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NARS Orgasm Blush Dupes & Comparisons

NARS Orgasm Dupes

NARS Orgasm Blush is a cult favorite, bestselling pinky-coral blush, and it’s no surprise why with an average rating of 4.5 stars and 57 reader reviews! As a result of its popularity, there are many variations of it, and here are a few dupes. You can check out a full list of dupes over at The Dupe List (two pages!). Know of a dupe? Consider submitting it!


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mari Avatar

nars orgasm, the only blush I wear and still own the very first one though I’ve hit pan *__* it just looks so damn good on me D; can’t imagine wearing anything else *_*

mine Avatar

Christine I could not find comments on rouge g gracia 66 post so asking here. Which blush would you reccomened to go with this lipstick? I just got it yesterday and love it.

JJ Avatar

If anyone is interested in trying Hot Mama Blush, they should check out or their local store, they currently have a set with Hot Mama blush, Sexy Mama setting powder, and Bahama Mama bronzer for $38 in which all three are full size.

Lauren Avatar

I added Tarina Tarantino Dollskin Cheek Blush in Feather as a dupe. Not sure if you added it or not (for some reason only 2 full pages of your dupes are showing up for this product on my Mac) – but I think it’s pretty close.
I find Orgasm to be a bit too shimmery for daytime, and I love using The Balm’s Frat Boy blush as an alternative without the shimmer overload that I tend to get from Orgasm.

Grace Avatar

I don’t have Bella Bamba, but I do have Sugarbomb, and I find Sugarbomb quite close to Orgasm as well.. I actually use Sugarbomb more than Orgasm as Orgasm has gone rock solid so doesn’t transfer to brush very well, kinda odd that happened.. not sure if I got a bad batch or maybe it’s an indication it needs to be thrown out… lol probably the latter as it is a few years old.. but haven’t reached pan and feel like it’d be a waste…

Christine Avatar

Sugarbomb is on the list! I think Sugarbomb is similar but definitely depends on your skin tone as Sugarbomb is a lighter version to me so if you have more medium or darker skin, it might show up differently!

Sometimes with powders, if you double-dip (essentially), oils from your brush/skin can transfer to the powder and harden over time. You could try taking a clean paper towel and brushing it across the top layer of the blush.

Shayni Avatar

Orgasm doesn’t really show up on my medium-olive skin (Face Atelier Tan, MUFE F&B #34), except as glitters. For me, Bella Bamba is so completely different from Orgasm I wouldn’t have thought to compare the two.; but they certainly look almost interchangeable in the photos! On me Bella Bamba is a dense, raspberry pink, while Orgasm is a sort of sheer-nude.

Flirt Peek-a-Blush in Urge reminds me a lot of Orgasm. And Cargo Blu-Ray Blush.

Abigail Weightman Avatar

I have been after Nars Orgasm for a while now put never plucked up the courage to spend so much on a blush, plus I actually don’t own anything from Nars either. What’s going on there!? Any slightly cheaper dupes you know of??


AudreyNZ Avatar

You must have great fun finding dupes for this blush, Christine. What about the Balm Hot Mama? Is it close enough a dupe? That’s what I ended up with after a lengthy net search:D

Helena Avatar

I submitted Lancรดme’s Mandarin Sky (you reviewed it here: as a dupe; I don’t own Orgasm but I love Mandarin Sky! It’s probably the more dramatic, strongly-scented sister. It also has .02 oz more product for the same price, but is harder to find.

minime Avatar

i have nc 20- nc 25 skin
don’t have orgasm but i have springsheen. it’s ok but i find it too sheer, i have to build it up and it has too much shimmer. i also have peachykeen which i like better. is peachykeen closer to deep throat or to orgasm? i would like to try a nars blush and don’t know which, although i shouldn’t because i have to many blushes. untill now my fave blush brands are dior and chanel

minime Avatar

forgot to say that i love frivole from chanel. i wouldn’t have thought to wear such a shade until a couple of years ago when i got a limited edition soleil tan de chanel corail bronze summer 2011 (the one with 4 stripes) and fell in love with the coral shade. i used to use just that shade separately as a blush

Christine Avatar

Peachykeen is a little darker than Springsheen, I think, but not by a lot. I think it’s pretty close to both Orgasm/Deep Throat – Deep Throat doesn’t have as strong of a gold shimmer as Orgasm, so it appears darker and pinker applied. Maybe something like Dolce Vita or Amour?

Jade Avatar

Welcome! ๐Ÿ™‚ I know it’s a personal favourite of yours too – I LOVE the formula, but the shade itself can be a bit much on me, too pink? Or something!

Nirvana Avatar

Hi Christine, woulod you recommend Nars Orgasm or Mac Fleur Power for an NC 42 as an everyday blush? Thanks in advance:)

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