NARS Mayflower Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

NARS Mayflower Lipstick ($24.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “sheer raspberry [that] delivers subtle color with a shimmery finish.” It looks more like a sheer, dark rose with hints of red than it does so much raspberry when swatched, but when I applied it, it read more raspberry–the pinkness seemed to come out when layered over my natural lip color. It’s semi-sheer, so while it doesn’t deliver opaque color (nor is it supposed to), it does still add color to the lip, giving lips a subtle, rosy raspberry color with a lightly shimmered, glossy finish.

my thoughts on the formula: NARS Lipsticks typically wear four to six hours, with a shade like this lasting just under four. It has a creamier texture that’s moisturizing. I didn’t notice any waxy scent, as NARS lipsticks are typically unscented but the scent of the waxy base sometimes come through, but it really seems like lately, NARS has done something to mask the natural scent of the lipstick base.

NARS Sheer Lipstick Mayflower
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Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
91%

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NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

NARS Mayflower Lipstick
NARS Mayflower Lipstick

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  • Easy To Apply (10)
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  • Creamy (8)
  • Long-wearing (5)
  • Moisturizing (4)
  • Travel-friendly (1)
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  • Sheer (8)
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