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NARS Satin Lip Pencil

What it is: A selection of high-impact, fashion-forward shades in a rich, creamy satin finish that stays on all day. What it does: The Satin Lip Pencil dresses up lips in statement shades that seduce with rich, color-bright pigments, while drenching them in decadent moisture. This modern, long-wearing, vitamin-enriched formula for lips looks sumptuously saturated and dramatically defined. What else you need to know: The Satin Lip Pencil Category shade designations are all named for parks and gardens around the world.
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Questions & Answers for NARS Satin Lip Pencil

Question
How do you sharpen?
How do you sharpen this pencil? The tip broke off and I can't find a sharpener to fit it. Help!
asked 11 months ago
VickiTori
(Glendale)
on Satin Lip Pencil
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I found a sharpener at my local drug store for pretty cheap. It's metal and has different holes for different shaped pencils. Hope that helps!
answered 2 months ago
jrn22
(Jax, FL)
answer 2
Best way to sharpen these pencils is to get a jumbo sized eyeliner sharpener. I've found that by putting the pencils in the freezer for 5 mins before I sharpen them it makes it easier and I waste less product too.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Br1dgey
(Auckland, NZ)
answer 3
I had issues too. I went back to Sephora and they have a $4 dual sharpener that works perfect.
answered 6 months ago
azay
(NY NY)
answer 4
I have a cheapo sharpener from the drug store, with the option of sharpening a thicker pencil. My sister got one from KMart... go figure.
answered 11 months ago
lonelybaker
(Piscataway, NJ)
answer 5
You can buy a sharpener from Nars for $6.00. It has two size holes in it for lip pencil and liner.
answered 11 months ago
Nachokitty
answer 6
Use a jumbo eyeliner pencil sharpener for your lipstick.
answered 11 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Do you need a sharpener for this ?
asked 10 months ago
missgrits
(Albuquerque, NM)
on Satin Lip Pencil
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes, you will need a sharpener eventually. Mine lasted a while before I needed to sharpen it though. I got a sharpener that was big enough for the pencil at my local drugstore. They are cheap there!
answered 2 months ago
jrn22
(Jax, FL)
answer 2
yes, a sharpener is needed. It fits almost every large sized sharpener, the Nars sharpener of course works perfect for these pencils
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Ashley1010
(Saskatoon, SK)
answer 3
yes, and Nars also sells a sharpener but you can use any other brand.
answered 9 months ago
love59
(Lakewood, ca.)
answer 4
Yes you do
answered 10 months ago
Jill1680
(Long island, ny)
Question
Can you sharpen
I have purchased these pencils in the past and once they wore down, I was unable to access the remaining product in the pencil. I was unable to sharpen. Once the tip wears down is that it?
asked 8 months ago
debraj819
(Smyrna, DE)
on Satin Lip Pencil
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have never had a problem sharpening these pencils. If you are finding your normal large sized sharpeners aren't working, I would purchase the Nars sharpener to ensure it will fit.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Ashley1010
(Saskatoon, SK)
answer 2
Yes you can absolutely sharpen these pencils.
answered 8 months ago
DeeRyan
(Toronto, ON)
answer 3
Sephora's sharpener has two different sized wholes and the bigger one fits the Nars lip pencil and sharpens it perfectly. Plus it's cheap. Give it a try!
answered 8 months ago
asialawson
(Baltimore,MD)
answer 4
You have to buy the separate lip pencil sharpener sold by Nars, it's made for the bigger pencils.
answered 8 months ago
CristinaB1
Question
Is this a stain?
Does this work as a stain? Or is it more so a long-wear lipstick that will come off after drinking/eating/kissing...Thanks
asked 1 year ago
CatwalkStrut6
on Satin Lip Pencil
4 answers
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answer 1
The matte pencil is the most long wearing of the three. the others are more like glosses lipsticks. None are stains.
answered 3 weeks ago
bklynmakeup
(Scottsdale, AZ)
answer 2
This doesn't wear as permanent as a stain but it is long lasting & lasts through meals & drinks. The boldness of the color wore off just a little but was definitely still vibrant enough. I typically use makeup removing wipes at the end of the night to ensure all of it comes off.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
bderck
(Columbus, OH)
answer 3
This is like a stain. It lasts ALL day, with very little touch up needed. I needed to use Make up remover to remove all the color.
answered 1 year ago
KayaKaya
(Milwaukee, WI)
answer 4
i normally only were the long lasting stains that have the gloss on the other end. i got this for something different. it comes off clean and doesn't leave a stain on your lips.
answered 1 year ago
katyabird
(Boston, MA)
Question
I use Fast Ride lip color and I love it however, I want to try the Satin Lip Pencil. What color comes closest?Blonde and light colors wash me out.
Spring colors are normally too light or too pink. What colors look best on a blue eyed blond?
asked 11 months ago
kerianngil
(North Branch, MN)
on Satin Lip Pencil
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Try the Lodhi color... it is amazing. It is 'different' but gorgeous and very 'in' right now (if you care about that sort of thing). I have blonde hair and blue eyes and I get tons of compliments when I wear it!
