I would have happily gone home with everything from the Sisley spring-summer California Soul Collection. Whilst it has an undeniable warm theme there are some interesting cools thrown in with the Velvet shadow (which is a dusty mauve/grey) and the Amethyst Kohl (sparkly purple). The centre piece is the beautiful Orchid Palette, (I'm pretty sure this is the same palette that was released with the 2012 spring/summer collection), which swatches as a glowy peachy/coral pink. Sadly my wage doesn't take into account my high end makeup "needs" so I am having to get items from this collection a bit at a time.
The mono shadow in #22 Eclat Linen (£27.50)
is a matte cream shade with a hint of warmth.
Used as a base or as a
nude lid shade, it is not too warm or stark in colour and brightens up
the eye nicely. The texture is smooth and very fine and blends and lasts
One of the two lipsticks from the collection was the
Phyto-Lipshine in shade Sheer Coral (£27.50).
It is a sheer coral with
bit of pink in the mix and fine golden shimmer. The formula of the
Phyto-Lipshines feels very creamy and balm like and they have a very
good moisturising quality.
Sisley is one of those brands that never seems to
get as much coverage of its makeup as they really should. Although their
line is concise, they really do have some wonderfully flattering, high
I bought these from John Lewis.