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YSL Touche Eclat Foundation – Le Teint Touche Eclat


Well this is pretty big news for me. The iconic product that initiated my love of  luxury cosmetics 20 years ago (yes 20!!), the mighty Touche Eclat, has now been made into a foundation!! Hallelujah!! Set off the fireworks, bring in the marching band, wipe away the tears of joy! I am not joking!

YSL Touche Eclat Foundation - Le Teint Touche Eclat
YSL Touche Eclat Foundation – Le Teint Touche Eclat

For many years I wished I could afford to paint the Touche Eclat magic all over my face and now my beauty prayers have been answered! 
Keep reading for photos and also a sneak peak at the YSL Autumn Winter 2012-2013 collection.

YSL Touche Eclat Foundation - Le Teint Touche Eclat
YSL Touche Eclat Foundation – Le Teint Touche Eclat
It is an absolutely beautiful foundation and I think it is really amazing value for money. It will be released in the UK on 9th July 2012 and will retail at £28. Considering that the Touche Eclat pen is £25, it really is a brilliant price.
Lloyd Simmonds, YSL’s Creative Director for Makeup, has developed a staggering 22 shades of the Teint Touche Eclat to cater for all skin tones including black and Asian complexions.
Here he is with myself and Fleur de Force yesterday in Paris, where we travelled to get an exclusive international preview of the foundation that is set to take the beauty world by storm.

YSL Touche Eclat Foundation - Le Teint Touche Eclat
With YSL’s Lloyd Simmonds and Fleur
The foundation shades are grouped into three families, Rosy Beige, Beige and Golden Beige from lightest to darkest tones. This foundation is the result of TEN years of research and development and here is what they have come up with:
Instead of the traditional powder pigments that all foundation use, YSL have come up with a soft focus gel inside a weightless formula that smooths away imperfections without creating the mask like effect associated with many bases.
YSL has developed the latest generation of ‘fluid light concentrate’ achieved using golden pigments rather than mother-of-pearl particles which maximize the skin’s ability to reflect light. All of this combines to give you UBER GLOW!
This my first try of the Touche Eclat foundation this morning, after hardly any sleep and a hectic couple of days. This just the foundation and absolutely no concealer. I am seriously impressed!! LOVE!!!!!

YSL Touche Eclat Foundation - Le Teint Touche Eclat
YSL Touche Eclat Foundation – Le Teint Touche Eclat

And it feels absolutely amazing on the skin. It is super comforting and calming thanks to a high percentage of volatile oils and moisturising agents.
And here it is 11 hours later with no touch ups….still glowing.

YSL Touche Eclat Foundation - Le Teint Touche Eclat
YSL Touche Eclat Foundation – Le Teint Touche Eclat

I am super impressed with the staying power – from Paris to London no sweat!
And here is a super sneak peek at YSL’s Autumn Winter 2012/2013 collection – ‘Contemporary Amazon’ which is absolutely beautiful and includes Flush Blush, Rouge Pur Couture The Mats, Dare to Glow Limited Edition. 

YSL's Autumn Winter 2012/2013 collection - 'Contemporary Amazon'
YSL’s Autumn Winter 2012/2013 collection – ‘Contemporary Amazon’ 

It is Khaki crazy and I love it. Stay tuned for lots more about all of that very soon!

Are you excited about the Touch Eclat foundation too? Remember 9th July 2012 £28. On your marks because I predict massive queues!

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4 Responses to YSL Touche Eclat Foundation – Le Teint Touche Eclat

  1. Kate Pink Smith May 17, 2012 at 6:37 pm #

    This’ll be a purchase then!!!! Got foundations lined up at the minute mind xxx

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  2. Lucy - Beauty and the Blogger May 17, 2012 at 7:58 pm #

    Really tempted to try this, I love Touche Eclat!

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  3. Kirsty May 18, 2012 at 9:17 am #

    ARGH! That is just too exciting!! It looks like it gives really good coverage as well.

    Hurry up July 7th!

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  4. Bella Luna May 18, 2012 at 9:49 pm #

    Can not wait for this! Amazed at the price as well was expecting it to be closer to 40!

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