It’s been 20 years (really) since Yves
Saint Laurent brought us Touche Eclat. Incredibly, one is still sold every ten
seconds. So, when we heard YSL was launching a foundation equivalent, we: a)
couldn’t wait to get our hands on one; and b) wondered why it had taken so
long! Like its predecessor, the foundation has amazing brightening benefits and
a light, fluid texture that’s a cinch to apply and blend. However, it’ s main
draw is its soft-focus effect; the 22 shades have a gel rather than
powder-based formula to give the most natural finish, while golden pigments
leave your skin with a totally convincing radiance. Watch this one fly.
22 shades have a gel rather than powder-based formula to give the most natural
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Eye Pencils, $ 27.03
– the latest addition to the Long-Wear Eye Collection - use polymers that melt
at skin temperature, so they glide onto your lids. Transfer-resistant and
waterproof, they stay put for up to 12 hours, too. We also love the Long-Wear
Cream Shadows, $ 26.26 each.
Brown Long-Wear Eye Pencils, Long-Wear Cream Shadows
Anti-ageing, skin hydrating supplements –
been there, tried them. But Colladeen Visage, $ 29.27 for 60, offers more than
firmer skin – 12 weeks of daily use boosts skin’s natural protection to the
equivalent of an SPF10 sun cream. Our verdict? Try as a wrinkle-buster, but
think of it as an addition to, not a replacement for, your regular SPF15
Sun Cream Protection SPF10
3 ways with Camomile
Sleep-inducing camomile has calming and
brightening beauty benefits, too.
Benefit ‘That Gal’ Face Primer, $ 33.21,
has camomile to calm redness and raspberry extracts to brighten.
Neom Sensuous Hand Wash, $ 24.72, features
soothing chamomile flower and aloe leaf juice.
Aveda Camomile Champoo, $ 37.07, uses its
lightening powers to refresh blonde hair.