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Nars lipstick color
what color red would be good for me - I am 59 years old blonde highlights and fair skin wiht light green eyes
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
on Lipstick
23 answers
Answers
answer 1
My favorite "red" lipstick from Nars is Flair. It gives the pop and wow factor of red lips without being too harsh or garish. Flair is definitely a 'cool' red, with the tiniest bit of berry, and a little bit of shimmer, but it is still rich and deep. I think it would be lovely with your coloring.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
angela29
(Highlands Ranch, CO)
answer 2
Try Gypsy and Vera Cruz first, Flamenco or Manhunt are a bit more classic reds, but sheer and lovely!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
qwendy
(Los Angeles CA)
answer 3
NATURAL IS THE "IN THING"
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
btrhafof57
(VISALIA, CA)
answer 4
obviously it is better to physically test the color yourself but i like the afghan red
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
meeshy
answer 5
My eyes are blue and I wear Dolce Vita and love it!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
thinnkpinkgirl
(Cambria, CA)
answer 6
since you are a bit older, you don't want to have a red that is too dark or pigmented. Try something a bit more sheer like Nars' "Flamenco" or if you don't want something sheer, try "Trans Siberian." Always wear a lip liner before and after your lipstick application so the lipstick doesn't bleed into the wrinkles around your lips.
I suggest using Nars' Velvet Matt Lip Pencil instead of a Nars' lipstick because you get a more precise lip application with it.
i hope this helped!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
malkie
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 7
try flamenco. it is a sheer, light reddsih-pink
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
bdogg
(huntsville, al)
answer 8
According to In Style magazine (Fall 2008 Makeover edition), Nars lipstick in Jungle Red goes well with fair skin tones, which I bought and like. They also suggested Black Radiance Perfect Tone Lip color in Reggae Red
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
lisastl
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 9
I have blonde hair, hazel eyes and a light to medium complexion (and am 42) -- I like the Flaming Dust on me and wear it a lot. It is a little sheer and very pretty not overpowering.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
spurdy
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 10
Go with one of the more coral reds. Those look better with your type of coloring than a blue red or deep red. Nars has good descriptions of the colors to help you stay away from the undertones (like blue) that you don't want.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
answer 11
I am in my late 20s with green eyes, very fair skin, and brown hair. I love the red lizard. It seems bold, but after a few hours of wear (adjustment time for you) the color seems so glam
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
jjstevens
(Raleigh, NC)
answer 12
A good red lipstick from Nars (for those with fair skin / light eyes) would be either Viridiana (rich burgundy), Gipsy (sheer warm berry) or Fire Down Below (semi matte pure blood red). Those colors are deep enough to contrast really well with fair skin, yet add a hint of warmth to the face as well. Avoid orange reds and choose reds with either a bluish undertone or a warm golden undertone.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
JessicaLA
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 13
Try the Fire Down Below. it's a bold red, but not loud.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
VeronicaW
(Raleigh, NC)
answer 14
I love Nars Gypsy
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Lorilyn16
(Woodside)
answer 15
Try Afghan Red. Wear it darker for a dramatic evening, or blot it for a berry-red stained pout during the day.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
VioletPony
(Norman, OK)
answer 16
"Manhunter"
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
dachsiemom
(Gadsden, AL)
answer 17
Because of your hair color and your eyes, you might want to try more of a sheer berry. This will give you the pop of a reddish color, but not the harshness of an actual red lipstick. Dior and MAC make some really good sheer reds that are not too overpowering. Also being blonde you should look for colors that have a bluer undertone and are a cooler hue.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Katiej17
(Shady Side, MD)
answer 18
RED LIZARD - it's a great red for fair skin - not too orange, not too blue. It is very intense, but for a softer look you can just pat the color into lips with your finger and then apply a gloss on top.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
gracey9
(Miami, FL)
answer 19
Nars Gipsy is a great red for all skintones. It's not light but it's not too dark. It's a neutral red with a hint of brown and berry tones.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Medi
(New York,NY)
answer 20
i have blue eyes, fair skin and dirty blondish / reddish hair. I use Nars Viva Las Vegas and I love it! I have trouble finding lipstick colors too.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
ikhouvanjou
(Harvard, MA)
answer 21
soft red with some pink undertones might be nice...don't want to overpower your pretty completion and those tempting green eyes..
