NARS Summer 2009 Makeup Collection



Summer is right around the corner and NARS has a new makeup collection to complement your look throughout the season. Whether you’re stuck at the office or on a white sand beach in the Caribbean, this versatile color palette will certainly add sparkle to your summer look.

“The look for the Summer 2009 collection is sophisticated, but colorful,” says François Nars, Founder and Creative Director of NARS Cosmetics.

Here’s the highlights:


NARS Tropic Single Eyeshadow- $22
For the latest eye shadow, there was only one blue François Nars had in mind.  “The tropics are always inspiring for me,” says Nars.  This lush, silver-flecked teal is a precise image of the ocean’s reflective, rolling waves.

NARS double eye shadow box summer 2004

NARS Scorching Sun Duo Eyeshadow- $32
The glazed apricot and radiant orange duo, is designed “to imitate the effect of the burning sun,” according to Nars.  The sun-drenched colors allow for surprising wearability.  The pair can be blended together to form a rich, burnt orange, or worn in tandem.


NARS Irresistiblement Bronzing Powder- $30
Nothing evokes the feeling of summertime quite like bronzed skin.  The newest shade, a rich golden terracotta, offers a flattering faux glow when dusted across the areas of the face where the actual sun would hit.

NARS Falbala Lipstick- $24
On the lips, this high-shine bronzy rose lipstick has a sweet, insouciant quality about it.

NARS Outsider Lipstick- $24
This is definitely not your grandmother’s coral.  This deeper, glistening variety is a modern take on a time-honored classic.

NARS Belize Lip Gloss- $24
The pale pink mauve sprinkled with specks of gold simulates the color of a Central American sunset and gives nude lips a sultry boost.

NARS Tonga Lipliner Pencil- $20
A creamy, long-wearing lip pencil in a shade of pink amber plays dual roles. Use it traditionally, to outline lips and prevent lipstick from feathering; or color the entire lip with the moisture-rich pencil.

NARS Adelita Nail Polish- $16
This shimmering pearlescent shade of pink, is simultaneously sweet and saucy, the ideal embodiment of feminine strength.

NARS Summer 2009 Makeup Collection is currently available online at

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  • that blue eyeshadow is to die for!!

    ami m. (Reply)
  • Agreed Ami! I love it.

    Jaime (Reply)
  • One thing I really appreciate about Nars products is the high pigments. Their shades really do make an impact. So, although they can be quite pricey upfront (well, in Australa they are!) in the end they are rather economical because you use less, due to the strong pigment.

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