Nars is celebrating its 25 years! And to celebrate the brand reintroduced their entire Iconic Lipstick Collection line with 60 captivating shades in Matte, Satin and Sheer (C$34.00 for 0.12 oz./ 3.5 g). I have been a true lover for the Nars Lipstick line especially their Velvet Matte Lip Pencils and Velvet Lip Glides are my favorite formulas. They come in their signature black and white tubes with a soft velvet finish. I was really excited to try out these new reformulated lipsticks in four beautiful shades:
- Belle De Jour which is a beautiful nude beige in Sheer
- Pour Toujours is a gorgeous nice warm dusty pink in Matte
- Jolie Mome is a perfect red plum in Matte
- Soul Train is a nice deep purple in Matte
I have had tried couple of other shades from the brand which were limited edition and I have loved the formula. The new formula seems to be a bit different from the originals with new finishes. They’re infused with Passion Fruit Seed Oil which is keeps the lips hydrated. The collection comes in three finishes Sheer, Matte and Satin. The four shades I received three are in matte and one in sheer. I already had Orgasm shade which is in Satin. I was able to take a look all over the collection over their finishes. The pigment is medium with all textures yet buildable to full coverage. Matte texture ones have a better coverage over the Sheers but overall the formulas seems pretty consistent across each finish.
Sheer ones caries a nice glossy finish and feels comfortable on lips. Satin one have a very classic lipstick finish with a good coverage but not too heavy yet it feels a bit thick on the lips. Mattes ones are lightweight, full coverage and carries a feather like feel with a soft finish that doesn’t look dry on the lips. It also glides quite nicely on the lips than most of other matte finish lipsticks.
I have been a long time lover for the Orgasm shade and it looks really nice when wear it with a nice coral pink lip liner. The wide color selection is impressive yet definitely overwhelming to look through all of them at once. I find its easier if you set your mind on its texture and color range before you go over the whole collection, that way you get to find your perfect shade your looking for and believe me there is some thing for every one.
There is a slight twist or change in the packaging. The packaging looks sleek with a stream line and the brans log appears in the bottom part of the lipstick.
Overall the collection is Impressive! I loved how it stays nice and comfortable on the lips while I truly appreciate the wide range of color selection of 60. Its really hard to chose a favorite ones but I think the shades I received are truly wearable and perfect for Fall season. I can really see myself wearing them all for the next couple of months without giving a second thought. You can find the new collection available in Sephora.
Press sample provided and courtesy of Nars Cosmetics.
Once more Nars is introducing their Orgasm Blush in newly formulated liquid form. I’m sure there are many Orgasm lovers out there, including me. Orgasm Blush have been introduced from the brand in many different ways like iconic powder blush, stick, cream and in lip gloss form. Yet this time Orgasm is out in liquid and lipstick form.
Closer look to all three Orgasm products:
The iconic Orgasm Powder Blush (C$38.00) is an award-winning pressed powder blush. Orgasm powder have been my favorite blush of all time, this delivers a healthy glow to the cheeks. I love how the micronized golden shimmer highlights the cheeks while delivering a beautiful coral pink shade to for a pop of color. It’s buildable and at the mean time it blends beautifully into complexion with no powdery feeling at all. It’s carries a versatile shade that enhances all skin tones. Nars Orgasm blush have been introduced in many sizes, all limited edition over time.
Nars Orgasm Liquid Blush (C$38.00) this is an insane liquid form of blush that I have never used before. It melts into the skin immediately. Nars cosmetics is introducing this liquid blush formula in their four iconic powder blush colors:
- Orgasm is a peachy pink with golden shimmer
- Torrid is a warm coral with golden shimmer
- Luster is sheer golden apricot
- Dolce Vita is a matte dusty rose color
The texture is very light and adds a perfect amount of color to the cheeks. It literally gives cheeks a beautiful and stunning glow and feels color comes from within. I received the Orgasm liquid blush from the brand and I have been obsessed over this blush formula. You can wear it alone for a natural finish or go a little intense by layering the Orgasm powder blush over. Its carries a more subtle finish over the Orgasm Powder blush, you don’t see more of the golden shimmer. One drop is enough to give a perfect glow to the cheeks, I personally went for a little more intense looks with two drops. I felt two drops give a perfect amount of color to my cheeks. You can blend it with your finger tips or beautyblender works very well with this liquid blush. I was very impressed over the lasting power, it stay on fresh and sticks to the skin – lasting all day long. It comes in thick fogged glass bottle with a pump dispenser.
Nars Orgasm Lipstick (C$35.00) is a lustrous and long wearing lipstick. It’s infused with conditioners to provide comfortable wear. The texture is silky with satin finish. I would say it carries a medium coverage finish, I loved it wearing it as an accent shade over my lipsticks and lip pencils. This Orgasm lipstick works well to create a nice ombre with any peachy or pink shade color lipstick. I just feel the combination of this peachy pink along with the gold shimmer goes very well and can go very well with any skin tone. All I can say is it’s simply gorgeous. Loved the staying power, it pretty much lasted a good 4 hours on my lips. It does melts out through out the day for more sheer finish.
Side by side swatches of Orgasm collection:
Bottom line a huge thumbs up for this new additions to the Nars Orgasm collection. I personally have an obsession over the peachy pink color shade and it makes it even more fun when it comes along with golden accent. Nars Cosmetics never fails for what they present considering quality, performance and staying power. I would love to know what form of Orgasm you guy want to see from the brand?
Nars Orgasm collection will be available this June at Sephora, Hudson’s Bay and NarsCosmetics.com
Many thanks to the Nars Cosmetics for sending the Nars Orgasm collection for editorial purposes.