Givenchy has launched two new unique highlighters, taking forward their complexion expertise and the latest technological advances with Givenchy Teint Couture Radiant Drop and Givenchy Teint Couture Shimmer Powder. With fluid and compact textures, they are both practical, beautiful, and must-have products this season, all thanks to Nicolas Degennes with the excellent work and creativity.
Givenchy Teint Couture Radiant Drop
Givenchy Teint Couture Radiant Drop is an illuminating base which gives a dewy finish, not limited to as a base but is a multi-use product to highlight, freshen the face, and illuminate it. The formula has light, pearly texture with very fine coated particles and pigments. The packaging is in a metallic bottle in the same shade as the product inside. the dual pipette precisely delivers the desired amount of product, while its brush tip enables the targeted application.
For a fresh, natural, and subtle effect, a few drops can be blended with a little day cream or foundation before applying to the face with fingers or with a brush.
For a targetted dewy effect, it can be applied after applying the foundation on the areas of the face that typically catches the light, like the high points of the face.
‘Using the brush, add touches to the inner corner of the eye then pat with the tip of your finger. This is perfect for highlighting the eyes. If you have dark circles, add a tiny drop under the eye and blend with the tips of your fingers.', says Nicolas Degennes.
The Teint Couture Radiant Drop is available in two universal shades – a soft pink and a subtle gold to give the skin abundant radiance. I have swatched the shade Pink in the picture below.
Givenchy Teint Couture Shimmer Powder
Givenchy Teint Couture Shimmer Powder is a powder highlighter with a shimmering finish. It contains no talc and has no textured effect. It leaves a silky veil of extremely fine pearly powder and transparent illuminating pigments. The formula is buildable and gives a sparkling effect of variable intensity that catches the light. The black lacquered box of this limited edition powder has a compact gel with a raised motif inspired by Couture lace. The ‘zero texture' formula lends itself to layering in order to redesign curves, blur imperfections, and provide the desired dose of radiance.
It can be applied on the face with a blusher brush or even a finger to blend it on the cheekbones. On the body, it can be used on the cleavage or top of shoulders to create a silky veil that blends with the nude skin.
‘For an ultra modern lined effect, take up a small quantity of product using a narrow brush and apply it on the edges of the lips, add lipstick than a last touch of highlighter to the central curve.', says Nicolas Degennes.
Teint Couture Shimmer Powder is available in two radiant shades – Pink and gold, Pink suits fair skin tones for a translucent complexion while Gold adds a sunny radiance to the deeper complexions. I have swatched shade Pink in the picture below.
I have tested and swatched shade Pink for both Givenchy Teint Couture Radiant Drop and Givenchy Teint Couture Shimmer powder. At first, I thought these will not look natural or suit my medium tan skin tone but as I used them, they look very natural and do blend in nicely into the skin without looking too pinky or ashy on skin tone. The staying power is nice, stays on for a whole day. Intensity can be built as needed, I use minimal for everyday wear and go heavy handed for the night. But I am very much interested in checking out and comparing the Gold shade in both as they are more inclined towards deeper complexions. They both are worth checking out and as the holiday season is approaching, these are definitely going to add some extra shine and sparkle to your holidays and to your mood as they are adding to mine. Givenchy Teint Couture Radiant Drop and Givenchy Teint Couture Shimmer powder are available at Holt Renfrew and Sephora Canada.