NARS Loaded Lip Lacquer Review & Swatches

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NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer

Foxy

NARS Foxy Loaded Lip Lacquer ($26.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark brown with strong, warm orange undertones and a cream finish. It had a smooth, almost cream-like texture but it had a flexible, almost vinyl-like feel to it at times; no tackiness or heaviness at all, though. It had good color coverage in a single layer, which applied evenly across my lips with only a smidgen of product in my deeper lip lines (but not enough to be noticeable in person). The gloss lasted nicely for four and a half hours and was lightly hydrating over time.

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

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.18 oz. - $144.44 Per Ounce

The formula was supposed to "offer the shine of a gloss, the comfort of a balm and the impact of a lipstick" that also boasts "deep, silky" hydration. What was interesting about the formula was the texture; it felt more flexible, clingy--not in a bad way--and almost vinyl-like, as it was shiny but not traditionally glossy. It didn't look as thick applied as juicier gloss might, but it did have shine.

The shades had more semi-opaque to nearly-opaque coverage but one layer was the easiest to wear as a second layer often made the overall application worse. They applied fairly evenly but a few sank into my deeper lip lines just a bit. The wear ranged from four to five hours, while the formula felt hydrating over time. The gloss had a subtle, sweet vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our NARS Loaded Lip Lacquer swatches.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone Hydrogenated Polyisobutene Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate Hydrogenated Styrene/Methylstyrene/Indene Copolymer Hydrogenated Polydecene Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Phytosterols Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2 Polyethylene Silica Silylate Silica Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer Cetyl Dimethicone Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract Synthetic Wax Tocopheryl Acetate Vanillin Ethylhexyl Palmitate Silica Dimethyl Silylate Butylene Glycol Caprylyl Glycol Sodium Hyaluronate Hexylene Glycol Phenoxyethanol [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499) Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850) Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)].

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NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer

Freestyle

NARS Freestyle Loaded Lip Lacquer ($26.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a deeper, coppery brown with warm, red undertones and a cream finish. It had a shiny finish that wasn’t as traditionally glossy–perhaps not as “thick” in a sense–compared to most glosses. The consistency was smooth, lightweight, and non-sticky, but it felt like it clung to my lips slightly, which gave it better hold (but wasn’t uncomfortable).

It had semi-opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied fairly evenly but had a few visible streaks when I pressed my lips together along with faint product in deeper lip lines close-up. The color stayed on well for five hours and was moisturizing over time.

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

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.18 oz. - $144.44 Per Ounce

The formula was supposed to "offer the shine of a gloss, the comfort of a balm and the impact of a lipstick" that also boasts "deep, silky" hydration. What was interesting about the formula was the texture; it felt more flexible, clingy--not in a bad way--and almost vinyl-like, as it was shiny but not traditionally glossy. It didn't look as thick applied as juicier gloss might, but it did have shine.

The shades had more semi-opaque to nearly-opaque coverage but one layer was the easiest to wear as a second layer often made the overall application worse. They applied fairly evenly but a few sank into my deeper lip lines just a bit. The wear ranged from four to five hours, while the formula felt hydrating over time. The gloss had a subtle, sweet vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our NARS Loaded Lip Lacquer swatches.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone Hydrogenated Polyisobutene Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate Hydrogenated Styrene/Methylstyrene/Indene Copolymer Hydrogenated Polydecene Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Phytosterols Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2 Polyethylene Silica Silylate Silica Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer Cetyl Dimethicone Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract Synthetic Wax Tocopheryl Acetate Vanillin Ethylhexyl Palmitate Silica Dimethyl Silylate Butylene Glycol Caprylyl Glycol Sodium Hyaluronate Hexylene Glycol Phenoxyethanol [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499) Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850) Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)].

