Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Nars Favorites Haul, Review, and Swatches!

So about two months ago, there was a coupon code for Nars for 20% off!  At the time there was nothing new out, but I was just itching to get a few things for 20% off!  So I got a few things that I needed back-ups of.  So these are all products I have had before and used up! So I obviously really like them all!

Swatches below!

First up, Copacabana Multiple.

This was probably one of my first purchases, 10 years ago when I discovered Nars. Its described as a glistening pearl, which I think is the perfect description.  Its a great cream highlighter for cheekbones, brow bones, and anywhere else you want to highlight!  I also like to wear it over my eyelids and smoke out a powder liner into it.   It creates a great semi smokey eye with a pearlescent sheen- almost wet looking. I think it looks awesome!

Galaxy Girl Lipstick
This is described as a baby doll pink with flecks of gold.   Its very sheer, and leaves a slight pinkish tint, with the slightest golden glow.  This also is an item I started purchasing about ten years ago!  Sometimes I layer Baby Doll lip lacquer on top for more of a pink punch. 

Belle Du Jour Lipstick

This is described as an "innocent nude beige."  This is a more recent purchase, and I didn't use to wear nude lips as much.   Its probably my favorite nude lipstick.   I feel like a lot are too light and make it look like your lips match your face.  Belle Du Jour just neutralizes your lip color and doesn't make you look washed out.

Night Flight Eyeshadow

This is one of the Night series, which are almost all black eye shadows, with another color glitter thrown in. Night Flight is described as a black with blue cobalt pearls.  This is my favorite of the night series, and I used it as eyeliner regularly.  I prefer using powders as eyeliners as I think they look more natural, since you can smudge them into your lash line more so than a pencil.   They are also easier ( I think) to wing out, or smudge, to accomplish many different looks.
 I recommend the entire Night series! They are great!
(one warning - they seem to crumble easier than other shadows, may have to do with the mixture of the "pearl" glimmer in it.  Be very careful as it will make a MESS of your makeup if  Night Series Eyeshadow breaks inside it!)

I also purchased Scopios and Aigle Noir Soft Eyeshadow Pencil
I havent had a chance to play with them, but they are gorgeous colors.

Here are swatches!

from left to right
Aigle Noir  Soft Touch Eyeshadow Pencil
Scorpios Soft Touch Eyeshadow Pencil
Night Flight Eyeshadow
Belle Du Jour Lipstick
Galaxy Girl Lipstick
Copacabana Multiple


3ate4 said...

Night Flight looks lovely!

Kim said...

night flight is one of my allll time favorites!