I don't understand all the bad reviews on this lipstick; I love it! Sure, it's sheer, but that makes it really wearable on my NW15 skin. It definitely isn't going to give you a neon tangerine pop, but it makes lips look very fresh, supple and sweetly peachy. I wear it with NARS' Luster blush, which his kind of a hazy golden apricot, and it looks super sunny and perfect for springtime. I can see this lipstick wearing very well with bronzers and gold/summery makeup looks. Just be aware that it's not at all opaque, and gives more of a suggestion of peachy pop than super bright neon coverage.
I love this lip formula, it is smooth, opaquely matte, moist and long lasting. I got this color as a gift and I don't know why, it is more or less the exact color of my lips so I feel it does not do much. I just started layering this over a bright red lip sain for more color and it is a pretty look. I love the feel!
I get compliments on this everytime I wear it..I have very full lips and I was at my women's doctors office who also does cosmetic procedures as well...and she was telling me that i have the most perfect lips she ever saw..she said clients come in trying to get the fillers in their lips to appear like mine..she even wanted to take a photo of my lips..she said even with fillers the clients lips never look like natural full lips..lol..i think she was swooning over my lips for sure but I was wearing this lippie in Barbarella , I will keep buying thsi for sure: )
i love this lipstick. in the tube it is an orange-ish peachy shade, on my pigmented lips it turns to a warm coral. i plan on wearing it year-round, as it really warms up my face. i'm cool-toned, but this shade still works for me. i don't notice any weird smell or taste or texture to this lipstick. i also find it lasts a long time without being drying. this is the only nars lipstick i own at the moment, but i think i love these much more than mac! if i run out, i will probably repurchase. 5/5
I was lucky enough to get this in a swap and it was just the right shade of peach to fit my skin tone which is usually hard for me to pull off. This had warm tones to it and was pretty sheer. However, the taste is pretty unpleasant. I might swap for it or buy on ebay for a discount price, but it is not worth the price to but in a retail store, not to say that is not a great product. This is only one of 2 lipsticks I am currently using as I am a makeup minimalist. Nice apricot peach shade, the only drawback being the price.
This has to be the sexiest lipstick I have ever worn - I don't think the word "sexy" has even ever come to my mind when discussing a lipstick that isn't red! On me it's a coral-y pink, and it's lovely. It's so moisturizing but still pigmented, and looks great with a tan. There is some sort of flavor, but I can't pinpoint what - maybe a bit lemony? It applies easily and wears well on me. I can tell from now on I'm going to be a Barbarella devotee!
This is an interesting color. It's kind of peachy, orangy, nude if that makes sense. It's a fun color that looks good on me. I have blonde hair, I think I can pull it off. But I just use a small amount, otherwise I don't like the look.
oh my gosh NARS lipstick in Barbarella is amazing :) i've really been chasing that Eva Mendes kind of glow that ive seen her strut in many photos of her on the red carpet or at movie premieres and things like that and she had these peachy colored cheeks and a lovely peach lip. For blush I chose NARS blush in Gina. it's a wonderful color. and then this lipstick really caught my eye! I decided to buy Barbarella b.c it seemed like it would compliment Gina nicely. And it did not disappoint :) lovely consistency and on tan/medium/bronze skin like mine or whoever else has like a medium tone this works wonderfully :)
Very sheer peachy pink. Goes on me as a very sheer pink, almost nude, which you can layer. If you look great in orangey corals, this works! I usually pair this with Bobbi Brown Calypso Coral and I'm pale. I imagine this would be a hit or miss depending on how badly you take to orange based tones, though.