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
leeleemsw
(Newport RI)
answer 22
I really think it depends on what kind of statement you're trying to make with your lips. If you just want the lipstick to accent the rest of you I would recommend a light peachy shade such as the Barbarella, if you're going for a little bolder look you should try the Catfight.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
ginxy
(Akron, OH)
answer 23
Flamenco is a really nice red to start with because it's sheer and very flattering, and the texture is to die for. If you want to take it up a few notches, there are more bold reds, like Red Lizard, or deep reds, like Fire Down Below, but those have a matte formula which is a bit harder to work with.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Rina
(Bay Area, CA)
Question
My skin is fair, I have blue eyes and dirty blond hair, please recommend lip color
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(Easton, MD)
on Lipstick
21 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have light/medium skin, blue eyes and blonde hair and Dolce Vita is amazing! It's like a pink nude that's matte and moisturizing. You would love it!
answered 9 months ago
mkbarnes
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 2
I have the same coloring and features! Roman holiday looks great on me and really highlights my complexion. Don't be fooled by the bullet, it sheers out on your lips!
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
stefanierosen
answer 3
I have the same coloring - Love Devotion works great for me!
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
shoegal49
(New Jersey)
answer 4
Dolce Vita is my absolute favorite. I have fair skin and green eyes- so I think it would work really well for you too.
answered 4 years ago
misspea
(San Luis Obispo, CA)
answer 5
Roman Holiday! I don't know why no one ever suggests this color, probably not that many people have tried it, but I LOVE Roman Holiday! It is a great pink--adorable but also kinda edgy. I have light skin (tan with freckles in the summer but very pale in the winter), gray eyes, and highlighted blond hair (naturally I am a dirty blond). Try it!
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
dcstudent
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 6
There are so many shades of Nars lipstick that would work for you! If you have a cool undertone to your skin, which is probable if you have dirty blond hair (not golden). Here are a few suggestions: Catfight, Dolce Vita, Klute, and Mitzi. I was "color draped" in the 8th grade, and I absolutely love picking out colors that compliment people based on skin undertone, hair color (golden, reddish, or ashy), and eye color.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
sjn1
(Scottsdale, AZ)
answer 7
Vera Cruz
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
qwendy
(Los Angeles CA)
answer 8
EVERYONE IS WEARING THE NATURAL LOOK
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
btrhafof57
(VISALIA, CA)
answer 9
i would use a very sheer pink or coral color for your skin-tone and eye color.
Use Nars' lipstick in "Catfight," "Massai," or "Niagra."
