The Story Behind Georgia Lip Whip

MAY 06, 2020

May 06, 2020

The Story Behind Georgia Lip Whip

“It’s so beautiful, it’s ridiculous.”   Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the world’s most celebrated and influential artists, wrote these words to a friend after discovering Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. She spent 50 summers there, painting her iconic images of the high desert and enormous flowers. 

Kari made a memorable trip to Ghost Ranch last year, where she, too, fell under its spell. Cue her internal color wheel spinning, and soon a brand-new lip whip color was born.

Meet Georgia, inspired by the beautiful pinks and violets of the cliffs overlooking Ghost Ranch. This lip whip is our take on a cool rose with a hint of shine. It’s reflective of the elegant simplicity of the ever-changing beauty of desert pink cliffs.

Now some may ask what the difference between Jeannie and Georgia is.  Well, they're certainly sisters from the same family -no doubt about it- Jeannie is a rich, cool berry, while Georgia is more of a true rose with a touch of warmth from the gold sparkle. Similar yet each unique.

We hope you'll find our new Georgia lip whip as ridiculously beautiful as we do.


1 comment

  • Linda Snyder

    I admire Georgia O’Keefe’s life and art. Although I was lucky enough to visit the museum in Sante Fe that displays her works, I have yet made it to Ghost Ranch. I hope I make it there some day in the future. Thanks for creating this beautiful lip shade . Whenever I wear it I will think of Georgia and her beloved New Mexico landscape.

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