There’s something about makeup products that are inspired by real-world things that makes the buying (and wearing) experience extra special. Unsure of what we’re talking about? A few of our favorites include makeup inspired by our favorite old Christmas movies, our fave foodsand one of our favorite game from the 90s, Super Mario Bros. I don’t know about you, but when there comes a day that I’m #blessed with some sort of obscure makeup product inspired by pizza, I will be living my best life.
If you or someone you know is obsessed with traveling, or at least, the idea of traveling, we’re about to make your day: We rounded up the best city-inspired beauty products out there. So if you’re dreaming of eating a baguette in front of the Eiffel Tower or taking a tropical getaway to Honolulu, these products will help put your relentless wanderlust on hold (for a few minutes, anyway).
TheNYX Professional Makeup Wanderlust Collection is a special addition set that contains makeup inspired by a specific city. In the kit, you’ll get four eyeshadows, one blush, one illuminator and one Soft-Matte Lip Cream. Choose from 12 different cities and discover which city your vibe and personality matches. I’m personally loving the colors in the New York set, below.
Pair your baguette with an eclair, or at least eclair-inspired nail polish like Essie Éclair My Love. This bright berry tone red shade will help you channel the “French Girl” beauty look you’ve been vying for.
Maison Margiela Replica perfume is inspired by “familiar scents and moments of varying locations and periods.” The Replica Tea Escape Perfume, in particular, embodies the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, as well as a quaint tea service at the heart of all the chaos.
The Lancôme Auda in London eyeshadow palette is inspired by the streets of London. It’s outer packaging has a gorgeous design in London, which was created by Lisa Eldridge, the Lancôme Global Makeup Creative Director.
If you’re frequently dreaming about vacationing to Hawaii, this Floral Blush in Honolulu Hideaway from BH Cosmetics might just be the next best option. The blush contains a bright and deep shade that can be worn individually or mixed together to create a sitting-on-the-beach glow.
This limited-edition Bronx Colors City of Angels eyeshadow palette contains six unique-colored shadows that are inspired by Los Angeles. The case also features cool, hypnotic artwork that LA-lovers will appreciate.
About the Author:Marisa is an assistant beauty editor at Makeup.com where she's responsible for creating content that inspires, informs and influences readers. She's obsessed with trying new beauty products, hoards a crazy amount of lipstick and her second love (besides makeup) is food. Her work has also appeared in Domino Magazine, StyleCaster, Guest of a Guest and Jeannine Morris Media.