One of the items I was keen to try from Guerlain’s Summer 2008 collection was the Meteorites Illuminating Pressed Powder. I already have and love the classic signature Guerlain Meteorites powder in the loose balls form. The pressed version of the Meteorites was intriguing besides sending goosebumps up and down the spine.
First off, the packaging. The one on the left is the new Guerlain Illuminating Pressed Powder in Mythic Parfait 01. The one on the right is the Guerlain Meteorites loose powder balls. I like the packaging of the new pressed Meteorites. I prefer plastic packaging over cardboard and it does look classier rather than gaudy.
That said, the plastic feel very light and brittle so I’m very careful with it. The cover closes with a noticable “click” feel so you know that the cover is closed properly. This actually makes it easier to travel with but I don’t know how the pressed powder will hold up to travel. Continue Reading