NARS American Woman is a moderately warm-toned, medium-dark mauve with a matte finish. It is a permanent lipstick that retails for $26.00 and contains 0.18 oz.
American Woman is a medium, rosy mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a smooth, fluid texture that was a little thinner/too spreadable, so I had to be careful when working with it to maintain precise lines.
The product took a minute or so to dry down, and I find that after 15-25 seconds, if I gently press my lips together, it accelerates the dry down. The color stayed on well for five and a half hours and was non-drying over time.
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Potency and precision-the new power couple. An innovative concentrate of our most powerful matte yet. Fluid Pigment Complex, liquefied pigment with a zero-gravity feel, introduces infinite matte color saturation with ultra-flexible longwear. Sensorial, lightweight texture that applies like an ink on lips. Dries down to lock in formula for a smudge-resistant, carefree wear. Matte. Empowered.
Isododecane, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tripeptide-1, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hyaluronate, Propylene Carbonate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, Isohexadecane, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Ethyl Vanillin, Phenoxyethanol. [+/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir): Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 7 (CI 15850), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985)]
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