Last night, Kanye West tooted his own horn about having "the audacity to put Anna Wintour next to Donald Trump." Bold, but had he had the audacity to combine face oil with foundation, he would have been first to *that* market, which would have then allowed for the vertical integration of his artist-merchant dreams. C'est la vie.
Beating Yeezy to the punch with its first color product, chichi skincare brand RéVive launches Le Tint Moisturizing Veil—a nourishing oil in which light-enhancing pigments are suspended—in September. The hype: a special protein-rich formula that promotes cell turnover; imperfection-blurring sheer coverage; and zero parabens/sensitive-skin-disrupting ingredients. Cool! But how does it feel?
One hesitant pump of the dropper dispenses more than enough to cover one's face, first of all, so if the price ($105 for 1 oz.) seems prohibitive, know that that bottle would probably last you well into 2017—longer if you're more prudent than me and don't try to smear it around with your fingers. By the second application, however, I'd gotten it down to a science: two drops onto the back of your hand, dip BeautyBlender (wet or dry), and pat onto moisturized skin concentrating on the inner corners, between the brows, around the nose, and anywhere you've got redness. (It definitely provides enough coverage for spots, though you might still want to go back in to do some pinpoint concealing.)
The whole point of this product, according to its creator Dr. Gregory Bays Brown, is that "anything you apply to your face should have therapeutic benefit—otherwise, it's a missed opportunity to treat your skin." And when you think of Le Tint like that—as a time-stopping device, a cosmetic, *and* steps three through six (ish) of your skin routine all in one—it can't really get any more appealing.