What Can You Find In A Virtual Beauty Store in Metaverse

Laura Mercier launched debut metaverse virtual store, World of Beauty.

The Immersive Virtual Experience Celebrates the World of Laura Mercier; @Laura Mercier x @Obsess

Laura Mercier, the French and American cosmetics and skin care line that was founded in 1996 by celebrity makeup artist Laura Mercier, Enters Metaverse with First Virtual “World of Beauty,” Partnering with Leading Experiential E-Commerce Creator, Obsess

Laura Mercier is stepping into the Metaverse. Founded by world-renowned makeup artist and pioneer of the Flawless Face, Laura Mercier has partnered with industry-leading experiential e-commerce platform, Obsess, to launch its debut virtual store, World of Beauty, now live.

The World of Laura Mercier is the brand’s first step into a virtually experiential e-commerce presence, offering an immersive and interactive online shopping experience. According to Obsess, one in four consumers have shopped in a virtual store and of those, 70% made a purchase while shopping.

“This is an exciting time for our consumers to explore Laura Mercier through a new, digitalized lens, that offers an immersion into the brand and its history. The dynamic shopping experience provides consumers with the opportunity to play, discover, test and trial products, while telling the rich story of this iconic brand,” said Diane Kim, Global Brand President of Laura Mercier.

Laura Mercier World of Beauty metaverse beauty store; @Laura Mercier x @Obsess

Utilizing web VR and AR as the enabling technologies, the HD-quality, 3D and 360 degrees experience that is The World of Beauty features three highly interactive virtual rooms, all designed with the brand’s quintessential Parisian aesthetic in mind.

This chic virtual store is unveiled to shoppers with a narrative from Laura Mercier herself, sharing background on her artistry and how the brand came to be.

The first room offers an introduction to her accredited “Flawless Face” technique, taking shoppers through the steps and products to achieve the iconic look, alongside a virtual shade finder.

The second room is a shopping shortcut; here the brand guides consumers to curated selections of products with a direct path to check-out.

The final portion of the experience brings the Laura Mercier holiday collection “Wrapped with Love” to life and showcases an interactive 3D unboxing. The platform also offers an interactive hide-and-seek game providing users with gamified elements to encourage trial via mini product giveaways and ultimately lead to purchasing.

Laura Mercier World of Beauty metaverse beauty store; @Laura Mercier x @Obsess

The metaverse consumers crave digital experiences that also provides them with resources to learn more about the industry novelties.

The immersive virtual beauty experience gives consumers a new way to discover, learn about and be inspired by the brand’s iconic products and aesthetic. Visitors can do everything from virtually trying on products to find the shades that are their own personal ‘perfect match’ to discovering great gift ideas for everyone on their list in the interactive holiday gifting room.

As part of its patented technology, the Obsess platform has industry-leading virtual shopping abilities including social shopping with friends and livestream to and from the virtual beauty store.

Laura Mercier World of Beauty metaverse beauty store; @Laura Mercier x @Obsess

Laura Mercier World of Beauty metaverse beauty store; @Laura Mercier x @Obsess