NARS Velvet Matte Reds: Dragon Girl and Cruella

NARS Velvet Matte Reds: Dragon Girl and Cruella

Hello Divas!

How has life been treating you?? I hope simply splendid!

As you know Chamele is away in Paris and boy I can’t wait to hear about Parisian style!  One day I too will be in Paris and let us pray very soon.

Well I didn’t think i was possible, but NARS Cosmetics has created a line of red lipsticks that look AMAZININGLY STUNNING on ANY skin tone.  Yes. Believe it.  Because I am a woman of color, I want to focus on the NARS reds that make brown girls look Va Va Voom.  Here is a pic of me with some good friends at a birthday party.  I am wearing NARS Dragon Girl Velvet Matte Lip Pencil and it is sublime.  The pencil is a deep red and it just pops on my skin tone.  When I wear it, people just stop and compliment me.  They always say I look pretty. Nice.  Also, NARS Velvet Matte Lip pencils go on super smooth and it feels like silk, so soft on the lips.  However it is still a great Matte look and texture.  Genius.

Now my friend N, wearing the black jacket is wearing NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella.  Cruella did not look that great on me, but it looks amazing on her.  Isn’t it interesting how subtle undertones in the skin tone can make one color rock one person but be so so on another person?  I am just super impressed that NARS takes the effort to develop such vivid and beautiful cosmetic colors that work with such varying skin hues.

NARS Velvete Matte Lip pencils are formulated with Vitamin E and are a jumbo-sized crayon design.  The color truly does last all day and because of the size, you can get a lot of use out of the pencils.  NARs Velvet Matte lip pencils retail for $24 and you can purchase them online here or at any Sephora.



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4 Responses to “NARS Velvet Matte Reds: Dragon Girl and Cruella”

  1. Well the picture is nice, but if I choose to wear only a pencil then I would want something that is close to lip or skin tone. The girl in the middle dressed wrong for this photo, and I’m sorry but flowers do not match her personality. She is totally different; I could tell from her writing. Sure a person can feel a certain way and it comes off in their style. A solid colored neutral cardigan or something to tone the blossom down. She knows that she is dressed all wrong for that picture. Please.

  2. @Abornewords Thank you for commenting! The woman in the middle is me and despite what you think you know about me from this blog, I love that dress, it is part of my personality and people love it on me. I know the dress was perfect for that picture because it is what I wanted to wear that day. Also, the purpose of the post was to discuss NARS reds, not neutrals. But once again thank you for your comments! Although I disagree with your opinion, I always enjoy receiving comments.

  3. I personally think you look lovely! your friend also looks gorgeous in the Cruella shade. I just purchased the Cruella one and love it (I am very very fair skinned with blue eyes and never usually wear red so this is a big step for me!) so I was googling to see reviews and what other people thought, which is how I found your blog 🙂

  4. @Anonymous Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes that Cruella shade is a hot one. I would love to see what it looks like on your. I bet gorgeous! Like the women of Mad Men! Thank you for visiting this blog and please do return!

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