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Going for the Gold

JANUARY 11TH, 2010

Going for the Gold

With beauty products it's what's inside the package that counts, but it can't hurt if the outside is its own work of art.

As a tribute to Canada's female athletes, Lancôme called upon Vancouver-bred, New York-based photographer Raphael Mazzucco (the man behind more than a few Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers) and his make-up artist spouse Lisa-Marie to design limited edition boxes for its Gold Fascination collection. Both former athletes themselves, in soccer and figure skating respectively, the two used the products to create the ethereal mini masterpieces that adorn the collection.

Get your gloves on the golden Color Design Quad ($48) and gold-flecked L'Absolu Rouge lipstick ($35) and you've got the tools to paint your own winning look.

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