Wednesday, 11 February 2015

[Review] NARS Spring 2015 Color Collection


Konnichiwa sakuramochi-domo!

I have something excited to tell you guys but whenever I think about it again I thought that it is better if I keep this exciting news for a while before I tell you guys *malu tutup muka*..leaving a question mark in your head rite?? hahaha nvm sooner or later you guys will know anyway!

Let's push this aside first because now in this post am going to share with you guys about NARS newest Spring 2015 Collection! weaayyy!!

I felt so honored that a few days ago I got invited to have a makeover at NARS Pavilion, say the truth I've never been to NARS before..and so far I only owned two of NARS product, and even it wasn't because I bought them but I received it on my birthday as a birthday present. So far I only paying attention on buying and collecting a Japanese cosmetics. Though I know that NARS is under Shiseido and Shiseido is one of the famous Japanese brand...I'm still attracted to collect all the Dolly Wink eyelashes first at the moment...(oh I'm sooo an eyelashes gurl~ haha)

NARS Store in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Suddenly saw something too in NARS Pavilion..their skin care range that looks exquisite ever in that cubic packaging!

 Before makeover at NARS (please excuse that dumb expression anyway..haha)

(Please be well informed that this photo is with filter)

I totally loves how the makeover turned out, thanks to the makeup professional, Janice who did this to me! Thanks to Tsi Ying, the NARS Senior PR as well for giving me such a good brief info about the NARS products on overall. (Also can forget to thanks Tammy because she recommended my name to NARS for this makeover )

Now introducing you gurls to the newest of NARS Collection for Spring 2015...

NARS Spring Collection 2015

NARS Spring Collection 2015 that consist of All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, Soft Velvet Loose Powder, Blusher in Reckless, Eyeshadow in Valhalla (Soft Shimmering Pink Peach), Duo Eyeshadow in St-Paul-De-Vence (Shimmering Nectarine and Chestnut), Lip Gloss in Guyane (Seashell Pink) and Vent Salé (Silver Highlight), Lipstick in Liguria (Nude Caramel), and Eye Paint in Porto Vernere (Soft Pale Pink).

Let's talk about their magic foundation first.

NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

Pure Performance In Every Drop. Character Revealed.

This foundation is a creation of an innovative formula that features a unique weightless long-wear technology which moves with skin and creates instant polish perfection with full coverage in a single, weightless drop. It's uniquely oil-free fluid formula defines the expectation of long wear foundation, gives a full, natural looking coverage with surprisingly weightless, 16 hours of wear. The light as air feel on skin is what almost every makeup user want, combined with that even technology that immediately fix redness, dullness and discoloration to improve skin's appearance over time.

Elegantly came with a new classy packaging, designed in conjunction with longtime collaborator Fabien Baron, of New York design film Baron & Baron. The new feature comes with a pump that conveniently dispenses just the exact amount that perfectly covers the entire face.

One weightless drop that capable in covering to the perfection

Directions for use: Shake well to prepare for application. Apply one drop to the back of hand. Using fingers, apply to the center of the face blending outward for a natural result.

I used the shade in Punjab, which is in the medium shade that suits with my yellowish Asian toned skin.

Shades include:

Name: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation (In Punjab)
Made in: USA
Price: RM170
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 30 ml
*Product was given for the review purpose

Soft Velvet Loose Powder

Perfection On The Loose.

For Spring 2015, NARS Cosmetics introduces Soft Velvet Loose Powder which is an artistry essential casts perfection in a new light. This loose powder sets foundation, control oil, and smooths the texture of the skin with a soft-focus finish. Specially infused with Hyaluronic Acid bonded powder makes this innovative formula visibly blurs the appearance of fine lines and pores, while wearing comfortably all day. Photochromic technology keeps skin looking naturally polished in every source of light. Powder makes perfect.

"Powder is critical to any makeup application. It's a makeup artist's very best friend"François Nars, Founder & Creative Director

Came in the classy packaging with a rubbery matte cover printed with "NARS" on top.
The pretty packaging did sketch you everything about the inside, the quality over quantity.

Direction for use: To apply using a brush, dip the brush in the powder, tapping off the excess powder, and apply to the face using a circular motion starting in the center of the face and working your way out until blended. To apply using a powder puff, dip the puff into the powder, tapping off the excess, and apply by pressing the puff onto the skin. Can be used alone or to set foundation and concealer.

My shade is in Beach, which is a shade that suitable for a medium toned skin like mine.

Shades include:

Name: NARS Soft Velvet Loose Powder (In Beach)
Made in: USA
Price: RM137
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 10 g
*Product was given for the review purpose

The Spring 2015 Color Collection features Tilda Swinton in the second of four 'Portraits by The Artist', a seasonal series of acts created by NARS Founder and Creative Director, François Nars. Act 2, is a nude scene which portrays the image of daring, baring and anything but in the neutral way.

Nude Scene that features Tilda Swinton

Disrobed tones in spectral effects expose a new natural state. The look begins with a provocative pink shimmer on cheeks. The barely-there effect extends to eyes, where a bold beige base sets the stage for burnished neutrals with lucid depth.

From left: Blusher in Reckless, Eyeshadow in Valhalla, and Duo Eyeshadow in St-Paul-De-Vence.

Blusher In Reckless

A Provocative Pink Shimmer On Cheeks That Gives A Bare Image.

Blusher in Reckless

Reckless have a color of sheer pink shimmer.

That barely-there effect totally creates a natural high cheek bone with the shimmers it have on cheeks, plus with a little hint of pale pink that frames a new natural state of the face.

