NARS Night Series Eyeshadow Palette

NARS Night Series Eyeshadow Palette ($55.00 for 0.31 oz.) was a limited edition eyeshadow palette that included six of the Night series eyeshadows: Night Star (sheer peach shadow with pearls), Night Clubbing (black with pearls), Night Porter (black with green pearls), Night Rider (soft plum with glitter), Night Flight (black with cobalt pearls), and Night Breed (black with glitter).

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NARS Night Series Eyeshadow Palette

NARS Night Series Eyeshadow Palette

C-
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
7.5
Application
3
Total
72%

Chanel Or Rose Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner

Chanel Or Rose Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner ($30.00 for 0.01 oz.) is described as a “light rosy beige.” It’s a warm, golden copper; I didn’t get real rosiness–more a mix of champagne, gold, and a copper/bronze aspect that gave it a darker coloring. I couldn’t think of anything similar to this, as nothing in the champagne/nude family compared, and even in my gold eyeliner stash, nothing was quite right (most were much yellower).

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Chanel Or Rose Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner
Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner Or Rose
D+
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
5
Longevity
8.5
Application
3
Total
69%

Le Metier de Beaute Silk Road Nail Lacquer

Le Metier de Beaute Silk Road Nail Lacquer ($10.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is described as a “metallic, bronzed copper.” It’s a rich, darkened copper with coppery-orange shimmer and a metallic finish. When I quickly looked for a good dupe, I came up empty-handed, because the majority of copper shades I’ve reviewed in the past are brighter, less brown-based.

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Le Metier de Beaute Silk Road Nail Lacquer
Le Metier de Beaute Nail Lacquer Silk Road
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9.5
Application
4.5
Total
96%

Le Metier de Beaute Dynasty Nail Lacquer

Le Metier de Beaute Dynasty Nail Lacquer ($10.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is described as a “deep, shimmering fuchsia.” It’s a rich, deepened ruby red with darker, ruby red shimmer–very fine shimmer that’s still noticeable in natural light but has a thread-like appearance. Illamasqua Charisma is very similar–perhaps a little darker, less red. Zoya Karina is brighter, redder.

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Le Metier de Beaute Dynasty Nail Lacquer
Le Metier de Beaute Nail Lacquer Dynasty
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%

Chanel Frivole Joues Contraste / Blush

Chanel Frivole Joues Contraste / Blush ($43.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a “luminous apricot.” It’s a brightened, medium-dark orange with just a hint of pink to give it an “apricot” coloring. The finish is mostly matte, but there is a touch of barely-there sheen that translates as “natural” when applied–you can see the tiny golden sheen in the blended out swatch. Buxom Euphoria is lighter and more orange. MAC Modern Mandarin is redder, less orange, more shimmery. NARS Gilda is redder. Guerlain Peach Boy is redder, less orange. MAC Optimistic Orange is a touch more orange (and it is a cream blush). Make Up For Ever is a touch darker and more red-toned.

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Chanel Frivole Joues Contraste / Blush
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Frivole
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
96%

Le Metier de Beaute Anatolia Nail Lacquer

Le Metier de Beaute Anatolia Nail Lacquer ($10.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is described as a “rich plum illuminating with bronzy, golden shimmer.” It’s a darkened, slightly muted, red with golden shimmer. The finish is almost foil-like, but it’s not quite as reflective as a true foil finish (nor as naturally matte but reflective). Dior Apparat was the closest dupe I could think of, but it is a richer red and has finer gold shimmer. Zoya Alegra is lighter, pinker.

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Le Metier de Beaute Anatolia Nail Lacquer
Le Metier de Beaute Nail Lacquer Anatolia
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
9.5
Application
5
Total
99%