NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil Review, Photos, Swatches

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NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil

Wild Phox

NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil ($29.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a pale lavender with cooler undertones and a pearly sheen. It’s supposed to be a highlighter that works for “eyes, cheeks and face” for “fresh-faced radiance.” It sounded like it was designed to have sheerer coverage based on “how to use” information provided by the brand.

It had medium coverage that was buildable to full coverage with a second layer. The consistency was creamy with moderate slip and a touch of tackiness, but it seemed to dry down within 15 to 25 seconds. I used it to highlight the inner tearducts of my eyes as well as on my cheeks, and it was easy to work with in both places. It wore well for eight hours on eyes and cheeks for me. I’d say the biggest “con” of the product was actually how little the pencil contained–0.04 oz.–which is more like a typical pencil eyeliner than a jumbo-sized pencil like this.

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • NARS Fleur Fatale Eyeshadow Palette
  • NARS Wild Phox Multi-Use Highlighting Pencil
  • Urban Decay Twice Baked 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
On lips:
  • NARS Moon Orchid Lipstick
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I think it will be but NARS never replied to my question on that. Their website has an exclusive until the 30th, so presumably it will be at other places then (otherwise it would be exclusive for the duration). The “where to buy” populates based on where the brand is available, it isn’t by product, so sorry!

Love it! Most purple-y iridescent highlighters look weird on my warm toned skin (to my sadness since purple is my favorite color) but the effect is subtle enough here I think it could actually work!

Yes, I would bet you are right and I didn’t even notice it until I read your comment. My brain filled in the missing letter and read it as phlox. Good catch.

I said the same thing on the sneak preview post. I looked at the NARS website a couple days ago to see what they called it and I honestly couldn’t find any reference to phox or phlox or any other name. They just call it a multi-use highlighting tool. I kind of think someone made a big mistake and they’ve scrubbed any reference to it.

I picked this up but haven’t received it yet. I purchased primarily to use as an inner corner highlight so glad to see it worked well for you. I doubt I will use it on my cheeks as that is where my hyperpigmentation is and I try to be super careful about disturbing my careful concealing but I may try dabbing off on my hand and then onto my cheeks.

It’s really pretty, but I could’ve sworn that Nyx has (or had) a JEP in an iridescent lilac shade called Oyster? This looks quite similar!
(Then again, I could be wrong as my brain is on fire with a nasty migraine)

Annoyingly this doesn’t seem to be on sale on the NARS EU site yet. When if get’s here I’ll probably have forgotten all about it.
Forgetting make up-y stuff, a combination of many releases and age 🙂

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