NARS Altiplano, Naxos, Sorrento Kohliners Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner
NARS Altiplano Kohliner

Altiplano

NARS Altiplano Kohliner ($26.00 for 0.02 oz.) is a muted, medium gold with warm, brown undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff in one layer, which built up to nearly full coverage with a second layer. The pencil had a smooth, lightly creamy texture that felt more waxy than wet or creamy, and it glided across the lash line without tugging as a result. It lasted for five hours on my waterline and eight hours on my lower lash line.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.02 oz. - $1300.00 Per Ounce

The Kohliner formula is supposed to be a “creamy eyeliner that is “buildable” and “blendable” that can be used on the lash line as well as on the waterline. The description seemed rather apt, and I like that they described it as buildable. It was definitely an eyeliner that could be smudged if done so shortly after applying (I would apply it to one eye at a time, if you wanted to smudge or diffuse the edges). On me, the color wore well for six hours on my waterline and eight hours on my lower lash line.

Browse all of our NARS Kohliner swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Synthetic Wax, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Silica, Polybutene, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Trimethylsiloxysilicate/Dimethiconol Crosspolymer, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Silica Silylate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Mica, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510).

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NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner
NARS Naxos Kohliner

Naxos

NARS Naxos Kohliner ($26.00 for 0.02 oz.) is a medium-dark blue with subtle, cooler undertones and a sparkling, pearl sheen. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, and it was buildable to full coverage with two layers. The consistency was smooth, not too waxy or too creamy, so it was comfortable to apply but set quickly. It wore well for eight hours on my lower lash line, and due to the amount of shimmer in it, I did not test it on my waterline.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.02 oz. - $1300.00 Per Ounce

The Kohliner formula is supposed to be a “creamy eyeliner that is “buildable” and “blendable” that can be used on the lash line as well as on the waterline. The description seemed rather apt, and I like that they described it as buildable. It was definitely an eyeliner that could be smudged if done so shortly after applying (I would apply it to one eye at a time, if you wanted to smudge or diffuse the edges). On me, the color wore well for six hours on my waterline and eight hours on my lower lash line.

Browse all of our NARS Kohliner swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Synthetic Wax, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Silica, Polybutene, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Trimethylsiloxysilicate/Dimethiconol Crosspolymer, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Silica Silylate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Mica, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510).

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NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner
NARS Sorrento Kohliner

Sorrento

NARS Sorrento Kohliner ($26.00 for 0.02 oz.) is a medium-dark, red-toned brown with warmer undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff in a single stroke, which was consistent with the eyeliner being described as “buildable” by the brand, as it was opaque in two to three layers. The texture was fairly smooth, though it seemed a bit drier than other shades I’ve tried in the Kohliner formula. The eyeliner stayed on well for six hours on my waterline and eight hours on my lower lash line.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.02 oz. - $1300.00 Per Ounce

The Kohliner formula is supposed to be a “creamy eyeliner that is “buildable” and “blendable” that can be used on the lash line as well as on the waterline. The description seemed rather apt, and I like that they described it as buildable. It was definitely an eyeliner that could be smudged if done so shortly after applying (I would apply it to one eye at a time, if you wanted to smudge or diffuse the edges). On me, the color wore well for six hours on my waterline and eight hours on my lower lash line.

Browse all of our NARS Kohliner swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Synthetic Wax, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Silica, Polybutene, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Trimethylsiloxysilicate/Dimethiconol Crosspolymer, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Silica Silylate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Mica, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510).

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Naxos is such a beautiful, warmer shade of blue. So beautiful, in fact, that it ? sold me on its better looking Sephora dupe, Surfer Girl! LOL!

I just ordered Altiplano 🙂 I tried it out in store. It gives a luminous look when applied on my lower waterline. Very pretty.

Oooh Naxos!!! I’m kind of sad that NARS eyeliners haven’t done well on my super oily lids, but I’m tempted to give Naxos a try, hoping some shades wear better than others

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