NARS Sheer Pop Multiple ($39.00 for 0.50 oz.) is a soft, medium pink with warm undertones and a subtle shimmer. It had medium, buildable pigmentation (up to semi-opaque coverage) that was fairly blendable, though it was easiest to use over bare skin and then easy enough to work with over liquid and cream base products. It did not work as well over powder, though.
The new, limited edition formula is supposed to be a “buildable formula that delivers sheer, high-impact color on lips and cheeks,” and it’s also said another way: “pairs vivid color with a weightless touch,” which seems to suggest that the “sheer” quality is more with respect to the feel of the product than the coverage. That being said, the coverage seems to be “buildable” but still “vivid.” The texture of this shadde wasn’t quite as emollient as the other two in the collection, but it was still thinner and wetter compared to the regular Multiple formula. As a blush, the color stayed on well for eight hours, and as a lip color, it lasted for three hours. When I tried it as a lip color, it tended to lighten and add a more metallic sheen to my lips. It was more comfortable to wear than most Multiples, though it was non-drying overall.
- MAC Stunner (LE, $24.00) is warmer (95% similar).
- Charlotte Tilbury Love Glow (P, $40.00) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar).
- Dior My Lady (002) (LE, $60.00) is cooler (90% similar).
- Clinique Heather Pop (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar).
- Clinique Pink Pop (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar).
- Chanel Blush Horizon de Chanel (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
- Laura Geller Rosewater (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
- Tom Ford Beauty Pink Sand (LE, $68.00) is warmer, glossier (90% similar).
- MAC All Aflush (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
- Laura Geller Peach Delight (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar).