Guerlain Maxi Shine Lip Gloss
- Gives lips a shimmering, radiant, and plumping finish
- Adds shiny, vibrant color
- Helps instill a supple look
How It Works
The gloss’s oil composition creates a moisturizing barrier to give lips a dewy look and help ensure softness.
Ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, polybutene, and C18-36 acid triglyceride
- Lip gloss
- Red Pow (#421) or Tangerine Vlam (#441) shades
In 1828, Pierre-François-Pascal Guerlain opened a perfume shop in Paris. Behind his simple storefront, he began to dabble in perfume-making himself. By the 1850s, he was bottling custom fragrances for royalty, including Eau Imperiale for Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III; Queen Isabelle of Spain; Sissi, the Empress of Austria; and the Grand Duke Alexandrovich. Queen Victoria wore “Jicky,” and 100 years later, so did Jackie O.
Today—five generations later—the company’s in-house “nose” continues to create new fragrances. They also introduced a line of skincare products and makeup. Vogue writes that the company “still, today, has all the elegant, exclusive cachet it had during the Second Empire.”