The holiday collection I always hold my breath to see is here! Guerlain introduces the limited edition Crazy Paris Holiday Collection. Paying homage to Paris’ dazzling lights, the neon colors infused into this collection are as festive and fabulous as the city itself. Read on for more…
In celebration of the reopening of 68 Champs Elysees, the legendary Guerlain flagship, Crazy Paris is designed with vibrant ’68’ lettering on the cases. The limited-edition pieces in this collection are playful and incredibly charming, with nontraditional, but beautiful colors for the holidays.
The Guerlain Crazy Paris Holiday Collection includes:
There is always a shimmering fragrance powder in the Guerlain Holiday Collection and this year, it’s La Petite Robe Noire. A pump of the glamorous pink atomizer bulb dispenses the most beautiful scented shimmer powder onto skin or hair. An indulgence yes, but totally worth it.
Crazy Paris Eye Palette: $86.00
A six-pan eyeshadow/liner Eye Palette that includes four shadows in beige, copper, white and festive hot pink, plus grey and black matte powder liners can be used alone or blended together to create gorgeous, sexy eyes. I’ve been trying different looks with this palette and the colors work together beautifully. The color-payoff and pigmentation are what you’d expect from Guerlain…excellent. At first I worried about that hot pink shade, but honestly, it works great as a bit of a highlighter on the eye or swept over the grey base shade. And of course, the Guerlain holiday shadows have plenty of sparkle!
My favorite finishing powder, Météorites Pearls, is updated for holiday in a new combination of beige, purple white, gold and 2 pinks to create the perfect luminous, radiant finish. Housed in an adorable black tin with colorful lettering on the side. Just one sweep over your face sets your makeup and gives a gorgeous candelit glow. Love! If you’d rather a compact, check out the Crazy 68 Météorites Illuminating Compact ($69).
Crazy 68 Terracotta Bronzer: $69.00
I’m on record as saying that the Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer is my favorite bronzer — ever. So I almost jumped out of my chair when I saw they were including one in a holiday collection. Do NOT miss this bronzer! It has 5 shades of peach and bright pink to warm and brighten the skin. Seriously…I might never go back to a regular blush, the look is so natural and flattering! This is a must-have purchase that you won’t regret. [Note: I’m buying a backup–it’s a Holy Grail for me!]
Crazy 68 Rouge G de Guerlain: $49.50
Rouge G is one of the most beautiful lipsticks you can own and it’s been updated for holiday in a sleek black lacquered case with a hot pink button. The color inside, 863 Provocative, is a deep and vibrant pink. Who said you have to wear a red lip for holiday? I’m starting a new tradition!
Crazy 68 Rouge Automatique: $35.00
As with Rouge G, the 2013 Holiday Rouge Automatique shades also dare to wear a shiny black lacquered case with an orange neon button. Sure to make the holidays bright are 660 Illusion (subtle sparkling plum) and 661 Reflex (bold neon pink).
La Laque Couleur: $23.00
Guerlain is going non-traditional with holiday nail colors this year. Crazy Paris Sulfurous is a deep black lacquer, infused with pearlized violet to create a dazzling violet effect. At best, I could only describe it as “smoke with a shimmer”. The limited-edition Ultraviolet Top Coat provides a translucent blue finish (but under a black light it reveals a fluorescent glow!). So unexpected and beautiful! And as I said with the Madame Batifole polish from the Fall Collection, the wear and depth of color is excellent.
The Guerlain Crazy Paris Holiday Collection is available in Nordstrom, Sephora, select locations of Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus. The colors in this holiday collection are so unexpected and beautiful; do you like them or are you more of a holiday traditionalist?
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