Yves Saint Laurent Eyeshadow Quints

Oh brave new world that has such eyeshadow in it! Yves Saint Laurent’s Ombres 5 Lumieres (5 Colour Harmony for Eyes, $56) are pure luxury: buttery, pigmented, and utterly dreamy. 

Their only downfall? Consistency. While #1, 2, 3, and 5 were very impressive, I felt I had to work just a little harder to get the color payoff from #4 Lilac Sky. And the center color of #6 Garden of Eden (which looks, in-pan, like a color I would love) has no pigment to it at all — it’s just light green sparkles. While I don’t endorse high-end-for-high-end’s-sake, if you were thinking about buying five single shadows, spring for one of these instead.

YSL eyeshadow quint palettes: Sahara, Indian Pink, Tawny, Lilac Sky, Riviera, Garden of Eden
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5 Responses to “Yves Saint Laurent Eyeshadow Quints”

  • Valerie says:

    >Mmmmm, buttery. I’m diggin the B shade on the #2 quint. It looks like the love child of taupe and purple. :)

  • masa_inn says:

    >What a great blog!
    Thank you for wonderful swatches. Name of your blog is so true :)

  • peachgirl says:

    >beautiful! more more more!!!! :)

  • jojoba says:

    >girl, you killed my lemming for the 2 LE palettes but added few more of these!!! LOL.

    thanks a lot for the beautiful swatches.

  • jojoba says:

    >btw, i just borrowed your link on my wish list on MUA so everyone can come here to see the beautiful quints in person!

    gotta spread the words for you!

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