Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour, new for August!

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 26 - 2011

I was at an event last night that showcased some of Laura Mercier’s A/W collection and upcoming releases.  I have to say that although the A/W didn’t do much to whet my appetite, these little sticks of dynamite colour certainly got my attention focused.

The Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colours will be released next month across counters nationwide in a total of eight shades though only 4 were available to view last night so bear with me while I show you these for now.  They’re reminiscent of the MAC Shadesticks, if you’re familiar with those… you’ll recognise the concept.  It’s simple: a cream shadow/liner in twist-up crayon form.  The formula feels soft (unlike some of the MAC Shadesticks) and is incredibly pigmented.  The swatches shown below are maximum two/three passes against my skin.

from left to right: smoke, steel, amethyst & cocoa

They set after about 20 seconds into what is claimed to be a creaseproof, smudgeproof finish.  I did indeed have trouble removing the swatch of the darkest shade and needed the help of some heavy-duty scrubbing and a baby wipe to do the job.  I haven’t tried these on my eyes so can’t offer any opinions on longevity or blendability but I’m totally flagging them up as something to look out for, the colours on display were quite beautiful.

The complete shade range will include:

♦ Plum
♦ Amethyst
♦ Steel
♦ Sapphire
♦ Smoke
♦ Jungle
♦ Khaki
♦ Cocoa

They’ll retail at £20.50 a piece and can be used alone, over primer or under shadow to create a host of versatile looks.

Will you be interested in checking these out next month?

18 Responses to “Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour, new for August!”

  1. Vijaya says:

    Thes look like shadesticks! Sign me up!

  2. Hollie says:

    These look gorgeous! Will definitely be looking at these next month

  3. gio says:

    These look beautiful!

  4. The colours are gorgeous. Reminds me of MAC Shadesticks, but with more colour depth.

  5. Julia says:

    They’re soo pretty and even yummy looking because you know, when I like something so much they end up looking yummy…strange…

  6. meganelena says:

    I hope they blend well! I always have slight blending issues with the MAC ones, but love the ease of the crayon style application. By the way, your nail color is gorgeous, what polish did you use??

  7. I can’t wait for these to appear on counters–I love eye shadow sticks on those mornings I’m in a hurry–come to think of it, that’s pretty much every morning!

  8. I LOVE EM! Im a sucker for any LM! I’m also loving a set they have for £50 in Space NK newsletter i received Lust lust lust!

  9. Lauren says:

    These look lovely! Will be looking out for them when they launch! On a side note what nail polish are you wearing? I’m a bit in love!!
    Lauren x

  10. Leah says:

    Totes amazing! Totally out of my price bracket, but I can dream, right?!

  11. Rachel says:

    Pretty! May need to pick up some of these!

  12. CherrySue says:

    Oh Hello, Pretties!

    Think I could stretch to one but which one?!

    Ta for the heads up :)

  13. I love Laura Mercier products, so I will definitely be scoping these out. What is the name of the third swatch from the left, the one that looks like taupey goodness?

  14. Marta says:

    They look exactly the same as the Kiko Eyeshadow sticks (which are brilliant and much better then Mac shadesticks) but 3 times more expensive…

  15. I really like the look of Steel.

  16. Annie says:

    Ahh I love your nail polish! What color is that? I know this is completely irrelevant to your post, but I just had to ask!!

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