Thursday, November 17, 2011

Review+Swatch - NARS Larger Than Life Lip Gloss

Nars-Larger-Than-Life-Lip-GlossesI am really late in getting to these NARS Larger Than Life Lip Glosses but it’s kind of working out since I got a new camera and can now get some great real life shots of them.

What it is: Outrageously lustrous color meets serious shine in this NARS gloss. Its stay-in-place dramatic shade glides on smoothly and evenly for lips that are more luminous and voluminous than ever before. Long-lasting, high-shine hues are infused with ingredients that nourish and fight free radicals while natural lip enhancers pump up with volume. A new, shorter bristle brush delivers the most precise application possible. However you want to express yourself, Larger Than Life Lip Gloss says it boldly, brilliantly, and brazenly.

Wanna see close ups and swatches? Click below!

It comes in 9 different colors and the formula itself contains a lot of good-for-lips ingredients, most of which I've never heard of like Hydracire (100% natural origin of plant waxes), Kalpariane (stimulates collagen and has anti-aging properties), Volulip (naturally occuring peptide) and some others.

Besides the formula, the brush itself rocks. The actual bristles are shorter than usual, which is great for application. I think we've all come across terrible brushes that make us want to toss it altogether, so this makes a big difference.

Here are the two I tried:

Place Vendome (strawberry pink) – a very diluted strawberry that’s nice for day since it’s not too strong.

Odalisque (pale apricot, they also describe it as cantalope) – this one is pretty sheer, almost too sheer. Definitely a YLBB and you like your lips shinier looking than a tinted lippie, this might be one for you to try.

NARS-Larger-than-Life-swatches NARS-Larger-than-Life-wands$26 @

Disclosure: Samples of these items were provided for review purposes.


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