NARS 2009 Summer Collection

Saturday, April 4, 2009


“Glowing, sun-kissed skin, shimmering peachy-hued lips and high drama eyes in deep tones of metallic-flecked topaz or sparkling azure.  Whatever your vision of the perfect summer, this season’s vivid yet versatile colour palette is the perfect complement.”

“The look for the summer 2009 collection is sophisticated, but colorful,” says Francois Nars, founder and creative director of NARS cosmetics.


Tropic Single Eyeshadow


Tropic Single Eyeshadow $22

Lush, silver-flecked teal - a precise image of the ocean’s waves.



scorching_sun - Duo Shadow


Scorching Sun Duo Eyeshadow $32

Glazed apricot and radiant orange, to imitate the burning sun.




irresistiblement - bronzing powder


Irresistiblement Bronzing Powder $30

A rich golden terracotta, offers a flattering faux glow.




falaba - lipstick


Falaba Lipstick $24

High-shine bronzy rose, with a sweet, carefree quality about it.


outsider - lipstick


Outsider Lipstick $24

Shimmering burnished coral - a modern take on a classic.


 belize - Lip gloss      

Belize Lip Gloss $24

Pink mauve sprinkled with specks of gold - gives nude lips a sultry boost.



tonga - Lipliner


Tonga Lipliner $20

A creamy, long-wearing lip pencil in a shade of pink amber.



 adelita - nail polish

Adelita nail polish $16

Shimmering pearlescent pink - simultaneously sweet and saucy.



The NARS Summer Look:

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Look created by: Ayako, NARS Cosmetics International Makeup Director

Products Used:


- Apply NARS single eyeshadow in Tropic over the entire lid and blend under teh lower lash line with a smudge brush
- Fill in eyebrows with NARS single eyeshadow in Blondie
- Define brows with Nars eyebrow pencil in Panama
- Curl lashes
- Apply Mascara on top and bottom lashes


- Apply NARS Lipliner pencil in Tonga
- Fill lip with NARS lipstick in Outsider
- Put NARs Lip gloss in Belize over lips for a soft, glossy finish


Mary said...

oooh! NARS!...they have such wonderful colors!! if only they weren't soo dang expensive.!! are you going to get any?..

Jamilla Camel said...

OK. You're an enabler! I love this stuff!

Cathy said...

@ Mary... I agree... damn expensive! I don't know if I'm going to get anything from the collection. I'm trying to save lol... It's very tempting haha

Blair said...

Hello Cathy!

I'm loving Tropic and Falaba. Tropic is so pretty!

MiuMiu said...

the blue shadow looks reallly nice, but i don't think i could ever pull off that color.