The Clarins Spring 2012 Prodige Lip Glosses in Candy and Blackberry Smell So Good That I Can Hardly Bear It

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Wearing Clarins Prodige Lip Gloss in Blackberry

Yum, Clarins! Whose idea was it to make these new Prodige Lip Glosses in Blackberry and Candy taste and smell like red gummi bears.


Genius! He/she is a total prodigy, haha!

Sorry, couldn’t resist. ๐Ÿ™‚

And the colors? So pigmented, and yet I still like the way they pair with the soft, springy blues in the Eye Quartet Mineral Palette in Blue Sky and the sheer Instant Light Blush in Coral Tonic.

Who’d a thunk it?

Wearing Clarins Prodige Lip Gloss in Candy

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From the left: Gloss Prodige in Blackberry and Candy ($20 each), Instant Light Blush in Coral Tonic ($28)

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Wands from the left: Blackberry, Candy and Coral Tonic

Unfortunately, I have to reapply these non-sticky glosses about every 2 hours, but on the plus side, red gummi bears! — and I like how lightweight they feel.


Come on, though. For $20? A longer wear time would’ve been nice…

PRICE: $20 each
AVAILABILITY: Available now at Clarins counters and also online

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,




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  1. Marian says:

    Blackberry looks fabulous on you!

  2. Ruchita says:

    Too bad about the wear time, but the colors are pretty. I especially like Candy. Have a great Friday! We’re expecting snow and ice here in Ohio so I’ll be hunkering down in the house in my PJs. ๐Ÿ™

    • Karen says:

      Oh noes, SNOW! I can’t even imagine. Well, sometimes it’s nice to have a weekend at home. Are you all stocked up with the essentials — snacks, movies, etc.? ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Ruchita says:

        Yep, stopped at the store on the way home! Bought some tropical punch flavored vodka so I can pretend I’m somewhere warm. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Nina says:

    TGIF indeed. ๐Ÿ™‚

    im tired today and so so ready for the weekend.

    • Karen says:

      Well it’s almost here. On the west coast I’ve got t-minus six hours to go and counting, woo hoo!

      • Nina says:

        i left work before 4. i just couldnt take it anymore LOL!

        i stopped by Walgreens and got a revlon lip butter — just to cheer me up LOL!

        were staying in. the hubs is making a tenderloin and im making mashed potatoes and gravy!

  4. Bea says:

    I love blackberry ๐Ÿ™‚ it looks really pretty, shame about the wear time though

  5. Lilit says:

    Blackberry looks awesome on you, and seriously who cares about the 2hr wear time when they taste yummy! As for that necklace, I love love love it. Really brightens up your complexion.
    Lilit recently posted … I may or I may not be stuck in a hairstyle rut!

  6. Sunny says:

    Oooo both colors look so cute! I do wish they’d wear a little longer though.

    PS: Love your TGIF picture!

  7. Adrienne says:

    I was really disappointed by wear time as well, especially when they tout them as a long wearing gloss!! I also felt that they seemed to bleed or something around the edges, I could even see it if I left swatches on my hand, the edges softened and spread.

    If it weren’t for those two problems, I’d be all over the one bright pink color, 05, I forget the color name. It’s a great shade and I love it on me. Oh well, c’est la vie!

  8. artemis says:

    i love the berry-blue combo ๐Ÿ˜€

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