Fall 2015 at Lise Watier is all about the eyes. Lise Watier’s eyeshadows are one of my absolute favourite eyeshadow formulas, and this season’s new releases aren’t any different. There are so many winners in this collection; and despite that this collection is all eye makeup, it’s quickly jumped to be one of my favourite releases this season.
The limited edition Eyevolution Quartet (C$37) is the star of the collection, featuring a new cream-like powder formula that yields high colour payoff with an irresistibly smooth texture and extended wear time. It contains four shades – a satin light pink, a shimmery sand, a shimmery medium purple grey, and a shimmery charcoal. These eyeshadows feel amazingly soft and silky, almost like a cream. Pigmentation is incredible, one swipe and you get intense colour payoff to create a beautiful smokey look.
The Extreme Hold CC Eye Primer (C$27), new and permanent for fall 2015, is a tinted eye primer that helps to improve colour intensity and wear of your eye makeup. It comes in a matte beige shade that blends in perfectly with my NC25 light medium skin tone. I have very oily lids and I found that this does help to extend the wear time of my eye makeup to about the 10 hour mark and then I will see minor creasing. It doesn’t really improve the colour intensity of my eye makeup though; the colours apply more or less true to colour as when I apply on bare skin. The CC primer just provides a slightly tacky base for the powder eyeshadow to stick on. My biggest dislike of this product is the applicator – I found it extremely hard to control how much product I want dispensed. My eyelid area isn’t very big, so this product dispenses way more product than necessary. I also dislike using the specially-designed zamak alloy applicator as I prefer to use a brush or my fingers to blend this on my lids.
Also new and permanent for fall 2015 is the Ombre Velours Supreme (C$25), the matte sister of their highly popular Ombre Souffle Supreme. As with the Ombre Souffle Supreme, the Ombre Velours Supreme contains the powerful anti-aging Labrador Tea extract, packed within a creamy eyeshadow. The shade I have is Sable Velours, which is a nude-y, light pink shade that makes a great eyeshadow primer, or to create a, easy, natural daytime look. The Ombre Velours Supreme is more creamy than the gel-cream texture of the Ombre Souffle Supreme, and it dries down to a matte finish. Colour payoff is quite good, being mostly opaque in one swipe.
Lastly, we also have the Mascara Dramatique Intense 3D (C$24) and the Intense Waterproof Eyeliner (C$22). The Mascara Dramatique is a regular collection item but repackaged for the Eyevolution collection. It contains a really fat, pyramid shaped brush to create drama, volume, and definition. The Intense Waterproof Eyeliner comes in eight new and permanent shades for 14 hours of water-resistant, smudge-free wear.
Lise Watier Fall 2015 collection is available from now to end of October, so be sure to check this out in store while it’s still available! My recommendations are the Eyevolution Palette and the Ombre Velours Supreme.
From left to right: Lise Watier CC Eye Primer, Ombre Velours Supreme in Sable Velours, and Eyevolution Quartet
Wearing Lise Watier CC Eye Primer as a base, and Eyevolution Quartet on the eyes