answered 9 months ago
gethyfault
(Spokane,WA)
answer 2
I would reccommend going in stores and having a Sephora representative help you, they can match shade best fit for you in person. Also these colors look better in person than they do online.
answered 11 months ago
Kaitn
(OKC, OK)
answer 3
I have the same complexion and I love Lodhi (peachy pink) and Majella (true red).
answered 11 months ago
beccasattelite
(Houston, TX)
Question
Do you sharpen the lip pencil with a "makeup sharpener"?
The pencil looks like it's plastic. How do you bring up new pencil? Sharpen it or twist it?
asked 1 year ago
annikens
(Englewood, CO)
on Satin Lip Pencil
3 answers
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answer 1
it's not plastic. you use a sharpener.
answered 11 months ago
NolaDoll504
(Austin, TX)
answer 2
I had the same problem! It looks like it does not sharpen but it does! I just used the regular large holed sharpener.
answered 11 months ago
carolina4sure
(Palm Coast, FL)
answer 3
This pencil can be sharpened.
answered 1 year ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Does this product require a lip liner?
asked 1 year ago
emilyask8er
(Madison, Wisconsin)
on Satin Lip Pencil
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
I don't use a liner for these pencils. They are so glossy and pigmented I don't think you need one. If you are using a matte pencil or lipstick I would think a liner would be a good idea.
answered 2 months ago
jrn22
(Jax, FL)
answer 2
No -
answered 1 year ago
Jillerbee
(Waterbury, CT)
answer 3
This chubby stick can be applied as a liner first and then filled in but for a more precise look, try a thin point liner to get added definition.
answered 1 year ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
What is the difference between the lip pencils?
What is the difference between the Satin Lip Pencil, Matte Velvet Pencil, Velvet Gloss lip pencil
asked 5 months, 1 week ago
Anonymous
on Satin Lip Pencil
3 answers
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answer 1
Satin: creamy consistency, good pigment, slight sheen
Matte: dryer consistency, full solid pigment with a matte finish (no sheen)
Gloss: Creamy/glossy consistency, light pigment, glossy/shiny finish
answered 1 week, 5 days ago
socalbeautybabe
(Murrieta, Ca)
answer 2
I haven't tried out the last Nars product you listed but the difference between the first two are that one has a creamy formula and the other has a dry formula. So for me the satin lip pencil works better on me because I kinda have dry lips and the matte lip pencil will dry mine up even more. Also matte formulas will give you a more flat, non-shiny finish whereas the satin formula will give you just that. It depends on how well the product works with your lips and really what look you want to go for.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Steph8221
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
answer 3
The difference is in the finishes. The velvet gloss pencils, are glossy, and a little more sheer than the matte and satin counterparts. The velvet matte pencils have a completely matte finish, opaque colour, and long lasting abilities. The new satin pencils are a mix between the two, has the opaque-ness of the velvet mattes, but have shine like the velvet glosses! I love all these pencils for their Vitamin E enriched, long-lasting colour, and keep collecting them because their is so many fabulous colour options!
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Ashley1010
(Saskatoon, SK)
Question
nars lip pencil
i bought one of the oversized nars lip pencil and have no idea how to sharpen it. It does not fit the standard oversized pencil sharpener hole and does not have details on how to do it. My tarte is a self sharpening twist at the bottom but this one does not seem to do that. Please advise.
asked 1 year ago
farat
(dallas tx)
on Satin Lip Pencil
2 answers
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answer 1
Has to be used in the larger size of the sharpener. The product does not twist up.
answered 11 months ago
lovemesumbeauty
(OH)
answer 2
Get the Nars one as it should fit that. Or try the Urban Decay one.
answered 11 months ago
mirabellesmom
(Sacramento)
Question
What is the full list of ingredients?
asked 1 year ago
Anonymous
(Dallas, TX)
on Satin Lip Pencil
2 answers
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answer 1
Diisostearyl Malate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polyethylene, Bis-Hydroxyethoxypropyl Dimethicone/Ipdi Copolymer Ethylcarbamate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Phospholipids, Isododecane, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Dicalcium Phosphate, Punica Tocopherol, Lecithin, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tripeptide 29, Citric Acid, [+/- (May Contain): Mica, Titatnium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Yellow 5 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Yellow 10 Lake, Blue 1 Lake, Red 6, Red 7 Lake, Red 22 Lake, Red 28 Lake, Red 30, Carmine, Bismuth Oxychloride, Manganes Violet]

This is from my box for shade Isola Bella.
answered 10 months ago
kalex
(Bellevue, NE)
answer 2
There's a tab that lists the ingredients. Look at the product description tab and you'll see the ingredient tab.
answered 11 months ago
mirabellesmom
(Sacramento)
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