Yves Saint Laurent Couture Eye Shadow Palette Review


The lovely folk over at John Lewis sent me this YSL Couture Palette to try out, and I couldn't be more over the moon. Yves Saint Laurent is a brand that is pretty much always at the top of my wishlist, but when you're saving for a house it feels pretty naughty to splash out on a nice premium makeup brand just because.

Anyway, when it turned up I felt like a little girl at christmas, carefully unpacking it in all its shiney golden glory. I picked out the Tuxedo version, as I'm a big fan of the Smokey Eye (I've posted another here), and decided to create a subtle smokey look that's suitable for day wear and not just a big night out. I found that the top two colours are perfect for base and highlighting, the middle for a nice smokey eyeline, and the other two to blend or use seperate to create a different look every time.

All shades are super pigmented so you don't need to use much at all, meaning it's actually pretty good value for money. There's a nice mix between glittery and matte shades too, making it perfect to take with you from day to night, and you can easily update your look with help from the giant mirror tucked inside.

I'm genuinely really happy with this palette and I'll be adding one of the other colours to the top of my birthday wishlist! Have you tried anything from YSL before? What do you think of this palette?

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  1. I love YSL for makeup, and this palette looks gorgeous, perfect colours for Autumn! xxx Thou Shalt Not Covet

  2. Looks like a lovely palette :) I love your blog and I have followed you with Bloglovin, if you ever get a chance to check out my blog I would be delighted, thanks! Best wishes.

    Camille xo


  3. Such a nice palette, I love YSL eye shadows xx


  4. Palette looks gorgeous! YSL packaging is so dreamy!

    Claudia xx | Beauty and the Chic