Aveda rehydrating lip glazes

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Aveda Nourish-mint Rehydrating lip glaze*, £15.50
available online

Aveda and makeup is still quite an oddity to me and I find it easy to forget they have their own beauty range, considering they are such a leading institute in the world of hair and styling. If you ever want a mean blowdry, then I urge you to visit the Aveda salon in London’s Holborn as it is such a blissful experience, only exaggerated more due to its position bang-slap in the middle of bustling central London.

A few months ago I was treated to a preview of Aveda’s newest beauty range, the Passion Flower Collection, and slowly but surely a few key pieces from this latest launch are slowly seeping into my everyday makeup hoard. In particular, the smoothing lip colors. Lately I’ve been testing out the rehydrating lip glazes which come in the same environmentally-friendly packaging produced from recycled newspaper and have a lip-tingling mint flavour and aroma. The colours range from soft nude and pinks to punchy reds and corals and all have a gorgeously smooth application and satin shine. The lip glazes contain pomegranate and naturally derived conditioners which protect, nourish and soften the lips and I did really notice how smooth my lips felt whilst wearing these glosses. The brighter colours have amazing pigmentation whilst the softer shades are laced with a glistening golden shimmer that makes the lips appear full and plumped. I personally love Pearl Rose and enjoy wearing it alone for a really natural finish, or layering it over a rosy-pink lipstick such as Please Me from Mac, for a beautiful muted pink lip.

Which shade is your favourite? Have you tried anything from the Aveda makeup range?

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  1. 12th January 2013 / 1:14 pm

    Gilded Lotus looks amazing! I wasn't aware that Aveda did makeup, so I'm very happy to see this post!


  2. 12th January 2013 / 1:14 pm

    I've never tried this before but they look amazing on you! I love the photos very much. I think I'd go for Star Dahlia, such a pretty colour. I'll need to buy it online though, because I think I can't buy it in stores in my country.

    Loved this post! πŸ˜€

  3. 12th January 2013 / 1:21 pm

    I have some of these glosses and they are stunning- very wearable. Plus I love Aveda's ethics! x

  4. 12th January 2013 / 1:30 pm

    They look absolutely perfect. LOVE. Especially the middle one. Love the vibrancy. You're right – it's hard to associate aveda with makeup.

    Sofia xo

  5. 12th January 2013 / 2:06 pm

    Adore the first two pink ones. Beautiful! I had no idea Aveda did make-up!

  6. 12th January 2013 / 2:32 pm

    I love star dahlia, it really suits you! I haven't ever really though of Aveda for make up but these are really nice xx

  7. 12th January 2013 / 2:35 pm

    I'm the same, I keep forgetting that Aveda do make-up as well. These look lovely, I particularly like Star Dahlia, but Pearl Rose looks beautiful for a daytime look. x


  8. 12th January 2013 / 2:45 pm

    They look all beautiful! β™₯

  9. 12th January 2013 / 4:33 pm

    Woooow, so pretty <3
    I love all the three colors on you.
    Never heard of this brand!


  10. 12th January 2013 / 5:26 pm

    I love star dahlia!

  11. 12th January 2013 / 5:56 pm

    They look amazing! Great colours πŸ™‚

  12. 12th January 2013 / 6:47 pm

    Pearl rose is such a lovely, lovely colour. Love your reviews x

  13. 12th January 2013 / 7:27 pm

    These remind me of the Nuxe lipglosses! The colours are sooo pretty.

    Zoe | zozeze.com

  14. 13th January 2013 / 12:55 pm

    I didn't realise Aveda had a beauty range, these colours look lovely! My favourite is the 'star dahlia'

    Eda β™₯

  15. 13th January 2013 / 1:17 pm

    Pearl Rose is my favourite. I've never tried Aveda at all.

    Hazel Rea – @beachrambler

  16. 14th January 2013 / 12:27 pm

    I love Pearl Rose! What a gorgeous shade, i love the multi coloured glitter pieces too! <3
    Gem x | MissMakeupMagpie.com

  17. 14th January 2013 / 5:11 pm

    I love the pearl rose one, I didn't realise Aveda did makeup either! Thanks for sharing!

  18. 18th September 2013 / 12:59 pm

    I bought Pearl Rose earlier this year and have LOVED it! However, I only bought 1 & I'm at the end of it … and I can't find this color anymore! The current colors don't have a similar shade or shimmer.

    Do you have a recommendation for a similar product to Aveda's lip shine in Pearl Rose? It's too bad; I love the product.