Nars 2008 Collection

Popped by the local Nars counter to look at the new collection. Its very nice – all smokey browns, gold, all extremely flattering. However I was more enticed by a lovely selection of limited edition goodies.

The Black eyes set (£44):

Includes full sized items – Persepolis Eyeshadow Due, Mascara in Black, Eyeliner in Black, Eye Make Up Remover.

From the set, Persepolis, a sheer shimmery white and matte black:

This set is supposed to help you create the perfect smokey eye – by blending the white and black together you can also make shades of grey!

I love Persepolis – I’ve always bypassed it because with the amazing colours on sale at Nars, I never thought to buy a basic black and white but I can see this being a very useful duo. The black is very pigmented and soft.

The new NARS curler (£15):

My SA tells me its better than Shu! I’ll be the judge of that…and I say…

Yup – its a fantastic curler. My Shu’s have been pulling lately and hurting my eyes. These are a nice flat shape and fit well around my Asian eyes. Also, it only took a pump or two to get them nicely curled and these should last for at least a year!

From the 2008 collection, the lipstick in Beautiful Liar. Its a light coral-red with lots of shimmer. I noticed right away the texture was really soft and light. Even though it is sheer there is enough colour in it to show up:

This lipstick has a new texture apparently and it shows – my lips were a little dry especially after the Semi – Matte formula. No problems with this when it comes new fomula. Its a great colour too.

And then…oooh oooh. I have never seen this palette before in my life, but the moment I saw it it was LOVE:

This neutral eye palette consists of All About Eve, Belissima and Kalhari.

I already have AAE, but its so nice to have all these colours together! I hope NARS do more of these smaller handy sets – I prefer the shadow ones to the lip combos for sure.

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