Laura Mercier Mini Lip Glace Set for Holiday 2011 Review, Swatches, Photos

Listen up lipgloss lovers.

I’ve convinced the best lipgloss on the market, which doesn’t get nearly enough love, is Laura Mercier’s Lip Glace. Everyone talks about MAC Lipglass, Bobbi Brown Lipgloss, etc…including me but the real star of the show is Laura Mercier Lip Glace. I’m fully convinced and now it’s my responsibility to convince the rest of the beauty junkies out there.

Switch lipglosses now! You need Lip Glace in your collection! You need several! You can get several, the new Laura Mercier Mini Lip Glace Set Holiday Set is the key!


In all seriousness, I’m chalking these up to the best glosses I’ve tried. I own a few but not nearly as many as I should and I don’t know why that is. Insanity perhaps.

It’s one of the few gloss products that has a full color payoff with a comfortable, long wear. Part of the main appeal of Lip Glace is the fact they have such great pigment and even the sheerer ones still manage to enhance the natural pigment of your lips in a beautiful way. I’m in love with the amount of color that goes into each gloss and that is one reason to simply adore these glosses.

Don’t get me wrong…I like lipstick but I find I can’t wear it without a little gloss on top. And I like lipgloss but I find that I can’t wear many of the shades I’d like without a little lipstick or stain underneath to get the best color pay off and drama from the gloss.

With Lip Glaces I can skip the lipstick stage, skip the stain, and head straight for the gloss. Each gloss leaves behind a full color finish with just the right amount of shine to give lips a fuller more beautiful appearance. The formula is thinner than a MAC Lipglass and a heck of alot less sticker. The lighter texture glides onto lips evenly and wears quite long, say four or five hours without a touch up or eating. They don’t have a terribly tacky, sticky feel but you’re still benefit from a longer wear time without such an uncomfortable formula.

At $48 for five mini lipglosses you may say you can find a better Holiday gloss set option and you’d be right. There are alot cheaper options out there at the moment with alot more to offer but the $48 or $9.60 per a gloss is all about the quality. Would you rather have a bunch of lipglosses for less with a subpar formula or a few that have an excellent formula?

Laura Mercier Mini Lip Glace Set for Holiday 2011 is a selection of five glosses in the following shades:

  • After Hours: soft, nude, golden peach.
  • Sparkling: iridescent beige.
  • Blush: creamy brown rose.
  • Rose: shimmering blushing rose.
  • Quartz: golden brownie.

I thought this set contained a beautiful selection of universally flattering shades and a great introduction to Lip Glaces if you’ve never tried them. It reminded me why I should be adding more of these fabulous lipglosses to my collection.

This one is Muse Approved for purchase. I know it’s a little expensive but I think you’ll be very surprised and happy with how amazing these glosses truly are.


Available at Laura Mercier counters or online for a limited time at

If you’re a Lip Glace fan I’d love to hear your thoughts!


This review contains a sample product sent for consideration by PR.
Read my full disclosure statement here.

  • 10/28/11 14:40 Amber:

    YAY!!! I am a new reader of your blog (literally, just started yesterday) and I am soooo happy you just showed some love to the Lip Glace! I used to be all about this lipgloss about 6 years ago, and for some reason I just stopped buying it – I have no idea why. Fast forward to Sephora Friends & Family sale, and I just picked up the 4-pc holiday set and Ambre Rose! I’m totally in love with these lipglosses again, and totally going to buy this holiday set, too!


    • 10/28/11 14:55 the Muse:

      Hi Amber happy to meet you :) I have a few but not alot in my collection and keep kicking myself for not having more, they are just so great! Great pick on the four piece set at Sephora ;-D def a good time to stock up with the sale on!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3! thanks for the comment!


  • 10/28/11 14:49 Miss PK:

    why o why did i past these up .. never tried lm’s version, but i love me some lip gloss! thanks muse!


    • 10/28/11 14:54 the Muse:

      try them miss pk! very worth a pick up imho! :) you’re most welcome dear!


  • 10/28/11 22:40 Isis:

    I have never tried Laura Mercier, but I am tempted now


    • 10/31/11 10:17 the Muse:



  • 10/28/11 23:34 catazure:

    I wish I had read this before I used my F&F code! I love good lipgloss (lancome plumper, disc. and Buxom are my current faves).


  • 10/29/11 10:38 Susan K:

    I had this set in my initial F&F Sephora cart, but it didn’t make the final cut. The colors just didn’t seem too exciting, and a little pricy for not full size. I always agree with your reviews though, so I might have to reconsider!


    • 10/31/11 10:15 the Muse:

      susan I think the set you saw on Sephora is different, that’s the nude set, this is another set available at Laura Mercier.


  • 10/30/11 13:51 Stelladiva:

    One of my new years resolutions will be to cut down on the cosmetics spending. Insane you might think but you haven’t seen my inventory and I routinely toss too. So I think I’ll pick these up (still need to use my sephora F&F) to reward myself throughout the year.


    • 10/30/11 17:01 Stelladiva:

      Different set on sephora but still like those colors!


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