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Objets d’Art: Beauty Lines with Gorgeous Packaging

Think your cosmetics shelf is doomed to be a hodgepodge of boring plastic bottles and tubes? Think again. When your cosmetics are this beautiful, you can give them the best spot on the counter top. These lines are packaged so pretty, they're practically decorations.

Butter London

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Inspired by “rock & roll, Great Britain, and fashion,” the creams and lotions offered by this nail lacquer line are an irreverent blend of mod and Victorian styles. (From $10, Butter London)

MOR Cosmetics

2 / 10

Products from this Australian line are sheathed in damask, ribbon, and cursive script. The body butters, candles, soaps, and lip salves are ornate and elegant. (From $9, Mor Cosmetics)

b.right Radiant Skincare

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The new brightening skincare line from Benefit includes all the must-haves—makeup remover, cleanser, toner, exfoliating scrub, moisturizer, and eye cream—all packaged in retro, cork-topped apothecary bottles. (From $21, Benefit)

Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Collection

4 / 10

Packaged like priceless caviar in sapphire-accented jars, the Orchidée Impériale serum, moisturizer, mask, and eye cream contain an anti-aging extract derived from Chinese orchids. (From $192, Saks Fifth Avenue)

Tokyo Milk

5 / 10

The simple bottles of Tokyo Milk’s bubble baths, parfums, and soaps all feature vintage photographs and artwork. The No. 6 Bubble Bath is a luscious blend of green tea, avocado, vanilla, orchid, and peony. ($24, Beautyhabit)

Pacifica

6 / 10

Lotions, body wash, and eau de toilettes are presented in fun, evocative, and colorful tubes and bottles and come in fragrances like Tuscan Blood Orange, Tahitian Gardenia, and Indian Coconut Nectar. (From $5, Sephora)

Love & Toast by Margot Elena

7 / 10

The whimsical and girly art on these body butters, shower creams, scrubs, lotions, and balms is inspired by the sweet and fruity fragrances. A portion of the line’s proceeds are dedicated to Regional Affiliates of Girls, Inc. (From $2.99, Love & Toast)

Shiseido White Lucent Collection

8 / 10

Housed in futuristic opalescent bottles, the products in Shiseido’s White Lucent skincare collection are renowned for their ability to correct dark spots and hyperpigmentation. (From $48, Macy’s)

Perfumeria Gal Lip Tins

9 / 10

These tins of lip balm, in flavors like currant, strawberry, orange, peach, and vanilla, are decorated with delightful art nouveau portraits. ($6.50, Beautyhabit)

Pre de Provence

10 / 10

In fragrances like verbena, mint leaf, and sage, these silky bath gels are colorful and simple. Plus, the flasklike bottles can be used for decoration once the product is gone. (From $13.49, The Frenchy Bee)

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