NARS L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour Eyeshadow Palette
NARS L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour Eyeshadow Palette

NARS L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour Eyeshadow Palette ($59.00 for 0.84 oz.) is a new, limited edition eyeshadow palette that features twelve eyeshadows; four are over-sized and eight are more normally sized. What’s interesting to me is that I can’t find a single call out from the bran that the formula is any different than their typical powder eyeshadow, and I think that with the exception of mattes, they’re quite different. They have a much denser and creamier consistency–you can feel the silicone in it–that makes it comparable to newer formulas like Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows, MAC Colour Drenched Pigments, and Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadows (to name a few). I personally find that NARS’ standard eyeshadow formula to be one of the weaker high-end formulations, though there are some that are great. This palette, overall, is significantly more pigmented, easier to work with, and more blendable than the majority of NARS eyeshadows I have tried to-date. I think the weakest point is that these creased on me at the seven-hour mark, so they definitely require a primer based on my testing for longevity.

The palette has a mirrored top, which collects fingerprints, and it feels slightly bulky overall (it’s similar in thickness as other NARS palettes released in the last year or so). The palette seems like a great value, which isn’t something that is always associated with higher-end palettes, but taking the price per ounce of their eyeshadow singles ($25.00 for 0.07 oz.) means that this palette includes $300 worth of product.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #1 is described as a “cream bisque.” It’s a light, yellow-toned beige with a matte finish. It had good color payoff with a soft, silky texture that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. It lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Too Faced Creamed Honey (LE, $16.00)(100% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Cry Baby (DC, $25.00) is lighter (95% similar). Ciate My Tribe (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Baby Face (P, $6.00) is cooler (95% similar). Zoeva Bitter Start (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Cool Taupe (Mega Pro 4) (LE, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Sephora Secret Boudoir (DC, $10.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Brule (P, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Linen (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Black Tie Attire #4 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Smashbox Alabaster (P, ) is cooler (95% similar). Laura Mercier Wind (LE, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Mojave #4 (PiP, $19.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Sage (Highlight) (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Shade I (2015) (LE, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). Zoeva Nighthawks (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Nassau (DC, $25.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Blanc (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora Canvas (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #2 is described as a “shimmering pink sand.” It’s a light, peachy-gold with warm, orange undertones and a frosted sheen. It had great color payoff with a creamy, smooth texture that applied well and blended out easily. The color started to crease after seven hours of wear. Tom Ford Beauty Opale (P, $45.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Lights On (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC Champagne (LE, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Gingerdoodle (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Ruby #2 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Dragon Scales #2 (LE, ) is more muted (95% similar). Colour Pop Let Me Explain (P, $4.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). Laura Mercier Dust (LE, $23.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME512 Golden Beige (P, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Watch Out (LE, $4.50) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Last Dance #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Trait de Caractere #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). NARS Rio de la Plata (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Minx (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D504 Celestial Beige (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sydney Grace Elegance (P, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Famous (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D416 Crystalline Yellow (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Super Hard Core (LE, $5.00) is cooler (90% similar). Viseart Sugared (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #3 is described as an “amethyst ash.” It’s a medium-dark, taupe brown with warm undertones and a soft, frosted finish. It had excellent pigmentation with a really smooth, almost cream-like texture that blended out well on the skin without losing intensity. The downside was that it creased after seven hours of wear. Dior Univers (655) (LE, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Underground (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC A Glimmer of Gold #4 (PiP, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals Treasure Hunt (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Chocolate Crumble (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). NARS Stud (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Giorgio Armani #09 (P, $32.00) is warmer (85% similar). Jouer Magic Hour (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D562 Taupe Platinum (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Vanity Fair (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #4 is described as a “black truffle.” It’s a muted, dark gray with neutral-to-cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a slightly drier texture that made it harder to blend out. This was one of the more disappointing shades in the palette, though it was workable. It wore for seven and a half hours on me. Kat Von D Stone (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Cinder (Right) (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). bareMinerals Amnesia (P, ) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Smokeshow (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Guerlain Les Gris #1 (P, ) is cooler (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M106 Slate (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Cast Iron (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Nehru (DC, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Shadow (Mega Pro 4) (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Soot (DC, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Bad Influence (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Inglot #348 (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Typographic (DC, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Gravel (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Gravel (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Double Feature #7 #2 (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Claudia (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ice Queen #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar After Midnight (PiP, ) is lighter (85% similar). Viseart Cool Mattes 2 #10 (PiP, ) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #5 is described as a “golden starlight.” It’s a bright, light buttery yellow with warm undertones and a metallic finish. It had good pigmentation with a really thick, dense consistency that adhered well to bare skin but was a little hard to blend out without it “thickening” over the lid and emphasizing the skin’s natural texture. It lasted for seven hours before creasing. City Color New Year, New Me (P, $6.99) is more shimmery (95% similar). Milani Bella Chiffon (28) (P, $4.49) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Unlocked (PiP, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Immaculate (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Newbury Street (DC, $25.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Fresh Blade (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC What's the Pointilism (PiP, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Becca Chardonnay (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Becca Moonstone (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Coloured Raine Glisten (P, $6.99) is less shimmery (95% similar). Estee Lauder Blonde Gold (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery, more muted (95% similar). Colour Pop Rager (LE, $4.50) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Opal (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Lucid (LE, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Rêve d'Orient #2 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Dust Off (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Sephora White Gold (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Beamin' (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC In the Meadow #2 (LE, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Buxom Born Glam (LE, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #6 is described as a “sunburst copper.” It’s a lightly brightened, medium copper orange with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The pigmentation was excellent, while the powder was smooth, blendable, and dense–almost cream-like. It started to crease after seven hours. Too Faced Butterscotch (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Hooked on Vinyl #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Isolde I (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME728 Copper Red (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Golden (LE, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). Viseart Boheme Dream #5 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME728 Copper Red (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, brighter (95% similar). MAC A Glimmer of Gold #3 (PiP, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Tarte Candlelit Dinner (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Old Money (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Toasted Nut (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Ardency Inn Copper (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). NYX Liquid Gold (P, $6.