Yves Saint Laurent has just managed to raise the bars as far as makeup goes this fall 2011 through their latest collection which is set for launch at the end of August and is beautifully titled Jardin de Minuit (Midnight Garden). The obvious inspiration for the collection was nature at midnight, so get ready to be confronted by fabulous contrasting hues from deep purple to soft rosy tones.

Makeup seems to be moving from natural to bold this next season, so if you want to keep up with the new trends, make sure you’ve got all the on trend hues ready for use. These hues will make sure to give your look a touch of color in the new season when colors usually tone down and move from bold neons towards earthy colors and darks.

Yves Saint Laurent Jardin de Minuit Fall 2011 Makeup

Greens and purples dominate the collection and act as the main attraction of the collection as these dark, yet sexy hues are super popular this fall 2011 season and bring a certain sexy drama to the makeup scene. The eye makeup palette featured in this collection is created out of 5 gorgeous colors which include various hues from deep green to fabulous purple. The harmonious balance between the hues cannot be overlooked making this palette, the Jardin de Minuit palette, a definite must have this fall.

Obviously, nail color is a must, so YSL has come-up with 2 new nail polishes for fall. The blue and green polishes which feature gorgeous metallic flakes will suit the new fashion trends perfectly in addition to adding a sense of sophistication to your nails: No. 43 – Wintergreen and No.44 – Moonlight Blue.

YSL Fall 2011 Eye Makeup Palette

YSL Fall 2011 Nail Polishes

Flowers seem to be the base source of inspiration for the new lipstick collection titled Rouge Volupté Perlé and you can enjoy 6 fabulous colors which will make your lips look sensational. The lipsticks glide-on easily and add a high dose of femininity to the lips, so go for nude, red or purple tones depending on personality and skin tone and you’ll definitely look and feel sexy!

Since no look would be complete without the help of blush, YSL has created the new Blush Radiance Blushes which promise to give your cheeks just the right touch of color. The mosaic hues blend-in perfectly to ensure your delicate facial features are subtly enhanced for an unforgettable look. Pick out your favorites and wait for the collection to hit the shelves so you can stock-up on the items which suit your style best!

YSL Lipsticks Fall 2011

Yves Saint Laurent Fall 2011 Makeup Blushes

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