The Story of Guerlain’s magical Meteorites Pearls

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Ever wondered how a meteorite is made? We’re talking Guerlain’s shimmery macaron-shade marvels from Planet Beauty.

As the Spring 2015 makeup collections start landing in stores this month, Emma at Escentual.com reveals the story behind Guerlain’s iconic Les Meteorites de Guerlain.

Once up on a time, in 1987…

“In 1987, Guerlain launched something rather curious: a loose powder pressed into pearls, each one a different, bonbon-like colour. The magic of Guerlain Meteorites was born.

This new invention would go on to cause a stir. As functional as they are beautiful, each coloured pearl performs a very specific function; pink for a healthy glow, green to camouflage redness, white to illuminate, and gold for an iridescent effect. This alchemy of colours creates unparalleled radiance for the complexion. And now, over 25 years on, the secrets of Meteorites are revealed…”

Read the full story at  “THE MAKING OF GUERLAIN’S METEORITIES”

Photos: Escentual.com 

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…and last but not least, don’t these look pretty enough to eat?

Guerlain’s NEW Meteorites Perles de Blush are part of the new Guerlain Les Tendres collection for Spring, now at Escentual.com

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