i hopr this helped.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
malkie
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 10
If you want a lightish color, I recommend the famous Dolce Vita. It's a lovely sheer brownish pink. If you want a deeper color, I like Flair. It's a satiny berry color and is longer wearing.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
lyndsey
(South Carolina)
answer 11
Try Dolce Vita. I'm blonde, light to medium skin, with blue green eyes. It works great for me.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
indyblonde85
(Indy, IN)
answer 12
La Dolce Vita would look great on yoU!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
AllyS
(Ney York, NY)
answer 13
I love the lipstick call Catfight. It suits everyone I think. It's a pink tone that would look great on everyone
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada)
answer 14
For fair skin and light eyes, you want a color that will pop, but that won't be overwhelming. Try the new Urban Decay lipstick-- it's sheer, so you can control the level of pigment, and also seriously moisturizing for a supersoft pout. For your coloring, try "Lovechild" a delicate, Scarlett Johansson-worthy pink for day and "Wanted", a beautiful berry, for a sexy, sassy nighttime look.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
VioletPony
(Norman, OK)
answer 15
Hi! I am fair skinned myself, and I use a lot of nudish pink colors. I really like the Dolce Vita color...it's a bit mauvy and natural, but gives you a good color. Also, a sheer coral color would be good, too.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Katiej17
(Shady Side, MD)
answer 16
Dolce Vita! Pretty on everyone, neutral, but still there.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
MickB
(Franklin, MA)
answer 17
i have blue eyes, fair skin and dirty blondish / reddish hair. I use Nars Viva Las Vegas and I love it! I have trouble finding lipstick colors too.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
ikhouvanjou
(Harvard, MA)
answer 18
Niagra is a great one for summer and w/ a darker lipliner UNDERNEATH works well in the fall
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
magsmom
(Dallas TX)
answer 19
Sounds exactly like my colorings. Some that have worked for me are: Tobago, Sxual healing, Viva Las Vegas, Senorita and Dolce Vita. All of these except Dolce Vita are sheer and shimmery. The dolce vita is a stretch- I only wear it when I dress up or at night.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
lm13
(Maryland)
answer 20
Try Nars Masai
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
macbny5
(New York, NY)
answer 21
If you're looking for a red, try Flamenco. Some really nice colors to look at are Barbella, Dolce Vita, and Niagara.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Rina
(Bay Area, CA)
Question
Are the frosted lipsticks sheer, satin, or matte?
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
Linder
(Mashpee, Ma)
on Lipstick
15 answers
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answer 1
depends on the shade- galaxy girl- sheer. catfight-matte and full coverage. Each formula contains a frost that covers differently.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
missa1
(littleton, co)
answer 2
Between sheer and satin. It layers easily.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
SephoraRocks4Me
(Bethlehem, PA)
answer 3
I'd imagine they are more of a satin consistency with more shimmer.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Asphyxiate
(Grand Blanc, MI)
answer 4
They are more of a Satin. Unless the shade says sheer, NARS lipsticks are really color saturated.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
brandy
(Clarksville, TN)
answer 5
sheer
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
beth1951
(Boston, MA)
answer 6
Usually they are pretty sheer I just purchase female trouble and it has a nice sheer frost to it.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
beautyaddict28
(Chicago, Il)
answer 7
satin
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
dana212
answer 8
I think that they are mostly sheer, with varying types of shimmer, from frost to a kind of bronzey shimmer. Most of the NARS frosts are not your typical frosted textures, they have to be tried to really understand.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
qwendy
(Los Angeles CA)
answer 9
I THINK YOU CAN GET THEM IN ALL THREE
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
btrhafof57
(VISALIA, CA)
answer 10
Matte
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
pbow
(Branchburg, NJ)
answer 11
from what I have noticed there are some shimmers and some creamy semi-matte, all are pretty moisturizing, natural looking and contain good color. I wouldn't say any are especially sheer but all create a nice classic satin look
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
bibbsy
(slo, ca)
answer 12
usually sheer
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
bdogg
(huntsville, al)
answer 13
The frosted lipsticks are satiny bordering on matte. Not at all sheer or glossy.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
lyndsey
(South Carolina)
answer 14
I rarely wear frosted, but do own Mitzi that seems to be a frost. It is sheer and I think most of the Nars products are sheer. Even the Shciap that is shocking pink with shimmer (like tiny glitter) is fairly see through. It looks intimidating in the tube but great on.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
spurdy
(Phoenix, AZ)
answer 15
overall i'd say the color is matte.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Migi
(Abingdon, VA)
Question
What color of lipstick should I try?
I have dark Brown eyes and very fair skin. I wanted to know what color should I pick with my complextion? Please help!!!!!
