Laura Mercier Makeup

Tanya Sharma
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Expect to achieve nothing less than a flawless face with Laura Mercier makeup. The luxury color cosmetics brand also features extensive lines of skincare, body and bath products, fragrances and tools.

About Laura Mercier Makeup

Founded in 1996, the self-titled line is the brainchild of Frenchwoman Laura Mercier. During her youth, Mercier attended painting school in Paris. It was there that she was inspired to switch her focus to cosmetics. After spending several years working on advertisement campaigns and magazine spreads, as well as directing Madonna's looks for television, print and film, Mercier developed a line of color cosmetics. The focus was more on classic than trendy, and the Laura Mercier makeup line eventually grew to include skincare, bath and body products and fragrances.

Products

The Laura Mercier makeup collection is comprised of classic, wearable colors that are designed to suit all skin tones.

Flawless Face

Mercier believes that beautiful makeup begins with a fresh canvas, a concept called the Flawless Face. Encouraging a woman's natural beauty, Mercier promotes clear, refreshed skin as the starting point for a beautiful makeup look. The Flawless Face collection includes the following products:

  • Foundation Primer: Smooth this colorless gel on before applying foundation. It ensures a fresh look all day long.
  • Foundation: Available in oil-free, hydrating, stick and powder formulas, Mercier's foundation leaves the skin looking natural.
  • Secret Brightener: Combat dark circles and shadows and conceal imperfections with this brightening powder.
  • Secret Camouflage: This dual-shade concealer compact makes custom blending the perfect shade a snap.
  • Secret Concealer: This rich, moisturizing concealer is meant for under-eye use only.
  • Loose Setting Powder: A dusting of loose powder gives the skin a natural, soft look that is enhanced by the product's light-reflecting ingredients.
  • Secret Finish: Apply this as a final step to achieve a radiant, healthy glow.

Color Cosmetics

The Laura Mercier makeup collection is comprised of eye color, lip color, blush, bronzers and palettes.

Eyes

Your eyes are guaranteed to stand out in a crowd when they're given the Mercier treatment. The line includes the following products:

  1. Eye shadow: Included are matte, cream and shimmer shadows, color duos, the cashmere-like Evolution of Colour for Eyes palettes and Mineral Eye Powder make up.
  2. Eyeliner: There's an everyday, basic gel eyeliner, and there's the intense Caviar Eye Liner, which gives smoldering and sexy new meaning.

Brow color, mascara and eye pencils are also part of this ever-growing collection.

Lips

Pucker up and show off your pout with a slick of gorgeous color from this diverse collection. It includes the following products:

  1. Lip colors: Creams, shimmers, sheers and glosses are available, as well as the new Evolution of Colour for Lips palette, which is soft and sponge-like in texture.
  2. Lip gloss: Whether you're looking to plump, add shimmer or achieve a glasslike shine, you'll find the solution in one of Mercier's colorful glosses.

Moisturizing lip treatments and lip liners are also available.

Cheeks

Brighten up with one of Mercier's many cheek color formulas. Among them are the following:

  1. Blush: Available in powder and cream formulas, these long-lasting colors are fresh and natural.
  2. Illuminators: Achieve a natural, healthy glow with a dusting of the Illuminating Quad or a slick of the sheer Illuminating Stick.
  3. Face Tint: Available in three fresh shades, these loose powders are formulated to resemble a natural blush.
  4. Shimmer Bloc: The unique Shimmer Bloc is an all-over highlighter that leaves the skin glowing without looking frosty.

Bronzers

Fake a gorgeous tan with one of Mercier's many bronzing products.

  1. Powder: Just a dusting of this powder will create a sun-kissed look. It's most natural when applied to the temples, nose, chin and cheekbones with a light hand.
  2. Gel: This sheer, cooling gel adds a warm glow to the skin. During the warmer months, it's perfect on clear skin, but will apply well over a tinted moisturizer, too.
  3. Pressed powder: Add a hint of shimmer while warming up your skin with this luminous powder. It is available in four shades.
  4. Loose shimmer powders: This light all-over powder imparts a soft, radiant glow. It is available in a transparent, glistening shade and a copper-bronze shade.

Palettes

Travelers in particular will appreciate the convenience that Laura Mercier's makeup palettes offer. Eye, lip and face collections are available, and a custom portfolio option allows consumers to build their own palette with their own choice of colors.

Skincare

Laura Mercier's facial skincare collection includes products for all skin types. The following products are available:

  • Cleansers
  • Scrubs
  • Toners
  • Moisturizers
  • Masks
  • Treatments

Body and Bath

Fans of sweet scents will revel in Mercier's gourmet-inspired bath and body products. Cleansers, moisturizers and scrubs are scented with the following fragrances:

  • Almond Coconut Milk
  • Au Lait
  • Clementine
  • Crème Brulee
  • Mint Leaf
  • Tarte au Citron

Fragrances

The newest addition to the Laura Mercier collection is a line of richly-scented eau de toilettes, scented with almond, coconut, vanilla, lemon and other sweet fragrances. They join the following classic eau de parfums:

  • Ambre Passion
  • Eau De Lune
  • L'Heure Magique

Where to Purchase

Laura Mercier makeup is readily available at fine department stores and online at select boutiques.

Laura Mercier Makeup