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October 10, 2018

From a Smacker to a Fetish

Remember when buying a Bonne Bell Lip Smacker constituted a major splurge? If that reference is way before your time, you might not be as shocked to know that these days you can easily drop nearly $40 bucks on a lip balm – but not just any lip balm. This baby was created by Fashion Week favorite and celebrity makeup artist extraordinaire, Pat McGrath.

Pat McGrath Labs just dropped limited edition sheer Lip Fetish Lip Balms in 5 shades for those days when you’re feeling fabulous as is, but perhaps need the tiniest nudge to achieve perfection. The case is a showstopper with stylized gold lips that evokes the art of Man Ray or maybe it’s that ’70s glam rock. The effect is sheer and lovely and can probably be as easily achieved with a drugstore brand, but who am I to judge your makeup fetish?

Photo credit: patmcgrath.com