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
Michael
(Atlantic City, NJ)
on Lipstick
15 answers
Answers
answer 1
Ditto: Dolce Vita (sheer dusty rose)
It's a staple in my handbag.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
SephoraRocks4Me
(Bethlehem, PA)
answer 2
With dark brown eyes and very fair skin, you have to be one of two seasons: Autumn or Winter. If you look better in browns and earth toned clothing, you would be an "Autumn", and should look for "warm" lipstick shades such as terra cotta, tomato and brick red (warm), peach, and browns. If you look best in clothing such as hot pink, blue red, navy, and purple, you would be a "Winter". Lipstick shades that would be complimentary will have a "cool" undertone: pinks, fuchsia, berry, raspberry, true and blue red, and mauve. A particular shade of lipstick cannot be recommended until your skin undertone is determined.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
sjn1
(Scottsdale, AZ)
answer 3
Gypsy
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
qwendy
(Los Angeles CA)
answer 4
GO NATURAL COLORS
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
btrhafof57
(VISALIA, CA)
answer 5
scarlet empress is gorgeous! but it definitely screams "i'm wearing lipstick" its not a muted or neutral shade
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
meeshy
answer 6
during the day you should go with a pink nude and for the night time go with a pinkish red with a bit of brown in it.
Try Nars' "Catfight" or "Pigalle" for day and try "Afghan Red" or "Transeurope Express" for night.
hope this helped!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
malkie
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 7
i have the exact same complexion, and luckily, us fair skinned brunettes can wear anything! i recommend Schiap, it is a bright pink that stands out against your very light and very dark features.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
bdogg
(huntsville, al)
answer 8
If you like dark colors, then Scarlett Empress (trendy for fall) would look great with your coloring. It is a deep berry color! If you don't like deep colors, stick with a lighter shade of the same berry, violet shades but lighter. They look great with your coloring and are very "in" right now.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
answer 9
I have Damage-and Love it! I have brown hair (although I'm not sure it's real color anymore! and hazel eyes with color naturally in my lips and I love the look Damage has, natural but with color. I also use Afghan Red for evenings, very dramatic. The popular lip gloss (system won't let me say the name but you can guess it!) is also a must, great for anytime even over the lipsticks
hope this helps.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(chicago, il)
answer 10
Try La Dolce Vita for a light shade, or try Gipsy for a semi-sheer but darker shade.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
AllyS
(Ney York, NY)
answer 11
For bold color, try Fire Down Below or Scarlett Empress.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
VeronicaW
(Raleigh, NC)
answer 12
What color is your hair? I have fair skin and hazel eyes, and recently I have been experimenting with different colors that I see in magazines. Luckily, fair is the new tan, so there are so many more colors that complement fair skin tones. I would try something that is a sheer mauve...nothing that is too bright pink or too red. I use Dolce Vita, and I love it, as it gives some color but is not overpowering for fair skin.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Katiej17
(Shady Side, MD)
answer 13
try a soft coral/pink blend and see if you like it.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
leeleemsw
(Newport RI)
answer 14
Friend, Nars Dolce Vita is the ticket for fabulous and flattering lips for your described tones. You will adore the shade!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Lamballe
(Rio Rancho, New Mexico)
answer 15
I think that your coloring gives you a LOT of options. I would definitely look at their many reds as well as Dolce Vita lipstick. You can sport some really bold colors like Schiap, Heat Wave, and Funny Face as well!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Rina
(Bay Area, CA)
Question
Which color best for a nude lip?
I'm looking for a color I can wear out at night with dramatic smokey eyes. Any help is appreciated.
asked 5 years ago
CatieL
(Bethlehem, PA)
on Lipstick
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I would definitely recommend Little Darling. I had been searching for the perfect nude colour to go with a dramatic smokey eye as well, and I was so excited when I found this! I have blue eyes and fair skin, and it's just the perfect shade for me. I would also recommend NARS lip lacquer in Chelsea Girls, which is a beautiful nude with more shine than the lipstick, and no stickiness like some lip glosses.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
cloudedgoddess
(La Riviere, MB)
answer 2
I would suggest Belle de Jour, or if you don't mind a peach tint, Barbarella is gorgeous with a smokey eye :)
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
vbgurlie57
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 3
You might consider Dolce Vita in Nars lipgloss. Great all year color for daytime. It has a little more pigment for daytime and great staying power. I kissed my husband hours after I had put it on and laughed because I forgot I still had it on without reapplication even after eating. I forget that when I buy quality (Nars) lipgloss/lipsticks apply it and forget about it! Great product.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
dkbe01
(KCMO)
answer 4
I haven't tried Dolce Vita yet. I went to check out the new Sephora one day and I tried on Bella De Jour and fell in love with it! It is a great nude to wear alone or under a nude lipgloss (like striptease). At first I thought it was too good of a nude effect but with dark smokey eyes this lip color would pop.

