NARS Shredded & Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigments Reviews & Swatches

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NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment

Shredded

NARS Shredded Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment ($26.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a medium pink with strong,w arm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation, though it wasn’t quite opaque in a single layer, that covered my lips evenly. The texture was lightweight, thin and fluid without being watery, but the dry down did emphasize my lip texture and some of my deeper lip lines. When I smiled, the color stretched comfortably and looked quite smooth and reflective. It wore well for four and a half hours and was neither drying nor 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 is supposed to have "full-coverage color in one swipe" with an "ultra-flexible, lightweight feel" with "brushed-metal" finishes and "lasting, smudge-resistant wear." The pigmentation ranged from semi-opaque to opaque, depending on the shade, with fairly even, smooth application with a very smooth, fluid texture that was rather thin but not watery. After a few applications using this formula (or the original Powermattes), I don't have any issues navigating along the edges of my lips, but the first few I ever did gave me the sensation that it was too fluid--too easy to spread. They dry down to a transfer-resistant but not transfer-proof, finish, where if I blot, I get a touch of color coming away, but the lip color doesn't move or slide around on my lips. They lasted between four and six hours on me and were, generally, non-drying. There was a sweet, vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our NARS Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment swatches.

Ingredients

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NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment
NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment

Pierce

NARS Pierce Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment ($26.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a medium-dark red with subtle, warm undertones and a satin sheen. It had rich color payoff in a single layer, and the liquid lipstick had a thin, lightweight consistency that was very fluid and spread easily across my lips. It dried down within 30 seconds and was mostly dry, but if I pressed my lips together, there a bit of tackiness, though the color didn’t pull away when I did so. This shade stayed on well for six and a half hours, left a very faint stain behind, and was non-drying.

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 is supposed to have "full-coverage color in one swipe" with an "ultra-flexible, lightweight feel" with "brushed-metal" finishes and "lasting, smudge-resistant wear." The pigmentation ranged from semi-opaque to opaque, depending on the shade, with fairly even, smooth application with a very smooth, fluid texture that was rather thin but not watery. After a few applications using this formula (or the original Powermattes), I don't have any issues navigating along the edges of my lips, but the first few I ever did gave me the sensation that it was too fluid--too easy to spread. They dry down to a transfer-resistant but not transfer-proof, finish, where if I blot, I get a touch of color coming away, but the lip color doesn't move or slide around on my lips. They lasted between four and six hours on me and were, generally, non-drying. There was a sweet, vanilla scent but no discernible taste.

Browse all of our NARS Powermatte Lip Luster Pigment swatches.

Ingredients

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Too Faced Born This Way Foundation
  • Charlotte Tilbury Light/Medium (3) Hollywood Flawless Filter
  • Hourglass Diffused Light Ambient Lighting Powder
  • NARS Bowery Blush
  • NARS Kings Road Blush
On eyes:
  • NARS Provoacteur Eyeshadow Palette
  • Urban Decay Overdrive 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
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WOW, Pierce is such a gorgeous colour and right up my alley so I am surprised that I don’t have more than one dupe! I think this one is one I will buy. I like the formula and the shade is perfect.

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