By Laura Medina
The first items up is a sweet simple Summer Collection that this scribe covets, inspired by the François Nars' first flagship address in New York City's West Village neighborhood, the 413 BLKR Cheek & Lip Palette is the latest piece to join the NARS-exclusive 413 BLKR Collection. The new palette features a glowing gradient of three limited edition sheer, blendable blushes, iconic Laguna Bronzer paired with the essential fuchsia 413 BLKR Velvet Matte Lip Pencil.
With it's Dual-Intensity formula where used dry, it's a sheer wash then used wet, it's a intense flush or rush of color, The #NARSissist Dual-Intensity Cheek Palette is an all-in-one cheek palette that boasts four new shades, including a highlights, blush, and two contouring tones in NARS’ signature Dual-Intensity formula.
For the true #NARSissist in your life or for yourself, NARS Cult Survival Kit is a little bit of everything made for the vanity table or dresser. It includes 11 NARS cult-classics: Pandora Duo Eyeshadow, Exhibit A and Orgasm Blush, Laguna Bronzing Powder, Schiap Lipstick, Cruella Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, Turkish Delight Lip Gloss, Via Veneto Larger Than Life Eyeliner, Black Moon Audacious Mascara, Light Reflecting Pressed Setting Powder, and Monoi Body Glow II.
NARS Survival Kit 1, for those who desire a rosier palette, includes an essential palette of rich neutral Naiad and Kalahari II Eyeshadows, Off Limits and Mata Hari Blush, a mini Party Girl Lip Gloss, and a mini Black Moon Audacious Mascara.
NARS Survival Kit 2, for the classic red lips and softer blush, includes an essential palette of smoldering Tokyo II and Galapagos Eyeshadow, Modesty and Day Dream Blush, a mini Phantasia Lip Gloss, and mini Black Moon Audacious Mascara.
NARS' iconic Sculpting Multiple Duo and Hardwired Eyeshadow Collection multi-tasker works two places at once. The darker shades of the Sculpting Multiple Duo blend effortlessly to create a contour enhancing the face’s natural features, while the illuminating shades provide a sheer color that illuminates the high points of the face.
The Multiple Duo comes in three shades:
· Copacabana / Sidari Beach
o Shimmering pink silver, rose bronze
· Hot Sand / Laguna
o Peach champagne, bronzed brown
· Playa Flamenco / Oahu
o Sparkling soft gold, deep bronze
Sculpting Multiple Duos will be available at Sephora and Sephora.com on July 21, 2016.
The Hardwired Eyeshadow Collection features six rich and radiant precious metals (shown left to right): Earthshine, Lunar, Outer Limits, Parallax, Pygar, and Stud.
The Fall 2016 Collection is mahogany-based, better coordinate with Autumn's falling leaves.
Created by NARS Founder and Creative Director, François Nars, the Fall 2016 Color Collection debuts a refined combination of seasonal shades, signature colors and state-of-the-art textures for eyes, cheeks and lips.
The collection features:
· Three new Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow shades in iridescent white, rose gold, and deep indigo
· Two new Velvet Matte Lip Pencils in statured tones of garnet and bordeaux
· Two new Contour Blushes with complexion-enhancing hues from light caramel to espresso· Nine new Velvet Eyeliners with rich pigments that glide on smooth and blend evenly
The Fall 2016 Color Collection is available exclusively at NARS Boutiques and NARS Cosmetics on July 15, 2016, then August 1 at Sephora, department, and specialty stores.