I had to sign up for notification of when sephora.com would get it in stock but I received an email within about 4 days.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
calisensiskin
(Sacramento, CA)
answer 5
I agree with the first person who answered that Dolce Vita is a nice nude. If you want something more on the peachy nude side, I'd also recommend Napoli. I'm fair and it's one of the only peach nudes that doesn't make me look washed-out. Hope this helps...
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
CamilleC
(Seattle, WA)
answer 6
I purchased Dolce Vita to match my natural lip color. It's very pretty, light and sheer. You may want to line your lips with a natural colored lip pencil first to make this lipstick stay on. Hope that helps.
answered 5 years ago
embv
Question
best nars lipstick color for dark brunette hair and brown eyes?
asked 5 years, 9 months ago
Anonymous
(newport news virginia)
on Lipstick
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Even more important than your hair/eye/skin color is whether you have warm or cool skin tone... if you have cool skin tone (the veins on the inside of your wrist are mostly blue-ish) and attempt a warm color, it is likely to go a little to brick-y or brown on you, and won't look right... if you have warm skin tone (veins appear more green), and try cool colors, it will probably turn blue or grey-ish, and won't be very flattering. Just remember to give it a little while (at least 15sec) to let it warm up to your lips first before you judge it.

The great thing about Sephora is that they have a fantastic return policy, so go ahead and try it, and if it isn't what you are looking for, return it.
answered 5 years, 7 months ago
artgeek
(Tucson, AZ)
answer 2
Viridiana! Its a gorgeous deep red that will make the brown eyes pop.
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
lisal
(Nauvoo, IL)
answer 3
Pigalle
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
lizbeth21
(Toronto, ONT)
answer 4
Try Cannelle Lipstick by NARS. It's not as dark as Porte Vecchio and it complements the skin tones of medium complexion brunettes like myself. I bought it in early December and it is now my favorite daytime shade. I'll definitely buy it again!
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
novascot60
(Salisbury, MD)
Question
Have you ever searched the Reviews to look for a specific Nars Lipstick shade?
Most Sephora gals will tell you they love 'their look'', "don't like it" or ''like the way it feels'' -
Then leave out the most important part of their review: "The Color"!

That's what the Sephora Review forum is for.
On the side bar you have your eye color & skin tone listed so Online buyers can judge 'what shade would work for them'
If you've left out your NARS Lipstick Shade and a description of it: Then You've Wasted Our Time & Yours...
A lot of women are online buyers. It's elementary to list THE SHADE OF ANY COSMETIC you've purchased.
Don't Abuse Sephora's Review Forum with Nonsense.
We go through page after page looking for someone who's mentioned a Shade!
Thanks
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
Anonymous
(Sephora Gals, Everywhere)
on Lipstick
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Amen. I have emailed and posted this suggestion to Sephora many times (adding a required line with color/shade for product being reviewed). Reply is a cheery "we'll pass it on!" Right into file 13, guessing by the lack of results. It's crazy.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
saguaro
answer 2
So many people are very excited to rave about or hate on their lipstic color yet do not tell us what "this color" is. I can only ASSume that they ASSumed the color's name would somehow be automatically entered for them when they perhaps clicked the link in the email from Sephora asking them to review their purchase... PLEASE state the color name and/or number, and even better to just put it as the Review TITLE. Thank you.
answered 10 months ago
sparklyblind
(That City by The Bay)
answer 3
I totally agree. I search the Sephora website for the reviews of the best of the best cosmetics and I want to see the colors associated with the review.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
biotechchic
(Cleveland)
answer 4
I've looked at reviews wondering about color. That's why I put "Fire Down Below" in the title.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
aquamarinemom
(oklahoma city, OK)
Question
what color red should I use if I am looking for a dark red natural looking lipstick?
