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Formula: It’s like a lipgloss and lipstick in one. To me, they’re definitely more on the gloss side. Or better yet, they’re like a lipgloss in lipstick form. They’re weightless in feel, and the texture is so beautiful on your lips. If you’re a person who likes Chantecaille lipchics, but a bit more slip and more lightweight in formula, then the extra silky lipsticks are designed for you. I will say since they’re are very glossy in feel, the lasting power isn’t as long as your standard lipstick, but the formula totally makes up for it. I will advise because of the softness of this lipstick, do NOT leave it in your car on a warm day, let alone hot. I can see this melting pretty easily.
Color: So apparently the name is pink opal, but the color is nothing pink whatsoever. But then whenever does the name of the lip item actually represent the actual color? I would consider it a darker peach color. When I saw it in the tube, I didn’t think it would cover my pigmented lips, plus the formula you would think it’s sheer. Of course, this color definitely shows up true to color on my lips. wooohoo !
Price and size: $52 for .07 oz or 2 grams.
From left to right:
Cle de Peau #130
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Be aware that it does have lanolin, which apparently causes allergic reactions for some people.(I had no idea about this until recently).
So these come in four shades. The texture is pretty creamy and soft. It has a checker-like pattern embossed in the blush, which is cute. I did find some difficulty picking up pigment. Blush #1 (Rose) was very hard to photograph, as it was borderline chalky on me (I’m GA Luminous Foundation #5, MAC NC 25-30 for reference). I feel like these shades would be the most flattering on people who are NC or NW 25 and lighter. Anyway, swatches are below:
I see a display with NARS lipsticks as soon as I enter the store
So I take a peek at the counter and saw these most GORGEOUS shades.
On the left side from top to bottom:
Terre de Feu
On the right hand side (top to bottom)
So the MA there showed me the colors and it was instant love. I’ve always been a NARS girl when it comes to matte red lipsticks. I purchased Terre de Feu and Tonkin. Swatches are below:
Top to bottom:
Terre de Feu
Albatross lipgloss (Sephora exclusive).
I’m NC25/30 for reference
They are VERY matte, so if you do have dry lips, wear a sheer layer of balm underneath so it’s not drying. I tried these without balm, and they are a bit dry, but I’ve worn drier lipsticks, so it’s not that bad. There is no smell with either shade, which is a definite plus. I don’t mind a smell, but I’m sure there are people out there who do. I didn’t get to swatch the other shades, but these two were my favorite out of the bunch. I want to get Vesuvio, but at a later date. 🙂
As for Albatross lipgloss, Shawn Snell who was at Sephora today at an event suggested it to me. He applied it over Terre de Feu and WOW. Talk about SERIOUS dimension. I couldn’t help but stare at how my lips looked. Definitely a must have lipgloss if you want to add dimension, or to sheer out a lip color. These lipsticks will be released in other stores on October 1st. 🙂
OH and I got a “Paper Tiger” mini cream eyeshadow as my GWP today:
From L to R: Terre de Feu, Tonkin, Albatross lipgloss.