YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres Review & Swatches
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YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres Review & Swatches

5 Jun 2019
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* [PR samples. Affiliate link.] There’s new lip colour from YSL and it’s perfect for summer. Check out the brand new YSL Vernis a Levres Water Stain lip colours. I have details, photos and swatches.

YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres
YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres

The Glossy Stain from YSL was one of my first luxury lip loves, so I was super excited to get to know this latest launch.

What is YSL Water Stain?

YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres
YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres
  • Long lasting lip colour
  • High Shine
  • Lightweight wear
  • Glossy but not sticky
  • Comfortable, cool sensation
  • Creates a watery thin film
  • Can be layered for increased intensity
  • Unique wave shaped applicator – dual ‘cup’ & ‘rise’ shape to pick up the right amount of product & perfectly apply it
  • Available in 14 shades

14 Shades of YSL Water Stain

  • 602 – Vague de Rouge
  • 603 – In Berry Deep
  • 604 – Peach Plunge
  • 605 – Bain de Corail
  • 606 – Rosewood Flow
  • 608 – Flot the Fuchsia
  • 609 – Submerged Coral
  • 610 – Nude Underwater
  • 612 – Rouge Deluge
  • 613 – Cascade Bordeaux
  • 614 – Rose Immerge
  • 615 – Ruby Wave
  • 617 – Dive in the Nude
  • 618 – Wet Vermilion

Swatches

I have six of the shades to show you.

603 In Berry Deep, 605 Bain de Corail, 610 Nude Underwater:

YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres Swatches
603 In Berry Deep, 605 Bain de Corail, 610 Nude Underwater

612 Rouge Deluge, 617 Dive in the Nude, 618 Wet Vermilion:

YSL Water Stain Vernis A Levres Swatches
612 Rouge Deluge, 617 Dive in the Nude, 618 Wet Vermilion

They are all such pretty shades.

I thought I’d show you a couple of them on my lips, and went for a nude and a bold.

Here is 610 Nude Underwater:

YSL Water Stain – 610 Nude Underwater

And this is 612 Rouge Deluge:

YSL Water Stain 612 Rouge Deluge

My Review

They feel really nourishing and comfortable on the lips and have no heavy feel. It feels almost like a water-gel, or an essence. You can tailor the finish to what you want, so you could go for a smudgy stain, or layer up for something more glossy with deeper colour payoff.

Some of the shades are sheerer than others. For example 610 is a lovely sheer nude, whereas 612 gives a much bolder opaque finish. In fact, 612 is the most opaque option out of the shades I was sent. I love them both.

Where is YSL Water Stain available in the UK?

The shades are £29 each and available now at Selfridges.

Please let me know if you have any questions, and stay tuned to the homepage and Instagram for news on all the latest launches and products. The Facebook page is here and make sure you also find me on YouTube.

Ree

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