Pure Chromatics

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Pure Chromatics

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Through the magic of water and a revolutionary new process, Yves Saint Laurent pushes the limits of color with PURE CHROMATICS, a new generation of eye shadows. Real makeup artist magic is made easy with emblematic harmonies that captivate the eyes.

THE POWER OF WATER
New water-process technology, exclusive to YSL,  is the latest discovery in color for pigments more intense and dramatic than ever before!
 
USE WET FOR A CHROMATIC TRANSFORMATION
Expect the unexpected. Water enhances color pigments in PURE CHROMATICS. When used wet, the water activates the pigments and gives full intensity to their color. The effect is the satiny powder transforms into a luxurious cream while pearls shine with a metallic finish.

New shades for Spring 2013: No5 and No19

 

Pure Chromatics can be used with or without water, layered mixed & matched.
With water: apply the eyeshadow evenly over eyelid with dampened sponge applicator.
To apply as eyeliner, use the thinnest tip.
To blend in, use the sponge applicators.
Without water: a softer effect for lighter make-up
Apply and blend in with the sponge applicators.

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Pure Chromatics
Already Asked: 22 Questions, 57 Answers
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Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Store asked: Why did you choose this?
YANBIN G: IM FOND OF THE COLOR COMBINATION OF NO 4 Jun 20, 2014
Mary R: Would like to try this texture and these colors Jun 20, 2014
Yu Z: My friend has one of this eyeshadow, I think is #08, it is so pigmented and high quality, so I like to have one too. Jun 19, 2014
toby b: YSL shadows are the best on the market! May 18, 2014
Deborah C: I am a redhead. I saw a great youtube video with a famous make-up artist and she used this color palette. It looked fantastic, so I went searching for the YSL pallete. May 4, 2014
Patti E: COLOR COMBINATION Apr 13, 2014
Sandra H: Color palette is lovely Mar 24, 2014
Elissa P: I like the earthy tones of this palette and ysl website is one of a few that still carry it as it was a limited edition Jan 27, 2014
Margaret L: For the black and brown shadows, on-trend Dec 7, 2013
Paul F: I always use it Dec 3, 2013
Megan J: Saw it in a store and was blown away with how beautiful the colors are. Nov 26, 2013
Dawn R: The packaging is beautiful and all the online reviewers said the shadows were very pigmented and creamy. Nov 24, 2013
Xuanyi Y: this is my favorite eye shadow. Nov 21, 2013
Lan S: Nice color and good quality. I used to buy another color and use it everyday. It is perfect for everyday look. So this time i would like to try for a different color Nov 21, 2013
Robby N: I LOVE Pure Chromatics Oct 28, 2013
Linda A: saw a tutorial from A Model Recommends and she adored this palette. Wish you had the name of the palette as well as the number of the palette. I was looking for Classy but could not find it. Purchased #6. Hope its right! oops......it was the wrong color and didn't work on my skintone. i just ordered CLASSY. looks like a winner Sep 2, 2013
Michelle M: The most amazing eye shadow ever created. Glides on beautifully. Colors are beautiful and rich. I use wet smokey at the office and it just looks so sophistocated. Jul 29, 2013
Aaron G: been looking for a good grey-charcoal palette Jul 2, 2013
Melissa D. S: colors Jun 30, 2013
eppy h: Don't you think this is a gorgeous color set and your make up artist, Llod Simmons, used it on your model, very pretty and amazing look. He did it like paint a painting. So lucky to see him on you rmake up web video Jun 23, 2013
Jing C: The color is so amazing! Jun 22, 2013
carlos sStaff: cause Jun 21, 2013
Martina M: Trying something new Jun 20, 2013
Andrea S: I watched a tutorial on youtube about making brown eyes pop..this was used May 20, 2013
Jolene G: I have several of the pure chromatics eye shadow and love them all! Mar 24, 2013
Amy T: Something new for Spring Mar 14, 2013
Ann-Marie V: It is the absolute most stunning gold eye shadow I have ever used ! Mar 6, 2013
Rosilene B: Because I think has more quality than other yeshadows. Dec 30, 2012
florence r: I LIKE THE COLOR COMBO Dec 13, 2012
Huasheng Z: Tried it before, and it was awson! love to get all the colors, but too pricy Nov 30, 2012
Songyao H: I like these colors and the quality is great. Nov 26, 2012
Melissa N: Reviewed highly on youtube by makeup gurus and the color is very eye catching. This is my 2nd purchase for this type of palette and I was in love with the first one! Nov 26, 2012
Ann Z: Dramatic Eyes Nov 23, 2012
florence r: I LIKE THE COLOR COM... Oct 24, 2012
marcee g: colors really stay well. and i like the colors. Aug 15, 2012
Sume D: I love YSL eyeshadow. Metallic goes well with mixing them with non-metallic. Best eyeshadow out there. Very pleased with them. I would recommend to friends. Jul 26, 2012
Sume D: I choose this line of eyeshadow because it's long lasting, blends easy, and vibrant color. Jul 26, 2012
donna a: the color and the way the palette looked on line really appealed to me. Jul 20, 2012
QING L: LIKE THE COLOR Jun 27, 2012
Qian G: beautiful Jun 24, 2012
marie l: like the colors Jun 24, 2012
Test Y asked: how is it? Oct 26, 2012
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Danielle M: very pigmented.. has nice shimmer.. but telling from the picture the first blue color is a bit more navy in person. Oct 26, 2012
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Xiaomin F: Shimmer is little bit too over to Asian's relatively smaller eyes, which makes my eyes look even smaller… Oct 27, 2012
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Amit K asked: how is it? Oct 25, 2012
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donna a: Hi, I didn't get the blue palette, I got the one that has the purple and neon colors, I ended up giving it away only because it was time consuming to use when I wanted to use them wet, I think as a dry product they work nicely. Oct 25, 2012
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Amanda B: It's awesome. I have two of these sets, and I use them all the time. LOVE. Oct 25, 2012
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A shopper asked: Could you answer me how to use them wet? Didn´t understand the last answer on this question.
Should i put water in the color?
Sep 28, 2012
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Luba P: I just dip the brush in water and then in color, works great for me. The color is more vibrant and has greater staying power than when used dry. Sep 28, 2012
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Sijia D: just make your eye brush wet and then use the eyeshadow... Nov 12, 2012
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A shopper asked: comment faire pour commander les nouvelles palettes pures chromatics n°11 et 19? Jul 30, 2012
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Wendy P: I absolutely love mine the colours are very vibrant. And the colour remains all day too

