NARS Playpen is a moderately warm-toned, medium-dark coral with a cream finish. It is a permanent lipgloss that retails for $26.00 and contains 0.2 oz.
NARS Playpen Velvet Lip Glide ($26.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium pink-coral with warm undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that covered evenly and spread easily across the lips. The formula was hydrating, comfortable on the lips, and lasted for four hours on me. There was a slight amount of visible color in lip lines, but it wasn't noticeable from a normal viewing distance. Too Faced Peach Tease (P, $19.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Hourglass Bare (P, $49.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Too Faced Pure Peach (P, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown In the Buff (P, $27.00) is less pigmented, warmer (90% similar). NARS Rapture (LE, $26.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Pink Lemonade (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Ravishing (P, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Nebulous (LE, $26.00) is warmer (85% similar). Hourglass Horizon (P, $30.00) is darker, brighter, glossier (85% similar). Maybelline Pearlescent Peach (520) (P, $8.99) is warmer (85% similar). Pat McGrath Wicked Whisper (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Painted Lady (LE, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Bad B (P, $24.00) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Conquest (LE, $26.00) is cooler (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Freestyle (P, $27.00) is darker, less pigmented, warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Sunrise Pink (P, $57.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Fuel (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Snitch (DC, $26.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Kaja Pink Drink (P, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Huahine (LE, $26.00) is less pigmented (85% 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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