Posts tagged "nars"

Beauty Test Drive: NARS Final Cut Satin Lip Pencil

I know it's not the most mature makeup pursuit, but I've been searching for the perfect soft pink lipstick since I was, oh, 15. It needed to have a creamy texture, a tone that would look fabulous with a tan but wouldn't wash me out in winter, and the color had to be perfect: not…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 6, 2014

A Lipstick Pencil To Solve Any Equation

For all my love of all the makeup, I'm undeniably fickle. I buy and try everything, only to eventually cast it all aside because it isn't quite perfect. This is especially true when it comes to my lip color ― not only do I need the hottest, brightest orange-leaning red this side of the sun,…

By: Rachel Krause / October 24, 2012

First Look: Goodbye, Life Savings; Hello, NARS x Andy Warhol

You know that saying about love — you know, the classic line from the classic film "The Hot Chick" — that it makes your heart beat faster and slower at the same time? Well, I have intimacy issues, but that's the kind of feeling I get towards new makeup releases, particularly when not one, but…

By: Rachel Krause / September 1, 2012

Lust Vs. Must: Awesome Orange-y Red Lipstick

Coral is the color of summer. But do you want to spend a ton of money on a lipstick you'll probably shove deep in your junk drawer once fall comes? We didn't think so. So we've compared some of the most popular corals on the market. Can you tell which is the $24 lipstick and…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 1, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: NARS Super Orgasm Blush

My friend Aileen and I popped into Sephora a couple weeks ago so I could grab a new face powder, and of course we ended up staying for two hours and testing every single product and fragrance in the store. When our epic cosmetic journey brought us to the NARS section, I spotted their new…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 12, 2012

A Polish Color To End All Polish Colors

Summertime is all about the colors on your nails and, girl, have I got the color for you: Anardana, from the Thakoon for NARS collaboration. Gorgeous, right?  This color is professional enough for work, sexy enough for a night of dancing under the stars, and girly enough for a picnic in the park. But if…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2012

Nars To Release A Warhol-Inspired Collection

I have a feeling that the man himself would think very highly of this news: François Nars, the beauty maestro behind his eponymous Nars brand, will be working alongside The Andy Warhol Foundation to release a collaborative makeup collection inspired by the creative oeuvre of — who else? — the late Andy Warhol. The Po…

By: Rachel Krause / March 25, 2012

Lipstick 101: How To Find The Perfect Bold Lipstick

Figuring out how to wear a bold lip can be a daunting task, especially if you're not used to wearing lipstick. (Or if you're basically used to ignoring the fact that you have lips on your face altogether.) The wrong shade can wash you out, or make you look lizard-y. And when you're wearing a…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 9, 2012

Turning Your Brown Eyes Blue

Well, technically, I'm keeping my brown eyes brown (I like them that way) but want to experiment with lining them in blue. Nars' larger than life long-wear eyeliner in "Rue Saint-Honore" should add some drama to my fall face, making my natural eye color pop. Cobalt here I come.

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 31, 2011

Nars Re-Releases Vintage Nail Polishes Named For Blockbuster Films

I feel as if I'm always on a quest for my next favorite nail polish. As someone who treats myself to a weekly manicure, seven days can seem like an eternity and I can get bored really fast. That's why I let out a squeal when I first saw Nars' "Zulu," one of five vintage…

By: Annika Harris / October 4, 2010

Time To Get Glowing

One of our favorite makeup lines has combined three of our favorite products into one discounted set. What's not to love? The Nars So Famous Set includes one Bettina Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, their best-selling Deep Throat Blush, and their cult favorite, the multitasking Orgasm Multiple. Each boasts just a hint of shimmer and peachy…

By: Erin Flaherty / April 16, 2010

The Perfect Nude Lipstick

For their new spring collection, Nars had supermodel Amber Valletta channel Catherine Deneuve in the iconic "La Chamade." “It’s very sophisticated and bourgeois in a Parisian ‘16th Arrondissement’ way," said Francois himself. "She [Deneuve] is the perfect reference for this collection, and apropos for spring, a time to embrace color and get noticed.” While we…

By: Erin Flaherty / January 11, 2010

Get Rihanna’s “Military Couture” Red Lips

We weren't so sure what to think about the "couture military" style Rihanna spoke of while filming the video for her song "Hard." But now that we're seeing the outfits in context, they're not nearly as scary or horrible as we had first concluded. Rihanna can keep this style to herself, however, because we certainly…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 18, 2009

How To Get Pretty, Shimmery Shoulders

For some reason I'm always eying up womens' shoulders. Unlike any other part of a woman, no matter what their size, shoulders always look sexy. And before you make a face, it's not a pervy thing, I just think that it's a seriously underrated body part. Haven't we heard enough about legs and, jeez, boobs?

By: Nina Carbone / November 5, 2009

Liquid Blush That Won’t Fade As It Heats Up

Enough heat and sweat will turn even the most thoughtfully-applied makeup into a hot mess. Before you know it, your blush is caking or sinking into your skin and you've got a mean case of skanky makeup and it's only mid-day. Luckily, cream and liquid blush will resist the urge to slide all over your…

By: Lily Q / May 29, 2009

Safe Sex Makeup

Beauty brand NARS is raising safe sex awareness with two new cosmetic kits that come in handy when it comes to sex. The "Safer Set" includes two NARS condoms imprinted with "PREVENTION IS THE CURE" and a popular cream stick face highlighter in Multiple in Orgasm color. The "Safest Set" includes the same highlighter and…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 30, 2008