Archive: NARS

A lipgloss worth your love!

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I have always loved anything lips be it gloss, lipstick, lip balms, you name it I love it. My one problem with lip gloss though it’s either too sticky or it wears off after 20 minutes. Well my problems are in the past I finally tried Nars lip gloss and my only question is why did I wait so long?

Not only is the color rich and vibrant but it’s not sticky just really creamy and smooth and the color lasts a couple of hours. My first shade and it won’t be my last is Dolce Vita a rich plum color. I highly recommend this product to any other lip products junkies it’s worth every cent.

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Nars Lip Gloss

The portable tube and sponge wand make applying these pigment-dense glosses a snap.

Size: 0.28 oz

$24.00 NARS Lip Gloss Dolce Vita

Have you heard A Fine Frenzy yet?

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I had the chance to attend a great concert last week and see A Fine Frenzy perform. A Fine Frenzy is the band name for the uber talented Alison Sudol a 22yd old self taught pianist and singer/songwriter. Her lyrics are reminiscent of fairy tales and if the lyrics aren’t enough to draw you in Alison’s haunting voice has you hooked.

On top of being musically gifted Alison is gorgeous, I swear some girls get it all! I love her makeup so I did a little hunting to find out her favorite products which I have listed below. Alison even does her own hair and makeup for her shows I have included some of her DIY beauty tips. Also be sure to check out her video for “Almost Lover” and grab her album One Cell in the Sea!

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NARS Makeup Primer SPF 20

Alison loves using NARS face primer she said “it is really great for getting your face ready”.

What it is:
A lightweight, fast-absorbing, sunscreen-infused foundation primer.

What it is formulates to do:
Moisturizes and prepares the skin for flawless makeup application as it protects the skin from environmental damage.

$33.00 Nars Makeup Primer

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Alison loves Benefit’s Get Bent mascara for making her lashes pop

Benefit Get Bent Mascara

What it is:
A long-lasting, lifting, curling, lengthening mascara.

What it is formulated to do:
Like a push-up bra for your lashes, this jet black “wonder-lifting” mascara lifts lashes with a scientifically angled brush to make eyes look bigger, while increasing lash volume and imparting the curviest curl – ever!

$19.00 Benefit Cosmetics Get Bent Mascara

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Stila Sheer Pressed Powder

What it is:
An oil-controlling pressed powder.

What it does:
This oil-absorbing powder keeps a handle on shine. The finely milled formula provides a smooth, flawless finish. Your skin looks clean and polished, never cakey or heavy. Perfect for touchups anytime, anywhere.

$28.00 Stila Sheer Pressed Powder Fair

Do you travel with hair and makeup?

Alison Sudol: No, I do all my own stuff.

Do you have any tips?

Alison Sudol: I do this thing with my mascara when I’m in a hurry: when I can’t get my eyeliner done correct, I use the mascara wand and I gently rub it against the bottom of my eye and it gives me sort of a messy, smoky look. A makeup artist taught me once to get a brown or dark purple eyeliner and warm it up on your thumb. Let it warm up and use the applicator side and gently put it on your eyelid and rub it in, and you can put eyeshadow over it to get a nice smoky eye. And blush. Even if you don’t have time to put on anything else, blush perks you right up.

LOVE HER!

Glitter Pencil from NARS!

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This is such a great idea!  I must try it.

Glitter Pencil from NARS

Inspired by New York’s infamous 1970s discos, these chunky crayons of translucent color are laced with glitter and can be worn on the eyes, cheeks, lips, and body. Blend for a sheer, subtle, shimmer effect or layer with shadow, blush, or lipstick for a dense glitter.

Comes in 8 great shades!!

$24.00 – NARS Glitter Pencil 54


In the Navy!

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I used to paint my nails blue in college and never thought I would be using it again on my nails. Granted my blue of choice in college was electric blue and the new blue nail polish colors are a more grown up navy. I have been seeing blue polish for awhile and I finally gave in, and to my surprise I am really loving the color! It’s such a dark blue it almost looks black on my nails but the color it the most amazing shimmery shade of Navy.

A few different brands featuring Navy nail polish:

Dior Vernis Long-Wearing Nail Lacquer

What it is:
A nail polish shade inspired by the legendary Dior Midnight Poison fragrance.

What it does:
Dior Vernis Long-wearing Nail Lacquer is drama at your fingertips! This spring, Dior takes nails to new levels of intensity by introducing Poison Blue, a deep midnight blue nail polish in a silky smooth formula for long-lasting, glossy nails. Only by Dior and only at Sephora.com.

$19.00 Dior Vernis Long-Wearing Nail Lacquer Poison Blue

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Nars Nail Polish

What it is:
A new, improved formula of NARS Nail Polish for long-lasting, durable, glossy nails.

What it does:
This season, the NARS Nail Polish line debuts a new longwearing formula that provides a tough, chip-resistant finish with UV protection to prevent polish discoloration.

What else you need to know:
For best results, apply NARS Base Coat before applying color, then use the quick-drying NARS Top Coat for a shining finish. NARS Nail Polish is Toluene, Formaldehyde and DBP Free.

* Midnight Express is only available exclusively at Sephora.com!

$16.00 NARS Nail Polish Midnight Express