It goes flawlessly onto your lids supper smooth.

Have only ever used it as a dry shadow so can not comment on wet!
Jul 30, 2012
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Sofia D: Always apply wet for full color. Use an evian water spray can and spray brush before you dip in pan. You will get a fresh, beautiful, bold application of color every time. Aug 2, 2012
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A shopper asked: comment faire pour commander les nouvelles palettes pure chromatics automne yves st laurent? Jul 20, 2012
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donna a: i was not at all happy with the chromatics, I found them very tricky to work with, took too much time to figure out the right formula with the water ratio. i ended up giving mine away to the girl who works at the bank. i know some other people who love them, but i also think i picked a tricky colorway, the one with the bright purple and turquoise.... Jul 20, 2012
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RITA M: You have to ask the question in English! Jul 20, 2012
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Kara G asked: Hello, what are the ingredients?

Kara Greene.
Mar 22, 2012
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Sume D: The ingredients are organic. Goes on smooth. No eye irritations. Lasts all day. My favorite eye shadows. I purchases 3 compacts from this line. I feel it's a must have in your makeup collection. Mar 27, 2012
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M S: Do they contain talc, parabens, etc? Thanks in advance for more details. Nov 14, 2012
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A shopper asked: Anyone know where I can find an eyeshadow called No2 Taupe or No15 Blanc Rose? Thank you! Apr 26, 2014
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yang w: Please try ysl counter or sephora retail store. Apr 27, 2014
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Florencia C asked: Hello! I bought the PURE CHROMATICS N°6 yesterday but I don´t know how to use this product with water. Could anybody explain to me how to use it? I don´t want to ruin it!

Do I have to wet only the plastic applicator? If I touch the powder with the wet applicator I won´t ruin the shadow powder?

Many thanks in advance to anyone that can help me!!
Jan 14, 2013
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rose s: Wet your makeup brush for eye lid, and eyeliner for eyeliner. It takes a bit of practice. Nov 8, 2013
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A shopper asked: how do you use them wet? Sep 7, 2012
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Donna N: Just spritz a little water and it works perfect, absolutely love this prouduct.what a coincedence was just thinking i would like to get a few fall shades. Sep 7, 2012
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Aylin I asked: Is the dark blue color in Pure Chromatics # 3 called Persian Blue if I try to buy that individually? Mar 25, 2012
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Patricia S: I have tryed in the past to find individual shades found in different quads from the Pure Chromatics line with no success. I think the colors in these quads are exclusive and different from the singles available from YSL. Mar 25, 2012
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Aylin I: Thank you! Mar 25, 2012
Sae C asked: d: I can't find eyeshadows Pure Chromatics No.8. Where can i buy it? Is it no longer available? May 25, 2014 May 25, 2014
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A shopper asked: I can't find eyeshadows Pure Chromatics No.8. Where can i buy it? Is it no longer available? May 25, 2014
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natalie r asked: When will be available for order pure chromatics avenue marceau? Feb 9, 2014
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A shopper asked: what colors are in number 1? Nov 25, 2013
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Ariel B asked: Is there a difference between the "Artsy" palette listed above, and the YSL fall '13 "City Drive Arty" palette? I would like to purchase the later, but I am unsure if they are the same product. Nov 21, 2013
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Carlos S asked: Do you like this product? Nov 13, 2012
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test y asked: how is it? Oct 25, 2012
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Amit K asked: how is it? Oct 25, 2012
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A shopper asked: pourquoi les prix ne sont pas en euros? Jul 30, 2012
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Kim V asked: I need help with color selection. I fit the profile of cool/light tones in my foundation. Blue eyes. Can you recommend a color(s) in the Pure Chromatics line for me?

Thank you.
Kim
Jul 2, 2012
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Pure Chromatics

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I have combination skin. My eyelids are usually dry and eyeshadow will not easily glide on my eyelids. This eyeshadow will glide on, and easily blend for a smoky eye look, or will combine easily to customize a color to my liking.

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