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Skin Tone: Light to Medium with warm undertones
Skin Type: Combination
Product Purchased by IMBB
YSL is one of my favourite luxury makeup brands. I love their “Pur Couture” lipstick range. They recently released a new lipstick formula by the name YSL Tatouage Couture which is a mix between a liquid lipstick and a lip stain. I got so excited since it sounded like you are getting best of both the worlds. This range has 18 shades ranging from n*des, pinks, berries and red. I purchased the shade “Corail Anti Mainstream.” So, let’s see how this liquid lipstick fared for me.
$36.00 USD for 0.20 oz.
A lightweight lip stain with a revolutionary formula for ultra-matte, high impact colour and a lightweight, naked-lip feel. This formula gives lips matte tattoo-like colour that is lightweight and non-drying, making it ultra-comfortable to wear. The high-pigment colour dries instantly, stays fresh, and moves with your lips for up to eight hours of wear. The exclusive liner-like applicator allows for precision outlining and filling in—creating perfectly defined lips every time. The colour never feathers or spills over the lip line.
My Experience with YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain 22 Corail Anti-Mainstream:
Packaging: The packaging of YSL Tatouage Couture lip stain screams luxury. The lip stain comes in frosted tube with a golden cap. The cap has the YSL logo embedded in it. You can see the shade of the lipstick through the frosted tube. The lip stain comes in a metallic gold cardboard packaging which specifies the name and the ingredient list. The name “Corail Anti-Mainstream” is mentioned at the bottom of the box. The applicator of this lip stain is very unique. It’s in the shape of an angled spatula brush. The tip of the applicator allows me to line the lips easily and the side of the applicator allows me to easily fill in the lips. The black plastic piece at the centre of the applicator has the YSL logo engraved in it. Now that’s what I call “meticulous packaging.” The packaging is not heavy but not very lightweight. It has got a good weight to it, which you expect from luxury brand. Overall, I really love the packaging of this lip stain and the applicator is really an innovative twist.
Shade and Finish: “Corail Anti-Mainstream” is described as a ‘neon coral’ and it is indeed a very vibrant pinkish coral shade. On my light to medium skin tone, the shade doesn’t look very neon. The lip colour is a perfect everyday shade. This colour brightens up my face. When you first apply the lip stain, it is very watery just like any other regular stain; however, within 5 minutes, it dries completely matte and doesn’t transfer and sticks on the lips like a tattoo. The lip stain is extremely comfortable even if it dries down to matte finish.
Texture and Application: The texture of the lip stain is watery yet it has bit of silky consistency to it. Well, the second ingredient in this lip stain dimethicone, so that explains the texture. The lip stain is saturated with vibrant colour. The application is pretty breezy with the angled applicator. However, the applicator doesn’t pick up a lot of product, so you have to go over the lips a couple of time to get a good coverage.
Pigmentation and Coverage: The lip stain is not super opaque. You do need to apply the lip stain two to three time to get a full coverage. However, the lip stain is not patchy. You just need to swipe the lip stain multiple times to get an even coverage.
Staying Power: The staying power is really good with this lip stain. It stays on for around 7 to 8 hours without the need to reapply. If you eat oily meal, you will see some fading. However, the lip stain leaves a beautiful stain behind even if the lipstick fades. The lipstick can be easily removed with an oil-based makeup remover. Overall, I am really happy with the colour pay off, the texture and the longevity of the lip stain. This is how a liquid lipstick should feel.
Pros of YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain 22 Corail Anti-Mainstream:
- Matte liquid lip stain.
- Stunning pinkish coral shade.
- Extremely pigmented.
- Good luxury packaging.
- Excellent angled applicator.
- Good longevity.
- Extremely comfortable.
Cons of YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain 22 Corail Anti-Mainstream:
Would I Recommend YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain 22 Corail Anti-Mainstream?
Yes, I do recommend it to everyone, it’s worth the price.
Would I Repurchase YSL Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain 22 Corail Anti-Mainstream?
Yes, I will repurchase.
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