NARS Orgasm is a moderately warm-toned, light coral with a pearl finish. It is a permanent blush that retails for $30.00 and contains 0.21 oz.
NARS Orgasm Air Matte BlushNARS Orgasm Air Matte Blush ($30.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a light, warmer pink base with flecks of gold micro-sparkle throughout. The formula was terrible, in general, and it was even worse with the larger bits of sparkle (the other shades in the range didn't seem to have noticeable sparkle) as it gave the base more to grab onto and create larger pill-like bits that had to be crushed and mashed on the skin to smooth out even half-decently.
The texture was lightweight, whipped, and mousse-like with an airiness and velvety glide but not the conventional moistness of a cream blush. It turned powder-like when it came into contact with skin, but it had no real time to diffuse or blend out as it just kind of stuck to skin and lifted up and away when one attempted to blend or spread it out. This occurred with fingertips, brushes, and sponges whether applied over bare skin or over prepped skin (from foundation to set foundation). The "best" results I had were gently dabbed on with a fingertip on bare skin and blended out with leftover foundation (on a brush), but it was still uneven and splotchy.
It had sheer coverage, but it wasn't buildable as claimed. What little product transferred to my skin seemed to fade visibly after six hours of wear.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Comes on soft. Goes all the way. Wear if you dare. Introducing a perfectly diffused, soft-touch matte blush with a thrill of color. Uniquely lightweight, creamy mousse formula transforms into a velvety powder right on contact—instantly gliding a rush of blush. Color Diffusion Complex beautifully blends and blurs for second-skin color that lasts, while Jojoba gel smooths pigment evenly over skin and passionfruit oil adds a boost of antioxidants. A hush of color. Plush to the touch. A rush for the senses.
DIMETHICONE · HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE · C30-45 ALKYL DIMETHICONE · JOJOBA ESTERS · OCTYLDODECANOL · MICA · HDI/TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER · DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER · DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER · NYLON-12 · SILICA · PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL · SORBITAN OLEATE · MAGNESIUM OXIDE · ALUMINA · TOCOPERHOL · PHENOXYETHANOL · [+/-(MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR): BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163) · IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499) · RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410) · RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850) · TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) · YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)] ·
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