I visited NYC on a few balmy days of late August and met up with my friend Wands, also known as Xiao for everyone else. Yes, we did some beauty shopping of course. Our first stop was Le Métier de Beauté at Bergdorf Goodman, where Xiao visits 5 out of 7 days a week (probably). After she showed me the entire product lineup (literally), I managed to be sensible and pick up only one item: Le Métier de Beauté Crème Caramel Lip Creme ($36).
Le Métier de Beauté Crème Caramel Lip Creme
Crème Caramel is a vanilla-scented frosty metallic rose mauve. Like other LMdB products, layering and mixing are encouraged with Lip Cremes. I find that they are easier to mix with liquid formulas, as I can just “smoosh” them together on my lips. On its own, Crème Caramel can be a little hard for me to pull off; it is frosty and on the cool side of the spectrum. However, when worn together with other products, Crème Caramel is absolutely dazzling. It just gives lips an elegant, luscious appearance.
Here are four fresh ways that I like to wear Crème Caramel.
Layered on top of nude lipstick (MAC Freckletone Lipstick)
This is the most obvious pairing with a glossy nude like Crème Caramel. This gives my favourite nude lipstick an extra ka-pow! This is a signature Beyonce lip.
Mixed with neutral lipgloss (Revlon Sunbaked Colorburst Lipgloss)
Mixed with strawberry pink lipstick (Chanel Phoenix Rouge Allure Laque)
Are you peach or are you pink? Crème Caramel‘s golden tones totally change the look of this strawberry pink lipstick.
Mixed with red lipstick (Chanel Dragon Rouge Allure Laque)
I have to give credit to the SA at the LMdB counter at Bergdorf’s for this pairing. Red lipstick + Crème Caramel = pretty close to LMdB’s super popular Fraise Crème Lip Creme. So cute, right?
If you want to see more of LMdB Lip Cremes, then check out this post on Messy Wands for glorious ermahgerd!-inducing beauty porn, I mean, swatches.