The countdown for the Top 10 Beauty Classics You Must Own has officially reached the top 3! These beauty must haves are all classics and cult favorites in their own right. We've detailed their history, the inspiration behind the product, and what makes it such a tried and true favorite. These are products everyone has tried and everyone still loves, years after they have launched. Makeup may come and go, but there are just some products that just belong in every woman's makeup bag.
At #3 on our countdown: Yves Saint Laurent's Touché Éclat
Considered to be one of the best beauty secrets for women and professional makeup artists alike, Yves Saint Laurent's Touché Éclat is the secret to flawlessly illuminated skin.
Touché Éclat is said to capture 8 hours of sleep with the click of a pen. Dark circles, fine lines and signs of fatigue are no match for this golden wand of beauty. Created with radiance-boosting Luminocaptide Complex, skin is instantly illuminated, so you look rested and refreshed-even if you've been up for hours.
For over twenty years, Touché Éclat has been a must have in the bags of makeup lovers other world over. The product's ability to brighten and deliver a gorgeous natural-looking glow was no match for heavy, chalky foundations on the market. This cult classic quickly earned beauty hall of fame status; with one Touché Éclat sold every ten seconds since its launch on 1991.
Touche Éclat is super versatile. Now available in 22 shades, it's reflective pigments work wonders all over the face. The formulas reflective pigments help to accentuate cheekbones, disguise under eye shadows, hide signs of aging, make lips look fuller, and contour the nose.
Yves Saint Laurent's Touché Éclat is also a favorite among celebrities. Penelope Cruz, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Rita Ora, and Anne Hathaway. Awards for Touché Éclat include Elle Magazine's "Hall of Fame High Lighter" and InStlyle's Best Beauty Buys 2013.
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