NARS Mineshaft is a moderately warm-toned, medium red with a cream finish. It is a permanent lipgloss that retails for $26.00 and contains 0.2 oz.
NARS Mineshaft Velvet Lip Glide ($26.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a bright, medium red with warm, orange undertones and a cream finish. The texture was smooth, non-sticky, and light-to-medium in weight; it sat well on lips for the most part with just the faintest settling that was visible in the close-up but not in person (without a magnifying mirror). The color was richly pigmented and lasted for five hours while it felt hydrating over time. NARS No. 54 (P, $26.00) is cooler (95% similar). Maybelline So Hot (P, $7.99) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Forever Darling (P, $24.00) is darker (95% similar). Laura Mercier Poppy (P, $25.00) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Maybelline Signature Scarlet (020) (P, $8.99) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #402 Red to Go (P, $38.00) is darker (95% similar). Revlon Fire (DC, $7.49) is lighter, brighter (95% similar). MAC Anthurium (DC, $19.50) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Russian Red (P, $21.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Revlon HD Fire Opal (560) (DC, $8.99) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Milani Red My Lips (12) (P, $5.49) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Fortune Red (LE, $21.00) is more muted, less pigmented, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty No Vacancy (P, $54.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Disruptor (LE, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty True Coral (P, $54.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Runway Red (-, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Velvet Me (LE, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Neon Apple (-, $16.00) is brighter (90% similar). NARS Le Palace (P, $26.00) is darker (85% similar). YSL Rouge Vinyle (401) (P, $36.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
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Covetable comfort with confident color. Glides likes a gloss with the coverage of a lipstick. Velvet Lip Glide’s innovative hybrid lip formula delivers highly saturated color with extraordinary comfort, leaving lips with luxuriously smooth and non-drying texture in a long-lasting finish without drying or feeling sticky. Developed with Oil Infusion Complex, an innovative concentration of precious oils, fused to create a smooth-glide effect that feels smooth and moisturizing. Water lily flowers and white tea extract are infused into this hybrid lip glide for antioxidant protection and ultimate hydration. Fully coats lips on contact with saturated, satin to soft-matte style.
Dimethicone, Kaolin, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenyl Trimethicone, Isostearyl Isostearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone SilsesquioxaneCrosspolymer, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Nylon-12, Dicalcium Phosphate, StearalkoniumBentonite, Propylene Carbonate, Ethyl Vanillin, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Lecithin, Silica, ArganiaSpinosa Kernel Oil, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Tocopherol, Orchis Mascula Flower Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Citric Acid, Tin Oxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, [+/- (May Contain): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].
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