NARS Cosmetics

NARS Cosmetics is a French cosmetics and skin care company founded by make-up artist and photographer François Nars. The cosmetics line began with twelve lipsticks sold at Barneys New York. Since then, NARS has created various multi-use beauty products and now is a subsidiary of Shiseido. (

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988 products

42,286 reviews

71% would repurchase

Recent NARS Cosmetics Reviews

Lipstick -NARS Cosmetics -Schiap


This particular lipstick was an impulse buy, but I certainly don't regret it.

Granted, I do have a couple of pinks - ranging from soft to loud - but this one is I reach for more than any of them.

This one is a tad bit more emollient than other lipsticks offered by NARS, but it still veers slightly to the dry side so it's a good idea to prime - and moisturize the lips - prior to application.

I know it's trendy to go sans liner right now, but I would personally lightly define the lips beforehand just to ensure that the lips are defined and the lines are crisp. It looks a little more polished. Personally, I haven't had too much of a problem with the color bleeding or feathering, but like all regular lipsticks, it's necessary to touch up if you're planning on chowing down, smooching, etc.

As far as the shade goes, I would say that it's best described as a bubblegum pink. As a matter of fact, it reminds me of the BubbleYum packets of gum that I used to reach for as a kid. It's very richly pigmented though, so with one or two swipes, you have full opacity.

This is one of the two pinks that I recommend if you're looking for a bright, Barbie pink to your collection.

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Lip Gloss -NARS Cosmetics -Priscilla

on 12/9/2018 9:28:00 PM

Pros: Beautiful color.

Cons: The color is bright and may not be for everyone

Overall: 4.5* - it’s a good gloss if you like the color. Nothing stands out about the formula of the gloss, but I have no complaints either

Lipstick -NARS Cosmetics -Powermatte Lip Pigment

on 12/9/2018 12:19:00 AM


The BEST liquid lipsticks on the market (I said what I said!).

Sephora describes the product as an "innovative, weightless, matte liquid lip pigment with ultra-flexible, lasting wear." It's interesting that they don't call it a "liquid lipstick" and instead a "liquid lip pigment." This description is heightened by its super watery texture; the directions even state that you should shake the product before applying it. The applicator is thin, stiff and does not bend, and it deposits the perfect amount of product in one go; the pointed tip is really useful when applying the product to the corners of your mouth and your cupids bow. The consistency will be very wet for a few minutes, and then dry down and also lighten a bit to a perfect matte finish. Once applied, the product lasts forever, leaving behind an even stain. Because it is such a watery, thin texture, reapplication is also really easy, as you don't have to worry about the product cracking or crumbling.

My sister bought me Slow Ride, which is described as a "soft pink brown" and I got Rock With You, which is described as a "deep mulberry," with a gift card (these are $26, so not the cheapest!). On my more pigmented lips, Slow Ride is a neutral peachy-brown and Rock with you is a blackened plum. Did I get Rock With you for the color, or for the shoutout to one of the best songs of all time? You decide.

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Blush -NARS Cosmetics -Orgasm Blush

on 12/8/2018 9:21:00 PM


The best. Always looks natural. First one lasted years and years, and after spending quite some time looking - as in years...I am returning to this.

Palettes -NARS Cosmetics -Orgasm Infatuation Palette LE

on 12/7/2018 9:30:00 AM


This palette is absolutely gorgeous. They hit the packaging out of the park. Athough, the 3 shades inside are classics that a LOT of makeup lovers will already have. The quality is there. Included are: Orgasm blush, Laguna Bronzer and Orgasm Highlighting Blush Powder. All three powders are super smooth and blend nicely. LE holiday palettes can have inconsistent quality but I was surprised how much I enjoyed these!

Not sure if NARS reformulated along with changing up their packaging recently but, this Orgasm blush pan seems to "pick up" with my brush easier than the mini freebie I had before. Orgasm Highlight was the only new shade to me. It buffed in nicely and didn't exaggerate my pores. I would assume by the name this could also be used as a blush topper too. The shade reminds me of a long d/c MAC MSF in Porcelain Pink.

I believe the palette is $42... which is pretty reasonable for NARS. (Even more reasonable during a sale.) I wish they would either make this permanent or release this annually because I love having these 3 shades together vs a million little compacts. I would absolutely repurchase this if they release it again.

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