Tuesday, April 24, 2012

YSL Perfects the Lip Stain

French fashion you can actually afford!
So, I'm in the process of moving. Actually, I'm in the process of packing, which isn't so much moving as it is frantically throwing paper and cardboard around while I have an anxiety attack. One look at the rooms I've lived in for the past 13 years and I get overwhelmed and just want to lie down. Needless to say, this panic hasn't done much for my appearance; I'm pallid, dusty, and generally disgusted.

No amount of makeup will really help, of course, but I have found one new product that I'd recommend even if you're not moving and a total disaster. The new YSL glossy stain is a genius product. I'm a gloss girl, not a lipstick woman, but recently I've discovered that I'm just mouth breathing and eating my gloss off. This fascinating product daubs on like a gloss, but it's thin and intensely pigmented. Do a layer and leave it for moist, juicy lips that happen to be goo free. I even ventured out of my normal neutral comfort zone and purchased a bright red (which of course I try to blot to take down the intensity). This stuff works, lasting much of the day without that dried up haggy feeling lipstick gives one.

I recommend this product, but perhaps not the YSL product counter reps; I had one try to shame me into buying a $200 eye serum for non existent laugh lines. Even my ten year old daughter was appalled ("I see no difference," she said to the rep). It's not cheap at $32, but it should last you all summer and beyond. At Sephora.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice idea.. thanks for sharing.