Yves Saint Laurent's Encre de Peau now comes in a compact

Yves Saint Laurent's Encre de Peau now comes in a compact

Let's bounce

Text: Renée Batchelor

Want a foundation that can be both a base and finishing product and that imbues skin with a smooth, velvet finish? Look no further than this compact wonder

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté has established itself as a major player in the base and foundation department with its game-changing Touch Éclat luminiser cum concealer and its skin-like foundations. Now it transforms the complexion game with a new compact foundation that combines the coverage of a powder foundation with the bounce and lightness of a liquid.

YSL Encre de Peau cushion compact
With a natural matte finish and a buildable coverage, each compact comes with a special double sponge that drapes easily across the contours of the face. This melts the cream to a powdery texture, leaving a silky, matte finish on the complexion. Say goodbye to that cake-y, obvious powders of old, as the groundbreaking 3D Elastic Gel technology in this compact transforms the formula from creamy to powdery while also tightening the overall structure of the foundation for a flawless look. Because it is double-coated, you can use it either as a foundation or a finisher, allowing a customised complexion product whether you're applying it first thing in the morning or as an after work-touch-up. A hard worker that does double duty and makes you looks good? You're hired!

$99 each. In six shades. Available at Yves Saint Laurent Beauté counters and stores from March 2017