NARS • Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil in Frivolous • Lip Gloss

rated 3.0(2 reviews)

Average Rating.3.0
Would buy this product again.50%
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rated 4 of 5 jacquewee on 6/18/2012 5:23:00 PM more reviews by jacquewee

Age: 30-35   Skin: Sensitive, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

Based on the description of this product line alone, I was far from sold. Gloss Lip Pencil? Please.

I tried them anyway and I'm a truly a convert. My biggest gripe about lip gloss generally is the tacky textures and I thought this line must have that characteristic, but it turns out that these have a really nice glide without being sticky at all. I chose Frivolous because I was looking for a neutral shimmery shade and this one fit the bill. It gives me a pop of brightness and shine without the typical icy '80s pink frost, hair band groupie look which I find less than professional.

I reapply it maybe twice daily and I'm good to go.

Many of the colors in this line appear too dark for me to use as a lip gloss. I might check out Hopi and Happy Days next though and see if again this line proves me wrong.

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rated 2 of 5 PositivelyRadiant on 1/18/2012 5:46:00 PM more reviews by PositivelyRadiant

Age: 25-29   Skin: Normal, Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Brown    

I'm normally not one to return a product, but if I'm really not going to use it and I have 5 others like it that work far better, then the product goes back. The color is a light bubblegum pink that looked great on my hand but lost on my pigmented lips. The worst part is that the color barely stays on. I don't mind a thicker, stickier formula that will last a good hour or so, but this color comes off within 30 minutes. That's far too much reapplying when I can just use another product. I like MAC lip gloss in Baby Sparks much better.

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