L’Occitane Pivoine Flora Collection Lipstick in Fuschia Is Perfect for Casual Fridays

Published in: Makeup, Product Reviews

Of the products I’ve played with so far from the new limited edition L’Occitane Pivoine Flora collection, my favorite has to be the Lipstick in Fuschia ($15, one of four shades; yes, here Fuschia is spelled with an ‘s’ before the ‘chia’).


It gets the pigment just right, walking that fine line between mediocre pigmentation and high-maintenance, with a finish that still looks natural even with its subtle shine. Perfect for days when I want a casual lip look without the blinding bling of a gloss.

Wear time clocks in at around two and a half hours — pretty good considering how thin and slippery it feels. The rose scent and flavor are nice touches, too, although I do detect a hint of wax. Luckily, it dissipates within a few minutes.

And they’re priced right in line with MAC Lipsticks, which isn’t bad. When it comes to these lippies, I’m a big fan. ๐Ÿ™‚


PRICE: $15 each
AVAILABILITY: Available now at L’Occitane stores and also online

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,




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  1. Swathi says:

    That lippie looks divine and so do you Karen !!! You look like a competitor straight outta ANTM !!!

  2. Eesha says:

    That lipstick looks superb and so do you Karen. Does it has some glitter in it (appear in the swatch) or is the shine because of lighting??

  3. Terri says:

    That color is lovely on you! When I first heard fuschia, I thought that the color would be aggressively bright, but it is actually quite lovely.

    I hope you are doing well! Do you have big plans for the holiday weekend?

  4. Jessi says:

    Oh, the color is so pretty! I’m definitely going to have to hunt it down. And Karen, you look AMAZING in these pictures. You are always photogenic, but these are extra beautiful today. ๐Ÿ™‚
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  5. Cassy says:

    I like it! You are looking especially amazing in your entire makeup/outfit ensemble today.
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  6. shiny says:

    Holy mackerely! I suspect the eye is teh same as the Surf Baby in the previous article, but the Fuschia lippie makes it pop!

    The whole look is amazing, and the eyes are like *wow*

    (Come back to Toronto, and bring Tabs this time ๐Ÿ™‚ )

  7. Shannon says:

    Ooh, man, LOVE! Super pretty and right up my street! I’ll have to look into getting some of this stuff.

  8. Marian says:

    You look especially beautiful!

  9. Elizabeth says:

    You look amazing in those pics!!

  10. Martha says:

    I really love your eyes here! Gorgeous lipstick as well.
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  11. Vijaya says:

    OMG, this looks so amazing. Karen, thanks for doing this review: I never look to L’Occitane for makeup, so I wouldn’t have found this on my own! =D
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  12. Shirley says:

    Karen, you hair looks amazing! Can you do a hair tutorial of this ‘do? It’d be perfect for the warm weather ahead!

  13. Mandy says:

    You look flawless in these pictures!!

  14. kelliegonzo says:

    oh my god you look absolutely amazing in this photo! srsly the most beautiful i’ve ever seen you look (which says A LOT!!)
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  15. gio says:

    You look gorgeous! And that lipstick is very pretty!

  16. larie says:

    You look absolutely gorgeous, Karen! Where is that top from? And these lipsticks are so tempting!
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  17. Your post on the line have got me intrigued. What’s on your eyes in this picture? Stunning!
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  18. Claudenka says:

    you look stunning with your hair up…now we can see your face more clearly ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. BeccaTheCyborg says:

    I love the lipstick, but OMG, you look even more stunning than usual! *goes back to lurking*

  20. Helene says:

    I love your makeup Karen! You look fresh, young and adorable!!

  21. Kacey says:

    Wow, I especially love your look today (and it looks like I’m not the only one!). Gorgeous : ) What foundation combo are you using? And is that your new nifty mascara combo I spy on your lashes? ๐Ÿ˜›

  22. Sandy says:

    karen you are beautiful, i love how your eyes pop, what mascara are you wearing? i am loving the lipstick, i might have to pick up the fuschia color!! fabulous!

  23. I really like your look here, very urban chic!

  24. Michelle Lena says:

    Never mind the lipstick, your eyes look beautiful! Is that a green eyeliner?

  25. KAREN says:

    can i just say that you look ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!

    Have a great holiday weekend Karen

    =) Karen

  26. Nina says:

    gorgeous lipstick — looks awesome on you!

    took a much needed break this afternoon – had a pedi and my brows done. ๐Ÿ™‚

    then we had dinner at a great hole in the wall chinese place.

    im a happy camper.

  27. Soo says:

    that green/teal(?) under your eyes looks lovely, Karen!
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  28. luv2smilexo says:

    that looks amazing! Do you find it particularly drying or moisturizing at all?
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  29. Ann says:

    your makeup looks amazing love it!!!

  30. ashley says:

    wowww i LOVEEEE that jacket!

  31. 53 says:

    Love your makeup in this! I thought the review was for your eyeliner or an eyeshadow colour on your eyes..

  32. Naj says:

    Wow, you seriously look about 20 in this post. How’s the moisture level for this?

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