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NARS Opulent Crimson & Heroine Crimson Lipsticks Evaluations & Swatches

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NARS Opulent Crimson Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, reddened burgundy with refined, neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin end. It had almost opaque pigmentation in a single, fluid stroke, which went on evenly and easily with out tugging on my lips throughout utility. The lipstick had a evenly creamy texture with sufficient slip to maintain it snug however not sufficient to provide it noticeable slip throughout put on, so it didn’t feather or migrate on me over time. There was a smidgen of product in my deeper lip line however wasn’t sufficient to be seen from a standard viewing distance. It stayed on properly for six and a half hours, left a reddish stain behind, and was evenly hydrating over time.

Method Overview

$26.00/0.12 oz. – $216.67 Per Ounce

NARS has reformulated their core lipstick vary, which now contains 72 shades throughout three finishes: matte, sheer, and satin. The method is meant to go on “easily and evenly with a light-weight really feel” that’s “long-lasting” and “proof against bleeding and feathering.” The sheer end has “refined, sheer colour that shines,” whereas the satin end has “creamy wealthy colour” and the matte end has “intense colour with a velvety end.”

The matte end has a really skinny, featherweight really feel to it, however they did not really feel clingy or too liable to dragging throughout utility, although they had been undoubtedly a firmer texture within the tube. There was sufficient glide from the inclusion of dimethicone (first ingredient for the matte end) that went on evenly, felt velvety however did not really feel as powder-like as a number of the different extra silicone-heavy matte lipstick formulation which were launched within the final couple of years. Most shades had been pigmented and almost opaque to opaque. The damage ranged from three to 6 hours with deeper, richer shades staying on a bit longer and leaving slight stains. They had been snug to put on however felt extra non-drying than notably hydrating.

The satin end has extra slip, feels thicker (although not really thick or heavy) in comparison with the matte end, and naturally, there was refined to mild shine/sheen. They utilized easily, comfortably, and for probably the most half, went on evenly and did not sink noticeably into my lip traces however there was some variance between shades. They had been usually semi-opaque to opaque in protection with 4 to six-hour put on that was evenly hydrating.

The sheer end had protection that ranged from semi-sheer to true medium protection however most had some translucency to them, which gave them a sheerer end. I discovered a lot of the shades I attempted had been buildable to a point. The feel was a bit firmer, however they felt extra emollient and “melted” a bit extra in opposition to my lips than I recall the unique line of lipsticks doing. Some shades utilized effectively with even utility and had been flattering on, however there have been just a few that sank extra noticeably into my lip traces. This end tended to put on between three and 5 hours.

I haven’t got a lot of NARS’ unique lipsticks in my stash (I’ve largely Audacious as they have not been releasing many within the core vary) to match to. The matte end was undoubtedly thinner, extra matte, and had a velvetier look on lips in comparison with the unique which had a refined sheen to it. The satin end appeared a bit extra pigmented and never fairly as luminous/shiny because the earlier method, whereas the sheer end was creamier, extra emollient, and was simpler to use. It did not really feel like a vastly completely different method, nevertheless it felt a bit simpler to work with (smoother, extra emollient however nonetheless lighterweight and skinny, far much less slip than any of the Audacious vary) and was extra snug to put on throughout the board for me.

I did not discover any scent or style, although there may be “perfume (parfum)” listed within the ingredients–it smelled impartial, not waxy however I simply did not get any scent.

Browse all of our NARS Lipstick swatches.

Elements

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Artificial Wax, Polyethylene, Dimethicone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Hydroxyapatite, Diisostearyl Malate, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Glyceryl Behenate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Calcium Stearate, Tin Oxide, Simethicone, Bht, Phenoxyethanol, Perfume (Parfum), Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene, [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Mica, Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

NARS Heroine Crimson Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep, muted burgundy with refined, heat undertones and high-quality gold and ruby purple pearl all through. It had medium protection that was buildable to semi-opaque pigmentation with two to 3 layers. The feel was light-weight, skinny with out being clingy, and had mild slip; simply sufficient slip to not tug on my lips, nevertheless it regarded wetter than it felt to me. The product might have utilized extra evenly, and there was slight product that sank into my deeper lip traces, which did worsen over the 5 hours it lasted for. The method felt evenly hydrating general.

Method Overview

$26.00/0.12 oz. – $216.67 Per Ounce

NARS has reformulated their core lipstick vary, which now contains 72 shades throughout three finishes: matte, sheer, and satin. The method is meant to go on “easily and evenly with a light-weight really feel” that’s “long-lasting” and “proof against bleeding and feathering.” The sheer end has “refined, sheer colour that shines,” whereas the satin end has “creamy wealthy colour” and the matte end has “intense colour with a velvety end.”

The matte end has a really skinny, featherweight really feel to it, however they did not really feel clingy or too liable to dragging throughout utility, although they had been undoubtedly a firmer texture within the tube. There was sufficient glide from the inclusion of dimethicone (first ingredient for the matte end) that went on evenly, felt velvety however did not really feel as powder-like as a number of the different extra silicone-heavy matte lipstick formulation which were launched within the final couple of years. Most shades had been pigmented and almost opaque to opaque. The damage ranged from three to 6 hours with deeper, richer shades staying on a bit longer and leaving slight stains. They had been snug to put on however felt extra non-drying than notably hydrating.

The satin end has extra slip, feels thicker (although not really thick or heavy) in comparison with the matte end, and naturally, there was refined to mild shine/sheen. They utilized easily, comfortably, and for probably the most half, went on evenly and did not sink noticeably into my lip traces however there was some variance between shades. They had been usually semi-opaque to opaque in protection with 4 to six-hour put on that was evenly hydrating.

The sheer end had protection that ranged from semi-sheer to true medium protection however most had some translucency to them, which gave them a sheerer end. I discovered a lot of the shades I attempted had been buildable to a point. The feel was a bit firmer, however they felt extra emollient and “melted” a bit extra in opposition to my lips than I recall the unique line of lipsticks doing. Some shades utilized effectively with even utility and had been flattering on, however there have been just a few that sank extra noticeably into my lip traces. This end tended to put on between three and 5 hours.

I haven’t got a lot of NARS’ unique lipsticks in my stash (I’ve largely Audacious as they have not been releasing many within the core vary) to match to. The matte end was undoubtedly thinner, extra matte, and had a velvetier look on lips in comparison with the unique which had a refined sheen to it. The satin end appeared a bit extra pigmented and never fairly as luminous/shiny because the earlier method, whereas the sheer end was creamier, extra emollient, and was simpler to use. It did not really feel like a vastly completely different method, nevertheless it felt a bit simpler to work with (smoother, extra emollient however nonetheless lighterweight and skinny, far much less slip than any of the Audacious vary) and was extra snug to put on throughout the board for me.

I did not discover any scent or style, although there may be “perfume (parfum)” listed within the ingredients–it smelled impartial, not waxy however I simply did not get any scent.

Browse all of our NARS Lipstick swatches.

Elements

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Artificial Wax, Polyethylene, Dimethicone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Hydroxyapatite, Diisostearyl Malate, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Glyceryl Behenate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Calcium Stearate, Tin Oxide, Simethicone, Bht, Phenoxyethanol, Perfume (Parfum), Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene, [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Mica, Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].