12 Beauty Products So Pretty You Almost Won't Want to Use Them
Let’s be real: It’s difficult not to judge a book by its cover. And since first impressions count for quite a bit, it’s only inevitable that when it comes to beauty products, we’ll sometimes choose pretty packaging over effectiveness on our checklist of reasons to splurge. That said, our roundup of dazzlingly packaged products features an array of bronzers, balms, nail polishes, shampoos, and more must-haves that work as well they look—and that's a double whammy we just can’t say no to.
Click through the gallery to see which pretty packaged product will suit all of your beauty needs.
Christian Louboutin Rouge Louboutin Nail Colour
Inspired by the tallest heel Christian Louboutin ever created called the Ballerina Ultima, this bright red color is perfect for all skin tones.
Too Faced Pink Leopard Blushing Bronzer
As if the leopard print wasn't enough to catch your attention, this long-lasting universal bronzer is your answer to an all-day shimmer.
Hourglass Modernist Eyeshadow Palette
These five complementary shades don't only blend beautifully on the palette, but also on the eyes as well.
tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush
Not only is this blush infused with clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon River (just look at that detail!), it will grant a long-lasting, flawless finish for up to 12 hours.
($28; sephora.com )
Too Faced The Chocolate Bar Eye Palette
Chocolate-scented makeup? Score! Just as this array of 16 shades will leave you with that extra pop of color, you will also be left smelling like (and probably craving) chocolate.
Looking to relax? This purple and gold-dusted bath bomb isn't only bright and sparkly, it also leaves behind an apple cinnamon scent, a perfect bathtime treat.
Tony Moly Mini Cherry Lip Balm
As if the packaging didn't already give it away, this cherry-flavored balm works to help soften and plump lips.
It's hard to pass up a black studded bottle with gold trim, especially when it is thought up by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. This scent grants a sophisticated, feminine feel, a must-have for your fragrance collection.
Ciaté Doll House Set
A young girl's favorite toy turned into a grown woman's favorite beauty product, this doll house set of polishes will leave you with the perfect pastel mani.
R+Co Gemstone Color Shampoo and Conditioner
Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition Brush Set
This brightly-patterned, limited edition brush set is ideal for all your makeup application needs.