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). MAC Desert Roadtrip (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Jingle Ball Bronze (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals Bragging Rights (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Fool's Rush (PiP, $4.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Nude #2 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #7 is described as a “cafe au lait.” It’s a muted, medium taupe with subtle, warmer undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that blended out well and wore for just over seven hours on me. Too Faced Pecan Praline (PiP, $16.00) is cooler (95% similar). Kat Von D Lazarus (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Vertigo (LE, $36.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Cover (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Blushing (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pale Rose (LE, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Brains & Brawn (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). L'Oreal Café au Lait (P, $5.99) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Stop Ruffling My Feathers #1 (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M548 Pink Gray (DC, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Give In Take V (LE, $29.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Slate (P, $22.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M549 Dark Taupe (P, $17.00) is darker (85% similar). Tarte Merci You Later (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Laura Mercier Au Naturel (PiP, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Feeling Grey-t (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Melt Cosmetics Assimilate (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar). Sephora Coffee (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Makeup Geek Brownie Points (P, $6.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Faux Fur (P, $6.00) is darker (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #8 is described as a “pistol grey.” It’s a dark gray with neutral-to-warm, brown undertones and a frosted finish. It was richly pigmented and was easy to blend out on the lid. The texture was dense and smooth, but it only wore for seven hours before creasing. BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #20 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar). Fenty Beauty Brain Freeze (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Dose of Colors I Need Space (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Stila Black Diamond (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Knight Divine (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Granite (PiP, $20.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). theBalm Surf's Up (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Uninhibited #2 (LE, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Bad Behaviour (DC, $25.00) is cooler (85% similar). Burberry Nickel (304) (P, $29.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). Inglot #444 (P, $7.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Bento Box (LE, $5.00) is cooler (85% similar). MAC Polished Jet (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). NARS Lysithea (P, $29.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). LORAC Gunmetal (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Huntress (LE, ) is warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #9 is described as an “industrial steel.” It’s a dark, bluish gray with cool undertones and a pearly sheen. It was intensely pigmented with a dense, buttery texture that applied well to bare skin. The color wore well for seven hours before creasing. Sephora Synergy (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Denim Smokey (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Flourish (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Sugarpill The Inventor (PiP, $13.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sydney Grace Slayed (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Lancome Nuit (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Brain Freeze (LE, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Smoky #3 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Gucci Beauty Cosmic Deco #3 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Ocean Breeze (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Feather (LE, $5.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Seascape (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar). Dior Pied de Poule #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). bareMinerals Vapor (P, $12.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Pretty Vulgar Silver Spoon (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar). NARS Jardin Perdu (Left) (DC, $25.00) is lighter (80% similar). Tarte Riptide (LE, ) is darker (80% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (80% similar). Make Up For Ever ME108 Steel (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #10 is described as a “regal blue.” It’s a muted, dark blue with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had so-so color payoff with a powdery texture that was harder to work with–it tended to look splotchy and uneven applied. I think a base would help it to some degree, but it is best applied in sheerer layers and built up to manage it. It started to fade after seven hours. Natasha Denona Navy (01V) (P, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Architectonic #1 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Inglot #332 (P, $6.00) is brighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Fata Morgana (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M226 Abyssal Blue (P, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). Sydney Grace Ice Fishing (DC, $5.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS China Blue (P, $19.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). LORAC Navy (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). Sydney Grace Indiana Love (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). NYX Leather and Studs (P, $4.50) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). LORAC Beast Mode (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Blue Velvet (P, $8.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Smashbox Azure (LE, ) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Viseart Defiance (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar). Viseart Sky (Cool Mattes 2 #7) (P, ) is lighter (85% similar). Sydney Grace itsaboy (P, $5.00) is darker (85% similar). Inglot #336 (P, $6.00) is lighter (80% similar). Estee Lauder Saphir (LE, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Viseart Cool Matte #9 (PiP, ) is brighter, cooler (80% similar). Huda Beauty Sapphire #1 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #11 is described as a “shimmering taupe cashmere.” It’s a medium, taupe brown with warm undertones and a pearly shimmer. It had good color payoff with a smooth, blendable texture that applied well and wore for seven hours before creasing. MAC I'd Give My All (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Guerlain Calligraphy #3 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Dior Moonlight #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Stila Substance (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Cheers (V2) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Whirling (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). theBalm #19 (P, $6.50) is lighter (90% similar). Zoeva Nostalgic (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Victorian (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D-12 (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Charged Up (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Natasha Denona Industrial (45M) (P, $29.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Sephora June Gloom (DC, $10.00) is cooler (85% similar). Smashbox Smoke Break (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Hello Kitty Cookie (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Put Me to Shame (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). bareMinerals Treasure Hunt (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Trance (PiP, ) is more shimmery (85% similar). NARS Oaxaca (P, $28.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Tarte Rocker (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

