Preview | Sisley L’Orchidée Rose Highlighter Blush (fall & winter collection 2013)

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I am definitely a summer person. July and August are my favorite months and you will never hear me complain about tropical temperatures. Forget autumn, if it were up to me I would make summer last 365 days a year. But I do have to admit that every year there are make-up collections that make me look forward to the fall season a bit. Like Sisley’s new fall and winter collection for example. In the City Muse collection for the fall and winter of 2013 we see an elegant ultra feminine look with an international city vibe. That means intense black, deep blue, silver and violet on the eyes, and pink and plum hues on the lips. And the skin? Next season we keep our complexion very clean and pure with subtle highlights and a soft pink flush. I bet you are wondering what that looks like, huh? Well, today is your lucky day because I am reviewing the new Sisley L’Orchidée Rose Highlighter Blush, the 2.0 version of last year’s L’Orchidée Highlighter Blush. And I suggest you sit down, because you will fall off your chair when you see this beauty.

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I told you so! What a gem this is! The packaging alone is enough to make me drool like a dog eyeing a big fat hamburger. And I haven’t even shown you the inside. Ready?

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Sigh, this makes me weak to my knees. Look at that lovely flower print, it’s so pretty. As you can see, the blush has three colors. Matte pale pink, matte bright pink, and dirty pink with tiny white specks and a bit of shimmer. Together these three create a gorgeous soft effect on the skin. I usually wear brighter blushes, but that is about to change now because I lo-lo-love how the Sisley L’Orchidée Rose Highlighter Blush looks! As the name of the product says, it’s not just a blush but a highlighter blush, and that makes this product really special. The color is soft, sweet and it really captures the light, giving my skin a lovely natural glow in the process.

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Click to enlarge | one light sweep of the Sisley L’Orchidée Rose Highlighter Blush

Oh and by the way, you can also use the highlight shade to highlight the inner corner of your eyes and your eyebrow bone, like I did here. Just grab a precision brush instead of a fluffy blush brush, et voilà.

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Click to enlarge | Isn’t the effect delicate and soft?

The texture of the blush is silky soft and light. So no powdery effect. Good, because like I said this fall and winter it’s all about clean and natural-looking skin with a delicate hint of color and some subtle highlighting. The leaves can start falling, because I am in love. And I am pretty sure it’s more than just a summer fling. This is the till-death-do-us-part kind of love. Till-I-hit-the-bottom-of-the-pan kind of love.

The Sisley L’Orchidée Rose Highlighter Blush will be available in September and will cost 96 CHF.

Do you like this highlighter blush? Does it make you look forward to next season yet?

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157 thoughts on “Preview | Sisley L’Orchidée Rose Highlighter Blush (fall & winter collection 2013)

  1. I love it, I’ve never seen a prettier one before, so elegant and beautiful. And I can tell the same about YOU! How can you possibly be so pretty and elegant? Your face is so sweet and everything looks good on you! :))))

  2. Ik vind dit echt een hele mooie blush! Zo lieflijk ook. Van mij mag het ook wel het hele jaar door zomer zijn. Ik kijk niet uit naar het volgende seizoen, make-up en mode is dan wel weer een lichtpuntje idd;)

  3. Het is dat ik lig, want het is echt een prachtige highlighter blush! Mooi sierlijk patroon erin. Elk seizoen brengt geweldige nieuwe producten om naar uit te kijken met zich mee.

  4. Oh wauw. WOW! Vorig jaar werd ik er al verliefd op, maar toen heb ik mezelf ervan kunnen overtuigen dat hij niet bij me zou passen omdat hij toen wat meer oranje was… nu is hij roze! Pfoeh, elke keer als ik hem zie word ik weer helemaal verliefd! So pretty <3

  5. Haha a new version of the orchid blush! It’s really pretty on you! I just don’t know if I’ll ever spend that much on one piece of makeup, unless I fall madly in love with it! Got to check it out now ;)

  6. The packaging is delightful. The effect is very natural but it does its highlighting job very well. The colour is super soft and delicate. I’m in love too!!
    Love

  7. I’m drooling over it too now! How amazing! I love highlighter blushes so I fell in love with this one! Fab shade, texture and effect! Looks great on you!:) Kisses! xo

  8. Wauw, volgens mij is dit de mooiste blush die ik ooit heb gezien.. vooral in verpakking/het doosje.. maar het is ook zo zacht en glimmend op je wangen. En wat slim om het ook bij je wenkbrauwen toe te voegen. I love it!

  9. Aarrrggh deze is zó mooi.. echt adembenemend mooi!! Mazzelaar dat jij ém hebt en hij staat je gorgeous!! Je ziet er weer stunning uit op de foto’s, lady!

  10. WOW!!! The inside of this blush is so pretty!I am in love with the design!
    To be honest, I kinda look forward to fall because I love the cooler nights and there are like no mosquitoes here in the fall! I swear, mosquitoes are in love with me!

  11. Wauw wat een mooie highlighter blush! Dat patroontje en de kleuren bij elkaar zijn zo mooi! <3 Het resultaat vind ik ook prachtig. Heel subtiel maar daar hou ik van! Ik ben wel benieuwd naar de volgende producten ja!

  12. Oh my goodness! this is so gorgeous! almost a piece for collection or a museum, lol! you look radiant wearing it. Do you know who carries Sisley in Switzerland, I don’t remember seeing it where I usually shop (Manor, Mariaunnaud, Muller). :)

  13. Ok, I will admit, I am not really into makeup because it intimidates me, but your blog was very interesting. I enjoyed it very much! Thank you for stopping by So What to Twenty! I will follow.

  14. Thank you so much for wishing me to get well last week! I am still feeling weak, but
    much better! You look so beautiful and this highlighter/blush is amazing! My wallet
    says grrr, hahaha, everytime I see a review here! You really show the best of the
    best and I love it! denisesplanet com

  15. c’est vrai que le boitier en soi est très joli ! quelle belle fleur ! on a presque de la peine de l’utiliser et de “l’abimer”…. et une fois utilisé en MU il est superbe !

  16. Hey ho :)
    First I must tell you: honey by marc jabobs smells lovely!
    I like the soft color of the Sisley Highlighter. Perfect for pale winterskin :)

  17. Ah I am definitely a summer person too. Moreover because I was born in Borneo, Indonesia, and just am not made for winter.
    Goh this palette is beautiful!

  18. OMG DYING!!! 1. the compact and the powder itself is SOOOOO CUTE OMG!! loves it and 2. it looks GORGEOUS on you!! i mean the most perfect flush ever it just looks like that inner-glow-from-within flush OMG you look gorgy hon!

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