NARS Leslie is a moderately warm-toned, medium-dark brown with a satin finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $34.00 and contains 0.14 oz.
NARS Leslie Audacious Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is described as a "cherrywood." It's a reddish brown--almost coppery--with a soft shine. It had fully opaque color coverage that applied evenly and smoothly. It wore well for six hours and was neither drying nor hydrating. Estee Lauder Emotional (140) (P, $30.00) is lighter. MAC Camden Chic (LE, $16.00) is darker. Guerlain Gisela (LE, $51.00) is more shimmery. Make Up For Ever #20 (P, $19.00) is a bit lighter. See comparison swatches / view dupes.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
The innovative, pigment-rich formula delivers an intense, full-coverage finish in a single stroke, while nutrient rich ingredients are known to smooth, moisturize and volumize. The 40-shade collection features a full range of provocative hues from neutral nudes to striking reds and bold pinks.