NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick

NARS Spring 2013: Dressed to Kill

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “fuchsia rose with gold shimmer.” It’s a subtly pink-tinged rosy-red with a dusting of gold sparkle. It’s just barely cool-toned; it almost reads neutral to neutral-warm against my warmer complexion. I suspect it will look a bit pinker against cooler complexions. shu uemura Rouge Luster is warmer. Giorgio Armani #406 is redder. Dior Nocturne is pinker, less red.

The texture of this is lightly creamy, and it glides on fairly easily and smoothly, but there is a noticeable texture from the gold sparkle. It provided full color coverage, and the color lasted six hours and left a pinky-berry stain behind for another hour or so. The formula was neither drying nor hydrating, but it was comfortable to wear for the entire time I wore it. I didn’t have any problems with the color feathering or bleeding. There was no distinguishable scent or flavor. If you like the idea of a muted, rosy red, you’ll like Dressed to Kill. It’s bright enough that it’s still a bolder color choice, but it’s not as bold or as bright as your traditional red.

NARS Lipstick Dressed to Kill
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NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick

NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick
NARS Dressed to Kill Lipstick