Yves Saint Laurent LE TEINT TOUCHE ÉCLAT Illuminating Foundation SPF 19

Hey Everyone!!! For all you girls out there looking for a truly illuminating, flawless foundation, you’ve found the right post!!!


What It Is

This YSL Foundation is a 9/10 for anyone with dry to normal skin. I have combination skin, and without applying primer and setting powder, this will disappear from my face within 3 hours!! Crazy, right?? Well, paired with Make Up For HD Primer in Caramel (Caramel for combating dull brown skin) and Make Up Forever HD Translucent Powder, this can last up to 9 hours! I only retouch once or twice throughout the day, just be careful not to touch your face too often, because it does rub off (though not too easily).

Who It’s For

The coverage is light to medium, and you should use a concealer if you need to, before you apply this foundation, but after your primer (always start with moisturizer and primer). Concealers are generally thicker in consistency and won’t rub off when you apply foundation, whereas concealer will rub off your foundation if foundation is applied first. Also, by covering major trouble spots with concealer first, you are likely to apply less foundation because all major *flaws* are gone! So, you won’t have a “mask” of foundation on. This makes for a more natural, fresh and polished look.

This YSL Foundation is a 9/10 for anyone with dry to normal skin, but a 6/10 for oily skin. I have combination skin, but I always use foundation and a good, trustworthy setting powder (MUFE HD Translucent Powder & NYC Translucent Powder are both great!!! Will be reviewing soon). I gave it a 6/10 for oily skin, but if you don’t really mind retouching with powder often, this will look just as amazing on you as it does on less oily skin.For those with sensitive skin, this is not likely to aggravate it.

From porcelain to ebony skin tones, you can find your match!! There are even peach, gold and beige undertones; this makes matching even easier! I have medium brown, Asian skin and finding the perfect shade match isnt always easy. However, it took me less than five minutes to find the perfect shade at Sephora. My color is B70, pictured below swatched and blended on my arm. When blended, it leaves your skin looking flawless. I absolutely love the illuminating effect it gives!


You can see the slight yellow undertone in this picture

You can see the slight golden+yellow undertone in this picture


The color adds more radiance to skin by matching your undertones and illuminating your natural skin tone

The color adds more radiance to skin by matching your undertones and illuminating your natural skin tone


Blend with a stippling brush for a flawless, airbrushed look

Blend with a stippling brush for a flawless, airbrushed look; I didn’t blend it completely in this post :X


Final Thoughts

Overall, this is worth being purchased and, even if you have oily skin, this is great if re-touching with powder throughout the day isn’t a hassle for you! It gives a nice, professional, dewy (not shiny) look, and it will not aggravate sensitive skin.



  1. I really really want to try this foundation, it’s been on my makeup shopping list for a while now! I have yellow/golden undertone too and sometimes it’s hard to get a foundation because most european brands have pink toned products! I will definitely get a sample next time I go makeup shopping 🙂

    1. That’s awesome!!! Yes you look like you have more of a yellow undertone; get a few samples of different colors to test em out! I have yellow undertones, and their beige-undertone shades look best on me. Lol I’m not shy when asking for samples, because it’s so frustrating when you have to return a foundation cuz u got the wrong shade! :X Hopefully you pick up 2 or 3 shades to try! Let me know how it works for u!

      1. My skin has a very strong yellow undertone, I can’t get away using products with even a tiny bit of pink in it! Sigh, you American girls are so lucky, you can return makeup even after you tried it! Here in Ireland, once you pay for it, it is yours for life even after you found out it’s not working for you! They won’t refund your hard earned money at all 😦 That’s why before I buy expensive foundations here, I research like crazy beforehand haha. I will definitely get a few samples and get the perfect match for this one x

  2. Yeah pink isn’t good for me, either! Omg really??? Then definitely you better be collecting like… 5 samples of this!! XD Woww O.O That is such a shocker for me, because I always shop at Sephora with ease, knowing it’s OK if I selected the wrong shade 😡 Even still, I make sure I sample. Very smart 😀

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