 Swatch on the finger to show how the color actually looks like.

Name: NARS Reckless Blush (Sheer Pink Shimmer)
Made in: USA
Price: RM121
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 4.8 g
*Product was given for the review purpose

Duo Eyeshadow In St-Paul-De-Vence

Lucid Warm Tone For That Burnished In Depth Look.

Duo Eyeshadow in St-Paul-De-Vence

Left color: Shimmering Nectarine
Right color: Chestnut

Swatches on skin.

The color for the left is Shimmering Nectarine, while the right color is Chestnut.

Both colors are amazingly pretty and warm in tone, it totally gives you that natural skin-around-eyes tone that would create a vibrant warm & neutral look.

Name: NARS St-Paul-De-Vence Duo Eyeshadow (L: Shimmering Nectarine, R: Chestnut)
Made in: USA
Price: RM121
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 4 g
*Product was given for the review purpose

Single Eyeshadow In Valhalla

A Priceless Majestic Color of Divine.

Eyeshadow in Valhalla

Came in a very tiny packaging, but did not lost to its heavenly pretty shade.

Valhalla is such a pretty name, suits with its pretty warm shade soft of shimmering pink peach.

Swatch on skin.

Name: NARS Valhalla Single Eyeshadow (Soft Shimmering Pink Peach)
Made in: USA
Price: RM93
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 2.2 g
*Product was given for the review purpose

Porto Venere Eye Paint

Paint It All Nude.

Such a pretty soft pale pink shade with a little shimmer. Barely seen, perfect to be used to line, highlight, shade and define with modern artistic versatility. 

Eye paint in Porto Venere

They actually came in a total of 12 shades.

It's surprisingly silky and glides smoothly on skin and dry down quickly in long-lasting finishes (18 hours) from icy metallics to modern mattes.

Swatch on skin.

It's a little bit hard to be removed thus this definitely needs an assist from makeup remover.

Name: NARS Porto Venere Eye Paint (Soft Pale Pink)
Made in: USA
Price: RM96
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 2.5 g
*Product was given for the review purpose

From right: Lip Gloss in Vent Salé, Lip Gloss in Guyane, and Lipstick in Liguria 

Lipstick In Liguria 

New State Of Natural

Sheer, long lasting color pigments have been suspended in this tranlucent formula to provide a sophisticated shine. Patented blend of conditioners and antioxidants hydrate, nourish and protect lips.

Liguria came in a pretty nude caramel shade.

Swatch on skin.

Lipstick in Liguria

Name: NARS Liguria Lipstick (Nude Caramel)
Made in: USA
Price: RM91
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 3.4 g
*Product was given for the review purpose

Lip Gloss In Vent Salé And Guyane

Lavishes Lips As Sexy As It Gets.

Lip gloss in Guyane and Vent Salé

Spring 2015 bring women with the grandeur spectrum of shades. One dot on the center of the top and bottom lips completes everything and create that fuller lips effortlessly.

Came in a doe-foot applicator that pick just the right amount of the product and make it easy to glides across lips.

Left: Guyane 
Right: Vent Salé

 Guyane have a shade of seashell pink while Vent Salé have a shade of silver highlight.

Name: NARS Guyane Lipgloss (Seashell Pink) | NARS Vent Salé Lipgloss (Silver Highlight)
Made in: USA
Price: RM89
Availability: NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza
Net weight: 6 ml
*Product was given for the review purpose

My final look using the whole collection of Spring 2015.

The look was inspired by the famous British actress and fashion muse, Tilda Swinton.

Loving this new image created using natural shades from NARS Spring 2015 Color Collection!
It's daring, baring, everything but neutral. Expose yourself to the new natural state!!

P/S- Can't describe how much I love the shade of the Liguria Lipstick, it is surprisingly pretty when applied on the lips!! OMGosh!! *totally in love!*

I suddenly thought of using this for my anime lip makeup in future right after I put it on my lips because it is just so perfect for that anime nudey lips as well!! Highly recommended! (No wonder it is a limited!! go get it now!!)

Find this grandeur collection now at NARS Cosmetics, Pavilion KL & Parkson Gurney Plaza,
they're already available starting from now and onwards!

For more information kindly pay a visit on their website:

(click this photo)

See you guys on my next post!

-Jia Jia-


  1. OMG!!! You got the whole set! Me so jellyyyyy :p
    Btw love how you explained each product in detail

    1. Awww thanks for loving it Mira!! Yes I'm also still surprised that I get all of these in a set =)

  2. Assalamualaikum dear, wah bestnya your rezeki to have their spring collection. So far I only have their highlighter which I got from an international swap. The shades and colors are so pretty and warm I like.. If only lah I have the money kan best.. Just walk around the shop and take this and that and pay without worry.. Hehehe.

    1. Waalaikumussalam dear..alhamdulillah rezeki..bersyukur juga dapat cuba dorang punya the whole set of latest collection...I pun sebelum dapat ni baru ada dua product NARS..yelah NARS ni bukannya murah sangat kan..since I ni student lagi mana mampu nak ada banyak2 kan..xpe..insyaallah nanti U akan ada lah rezeki nak own banyak lagi product dari NARS ni kan in future.. =)

  3. I love NARS and this post is doing them a load of justice. They are one of the best around (on par with Bobbi Brown)! Your blog is also very full of kawaii-ness, adorbs!
    Ongoing CNY giveaway:

    1. Awww thanks Michelle! Yes you're rite, NARS one of the best brand around! Visited your blog it's not a little less than mine, love it too! <3


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