NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches

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NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS x Man Ray | Look Details
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS x Man Ray | Look Details
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow

Debauched

NARS Debauched Duo Eyeshadow ($35.00 for 0.14 oz.) features a warm plum and a blackened purple. The two have enough contrast in finish and depth to work well together for a very deep, smoky eye. Both shades applied well for me and were nicely pigmented!

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NARS Debauched (Left) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Left) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Left) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Left) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Left) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Left) Eyeshadow

Debauched (Left)

Debauched (Left) is a medium-dark plum with warm, brown undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, slightly drier texture that was still blendable and easy to work with. The color applied well to bare skin and lasted for eight hours on me before fading.

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NARS Debauched (Right) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Right) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Right) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Right) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Right) Eyeshadow
NARS Debauched (Right) Eyeshadow

Debauched (Right)

Debauched (Right) is a blackened purple–almost black in its base color–with faint teal and violet micro-shimmer. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single, and the consistency had a very finely-milled, velvety feel to it. There was a bit of powderiness in the pan, but it applied exceptionally well to the lid. The eyeshadow blended out with ease and went on evenly, which was a surprise given my experience with NARS’ formula and the intensity of the color itself. This shade wore well for eight hours.

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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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Wow! As you/we learned waa-ay back when you had that MUFE makeover, your eyes are large and “ideally shaped”, but this eye look makes them look absolutely enormous! Incidentally, it’s nice to see a NARS eyeshadow duo getting a high rating again–it’s been awhile, or am I misremembering?

Definitely a “to get” for me! These types of smouldering dusky purples are not so easy for many brands to get right, so that is marvelous that both shades landed in the A grades.

This is a surprise! Given that Nars’s duo haven’t always been stellar and the two shades do look, from photos, very similar to each other. For those who love just a bit of purple, this little duo is ideal. And it would easily work in with shades from palettes, such as golds and pewters.
Your eye look is stunning Christine – really, really gorgeous.

Christine, I have a Wet n Wild coloricon shadow trio in Velour Vixen that reminds me of these 2 shades plus the WnW has a cream colored browbone shade. Not an exact dupe but in the same ballpark. WnW is more burgundy than purple but it makes a nice smoky eye look imho. Pigmented shadows but a bit hard to blend. For DS shadows I am very impressed. Cruelty free as well, I have always made an effort to purchase cruelty free. I admitt I have items that i’m unsure of but thats not for this post.

Nars is so inconsistent on eyes. One is great…like this., the the next one is meh. Another reason we need you. P’cake is home. Not a whimper at the ER, but totally voiced at home…and kinda pissed. She Almost levitated when she saw and nosed Jussi. She can’t even go in the stroller for 2 weeks, and I can see that it will be constant complaints! But, she’s clearly motivated. They..meaning the bloody chip card co rejected it…with vast quantities of dough in the acct. I KNOW from prior experience, that it is shut down. The good news is that Rocky, the pharmacist, gave me Patti’s neurontin, prednisone, and tramadol…the whole script, this PM, until I can return in the AM with cash. WTF? This I supposed to be a convenience! Not. Not at all. The day I ordered from Walmart.com, it took me a day of fixing to clear the 7 online purchases. I do not relish doing it again. But the outcome for Patti is good so far, and the fact that she almost stood up, when she saw Jussi, is amazing. I even have $to spare. Not that I should use it. Going to go Love up my girl. This shadow duo is great, but I ought not.

Oh, yes, NARS is all over the place when it comes to eyeshadow.

Thank you for the update on Patticake – and so annoying that your payment method was rejected even though there was money there! How frustrating.

Beautiful eye look Christine! Do you have the details of products used listed somewhere and I missed it? I would like to try and recreate this, I really love a purple smoky eye and yours is spot on!

Sorry, there was only an approximate date, which has passed – 10/12 for retailers but not specific to any particular retailer (Nordstrom has it up, for example).

I love the looks of this duo and it’s fantastic on you, Christine.. but I can’t wear these super dense colours, except for very small bits on outer corner or crease.. I would take me hundreds of years to use this duo up. 😀

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