Lip Lust: Le Metier de Beaute Papaya Creme

Remember how there was one Le Metier de Beaute gloss that slipped away (aka out of stock)? I ordered it off of Neiman Marcus Online last week (they had free shipping!), and it arrived yesterday. I thought I’d share it, because I love, love, LOVE IT!

The color is Papaya Creme ($36), and it’s this beautiful, shimmering shade of coppery-peachy-gold. The color itself is stunning (at least to me!), but the magic lies in the gloss’ pigmentation and wearing power. It goes on so much like it swatches, and in a gloss, this doesn’t happen nearly enough (Hello Kitty glosses, I’m talkin’ to you!). These glosses also wear for hours without touchups required, too!

See a skin swatch and product image of Papaya Creme…

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A little bit, but the shimmer is REALLY fine. I can feel some grittiness to the La Laque glosses, but these feel like butter!

Beautiful, somehow this reminds me of Expensive pink e/s, pink/bronze colour. Although I’m at a loss what kind of blush/ eye combination would pair up perfectly with this. I am not good with colours!

I’m so glad that you photographed this. I saw an image of this the other day on MUA, and fell in love, but had yet to see it on anyone. Now I know it would be $36 well spent 🙂

So can I assume that you can get this at Neiman Marcus? I’ve never been inside one but this might be the reason for me to go in for the first time!!!

Only some Neiman Marcus’ carry them, I think. In fact, I’m not even sure of that 🙁 I know Bergdorf’s in NYC had an actual counter, and I know you can buy it online at both Bergdorf’s and Neiman’s, just not for sure in-store!

I just saw this and fell in love! The free shipping thing was still going on so I just purchased it. But that price is crazy so I just had to knock off a couple of glosses on my upcomming mac list. =(

Can somebody help me with this? I can’t seem to find out how much is in that tube of lipgloss? Either grams or ounces will help. Online doesn’t give up that info. Thanks soooo much in advance!!!

Wow, $30.00 is the most Im willing to pay for a lip gloss but I just had to get online and order this, I love it…..thank you!!!!

I love this but $36 for a lipgloss?? That’s hard for me to swallow. Don’t know if it’s worth it… But it is absolutely beautiful!

I can’t think of any from MAC, and I don’t know NARS’ lip line well enough to say either way — I can’t think of any though.

I finally broke down and bought this Christine! I tried not to because of the price but I keep coming back to it. I ordered it from NM too. I hope it looks as good on me as it does on you! 🙂

This arrived last night (super fast shipping, I ordered on Tues!) and I’m in LOVE. The consistency is incredible and is it me, or does this smell like yummy cookies or some kind of dessert?? I have to say I think this is the best lippie I’ve ever had. Goes on like a gloss but has more of a lipstick texture. Thanks for the recommendation. My wallet is crying but I’m smiling! lol

Oh, and one more question… Do you have this in any other color? I would love to see swatches if you do. I admit, $36 is a lot to pay for a lippie but if it’s perfect, I wouldn’t need to buy anymore from anywhere else.

i love this color!!!!!!
i got the apricot creme but feels a bit pale.
Have u ever try the clear brilliant lip gloss? how is that one? i’m kind into that since i like sheer briliance more than lip creme.

I think that one does run a bit pale. Still pretty, though! Layer a bit over a deeper lipstick to make it seem less pale, too.

I have – they’re pretty, though I prefer the cremes more (more pigmented!).

ok, so gorgeous!!!! I know I’m a bit late on the band wagon for this one, but I was just looking at your favorite lip glosses and this one stopped me in my tracks! I just had to order it. $39.00 with shipping is a tough pill to swallow for a gloss, but I think it’ll be worth it! Thanks for the recommendation!

That color is beautiful, I just ordered it! I have an obsession with this brand, probably because its so exclusive. It’s like the forbidden makeup lol. Do you have any of the Color Moisture lipstick that you can swatch? I search the web for swatches and rarely come across them or never find the right color. I have Cannes and its beautiful but not an everyday color, I’m dying to see a pink/nude everyday shade, if you have any please swatch them! The lipstick is amazing like the gloss!

Have you tried NARS Sandpiper lipgloss? I found it quite similar to this swatch, but I haven’t try this in person…

I hope it can be a lower price dupe! :]

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