort zone, out of the box, pigmentation, pinky shade, plumps lips, precise, review, rich, Rouge Pur Couture Vernis À Lèvres, Sephora Exclusive, shiny, slanted tip, soft tip, sticky, summery, thick consistency, true to color, two layers, unique lip products, vibrant shade, wash of color, watermelon color, YSL, Yves Saint Laurent
Bold, turquoise green eye makeup is a perfect summer look. Tropical inspiration from ocean blues and palm frawn greens will make any eye color pop. This color family come in all sorts of textures and consistencies, choose from metallic, shimmering or pastel shades.
Aqua eyes is great look for both day or night. Start with a vibrant turquoise or shimmering green powder or cream eyeshadow and apply all over the lid. Build for more color or leave for a sheer wash. If you don’t want color on the entire lid, try a simple liner. Draw a thin or thick line on the upper or lower eyelid. For true vibrancy, first line the eye with a white pencil and go over with your favorite kohl, liquid or gel liner. This will bring the color to life.
Brighter colors tend to have more pigment and last longer on the skin – so less is more. It’s easier to build color if more is needed, but harder to remove color if you put too much on.
Here are a few of my favorite tropical-inspired products.
Dior ~ Croisette Edition: $60.00
NARS ~ Shimmer Eyeshadow in Tropic: $24.00
Make Up For Ever ~ Aqua Eyes in 7L – Turquoise: $18.00
Urban Decay ~ 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Siren: $19.00
MAC ~ Fluidline in Waveline: $15.00
Maybelline ~ Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow in Tenacious Teal & Edgy Emerald: $6.99 (each)
Smashbox ~ Limitless 15 Hour Wear Cream Shadow: $19.00
Tags: 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Siren, Aqua Eyes in 7L - Turquoise, bold, bright color, bronzed skin, build, color family, color to life, consistency, Cream Eyeshadow, Croisette Edition, day, Dior, eye color pop, eye liner, eye look, Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow in Tenacious Teal & Edgy Emerald, eye-makeup, eyelid, Fluidline in Waveline, gel liner, green, inspiration, kohl, last long, less is more, Limitless 15 Hour Wear Cream Shadow, liquid liner, MAC, Make Up For Ever, Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils Waterproof in Majorelle Blue, Maybelline, metallic, Nars, night, ocean blue, palm frawn green, pastel, pigment, powder eyeshadow, products, remove, Shimmer Eyeshadow in Tropic, shimmering, Smashbox, summer, summer makeup, Texture, thick line, thin line, trendy eye look, tropic inspired, tropical, true color, turquoise, Urban Decay, vibrancy, vibrant color, wash of color, white pencil, YSL