NARS Cool Crush Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

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NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette
NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette

Cool Crush

NARS Cool Crush NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette ($59.00 for 0.48 oz.) is a new, limited edition warm-toned, neutral palette with two pops of blue-teal to add more versatility and dimension. The palette performed decently and was consistent with NARS’ eyeshadow formula, generally. Most shades had semi-opaque to opaque coverage, while several were more powdery or slightly drier in texture, so there was light to moderate fallout depending on the shade. If you typically use an eyeshadow primer, I expect some of the issues I noticed to be solved satisfactorily.

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NARS Soft Chill Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Soft Chill Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Soft Chill Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Soft Chill Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Soft Chill Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Soft Chill Eyeshadow (2018)

Soft Chill

Soft Chill is a light-medium, yellowed peach with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. The color coverage was opaque, while the texture was soft, moderately powdery, and prone to fallout, so I’d recommend applying this first or using a lighter hand and building up coverage to minimize fallout chances. It wore well for seven hours before I noticed signs of fading.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

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NARS Sexed Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Sexed Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Sexed Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Sexed Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Sexed Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Sexed Eyeshadow (2018)

Sexed

Sexed is a light gold with strong, warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It was richly pigmented with a soft, lightly powdery consistency that blended out easily but could be prone to fallout if I wasn’t careful to tap off excess. This shade stayed on well for seven and a half hours before fading a bit.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Superclass Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Superclass Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Superclass Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Superclass Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Superclass Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Superclass Eyeshadow (2018)

Superclass

Superclass is a light-medium, golden peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was richly pigmented with a soft, smooth consistency that was a smidgen dry but “melted” a bit when applied to bare skin. I think it had a smoother finish when applied with a dampened brush, though. It wore well for eight hours before fading visibly.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Nylon Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Nylon Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Nylon Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Nylon Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Nylon Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Nylon Eyeshadow (2018)

Nylon

Nylon is a medium-dark peach with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage paired with a soft, lightly powdery consistency that sheered out a bit initially over bare skin. It definitely performed better over a primer as that seemed to prevent it from sheering out too easily. There were signs of fading present after seven and a half hours of wear.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Fresh Cut Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Fresh Cut Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Fresh Cut Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Fresh Cut Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Fresh Cut Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Fresh Cut Eyeshadow (2018)

Fresh Cut

Fresh Cut is a medium brown with moderate, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. There were very fine, gold shimmers throughout the product but it didn’t look overtly shimmery applied. The texture was soft, somewhat powdery in the pan, so it worked best with a lighter hand and a gentle tapping to get rid of excess product to minimize fallout. It had opaque pigmentation that applied evenly and blended out well. This shade lasted nicely for eight hours before fading visibly.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Inception Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Inception Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Inception Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Inception Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Inception Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Inception Eyeshadow (2018)

Inception

Inception is a light-medium, bluish-teal with strong, cool undertones and warmer, greenish-gold shimmer. The consistency was drier and felt more loosely-pressed, so there was some fallout during application and difficulty in keeping the shimmer as placed as it overly diffused when blended out. It had good coverage but had to applied with a dampened brush to get true-to-pan color. The color stayed on well for seven and a half hours before fading noticeably.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Prowl Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Prowl Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Prowl Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Prowl Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Prowl Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Prowl Eyeshadow (2018)

Prowl

Prowl is a light, rosy copper with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The eyeshadow had opaque color payoff that adhered well to bare skin with a smooth, even lay down of product. The texture was soft to the touch, smooth but not too firmly nor too loosely pressed into the pan, so fallout wasn’t a concern. It wore well for eight hours before fading a bit.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Shake It Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Shake It Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Shake It Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Shake It Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Shake It Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Shake It Eyeshadow (2018)

Shake It

Shake It is a light-medium orange with moderate, warm undertones and ultra-fine gold pearl running through its more semi-matte finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage that applied evenly to my lid and blended out without difficulty. The texture was soft, finely-milled, but it was slightly thinner so it performed best over primer. The color showed signs of fading after seven and a half hours of wear.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Feist Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Feist Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Feist Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Feist Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Feist Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Feist Eyeshadow (2018)

Feist

Feist is a brighter, medium copper with moderate, warm undertones and a metallic sheen with faint micro-sparkle throughout. The texture was softer but on the drier side, so some of the sparkles dispersed too easily away from the base product. I’d recommend applying with a dampened brush to get more precise application out of this shade. It had opaque coverage that stayed on well for eight hours on me before fading visibly.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Ganges Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Ganges Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Ganges Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Ganges Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Ganges Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Ganges Eyeshadow (2018)

Ganges

Ganges is a deep teal with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. It had very fine, lighter blue-teal pearl throughout the more matte base. The texture was soft, smooth, and a smidgen thin compared to the other mattes in the palette, but it seemed easier to work with than the permanent single I have of this shade.

