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By Terry - Touche Veloutee

(12 Posts)
dottyaboutstripes Thu 18-Nov-10 14:55:00

Space NK has a 20% offer at the moment, so I thought it would be a good time to try this as I've been wanting to after hearing good things - but would I be an idiot to order online having to guess which shade??

MarmadukeMarmalade Thu 18-Nov-10 15:34:45

crumbs Dotty I was looking at exactly the same thing - after hearing so much about it on here - and trying to guess which colour I should order. Cream sounds like it would suit most skin colours, but, I just don't know, could be an expensive mistake! Anyone got any advice please.

superv1xen Thu 18-Nov-10 16:07:16

i want to try this, is it better than touche eclat?

MarmadukeMarmalade Thu 18-Nov-10 16:40:08

It's suppose to be. There's someone who posts on S & B (not sure if purplepoeney or geroffmyland) who swears by it, says it's more of a concealer than highlighter - sounds pretty sure about how good it is. I love purple, just not under my eyes grin

purplepeony Thu 18-Nov-10 17:29:01

not me I use Bobbi Brown concealer.

GetOrfMoiLand Thu 18-Nov-10 17:44:53

It is EXCELLENT.

Everyone raves about the YSL Touche Eclat but they are mad - it just reflects light off your shadows and gives a strange reverse powder effect.

Touche Veloute is excellent and is a proper concealer. It has a great texture.

I can't remember what shade mine is - I think 2? I will look in mt make up bag later and report back.

It is expensive but it is very worth it - I wear make up every day and I have had mine for nearly a year and it is still going strong.

GetOrfMoiLand Thu 18-Nov-10 17:46:34

And whsilt you are at it By Terry foundations are the best ever - they do some (can't remember the name) for around the £45 mark, however the one which makes me rave is the Eclat Opulent which costs £96. It comes in one colour (one colour fits all, adapts on skin) and is truly brilliant - makes my skin look flawless.

purplepeony Thu 18-Nov-10 18:38:12

I thought the Toucke Veloute was a foundation? according to SpaceNK website it is in a bottle, and looks like a light reflecting foundation, unless I am mixed up- quite possible.

Where is the 20% off showing as it's not on website and i was hoping to go into shop tomorrow.

purplepeony Thu 18-Nov-10 18:40:11

as you were- it's Lumiere Veloutee that is the foundation.
still can't see anything about the 20% off!

bigTillyMint Thu 18-Nov-10 18:43:06

I can confirm (having had a make-up make-over last Sat!), that the Touche Veloute is a light reflecting concealer!

I use the £45 foundation which is good and smells fantastic, as do all the By Terry products smile

vinvinoveritas Thu 18-Nov-10 19:10:20

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polyhymnia Thu 18-Nov-10 23:15:48

getorf, as you might know, I'm another enthusiast and definitely going to be taking advantage of the discount this w/e. Am lucky to have easy access to the Space NK stores. Would you say Touche Veloutee is the best of their concealers (I know they do at least one other)? I guess yes, by your reaction.

Have the Light expert founation, but am intending to follow your advice and get some Eclat Opulent too whilst this promotion is on !

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