I’ve become freakin’ obsessed with coral this summer. It’s a flattering color when I’m fair and stays that way once I get a tan, so it’s a perfect shade for the warmer months of the year AND year round. I have a big coral post coming up soon, but in the meantime I wanted to introduce you to two lippies I’ve been loving lately from Elizabeth Arden. They’re slightly different from one another but both are gorgeous shades of coral that I think you’ll love! 

summer corals elizabeth arden cover.jpgpress samples, affiliate links

Elizabeth Arden Summer Escape Beautiful Color Gloss Stick in Coral Reef is a lipgloss crayon. I’m pretty much obsessed with lip crayons and I can always find an excuse to add one to my collection. This one is soft and creamy and almost a bit waxy. In several swipes you can build the color up to more of a medium coverage but it goes on pretty sheer at first. It lasts a couple hours on me if I’m not eating or drinking.

elizabeth arden coral lipstick.jpgBeautiful Color Moisturizing Lipstick in Mandarin is a richer and longer lasting color. This is a very soft and smooth formula and my lips felt SO good during and after wearing this. This lipstick has Volulip technology, which is meant to seal in moisture to give the lips a fuller, more sumptuous appearance and also to firm lips. I definitely thought this wore well and looked great on and after several hours it was still going strong. It left behind a nice stain but didn’t fully disappear even after eating and drinking. I also have to mention I love the luxurious tube it comes in- so pretty! 

elizabeth arden swatchesAs you can see above, Coral Reef is lighter, sheerer, oranger. Mandarin is a darker coral and more opaque.

coral reef elizabeth arden.jpgCoral Reef is part of the limited edition summer collection and retails for $19.50. 

mandarin elizabeth arden.jpgMandarin looks to be part of the permanent collection and retails for $25.

Be on the lookout for these this summer! Maybe you can pick them up and qualify for a gift with purchase! Which is your favorite?

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27 Comments on Summer Lipsticks from Elizabeth Arden

  1. Nidia Doherty
    July 1, 2014 at 12:44 am (3 years ago)

    I’m with you – I have been lusting after coral this year – nail polish, lippies, even blush and eyeshadows! I just picked up a red-orange coral like Mandarin from Hope Girl through that Korean store Memeshop. Like you, I can’t stop picking up chubby lip crayons, either… it’s an addiction!

    • Justina
      July 1, 2014 at 11:37 am (3 years ago)

      I seriously own way too many! It’s not healthy!

  2. Laura
    July 1, 2014 at 2:18 am (3 years ago)

    these are super pretty lip shades!

  3. FabZilla_Kath
    July 1, 2014 at 2:36 am (3 years ago)

    I love coral too! Both shades look gorgeous on you.

  4. Destany
    July 1, 2014 at 8:24 am (3 years ago)

    Oooh I like them both, but Mandarin is very nice!

  5. Brittany
    July 1, 2014 at 9:26 am (3 years ago)

    I so wish I could rock corals but they are always too cool on me. Coral Reef looks so pretty on you!

  6. Jessica W
    July 1, 2014 at 10:08 am (3 years ago)

    Coral Reef is my favorite on you, but I’d gravitate towards Mandarin.

  7. jamie @makeuplifelove
    July 1, 2014 at 10:13 am (3 years ago)

    Super pretty. I am a fan of coral too this summer. These both look amazing. I am loving them big time.

  8. Shipra Taneja
    July 1, 2014 at 11:11 am (3 years ago)

    Oh, I love these colors!! <3 Coral is such a favorite shade for Summer! <3

  9. beautybymissl
    July 1, 2014 at 12:58 pm (3 years ago)

    I think I need these! Those shades are just calling my name 😛

  10. Adri - Beauty with a Twist
    July 1, 2014 at 12:58 pm (3 years ago)

    Love corals, but sometimes they turn orange on me. These look lovely on you!

  11. Aleya Bamdad
    July 1, 2014 at 1:46 pm (3 years ago)

    Coral Reef is really nice.

  12. Miranda Mendoza
    July 1, 2014 at 3:12 pm (3 years ago)

    Pretty! I like Coral Reef. A good balance between pink and orange.

  13. Phyrra
    July 1, 2014 at 3:35 pm (3 years ago)

    I love Coral Reef

  14. Carleen
    July 1, 2014 at 5:03 pm (3 years ago)

    Both look beautiful!

  15. Honeygirlk
    July 1, 2014 at 7:17 pm (3 years ago)

    those are both beautiful shades

  16. Cosmetic Sanctuary
    July 2, 2014 at 12:10 am (3 years ago)

    How pretty!

  17. Ashley P
    July 2, 2014 at 1:36 am (3 years ago)

    I’m loving Coral Reef!

  18. cindyprimebeauty
    July 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm (3 years ago)

    Love me some corals–looks like I need Coral Reef in my life.

  19. Melody Robinson Wright
    July 2, 2014 at 7:12 pm (3 years ago)

    I love corals but they have to be bright! Mandarin is pretty though.

  20. Betzy Carmona
    July 3, 2014 at 12:09 am (3 years ago)

    They look great on you

  21. Stephanie Louise Telford
    July 4, 2014 at 10:05 am (3 years ago)

    Beautiful shades! I don’t have anything from the Elizabeth Arden cosmetics line but I really REALLY want to!


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