Saturday, February 26, 2011

My NARS Lipsticks: Swatches & Review!

I wanted to do a post talking about one of my favorite lipstick brands: NARS. With their hefty price tag of $23, I have only allowed myself to splurge on three of them, and they are some of my favorite lipsticks ever!


NARS lipsticks come in a variety of shades and finishes: Satin, Semi-Matte, and Sheer. They also have a new formula of lipstick called Pure Matte, but they are packaged differently. The three shades I own are Dolce Vita, Roman Holiday, and Niagara.

Left to right: Dolce Vita, Roman Holiday, Niagara (NO FLASH)

Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday are Sheer finishes, while Niagara is Satin. I absolutely love the way Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday look on my lips. They are sheer, but very buildable, and make my lips look juicy and moist. Dolce Vita is my "my lips but better" color, and I love that I can wear Roman Holiday anywhere from a sheer pink tint to a bright pink coverage. Niagara is a perfect summer red color with a hint of coral. This is a little more opaque in finish than the first two.

Left to right: Dolce Vita, Roman Holiday, Niagara (FLASH)

These lipsticks wear really well and smell amazing. If you are a lipstick lover and have the money to splurge on one, I don't think you would regret it! Some of the places you can purchase these are Sephora, Nordstrom, and NARS Online.

Left to right: Dolce Vita, Roman Holiday, Niagara

Do you have any NARS lipsticks? Which shades are your favorite?
xx, Allison

23 comments:

  1. Yay i love ur vids im so glad im first =)

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  2. I don't have any Nars lipstick but I've been wanting Dolce Vita for a long time now! Maybe I'll get it as a birthday present look!

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  3. I wish I had Nars lipsticks! They look beautiful :)

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  4. ohhh i love these lipsticks, esp roman holiday & dolce vita. got to grab me them both now! thanks for the swatches :)

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  5. Dolce Vita looks like a really good color for you!

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  6. roman holiday looks pretty!!! :D

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  7. Love Roman Holiday. I wanted to buy a gold looking lip gloss from Nars that I saw during the holidays but when I went back to Sephora last month I couldn't find it. If you know which lipgloss I'm talking about can you tell me the name of it? Thanks.
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  8. I love Niagara! I wish I could bring myself to splurge on stuff like this. :)

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  9. i'm loving Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday on you :D SUGGESTION: you should take pictures of them on your lips. i'm sure everyone would love to see that <3

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  10. Those colors are some of my faves aswell. NARS lipsticks are great! Must haves for sure! :)

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  11. I don't have any NARS lipsticks, but really want to try Roman Holiday. It looks soooooo pretty! :)

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  12. These lipsticks look nice, but are way too expensive for me, plus I don't think they are for sale in the Netherlands..

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  13. They look gorgeous!NARS stuff is still cheaper there than a MAC lippie here (=25$). :/

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  14. ooh roman holiday looks awesome! infact, they all look awesome!

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  15. The only NARS lipstick I own is "Schiap".. it's insanely bright!! It's amazing though, nothing like it. xo

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  16. I own Manhunt and Dolce Vita, and they're two of my favorite lipsticks (:
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  17. They look really pretty, I want to try one in the future

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  18. I have russian doll and viridania. Love them both.

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  19. Roman Holiday and Dolce Vita are my favourites.
    I should go out and buy one of those.

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  20. I own Dolce Vita, Casablanca, Barbarella and Niagara. I love them all but Dolce Vita and Casablanca are especially gorgeous!

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  21. Those colors are some of my faves aswell. NARS lipsticks are great! Must haves for sure! :)

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  22. I have Catfight, Mitzi and Roman Holiday. Catfight is such a gorgeous pink color. Highly recommend it! Mitzi is the kinda lipstick I wear when I'm not sure what color I should go for. You can't go wrong with Mitzi! ;) Dolce Vita is on my wishlist now!
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  23. Barbarella is an INCREDIBLE lipstick - so underrated - I can't believe it isn't bigger! Go out and try it, I PROMISE you will love it!

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