L’Amour, Toujours L’Amour #12 is described as a “shimmering licorice.” It’s a blackened burgundy with warm, brown undertones and silver micro-sparkle. The consistency was dense, lightly creamy, and blended out well for the most part. It creased after seven hours of wear. NARS Debauched (Right) (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever D830 Black Rose (DC, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Dark Matter (P, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau Silver Eclipse #4 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever D830 Black Rose (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Black Oyster (Cream) (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Talk Derby to Me (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Roller Girl (LE, $5.00) is darker (90% similar). Dior Blazing Gold #5 (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Dior Gravity (094) (P, $29.50) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I’m uber torn on this palette. I admit I would love to have it… but having a hard time justifying the price tag for 4 of the shadows. I am going to take a closer look at your dupes here and make a more informed decision. Thanks for the quick response and review!!!.

Oh ,I’m kinda stumped on this one. Three duds pretty much. I had planned to get it if it reviewed well. But, it’s just okay. Idk, I’m going to need to think on it. I wear primer. So, I think it would be fine. But, with my stash overflowing, I’m finding myself preferring a better quality or very unique shadow color. I really am not into a formula that requires a base. Then, it doesn’t get used much. Hmmm..

It puts me in the mind of Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadows – some I really like with respect to color/payoff/blendability but the shorter wear is a bummer.

I don’t own any of the foiled shadows yet either! lol. I’ll correct my comment. I said three duds when the last shadow had a dash for a score. I that that was a super low F! So, that bumped it up for me. This palette will be going to retailers right? I think I’ll feel more comfortable if I could actually return it if I don’t like it.

This is much better than I was expecting (knowing how some NARS palettes can be far lower in quality than their regular shadows). This scored nicely but the shades are all so dupe-able. But if I were newish to makeup or didn’t have way too much stuff already, this would be a wonderful palette – the sort you can reach for and not have to reach for anything else at all. I’m not crazy for the numbering system – I still prefer names to numbers. I’m curious, Christine – why no letter grade for #12.

Hardly, Christine. Honestly, you maintain the best and most professional, objective makeup blog of all the ones I’ve seen. The occasional oversight is no biggie….and that’s when we, your loyal fans, let you know and feel like maybe we’re helping.

I’m giving some serious thought to this palette, since I have a visa gift card. Christine, can you think of any more recent palettes or beauty products that might be worth a look?

