NARS Lip Glosses: Albatross, Luxor, Super Orgasm, Luster, Angelika, Oasis
NARS Sephora Exclusive Lip Glosses
…coming to a Sephora near you! These officially launch on July 29th, and they are exclusive to Sephora and limited edition. Each shade is designed and created after several of NARS’ best-selling blush shades that go by the same name. I showed you swatches and photos a week or so ago, but now I’m pleased to be able to give you lip swatches, too!
NARS Lip Glosses have a thinner texture, and they feel lightweight and don’t dry out lips. They’re not ultra hydrating, but they impart some moisture into lips while you wear ‘em. I find them a little tacky but not sticky, but it definitely depends on how much you apply. They’re scent- and taste-free, and you get a good amount for your $24 (0.28 oz.). Colors are on the sheerer side, like most lip glosses, but they all gave lips a different look than au natural, which is fantastic.
- Albatross is a semi-sheer champagne beige base with brighter champagne gold shimmer with a glossy sheen.
- Luxor is a sheer milky pink base with brighter pink shimmer and a glossy sheen. It’s very similar to Albatross, just pink-toned. Luxor has a bit of an iridescent flash to it, which makes it a step up from your ordinary lip gloss. (This shade is a Nordstrom exclusive!)
- Super Orgasm is a light pink with golden sparkle. It has a slight milky, jelly kind ofl ook, but it gives some color, though it’s hot opaque.
- Luster is a brownish beige with orange-gold shimmer. It’s semi-sheer, and it’s one of the shades that didn’t seem to apply as evenly as I’d have liked. From a normal viewing distance, you couldn’t really tell, though.
- Angelika is a bright pop of blue-based pink with a slight lilac edge. Despite the strong cool undertones, it’s definitely wearable on warmer skin tones.
- Oasis is a mauvey pink with golden shimmer and a glossy look. This one was definitely my favorite, because it gave me some color but looked really lovely all on its own. More jelly, less milky, but still plenty glossy.
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- Product: 28/30
- Value: 9/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 4/5
Recommendation: If you’re a fan of NARS’ Lip Glosses (or even Blushes) and see a shade that suits you, they’re definitely worth a look-see once they launch.
Availability: July 29th at Sephora