30 days of foundation – Day 1: YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat BR10

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Foundation reviewed today:

YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat in shade BR10 (Beige Rose 10)

***For your reference, I am around NW/NC 05-08 right now***

Youtube review: http://youtu.be/JaI-6cZlcvE

Specifications:

Shade equivalency in MAC: NC/NW 15 (Studio sculpt)

Undertone: Between a cool peachy and a warm pink
Foundation Finish: Satin-Glowy to Satin-Fresh
Coverage: Medium-sheer (You will still need concealer with this, even with minimal pimples)
Sparkly/Highlighting particles: Very minimal
Sunscreen: SPF 19
Sunscreen ingredient: Octinoxate 7% (But may contain titanium dioxide)
Oxidation Rate: 7 out of 10
Longevity: 5 out of 10
Staining capacity: 3/4 out of 10
Comfort: 10 out of 10
Fragrance/Scent: Very mild, disappears
Additional features: Smoothing (makes my skin imperfections less prominent), radiant, luminous
Additional comments:
When applied, it feels great, its gorgeous, smooths the skin, has a decent coverage for its purpose (non mask effect, luminous), but it never completely ‘sets’, in the sense that you can still feel a bit of moistness in your skin. After its maximal ‘setting’, it oxidizes, perhaps not THAT darker, but to a weird yellowish-peachy undertone.
Swatches & Pictures:
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As you can tell…the shade is pretty dark and oxidizes to a strange yellow/peachy undertone.
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I have the impression it doesn’t photograph that well unless you are a good match for the shade.
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It does appear muddy/patchy once it ‘sets’ (aka oxidizes).
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT (ALL PICTURES)
YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat BR10, YSL BB cream in Clair, La Prairie Caviar foundation in Ivoire, Giorgio Armani Face Fabric in 0.5, Hourglass Veil foundation in Porcelain
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