Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches

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NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
Nude eyeshadow palettes seem to be making a resurgence this season. Just last week I reviewed the newly released Stila Matte 'n Metal palette and today I have for you the new NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette ($74 CAD). Boasting 12 essential everyday nudes with a rich and pigmented formulation, the palette is bound to be a hot seller. To see some swatches, click......
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette
Packaging:
Housed in a simple matte black compact with a reflective copper-gold inlay, the NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette comes with a huge mirror and 12 shadows each weighing at 1.2g. The packaging is a fingerprint magnet but it certainly feels and looks very luxurious.
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette
Formulation:
NARS is known for its quality eyeshadows so this palette was pretty fantastic through and through. You get 12 rich neutrals: one satin, two shimmers, four metallics, and five mattes. Overall, the shadows are silky, creamy, and nicely pigmented. See below for a breakdown of each shade.
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette
Newbury Street: This is a very shimmery off-white shimmer. The shadow has a tad bit of fallout but the formulation is still pretty good.
Windsor: This is a very soft creamy nude matte. The texture is silky and the pigmentation is nice.
Privilege: A cool gold shimmer, Privilege is semi-sheer, creamy, and smooth.
Dover: This is a taupe-gray matte with an even and smooth formulation.
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette
Foix: This is a unique orange beige matte. The pigmentation is great and the texture is silky and creamy.
Castille: With a slightly patchier coverage, Castille is on the sheerer side but the texture is still soft and silky.
Alnwick: This is a rich burnt orange metallic. The pigmentation isn't as intense as I had expected but the formulation is buttery and creamy.
Beaumaris: This is a super rich and pigmented medium brown metallic.
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches
NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette
Splendor: An oyster taupe metallic, Splendor is another pigmented and buttery shade.
Versailles: This is a rusty gold metallic. The pigmentation is superb!
Montaillou: This is a matte dark brown. The texture is on the dry, chalky side but the pigmentation is buildable.
Reale: A stunning satin carbon gray, Reale is so, so, so pigmented and rich.

Availability:
NARS is available at Sephora, Hudson's Bay, Holt Renfrew, Nordstrom, Murale, and www.narscosmetics.com.
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