NARS Tanganyka is a moderately warm-toned, medium-dark brown with a pearl finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $26.00 and contains 0.12 oz.
NARS Tanganyka Lipstick ($26.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark reddish brown with warmer undertones and barely-there pearl. The pearl gave it more of a luminous sheen without having really visible shimmer (to my eye in person). The pigmentation was semi-sheer to medium and went on fairly evenly, but I felt like the texture made it more prone to gathering in my lip lines and clumping up a bit in places--it was barely noticeable in person but definitely room for improvement. The lipstick was lightly creamy without being heavy, felt thin and comfortable to wear on my lips as it wasn't clingy. It lasted for three and a half hours and felt lightly hydrating over time.
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No Rules. Just Lips. In celebration of 25 years of rule-breaking beauty, NARS introduces a provocative lip lineup of trendsetting shades in addition to the brand’s original 12 revolutionary hues. Paying homage to how the brand started under the guise of legendary makeup artist, François Nars, NARS Founder and Creative Director, the collection lends itself to endless artistry and self-expression. The range of 60 hues, in matte, satin, and sheer finishes, feature an innovative, pigment-rich formula that delivers instant color vibrancy and conditions lips for radically lightweight wear and unprecedented feel. Achieve unstoppable, intense color impact in a single stroke. Bring on bold brights for groundbreaking style and expose yourself with seductive nudes that leave nothing to hide.
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Bis-Behenyl/Isostearyl/Phytosteryl Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Triisostearin, Diisostearyl Malate, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Aminobutyric Acid, Aluminum Hydroxide ·Fragrance (Parfum), Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Limonene, Linalool, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, [+/- ( May Contain): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850)].