Ah, macarons. Those universally loved bites of French confection perfection. I don’t think I’ve had a bad macaron in my life. Even the macarons at McDonald’s (yes, they sell macarons at McD’s in Europe!) are decent. Want to get your macaron fix in the form of some sweet beauty products? Read on for 15 of my macaron inspired beauty finds!
1. It’s Skin Macaron Lip Balm
It’s Skin, a popular Korean beauty brands, makes these macaron shaped lip balms in 4 delicious flavors – green apple, pineapple, grape, and strawberry. They provide hydration, a slight sheen, and of course, a a juicy, fruity flavor. Buy them here.
2. Nina Ricci La Tentatian de Nina EDT
This fruity, floral perfume was made in collaboration with Vincent Lemains, head pastry chef of the famed Ladurée luxury pastry house. With notes of raspberry jam, macaron, lemon drop, and a hint of rose, this fragrance is a sophisticated way to indulge your macaron craving.
3. Lush Bubbleroons
Toss Lush’s Bubbleroons into your bath for a “majorly moisturizing, softening and luxurious soak.” While real macarons are typically filled with buttercream or ganache, these bath bars are sealed together with coconut butter for maximum bathtime moisturization. Buy them at Lush.
4. Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée Eye Color Palette
First released in Japan, these eye palette created in collaboration with Parisian pastry house Ladurée feature five shimmering eyeshadow shades inspired by colorful macarons and other pastries in a luxurious gold case. Available here.
5. Macaron Scented Soaps
Not only do these soaps look like macarons, they smell like them too! How cute would these be in a decorative dish bowl next to your bathroom sink? Available as a set of 3 on Amazon.
6. Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée Rose Petal Blush
I’M IN LOVE! This blush, another Ladurée creation, is actually in the form of rose petals. I can imagine this being a beautiful and luxurious touch to any girl’s vanity. This blush is inspired by Ladurée’s extremely popular rose petal flavored macaron. Available here (the rose petal blush is extremely popular and sells out quickly, so if you’re keen, I’d suggest grabbing it ASAP!)
7. Macaron Trinket Box
While not technically a beauty product, I couldn’t resist including this macaron shaped trinket box on this list. Use it to carry hair ties, pins, or earrings in your purse, so you can flaunt your macaron obsession while out and about. Be proud! Buy it here.
8. Kate Spade twirl Body Creme
Kate Spade’s rich and luxurious body cream has notes of blackberry, jasmine, orange blossom, and “a touch of French macaron straight from the patisserie”. If you’ve ever wanted to smell like a French patisserie, here’s your chance! Get it at Beauty.com.
9. Lancôme La Laque Fever LipShine in Rose Macaroon
Glide this macaron-inspired lipshine on for up to a purported six hours of wear. It’s like ganache for your lips. Mmmm. Available at Nordstrom.
10. My Beauty Diary Earl Grey Tea & Macaron Sheet Mask
Asia’s mega popular sheet mask maker My Beauty Diary created this tea and macaron mask to help brighten and illuminate dull skin. It contains bergamot essential oil, sweet almond protein, and a whole host of fruit extracts to help improve the texture and clarity of the skin. Buy just 1 mask to try or a pack of 10 here.
11. Butter London Sweetie Shop Nail Lacquers
butter LONDON describes their Sweetie Shop collection as ” influenced by the soft pastels of cotton candy, milkshakes and macarons”. Hey, we could all use a few more pastel nail polishes, right? Get one (or a few!) here.
12. Voluspa Macaron Room & Body Spray
With a few sprays not only can you make yourself smell like a human-sized macaron, but also transform your entire home into a French patisserie. This sweet smelling fragrance has notes of vanilla, powdered sugar, and macaron. Get it here.
13. Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée Lip Crayon
Laduree created these fruit macaron inspired lip crayons to provide long-lasting color and moisture all in one super cute package. Available in 3 beautiful colors here.
14. Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher in ‘Rose Sugar Macaron’
Etude House’s Rose Sugar Macaron blush is a subtle, shimmery cool-toned pink – perfect for those days when you want a soft, natural flush. If you’re a sucker for girly packaging, you’ll love the included puff with pink bow. Get it here.
15. CARGO Spring Tea Tin Cream Eyeshadow Palette
Another macaron and French pastry inspired eye palette. This eyeshadow palette by CARGO features colors like Ganache, Crumpet, Macaron, and Earl Grey. Even the pastel pink case is decked out with sweet confections – cupcakes and macarons galore! Available here.
So macaron lovers, which beauty pick did you like best? Let me know in the comments!
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