Thursday, 9 January 2014

NARS Sin Blush


Would you believe that I only bought my first ever NARS blush in December 2013? I don't know why it has taken me this long, but I know it won't be the last!  NARS Sin may look a little boring in the pan, but when applied it is a lovely berry colour with a hint of gold shimmer, perfect for the Autumn and Winter months.  Paired with a nude or berry lip colour and you are good to go.

This blush is very soft and highly pigmented therefore do not need to use very much at all, if you do apply too much you can end up looking a little dirty or bruised.  Having said that it blends very nicely, so you can always rectify the problem. It also stays on with minimal fading and although it does contains shimmer, it is very subtle and leaves a lovely glowy sheen on your cheeks.

As for the packaging, I have a love hate relationship with it.  I love how minimalistic it is, much classier than MAC blush packaging, however the black casing will pick up dirty fingertips which are a pain to remove.  It is very sturdy and I do not worry about the product breaking in my make-up bag, like some that I may chuck about a little too much.

Overall I am highly impressed with NARS blush and I absolutely love Sin.  If you are concerned at shelling out that little more for NARS blush I would definitely say go ahead, they really are worth the money and will last you fora good few years.  As for Sin, go ahead and swatch it and you will see how beautiful it really is!

What is your favourite NARS blush?

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21 comments:

  1. I'm still a NARS virgin myself.
    I go to the counter and get so overwhelmed, I always come away empty handed. I love how you've described this blush, seems like it would be the perfect start to my NARS collection.
    Love x

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  2. Ooh wow this is a beautiful colour! I love the NARS Laguna Bronzer :)

    Beauty by Alice | Blog | YouTube | xxx

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  3. Lovely colour! I don't use blush as it doesn't suit my skin tone and bronzer is better for it. I really like the look of these blushs though.

    xxx | daisydaisyxxo

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  4. This looks lovely! I am yet to buy anything from nars but i think this month will be the time i do!

    Hannah Heartss xxx

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  5. Great review, I agree about the packaging feels so sturdy and expensive!

    Stevie| Stevie Hearts Makeup
    xxx

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  6. This is a pretty shade & one i think you will get alot of wear from. It is a warm shade & very pigmented.
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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  7. Oh pretty, I also received my first NARS blush for Christmas I have Deep Throat its gorgeous.

    Catherines Loves

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  8. Ahh Sin, this is the next Nars Powder Blush I would like to purchase, it looks so pretty. I would also like to try the cream blush in Penny Lane.
    Amy x A Little Boat Sailing

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  9. this is so gorgeous! :)

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  10. As I was thinking in my head I was going to comment that I don't own a Nars blush and then I remembered I brough the laguna and orgasm duo in the US last year!!

    Victoria
    FlorenceandMary.com

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  11. such a gorgeous blush - i really need a nars blush in my life haha x

    www.sparklethiscity.blogspot.com

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  12. I have a love/hate relationship with the packaging too, but whats inside is truly amazing!!!

    http://chelsealeighbeauty.blogspot.ca/

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  13. Such a pretty color and Nars blushes have been on my wish list for a while now.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

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  15. Lovely shade just love nars makeup!
    Mybeautysleuth x
    www.mybeautysleuth.com

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  16. My favourite Nars Blush is Deep Throat (such a hilarious name).
    Sin looks gorgeous. Such a lovely berry-toned shade.

    Kah-Feh Yen | YSL Rouge Volupté Lipstick Giveaway

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  17. Ooh, this looks so pretty. Nars makes the best blushes. I bet this would look good as an eyeshadow as well.

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  18. Beautiful colour, it's actually the exact colour I've been looking for! I smell a pre payday treat coming on.

    http://www.beekle.blogspot.co.uk

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  19. It is so beautiful, the colour is just amazing! I haven't tried any of nars products but when I get a job it is the first thing I'm going to buy❤️
    Sophy xo | Lashes and Splashes

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  20. Great post lovely. That blush looks such a beautiful shade! I'm planning on buying my first ever NARS product soon - Laguna bronzer :)

    Kate | raspberrycheeks

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