Yardley goes the yards

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Yardley Stay Fast Diamond Gloss and Stayfast Velvet Quad Eyeshadow in Copper GleamI must confess, this is a brand I have really started to warm up to lately. I’m a little bit obsessed with their lipsticks (see my previous post), and in addition, I also think I’m in love their other products. Yardley really is starting to up its game with a great selection of make-up.

Yardley Stay Fast Diamond Gloss

This is a really great, affordable nail varnish with a very high gloss that protects and lasts. The clear colour can be used as a top or bottom coat while the colour (loving it for winter) is called Plum Seduction. I so often get asked ‘how do you make your nail varnish last so well?’ – and it really is as simple as cleaning the nail with acetone so it’s oil free, using a good base coat and finishing off with a good top coat. So few ladies actually commit to the whole process, but I promise, it pays off and stays on!

Yardley Stayfast Velvet Quad Eyeshadow in Copper Gleam

I thought the copper gleam was such a great colour selection, giving you the option between matte shadows as well as shimmer shadows. The colour combo of this particular quad really does make for the perfect bronzed eye – transform from a subtle day look to a statement evening look in a matter of minutes. You can even use this palette as a slight, bronzed sheen on the cheeks (much like I use my Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick), just be sure to use a big brush and shake off any excess.

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Victoria is the blogger behind Kiss, Blush and Tell, where she obsesses about cosmetics, interiors, fashion, food, quirky coffee spots, must-visit markets and all things girly. Visit her blog at http://www.kissblushandtell.com.

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  1. Maddy

    just bought yardley quick dry polish in copper , love the look on my nails!

    6 years ago •

  1. CarolynMcM

    I really like the Plum Seduction nail varnish!

    6 years ago •

  1. Lady-T

    Just bought Yardley Stayfast Velvet Quard Eyeshadows, it is indeed smudge proof, I danced 4 hours non-stop!!

    6 years ago •

  1. Samantha

    Yardley’s eyeshadows are the best!

    6 years ago •

  1. ricebunny

    Yes base coat is very NB! I think that most ppl don’t purchase yardley as their design of products is rather plain compared to other competitors

    6 years ago •

  1. Lorraine

    I have quite a few of Yardley Eyeshadows.There are the most beautiful colours.

    6 years ago •

  1. landman

    Ladies put on those Stiletto’s and get yourself to clicks, i just bought myself the Yardley loose powder for only R39.95 and they have great specials on Yardley products, i love yardley products but this is a wonderful opportunity to have yardley products for less.

    6 years ago •

  1. julandism

    Yardley always has such nice products at really good price. The Plum Seduction Nail Varnish looks soooo nice and I really like the colours of the Quad Eyeshadow.

    6 years ago •

  1. Rochelle Stewart

    I also like Yardley’s Translucent compact powder and it is so affordable!

    6 years ago •

  1. Mpbutterfly

    Happy to see that they have modernized their packaging a bit. It always seemed so ‘old’.

    6 years ago •

  1. Charles

    Yardley’s Absolute Translucent Loose Power is THE best :) All their products are very reasonably priced. Like!

    6 years ago •

  1. The Ferosh 1

    I like the fact that Yardley is affordable.and the powder I love it

    6 years ago •

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