It seems decent enough, if you have enough space to put up with the bulky packaging. But I am personally disappointed in the blue – which would have made it more unique in a sea of neutrals. With a D+ and C+ in the mix, this is an easy pass.

It’s interesting how the shimmery shades are so much superior to the mattes, so I’m all for silicone in shadows, bring it on!! I feel most if the colors here are too dupe-able, except for that blue, which is pretty pathetic looking 🙁 I’m saving all my pennies for UD Vice Reloaded. IMO any spring palette that scores lower than an A is going to have a really tough time competing with that one –you get neutrals AND lots of colors, all in UD’s shadow formula

It’s so strange that Nars would revamp their eyeshadow formula and not communicate about it! I’ve had really poor experience with some Nars singles in the past, so I’m always very careful to check your reviews before I decide to buy a new one. They have some real hits but some abysmal misses.
This particular palette is nice overall but very dupable imo.

It just felt so noticeably different to me. As soon as I swatched the second shade in the palette, I was like, “Whoa, this is so dense,” and NARS tends to have much thinner eyeshadows. The ingredient list seemed pretty different than their singles they just relaunched as pans.

I like this. There are nine shades I’d use that scored decently to well. Although I have dupes for several, it still might be worth it, because it has everything I need for a neutral look that leans cool, which is pretty unusual. I’m going to have to think about this one, in spite of the disappointing blue and the orange I most likely won’t use much.

Definitely at least a look! I imagine I’ll probably end up getting it. I really do like the look of 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12, and would use 1, 2, and 5 for sure.

Based on reading NARS’ description/press release, it seems like those are for the “base look” with the rest being accents. Not that I think that’s really true for all skin tones, though.

This looks a lot nicer than I thought, although the color selection reminds me of the Stila ‘A Whole Lot of Love’ palette, which I own. Definitely a pass for me!

Okay, well it definitely performs way better pigmentation wise than the *usual* Nars eyeshadow palette offerings, but it leaves me feeling lukewarm and just meh. I figure that in all likelihood, I either have dupes for every shade here, or at least close enough. That blue, though? Just has me smh. ?

Not a bad palette but for some reason it doesn’t wow me. As Paz said, some shades are similar to the Stila palette which I’ve ordered, so I’ll pass on this one too.

Yeah, that blue is disappointing, but then again, that’s the shade I’d least wear out of this palette anyway. Plus, the selection of colors here really attracts me and I always wear eye primer no matter what. I’m going to think about it a little longer (maybe wait for some other spring releases), but I can feel I’m not gonna be able to resist the temptation of buying it lol

Some of the colors are really pretty -love the good mix of cool and warm shadows- but the short longevity is not something I can afford to go for. I already struggle enough with my slightly hooded eyes and oily lids ! lol

Thanks for the informative review! 🙂

I’m a little amused by NARS calling the 8 smaller pans accents, because I always think of accents as non-neutrals really… or maybe an OTT sparkly neutral.

Or a drastically different formula than the others. A bunch of similarly formulated neutrals aren’t really accents, they’re just contour shades for your eyes.

I really, really like a few of the shades in this palette, the grey(ish) ones and the last one the shimmering licorice. That’s not enough to buy a palette, though so this is a pass for me. I think if the mattes had been better it would have been so much more interesting.
From what I could see I only have one of the dupes, and it’s for one of the greys, I will investigate the dupes for the other grey and for the lovley burgundy black licorice one.

Were I in the market for an eyeshadow palette, I’d consider this. Also, is that your camera I see reflected in the sixth photo? The one right after the photo of the back of the packaging, and right before the first swatch. Cool. 🙂

Yay, I was waiting for your review Christine! This palette (again) is too cool for my taste. I own the original Narsissist and don’t use over half of the shades b/c they are too cool. I get that Nars is doing some warm and some cool shades in order for it to compliment everyone, but it would be nice one day to see something like a cool vs warm versions of eye palettes, people may be more inclined to buy b/c they won’t have half the shades that are idle. Also, not sure why can’t they make the shadows the same quality as their singles/duos?

I actually think these are a lot more pigmented/blendable/easier to use than a lot of their singles/duos, and the longevity is similar but I get more noticeable creasing with this formula overall!

Thanx for the informative review. I am wondering one more thing… Is there any information about a release in Europe. Ordering it from the US means a additional 30 euro’s ?

I posted a question regarding this palet coming to Europe. I can now happily inform you that it is available on narseurope.com ?

Selling price is the same as in dollars being € 59,00!

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