A Different Way to Wear Jewels

Posted by on Dec 23, 2011 in Featured, Gem Trends | 10 Comments

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Peridot, Black Pearl and Quartz; Estee Lauder Pure Color Eyeshadow Palette - Emerald Oasis No. 09; Tarina Tarantino Fleur de Lash – Faceted; Aveda Tourmaline Charged Hydrating Creme; Gemology Anti-Wrinkle Cream; MAC Semi-Precious Mineralize Eye Shadow – Hint of Sapphire; Nars Trio Eyeshadow – Okinawa; Lancome Ageless Mineral with White Sapphire Complex; Christian Dior – B&G Lipstick No. 865 Ruby; Sephora Eyelash Curler – Amethyst; Sephora Nano Eyeliner – Sapphire Blue; Sephora Jewel Tweezers; Mark Juice Gems; Paco Rabanne Lady Million Perfume; Dior Diorskin Shimmer Star - Amber Diamond

A few weeks ago a co-worker and I came into the office wearing the same nail polish. Now, this wouldn’t be such a big deal, but the polish just so happened to be Chanel “Peridot” – apparently working at a jewelry company has rubbed off on us in more ways than we realized.

This peridot party got us thinking about all the make-up out there that is named after jewelry. The two are oddly related in more ways than one would think. Fascinated by our discovery, we compiled a collection of current beauty products that all have gem themes.

It’s surprising how many products out there actually are based off jewelry. Besides “Peridot,” Chanel also makes “Black Pearl” and “Quartz” nail polish colors. Tarina Tarantino “Faceted” mascara has flecks of glitter to give your eyes a jewel-like sparkle. Gemology’s Creme is made from diamond dust and Lancome’s powder has a white sapphire complex. We can’t get over how cool Dior’s “Ruby” lipstick is and Paro Rabbene’s “Lady Million” perfume bottle is reminiscent of the Regent diamond, which is on display at the Louvre and is considered the most beautiful diamond in the world.

This was quite possibly the most fun I’ve had working on a post. Now I just wish that I could try out every product (while wearing the matching  jewels, of course)!

We hope you indulge yourself this weekend whether it’s with food, friends, fancy make-up or festive gems.

Happy Holidays!