NARS Stud is a very warm-toned, medium-dark pewter with a metallic finish. It is a permanent eyeshadow that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.04 oz.
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NARS Stud Hardwired Eyeshadow (2018) ($22.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a medium-dark, golden taupe with warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. Sometimes, I want to describe it as a deep, warm pewter. It had semi-opaque pigmentation when applied with a dry brush, and it was buildable, blendable, and only had slight fallout that stayed on well for seven hours (with slight fallout). When I tried using it with a dampened brush, it was richly pigmented and had a smoother, more blendable consistency that adhered well to bare skin for eight and a half hour wear. The new formula is slightly drier than the previous one, which was easier to use dry but the quality and application were similar when using the new formula with a wet brush.
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Intensity at first sight. Instant gratification in just one swipe. Reveal your true colors with a range of eyeshadow finishes to express yourself and your artistry without limits. From buttery mattes and lustrous satins, to electric pops of color—all stay soft with vibrant effect. Pure pigments suspended in an innovative liquid binding system create rich, high-impact color in just one stroke. Stand out. Show off. Express to impress. Please note NARS Eyeshadows are high performance formulas developed to be lightweight for increased blendability and instant payoff which may result in occasional dusting.