I was surprised to see the spring 2014 collection from YSL out so early along with the new lip gloss formula Gloss Volupte (which I'll review in the next few weeks). The Flower Crush collection is very much about pinks and peachy/corals without the normal prevalent theme of sheer pastels that seem to be out in abundance with spring ranges.
about the star of the collection, the Rosy Blush palette (which is a
lovely peachy pink) as it does have very visible silver glitter/sparkle when
swatched so worth noting if you order that sight unseen.
Of the four Rouge Volupte's I went for the least bright colour, No.32
Jealous Coral (£24.50). Its a juicy, pink with a touch of coral.
It has a brightness about it but works to enliven the complexion rather
than looking misplaced.
The lipstick feel quite moist/hydrating and has
a very high level of slip (which makes me wonder how intense/dark shades
would apply). Wear time is quite short, though it does leave a bit of a
Though it feels moisturising I find this shade highlights
any dryness, so lips have to be prepared well prior to wear.
Ingredients below, this has the same strong fragrance that a lot of their
lip products now have (fruity in a synthetic way).
If fragrance isn't an issue for you and you are willing to
take that bit more effort to get your lips prepared, this is a gorgeous
I bought this from John Lewis.