YSL Friends & Family Haul + Swatches & Comparison Swatches

Monday, July 2, 2012
YSL had there Friends & Family sale last week and I decided to take advantage of the 20% off of any order $75 or more and order some things I had been wanting to try out.

I ended up ordering Volume Effet Faux Cils Mascara in shade #1 High Density Black, Touche Eclat Radiant Touch in shade #4, and Rouge Volupte Lipstick in #27 Rose Paris 

 Volume Effet Faux Cils Mascara in High Density Black

Touche Eclat Radiant Touch in shade #4 (brush without product)

 Touche Eclat Radiant Touch in shade #4 (brush with product)

Rouge Volupte Lipstick in shade #27 Rose Paris

Touche Eclat #4, Rouge Volupte #27 Rose Paris

I immediately realized that this lipstick seemed pretty similar to some shades that I already own. 
See comparison swatches below...

 MAC Force of Love, MAC Watch Me Simmer, YSL #27, MAC Party Parrot

As you can see the shades above are pretty similar at a fraction of the cost. MAC lipsticks at $14.50 vs YSL lipstick at $34.00. I will try the YSL Rouge Volupte out and do a follow up review/update for you all. Want to see if the lipstick lives up to the hype. Hope you all enjoyed this post :)

Do you own any YSL products? What are your thoughts?


Your Cosmetic Ally, Joanne said... Reply To This Comment

i don't own any YSL products but i must say that i am disappointed that MAC's force of love and watch me simmer are THE SAME DAMN thing! lol i have both of them too! this is why i'm putting a pause on these collections and only getting a few items because MAC be trippin lol

Helena said... Reply To This Comment

@Your Cosmetic Ally, Joanne YES!! I totally agree. I'm straying away from MAC's lip products for a while. They launch so many similar shades way too often. I have tons of lippies that really look the same when applied. All they're doing is changing the finish of them. I think the Heavenly Creature haul was the last of any big purchases from MAC, unless they launch something extremely unique. MAC needs to get it together lol

Jennifer said... Reply To This Comment

I want everything!

Ana said... Reply To This Comment

omg your tempting me to get some ysl stuff. I love the pink of the Rose Paris.


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