NARS Savage is a moderately warm-toned, medium brown with a luminous finish. It is a permanent blush that retails for $30.00 and contains 0.16 oz.
Savage is a medium, coral-red with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly dusty, thinner texture that applied without too much trouble, but it could have been easier to blend out on the skin. It wore well for eight hours before fading along the edges. KIKO 107 Tomato (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Fruit Stand (DC, $8.00) is cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Never Been Kissed (LE, $8.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Painted Canyon (LE, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Viseart Orange #3 (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Natasha Denona Coral (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Ex (LE, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop RomCom (P, $8.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Duo N. 02 (Bottom) (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). ColourPop Luv Me Not (LE, $8.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Surratt Beauty Brillante Idée (P, $32.00) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Coral #2 (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). KVD Beauty Sid (Shade) (DC, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Make Up For Ever B316 (P, $23.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Anastasia Scorching (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Burnt Pepper (P, $24.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Too Faced Cherry Bomb (Blush) (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty The Afternooner (Blush) (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). NARS Boys Don't Cry (LE, $41.00) is brighter, more pigmented, better quality (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
The ultimate authority in blush, NARS offers the industry's bestselling, most iconic shades for cheeks. NARS blush delivers healthy-looking color that enlivens the complexion and provides a natural-looking flush to flatter any skin tone. Iconic shades include a range of translucent, natural tones, each with a subtle pink undertone for a natural-looking blush to highlight the complexion. Silky, superfine micronized powder pigments in matte and shimmering shades ensure irresistibly soft, blendable application. A light application of even the highest-intensity hues delivers a natural-looking flush. These soft, buildable shades deliver a wide range of effects, from ultra-sheer to powerful pops of color.
TALC • OCTYLDODECYL STEARATE • OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE • ZINC STEARATE • TIN OXIDE • CAPRYLYL GLYCOL • PHENOXYETHANOL • [+/- (MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR): IRON OXIDES (CI 77491) • IRON OXIDES (CI 77492) • IRON OXIDES (CI 77499) • MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742) • MICA • RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410) • RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360) • RED 33 LAKE (CI 17200) • RED 34 LAKE (CI 15880) • RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850) • TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) • YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)] •
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