Monday, April 19, 2010

NARS Belle Du Jour Summer Collection Review

So I finally got back to the NARS counter to pick up my goodies... I actually returned the Burn it Blue eyeshadow. As I looked at it again it just didn't wow me. The main blue was a bit sheer and the shimmery blue didn't pack the punch I was looking for.


All in all, I was again disappointed with the seasonal collection. It was pretty but did not have that WOW factor. I really disliked the cream blush. I usually love cream blushes and the color was BEAUTIFUL but the texture was very chunky. I put it on my hand and it looked like I had goosebumps or a rash. That is a no no for me! Oh well, more money in my pocket, however I did take home some gorgeous eye shadows from their normal line (Corfu, Mykonos, Pearl beach and Blondie e/s). I will always have a soft spot in my heart for NARS and love the brand dearly but I wish they would kick it up a notch with the seasonal collections especially one named Belle Du Jour! Bummer!

Will you be checking the Belle Du Jour Collection?
x

19 comments:

  1. Ah that's too bad! I will check it out but I have a long list of items i want from their normal line including Penny Lane (all thanks to you..again!)

    Michelle
    xx

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  2. eh the blue didn't speak to me either.. loved the cream eyeshadows in your yt haul vid though. xo

    http://www.theshannondee.blogspot.com

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  3. Aw, so sorry about your disappoinment in this collection. Their normal line is amazing though! I even got my first NARS blush in Love Joy! It's so pretty and will try it out sometime soon.

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  4. Thanks, I guess now I really dont need anything from this collection ;)

    http://getreadyforsummer2010.blogspot.com/2010/04/giant-giveaway-chanel-particuliere-opi.html

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  5. The nail polish looks nice for the summmer...

    :)

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  6. @ Lipstick- Yeah, you NEED Penny lane, obvioulsy...NEED! x

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  7. @fabdiva- What are you waiting for?!?! Try it out today!

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  8. @theshannondee- Thank you!

    @Summerbabe- IMO, You can pass!

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  9. lol I'm going to try it today I promise!

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  10. Bummer, indeed. I did check this out in person. I did like the Burn it Blue when I swatched it on my hand. I guess I really have to try it on next time I'm at the NARS counter. Maybe I can go to the Saks counter and have the SA put it on me. If I like it then I can take advantage of their 10% off beauty/fragrance sale. If not, there's always other colors from the permanent line I've been meaning to pick up!

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  11. the nail polish is gorgeous but it looks just like Sally Hansen "Guilty Pleasure"

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  12. @lexi- yeah try it out!

    @Kelsey- Thanks for the info!!

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  13. I absolutely love NARS, but the past few seasonal "collections" have done nothing for me. I get so excited to go look, and when I do I find them lacking for some reason. Step it up NARS, I love you so! xoxo

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  14. I have a few things from Nars and I love them. I will be checking the collection, I really like the model's makeup on the promo picture.

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  15. @Logan, same here!

    @Chiara, let me know what you think!!

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