It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied decently but took a little more effort to blend out than others in the palette–not a huge surprise given the intensity and depth of color. There were signs of fading after eight hours of wear.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Risk Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Risk Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Risk Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Risk Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Risk Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Risk Eyeshadow (2018)

Risk

Risk is a very deep, rusty red with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was denser and more substantial, which ensured that it didn’t lose its opaque coverage or its intensity when applied and blended out on bare skin. That richness, though, meant it worked best applied with a lighter hand and patted into place, then blended rather than swept on. It wore nicely for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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NARS Isolde II Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Isolde II Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Isolde II Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Isolde II Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Isolde II Eyeshadow (2018)
NARS Isolde II Eyeshadow (2018)

Isolde II

Isolde II is a rich bronze with strong, warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen. It was intensely pigmented with a dense–but not thick or too firmly-pressed feel–consistency that applied beautifully to bare skin. It performed consistently with the permanent duo it was released in originally. This shade stayed on nicely for nine hours before fading a bit.

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

Formula Overview

$19.00/0.04 oz. - $475.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "rich, high-impact color" that is "lightweight" and has "increased blendability." Like most larger ranges, there are winners and losers, and some of how they perform can be related to the type of finish. The mattes are soft, slightly dusty in the pans (or not at all) with medium to opaque, often buildable, color coverage. The satin and metallics tend to be smoother, more blendable, and more pigmented with less effort; NARS does the these lower shimmer finishes particularly well, which just looks "melted" on the skin as they lay down so smoothly and have a great shine.

Most shades applied better on my lid than swatched on my arm, which has been something seen across NARS' eyeshadows for years and didn't change with the recent update to their powder eyeshadow formula. On average, they lasted between seven and nine hours on me without primer. They did apply well over primer and stayed on well for 14 hours with minimal fading.

Worth noting: the updated formula and packaging resulted in a product decrease from 0.07 oz. per pan to 0.04 oz. The single eyeshadows received a more noticeable price drop (from $24 to $19) but the duo eyeshadows could be priced better (from $36 to $35).

Browse all of our NARS Eyeshadow (2018) swatches.

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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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I do still “like” it, but I also wish that the quality had been more consistent throughout the palette. Feeling rather let down by the lighter teal shade. Sure, I could apply it dampened, but I’d rather not have to fuss with it. Not so set on getting this as I thought I would be.

There are always new people entering into beauty, so it might not be for someone who already has several palettes but for someone who might just be starting or who isn’t already covered! 🙂 IMO, not any different then brands putting out a new lipstick formula or blush range and always having a red or coral shade in them. As long as they’re of quality, more choice isn’t a bad thing – my opinion, of course!

I really love this color story however does anyone else look at it and think of the Kathleen Lights collab with Colourpop? Her Dream Street palette has nearly the same color story, not exactly but pretty close with the shimmery and matte teal colors, warm mattes and some coppery and gold shimmers? TBH I really like the quality of the Colourpop shadows and have that palette already, soooo, as pretty as this is it will be a pass for me.

YES!! I took one look and was about to ask the same question! The color story is the same as Kathleen’s Dream St, even down to the matte and shimmer teals. There are less reds and way more midtone tans/peaches, which may not work as well with darker skin?

I am sure it is just me and not NARS but all their palettes are starting to look the same to me. The format, the shades, etc. I am just super jaded right now but likely because I was sick. I don’t find anything exciting here.

Not just you.
And another palette that pretends to be cool tones and is all warm, minus two. I guess I must be the only one not thrilled by colours like this.

I really love the wide range of warm neutrals in this palette – I think, generally, they have been beautifully done and nearly all of them I would happily wear.
It is when NARS has added the ‘pops of colour’ that it has gone awry – the soft shimmer teal shade should have been better – but the way the brand delivered the overly thick Ganges shade left me shaking my head – because this shade could have been stunning.
I am not sure why this lovely neutral palette needed a red (of all shades) in it either….
Beautiful eye look Christine.

Anastasia Venice is now on my wish list. 🙂 The only eye shadow I liked in the palette was Inception ans I’m not getting a palette for only one shade that got a bad grade. I really shouldn’t say it’s the only colour I liked, I like the rest of the eye shadows as well, but I feel I have about a hundred close enough eye shadows.
I suppose I have so many palettes and singles now that very few palettes seem worth buying.

How I wish Sephora still carried a wider range of NARS shadows, duos, etc. I know a lot of folks aren’t wild about NARS’s shadows, but I’ve been lucky with the ones I’ve purchased and just wish I had easier access to them.

Inception and Ganges are beautiful, but I don’t know how anyone else feels about NARS palettes for the past two years they seem “dah”. I almost wished they go back to duos, as these two I would buy in a duo.

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