NARS describes the new collection as follows, "Inspired by Catherine Devenue's role as Lucille in La Chamede, the NARS Spring 2010 collection features soft, sexy shades that are as elegant as they are versatile. 'I love Cathering's makeup look in this movie,' says Francois NARS. 'She is the perfect reference for this collection, and apropos for spring, a time to embrace color and get noticed.'"
Here are the new products and shades that are being offered...
Duo Eye Shadow - Shades to inspire and desire. The same longwearing crease resistant formula as NARS single eye shadow, in uniquely paired color combinations. Worn together or alone, all Duo Eye Shadows can be applied sheer or built up for a more dramatic effect. All powder eye shadows can be used wet or dry. Richly pigmented, micronized powder formula provides improved wear and feel. Effortless blending; coordinated in fashionable pairs. Multifunction: use as eye shadow, eye liner, or on eyebrows.
- Kuala Lumpur - rose gold/boysenberry infused with gold
Duo Cream Eye Shadow - Featuring custom color combinations that make perfect pairings, this soft-blending formula may be appiled with fingertips of with a brush for more precision and control. Shades may be worn alone or underneath NARS powder eye shadows for more color, depth, and intensity. Cream-to-powder formula provides glistening color. Non-creasing. Intense hues coordinated in fashionable pairs.
- Camargue - golden moss/sienna infused with multi-colored reflections
Single Eye Shadow - Longwearing, crease-resistant color in sheer wearable formulas. All NARS eye shadows can be appiled sheer or layered for a more dramatic effect. These richly pigmented powders blend effortlessly and can also be used wet for preciously lining the eyes. Richly pigmented, micronized powder formula provides improved wear and feel. Effortless blending. Multifunction: use as eye shadow, eye liner, or on eyebrows.
- D. Gorgeous - matte dusty lilac
Lipstick - A wide range of captivating shades designed to provide the look and style the color dictates. NARS lipstick is available in three formulas. Fashionable colors available in three textures. Exceedingly long-wearing. Nourishing and non-drying with Vitamin E. Once you start wearing NARS lipsticks, you won't want to wear anything else.
- Cruising - nude pink
Nail Polish - An exclusive formula with technology designed to improve flexibility, durability, wear, and gloss properties. This longwearing formula provides a tough, durable, chip-resistant finish and also has added UV protection to prevent polish discoloration. Modern sophisticated colors. Gentle formula. Toluene, Formaldehyde, and DBP free.
- Purple Rain - gothic purple
Glitter Pencil - Chunky crayons infused with transparent color and subtle glitter. May be used to subtly accent, highlight, and illuminate the skin. Subtle glitter suspended in translucent color. Ideal for eyes, cheeks, and body. Layer or use alone to illuminate eyes and skin.
- Bains Douches - bright sky blue with silver glitter
Lip Gloss - Serious shine and sexy color in sheer, creamy, and semi-sheer formulas. Extremely wearable and versatile shades may be worn alone or over other lip products for heightened drama. Ultra-shiny and highly pigmented. Convenient wand application. Iconic shades. Ideal alone or over other lip color.
- Easy Lover - ultra-sheer hot pink
- Ophelia - strawberry nectar
Here are the current products and shades with are suggested to complement the newest ones...
Blush - Made with transparent pigments for a soft and sheer look. Imparts a natural, healthy glow for any skin tone and may be worn alone or layered together for more depth and intensity. Provides a sheer, natural hint of color. Made with transparent pigments to avoid heaviness. Broad selection of shades.
- Amour - peachy pink
Highlighting Blush Powder - This truly versatile highlighting product may be worn on its own or layered over other color products for added highlight and dimension. The soft, shimmering color will add instant radiance to any complexion and may be used on the face or body.
- Albatross - shade suitable for all skintones
Lipstick - see above description.
- Niagra - pinkish coral
- Belle De Jour - nude beige
Stylo - Femme fatale eyes with epic effects. The super-fine precision tip of this liquid eye liner allows for maximum control during application, ensuring a precise, even line with just one stroke. The quick-drying formula delivers a high dose of pigment for optimum coverage and intense color. High pigment formula provides optimum coverage and intense color. Long-wearing, quick-dry formula shapes and defines eyes - lasts all day. Super-fine precision tip ensures an even line - thick or thin.
- Nabucco - brown
Volumizing Mascara - Lush, vitamin-enriched mascara boosts volume and curl with every stroke. Distinctive square brush is designed for optimum color pick-up. NARS signature "honeycomb" bristles with two hollow channels allow for even distribution on lashes. Every lash is coated with a velvety finish, no clumping, smudging, or flaking. Creates a thick fringe that's lush and lavish. High-drama lashes that are bigger than ever.
I really, really like this whole collection. I actually want everything that they are offering except for the Bains Douches Glitter Pencil. If I were to pick out the top pieces that I want I would have to pick the following items. The Lip Gloss in Ophelia, the Duo Eye Shadow in Kuala Lumpur, the Eye Shadow in D. Gorgeous, and the Lipstick in Crusing. I just love the pinks and pastels that NARS is offering this spring.
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