The colours in the Kit are Blonde Amber - a golden sand with lots of gold sparkle, Pale Satin Amethyst - a pale, blue based purple with blue microshimmer, Bronze Topaz - a metallic pink-hued bronze and Black Emerald - a deep blackened green with very refined microshimmer. All of the colours are beautifully pigmented and smooth to apply. The standout for me in terms of texture is Bronze Topaz which glides over the skin like butter.
The colours can be applied individually or layered using the signature Couches de Couleur technique. I was more nervous of applying this in layers than I was with Le Cirque. You look at the gold and amethyst and wonder how it will work but it really does. I tend to apply the purple towards the inner corner of the eye as it has a really brightening effect. Today, I am wearing the Black Emerald along the lashline with Bronze Topaz and Blonde Amber applied above in a graduated fashion and I love how that looks too. I have some pictures of the colours applied which I will share later in the week.
|Pale Satin Amethyst|
L -R: Black Emerald, Bronze Topaz, Pale Satin Amethyst and Blonde Amber
|Slightly blurred to show the shimmer|
Le Métier is not currently available in Europe but I have been assured that they will be back very soon. I suspect it will be online only to start with but that's good enough for me! In America, Le Métier de Beauté is available from Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Bergdorf Goodman. Nordstrom does International shipping but be aware that you're likely to get a hefty customs charge as it comes in to the UK. The alternative is to find a lovely American friend to help you out.
Disclosure: This palette was a very kind PR sample. I have a feeling it's because I spend so much time nattering on about them coming back. Don't worry, I will keep on fighting the good fight until they give in and return ;)