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Blog Birthday Haul #3- Nars Audacious Lipsticks in Jane and Anita

The birthday-goodness continues, with the ever so popular product that a ton of beauty bloggers are raving about (and RIGHTLY so!), the Nars Audacious Lipsticks. Claiming to be a ‘one-swipe’ opaque lipstick, the creamy formula gives this satiny finish lipstick the most comfortable feeling when worn. I was very skeptical at first, but once I started swatching at my local Sephora store, I knew this line would soon become dangerous for my wallet.

First, let’s just admire the packaging. I promise I’ll be quick- but LOOK at them! So sleek and simple, with the added perk of the magnetized lids. This definitely feels like a luxe product!

The first color I felt myself drawn too was purely based on it’s truly unique color. Jane is described as a ‘terracotta rose’, and I think it really hits the nail on the head. If you know a cruelty-free dupe for this color, let me know, but I really feel like I haven’t seen a color like this before! It’s a medium-tone color in the collection, so not too dark but also not too neutral/light. I think this color is PERFECT for fall. If you were loving the orange-lip trend during the summer, Jane is your perfect go-t0 color for fall that fits the same bill.

Anita is more of your muted neutral color, leaning towards pink. Being a lighter shade, it definitely feels safe and kinda fool-proof. How could you go wrong with a color like “antique rose’? Even if I have a color like this in my collection, nothing  I own is as opaque, comfortable, or long-lasting as Anita, and I welcome it with open arms into my collection!

Of course I wasn’t just satisfied with just these two, and maybe a week later after purchasing this color I soon found a third in my hand. I’ll post that up tomorrow (unless you’re really curious- you can see me mention it in my latest haul video here! ). I think I’ll feel satisfied if I have 4 total, just so the packaging can spell Nars when lined up together. Great reasoning, right? Right. ^^;;; With a total of 40 shades, I don’t think I’ll have a problem decided on at least one more color! Do you have your eyes on any? Have you tried swatching these in stores? What are your thoughts?

Nars Audacious Lipsticks in “Jane and “Anita”, $32; available at Sephora/Barneys/


2 comments on “Blog Birthday Haul #3- Nars Audacious Lipsticks in Jane and Anita

  1. jasmincharlotte
    October 14, 2014

    These look so lovely! I really want to pick one up, hopefully soon. Loved your recent haul video too, the charlotte tilbury stuff is amaze x

    Jasmin Charlotte | UK Lifestyle Blog

  2. nebraskabeauty
    October 14, 2014

    I have one of these in Anita. I love it so much! It just is a downer because they are so expensive! 😢

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