Inexpensive Beauty Find: YSL Water Resistant Eye Shadow in Amethyst Grey

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 18 - 2011

Inexpensive and YSL.  Not two words that you’d usually find in the same sentence but as I was browsing some of my usual late-night shopping haunts, I came across a lovely beauty bargain.

For less than the price of most high-street eyeshadows, you can scoop a YSL Water-Resistant Cream Eyeshadow in a non-disgusting shade.  £4.99.  Bargain of the week yes?

Let me show you how pretty it is…

It applies wet and blends to a sheer, crease-resistant base of smokey purple/grey.  It’s a great start for building up a smokey eye or worn on it’s own as a subtle wash of colour.  It blends nicely with either a brush or fingertip and is one of those great work-to-night out essentials.

The swatch on the left shows a couple of layers built up, whilst the swatch on the right shows how I wear it most of the time with a slightly darker crease colour.

YSL Water Resistant Eye Shadow in Amethyst Grey is priced at £4.99, available online from DirectCosmetics.com


9 Responses to “Inexpensive Beauty Find: YSL Water Resistant Eye Shadow in Amethyst Grey”

  1. Alexandra says:

    Hmm, that might have slipped into my bag along with a Benefit Creaseless Cream for £3.99…
    Hope you enjoy that I’m spending my student loan!

  2. Tali says:

    Beautiful color!!!!!!!

  3. Susana B. says:

    Beautiful! I just ordered one… that website is a great discovery.

  4. Jamilla says:

    Thanks for the tip! I am always looking for transfer resistant makeup!

  5. Alison says:

    Fantastic deal, but the website isn’t very shopper friendly! First you have to spend at least £5 (so I nab a brush as well), then if you want to pay through Paypal it ups the delivery cost by £2! I’ve not seen anywhere else do that?

    I’m tempted to go for it anyway seeing as it’s such a good deal, but I’m not happy about not being able to use Paypal!

    • Oh dear, you’re right – that’s a bit of a palava. I’ve found it on their eBay store here for £4.95 no minimum spend and £1.95 p&p – but I don’t know if you’re ok with ordering through eBay?

      • Alison says:

        Aha, it doesn’t charge for use of Paypal through eBay! What an odd website. Sounds fine now though, thanks for redirecting me (:

    • Sharon says:

      I don’t think they are allowed to do that, paypal doesn’t allow sellers to charge extra for buyers using paypal. Which is why they can’t do it on ebay!

      Lovely colour btw

  6. Tina says:

    Lol, you won’t believe this, your first sentence is THE exact same thing I said to myself when I read the post title…! :DDD

    Beautiful colour indeed…! 😉

    xx

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