YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground Swatches
By Ree

YSL The Shock Palette – Couture Variation No 4 Underground Swatches

31 Jan 2017 (Updated: 21 Jan 2019)

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I absolutely love the Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Couture Variation eyeshadow palettes so I was thrilled we are getting a new one with The Shock 2017 Eye collection. If a smokey eye is your thing then this could be the palette for you. Here are the swatches of the brand new YSL The Shock Palette Couture Variation in No 4 Underground. Enjoy!

YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground
YSL The Shock Palette – Couture Variation No 4 Underground

My other Couture Variation palette is No 1 and it’s all nude shades, so this deeper, more intense line up is a welcome addition. The shade range is absolutely gorgeous.

YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground

There are ten “underground’ shades of black and also what YSL are calling “colours to balance black”.

YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground
Cream Primer / Highlighter

There are shimmers, mattes and metallics in powder form and also a couple of cream shades – one is a lid primer or highlighter and the other is a black eyeliner. It has rather a lot to offer!

YSL The Shock Palette Swatches

The idea with Couture Variation No 4 Underground is that you can go for a rough, purposely imperfect look, or create a more refined, perfected smokey eye.

YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground
YSL The Shock Palette – Couture Variation No 4 Underground
YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground
Cream swatches – primer and eyeliner
YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground Swatches
YSL The Shock Palette – Couture Variation No 4 Underground Swatches

The textures are lovely – easy to apply and blend. And every shade is appealing. These long sleek palettes are amazing for travelling because they are super slim and come with a workable brush that you can actually use!

YSL The Shock Palette - Couture Variation No 4 Underground

YSL The Shock Palette Couture Variation No 4 Underground is £49 and is available from February 2017. Find Yves Saint Laurent Beauty HERE.

Ree

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