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NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Playin' Around Loaded Lip Lacquer

Playin' Around

NARS Playin’ Around Loaded Lip Lacquer ($26.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a medium peach with moderate, warm undertones and a shiny, cream finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation in a single layer, but it wasn’t the type of formula that I’d apply a second layer of as it had enough thickness in one layer that a second layer just proved to worsen the application. For as light as the color was, it applied more evenly than anticipated but could have applied more evenly. The gloss was prone to settling into my deeper lip lines, which worsened over the four hours it wore for but was moisturizing while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.18 oz. - $144.44 Per Ounce

The formula was supposed to "offer the shine of a gloss, the comfort of a balm and the impact of a lipstick" that also boasts "deep, silky" hydration. What was interesting about the formula was the texture; it felt more flexible, clingy--not in a bad way--and almost vinyl-like, as it was shiny but not traditionally glossy. It didn't look as thick applied as juicier gloss might, but it did have shine.

The shades had more semi-opaque to nearly-opaque coverage but one layer was the easiest to wear as a second layer often made the overall application worse. They applied fairly evenly but a few sank into my deeper lip lines just a bit. The wear ranged from four to five hours, while the formula felt hydrating over time. The gloss had a subtle, sweet vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our NARS Loaded Lip Lacquer swatches.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone Hydrogenated Polyisobutene Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate Hydrogenated Styrene/Methylstyrene/Indene Copolymer Hydrogenated Polydecene Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Phytosterols Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2 Polyethylene Silica Silylate Silica Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer Cetyl Dimethicone Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract Synthetic Wax Tocopheryl Acetate Vanillin Ethylhexyl Palmitate Silica Dimethyl Silylate Butylene Glycol Caprylyl Glycol Sodium Hyaluronate Hexylene Glycol Phenoxyethanol [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499) Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850) Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)].

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NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer
NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer

Young Hearts

NARS Young Hearts Loaded Lip Lacquer ($26.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a muted, deep peach with warm undertones and a shiny, cream finish. The texture felt smooth, lightweight, and non-sticky with a creamy, almost vinyl-like look and feel to it, as it wasn’t heavy but it wasn’t as gloss-like on as a traditional lipgloss would have been. It had good pigmentation in a single stroke, though it wasn’t quite opaque, but a second layer would feel heavy and be more prone to streaking. There was a smidgen of product that sank into my deeper lip lines but didn’t seem noticeable in person. It lasted well for four and a half hours and felt hydrating while worn.

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

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.18 oz. - $144.44 Per Ounce

The formula was supposed to "offer the shine of a gloss, the comfort of a balm and the impact of a lipstick" that also boasts "deep, silky" hydration. What was interesting about the formula was the texture; it felt more flexible, clingy--not in a bad way--and almost vinyl-like, as it was shiny but not traditionally glossy. It didn't look as thick applied as juicier gloss might, but it did have shine.

The shades had more semi-opaque to nearly-opaque coverage but one layer was the easiest to wear as a second layer often made the overall application worse. They applied fairly evenly but a few sank into my deeper lip lines just a bit. The wear ranged from four to five hours, while the formula felt hydrating over time. The gloss had a subtle, sweet vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our NARS Loaded Lip Lacquer swatches.

Ingredients

Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone Hydrogenated Polyisobutene Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate Hydrogenated Styrene/Methylstyrene/Indene Copolymer Hydrogenated Polydecene Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Phytosterols Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2 Polyethylene Silica Silylate Silica Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer Cetyl Dimethicone Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract Synthetic Wax Tocopheryl Acetate Vanillin Ethylhexyl Palmitate Silica Dimethyl Silylate Butylene Glycol Caprylyl Glycol Sodium Hyaluronate Hexylene Glycol Phenoxyethanol [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499) Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850) Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)].

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

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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While quite light, I’m enamored with Young Hearts! I would have to line my lips with a somewhat darker liner in order to pull it off, but it really looks so worth it. Besides, I almost ALWAYS wear lip liner due to uneven lip border pigmentation.

Not sticky but clingier? Like it’s more substantial and filmy, but it’s really smooth and comfortable to wear – but less slip and slide compared to the Velvet Lip Glides.

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