An orchid fantasy: The Avon Over Nature Collection

Avon has been sending me amazing press kits year in and year out. I am always impressed by their latest collections and the way that they are presented to beauty writers like me. The one I received yesterday, however, takes the cake and the icing and the whole table setting. It's their new Over Nature Collection which just came out three days ago!



I said "wow" out loud the first time I opened it, and then threw in a few more audible wows while taking these pictures. I love the acrylic box  - I can definitely repurpose that! - but the products themselves look unbelievable coming from Avon. Just when I thought that I've seen everything from this brand, my dears, I am schooled. 


Over Nature features a Makeup Palette (a melange of fresh eyeshadow and blush shades), the Over Nature Lipstick which contains orchid extract and wild rose oil, intimate wear with the orchid print, Necklace & Earrings Gift Set, and Only Imagine EDP.  



The cosmetics are housed in a semi-glossy cardboard case much like Paul & Joe before. Do you remember that brand? They used to be available in Rustan's but then pulled out a few years ago. I loved their boldly printed cardboard lipstick cases. I even keep mine until today even if the lipstick itself is already expired! :P


That's why I'm happy that Avon had the same idea. Can't have too many of these pretty things, if you ask me!


Here are a few of the colors. In this lip look below, I layered Cherry Berry and Orchid Fantasy (last two tubes on the row above).


So there you go. I'm very excited to start using the lipsticks and the palette - will post swatches as soon as I can! For know, I'd love to know what you think of this new collection. What are you most looking forward to try?


If you're interested in checking out the latest Avon products, you can actually visit their brochure here. You can also follow their Facebook page for updates. Twitter and Instagram are both @AvonPH.