I have been searching for the perfect red lipstick for the longest time. I get recomendations from sales people and friends, but nothing seems to look nice on me. I have tried several different reds including NARS pencil in Cruella., most looking too pink or orange on me. This color looked way to bright and magenta looking on me. My last attempt was sephora flame by NARS. This came recommended to me after an associate told me that I needed a brick type of red. This color looked so dark on me and it was a cross between brown and burgundy. Horrible. I am trying to find a color that is just a normal, dark, but not brown, red. Any suggestsions? Please help!
asked 5 years, 11 months ago
Kristy
(BrOoKLyN, nEw YoRk CiTy)
on Lipstick
3 answers
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answer 1
I agree with the answer below mine. Try Afghan Red. It is dark but natural. I think it's the type of red that would compliment any skintone. My mom has so much trouble finding colors that are right for her and this is perfect on her.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
ninjapandabear
(Evansville, Indiana)
answer 2
I have fair skin and dark hair and absolutely love Afghan Red. It is a bit dark if you're not used to wearing dark colors and you just slick it on and go, but after blotting it's pretty much the most perfect shade of red I've found to date. Dark but pretty.
answered 5 years, 11 months ago
beautycutie
(San Diego, CA)
answer 3
I have been searching for that perfect red lipstick, and I tried many with no luck. I just recently got FLAIR, and I am just in love with it. It's not fire truck red and it's not dark burgundy, it's both in one with a hint of pink. It's really pretty, when I compared the actually color to the computer skin, it's between Flair and Flamenco.
answered 5 years, 11 months ago
Sephora719
(Colorado Springs, Co)
Question
Dolce Vita?
I have fair skin, blue eyes, and brown hair. How would Dolce Vita look on me? Would this look more natural or dramatic? Thanks!!!
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
on Lipstick
3 answers
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answer 1
I have fair skin, brown hair and green eyes, and this is far and away the best NARS color for me. It looks natural whether you're wearing other makeup or it's on its own. It is not a huge "statement" lip color - it is subtle and warm. It works great with my fair skin and medium brown hair - it gives a flush of color without overpowering my face (which lipsticks can easily do on pale skin). If I were you, I would definitely give it a try!
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
liz8675309
(Jacksonville, FL)
answer 2
I have fair skin, red hair, and blue-grey eyes. On me it looks much more subtle and natural. It's very good to wear during the daytime. It's not very dramatic but it does brighten my complexion a little and just makes me feel a little prettier. And from what I'm picturing, I think it'd do the same for you. Hope that helped!
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
missvioliness
(Poway, Sand Diego, CA)
answer 3
It's perfect for fairskinned girls like us! Natural but still gives nice color to your face. You'll love it! It's one of my alltime favs.
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
kim645
(Gettysburg, PA)
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Nars color for African American women?
Can you please recommend colors for African American women? I am the same complexion as Queen Latifah, if that helps.
asked 6 years ago
Anonymous
(DC)
on Lipstick
3 answers
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answer 1
It really depends on what type of effect you're going for.
If you want that deep and Classic effect, you would like Afghan Red.
If you want a deep but neutral look, go for Corinthe.
If you just want a sheer wash of color, try Napoli or Niagara.
But then again, its your choice.
answered 6 years ago
sephoragirl3421
(New York, NY)
answer 2
it depends on what you're looking for: are you looking for a nude? Something more bright? I'm a little lighter than you and really like Pigalle for a pinky nude, and Fire Down Below for red. Corinthe is nice too (if a little coral). hope that helps!
answered 6 years ago
ginagate
(columbia sc)
answer 3
PURPLES!! Beautiful on African American women! PERIOD!!... for blush try to stick with like a mauve/pink like NARS BLuSH in DOLCE VITA or bronzer that has a little bit of pink tone... i think the NARS bronzer in Casino would be beautiful as well! try it out!! you'll love it!!
answered 6 years ago
lalatarik
(Fort Worth, TX)
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