NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss Review, Photos, Swatches

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss ($26.00 for 0.19 fl. oz.) is described as a “pink flamingo.” It’s a bright, creamy coral-red. Guerlain Candy Stripe is more orange and has slight shimmer. MAC Forever Rose is pinker. Revlon Papaya is slightly pinker and has shimmer. Hourglass Nectar is very close in color. MAC Viva Glam Cyndi/a> is lighter, less pink. MAC Exxxhibitionist is lighter. Illamasqua Mistress is more orange.

The Larger Than Life formula is supposed to have “high shine” with “intense color” and be both “long-lasting” and “nourish[ing].” The color is nearly opaque, and what’s really incredible is how it doesn’t settle into lip lines at all–it really just smooths over the entire lip and makes lips look very juicy and glossy. It has a thinner consistency that wasn’t tacky, and it was comfortable to wear for the five hours it lasted on my lips. Paris FolliesΒ was moderately hydrating while I wore it. Β The only thing I don’t like about NARS’ gloss here is the teeny, tiny applicator–I need five or six pulls just to get enough product to cover my lips. I find that I always end up feeling the edge of the plastic portion of the applicator scraping against my lips, because the brush is so stubby.

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NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss
NARS Paris Follies Large Than Life Lipgloss

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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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Looks gorgeous on you! I too hate the applicators – I have Larger than Life in Place Vendome, and love it, but every time I use it (which is not often because of the applicator), I wonder whether I can swap in another cap/applicator…

The lipgloss is very pretty , but what caught my eye was your cheeks , what are you wearing ? Looks so glowy, really beautiful Christine !

I really like this shade. I don’t get why Nars think an applicator like that is practical, though. I have full lips and I just know that I’d get bored applying this lipgloss because it would take so long!

OMG, i must have this! I haven’t actually got any NARS lipglosses yet because i’ve always been a bit wary of their lip products but this may be a good start:)

I love this, but not enough to put up with the applicator. I suppose if I got disposable lip gloss applicators it’d be worth using, but I don’t know if I’m that devoted.

I hate these applicators( I like a brush applicator , just hate this one). I think it would take too long to put this gloss on unless you have thin lips, which I dont. Lovely color for you though

Very pretty gloss, I love the color πŸ˜€ , however IΒ΄m reallyjust waiting for the new Chanel glossimers, so not buying any other type of gloss at all.

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