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post #271 of 483

Thanks for the update. I'm even happier if there is no code needed!!! Please update us if you find out there's a code.

post #272 of 483

It'll be awesome if there's no code.

post #273 of 483
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Originally Posted by MzBrownBeauty View Post

Ladies...I wanted to apologize for giving you the wrong date on the Nars sale. The sale is suppose to be for days 11/26 and 11/27. I received this info from nouveaucheap blog. There is also a list of beauty sales for Black Friday/cyber Monday. Again, I apologize for not providing the correct date. In addition, there was no code listed.

Thanks for clarifying! I can't wait till the 26th so I can make my Nars purchase!

post #274 of 483
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Now my NARS blush to-buy list has gotten longer instead of shorter! I hadn't seriously considered any of those shades in the past. I looked up swatches and watched videos, and now I see I would've been doing myself a disservice.

I have another Sephora gift card coming my way in December and I should have my VIB 10% off welcome coupon as well. I'm definitely getting Nico. Sephora doesn't carry Silvana or Zen, so that leaves Douceur, Deep Throat, Madly and Sex Appeal. I think I'll get Madly with Nico. It comes across as a brown color in swatches and I've been looking for a nice brown blush. I think Madly is supposed to be similar to Luster, except Madly leans pink while Luster leans peach and has a highlighter sheen. I'll get the remaining blushes during next year's VIB sale.

There is usually another sephora coupon in Dec as well. $15.00 off.
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Luster is my favorite Nars blush. I'm about an NC42 and it gives the prettiest natural glow.

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I adore Luster! It gives a beautiful glow.

I just looked at Luster for the first time yesterday. Never noticed it before! I am totally getting it. It will make a beautiful highlight color
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These are fantastic tips. Thanks for sharing. I never thought to use Gina as a beauty powder. Would you do the same for Gilda, or even for something like Nico? How do you use your blush with Fix+?

I can't remember where I read it, but I saw a tip that said to apply a pink blush first and then layer it with an orange blush. This is supposed to look really pretty. And on NARS' Facebook page, they mention to apply Nico before or after your blush to diffuse the color and create a soft focused look. I wasn't interested in Nico before, but now I am.

I apply blush to my cheeks and then I spray fix+ , then I will apply a little more blush. Sometimes I will spray fix+ on the brush and then apply the color. I love playing with color!

Has anyone tried NARS Taos? Such a pretty plummy brick red color with shimmer. It was my first NARS blush
post #275 of 483

Hi Ladies! So I just received an e-mail regarding the NARS f&f sale. The e-mail said that it begins tonight at midnight (there was no time zone indicated so I'm not exactly sure if it's midnight eastern or pacific time???) but there was a code listed. If you need the code please PM me and I'll try and forward it to you as soon as I can.

 

EDIT: MissTT provided the code (see below) Thanks!!!


Edited by MzBrownBeauty - 11/25/12 at 4:17pm
post #276 of 483

Was just coming to post this as well. Thanks MzBrownBeauty. The email says the sale starts at 12 ET. The code is NARSFF2012 which means poop for those of us with the certificate.

 

And double poops and ladders b/c the eye shadow base says currently unavailable. I swear they remove items from inventory for these sales. *shakesfist*

post #277 of 483
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Was just coming to post this as well. Thanks MzBrownBeauty. The email says the sale starts at 12 ET. The code is NARSFF2012 which means poop for those of us with the certificate.

 

And double poops and ladders b/c the eye shadow base says currently unavailable. I swear they remove items from inventory for these sales. *shakesfist*

 

Thanks for posting the code. I just glanced at it and rushed over here to post! I re-read the e-mail and scrolled to the fine print!! I swear I've got to get all the info before posting things! LOL!!!

 

So you can't use the certificate? That stinks! I agree, I think they remove items they don't want included in the sales. I'm not sure if I'm going to buy anything. I'm still on the hunt for my HG primer. I like MAC prep & prime but I'm still looking for my HG primer...sigh. Does anyone have any experience with any of the NARS primers? BTW, I have oily skin.

post #278 of 483

I've only used the eye primer which is awesome, but like you I have oily skin and haven't found my HG primer. Are you using Prep & Prime Radiance?

 

Honestly, if you're spending right around $100 then our GiltCity codes are better than this 20% off. I'm kind of torn now. I don't need anything, but had a few things in my cart to try out. I wish I knew if NARS had any products coming out in the next month. Not sure if I should save this GiltCity coupon for later or what.

post #279 of 483

Drat! Can't stack the coupons. The 20% off isn't the better deal unless I'm going to spend over $100. I'll sleep on it, but I don't need more makeup (as in 3-4 new blushes.) I don't even wear what I have on the regular.

post #280 of 483

Just got the email from NARS! Excited about getting 20 percent off, time to stock up!!!!

post #281 of 483
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Originally Posted by MzBrownBeauty View Post

 

Thanks for posting the code. I just glanced at it and rushed over here to post! I re-read the e-mail and scrolled to the fine print!! I swear I've got to get all the info before posting things! LOL!!!

 

So you can't use the certificate? That stinks! I agree, I think they remove items they don't want included in the sales. I'm not sure if I'm going to buy anything. I'm still on the hunt for my HG primer. I like MAC prep & prime but I'm still looking for my HG primer...sigh. Does anyone have any experience with any of the NARS primers? BTW, I have oily skin.

I used the NARS Pore Refining primer before and I did like it.   It didn't have that smooth silicon-y texture, like the Bare Minerals and Smashbox primers,  that I dont like on my face.   It was nice,  but MAC  Prep and Prime Natural Radiance is 100x better.  Is that the prep and prime primer you tried?

 

Sorry they won't allow use of  the Gilt certificates.  I do see that NARS is a website that participates in Ebates though; with a free shipping code.  I am taking advantage of that.

post #282 of 483
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Originally Posted by sss215 View Post


There is usually another sephora coupon in Dec as well. $15.00 off.
I just looked at Luster for the first time yesterday. Never noticed it before! I am totally getting it. It will make a beautiful highlight color
I apply blush to my cheeks and then I spray fix+ , then I will apply a little more blush. Sometimes I will spray fix+ on the brush and then apply the color. I love playing with color!
Has anyone tried NARS Taos? Such a pretty plummy brick red color with shimmer. It was my first NARS blush


I'm going to try using Fix+ to see what happens. Taos was my 2nd NARS blush. I agree, it's so pretty.

post #283 of 483
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Originally Posted by MzBrownBeauty View Post

 

Thanks for posting the code. I just glanced at it and rushed over here to post! I re-read the e-mail and scrolled to the fine print!! I swear I've got to get all the info before posting things! LOL!!!

 

So you can't use the certificate? That stinks! I agree, I think they remove items they don't want included in the sales. I'm not sure if I'm going to buy anything. I'm still on the hunt for my HG primer. I like MAC prep & prime but I'm still looking for my HG primer...sigh. Does anyone have any experience with any of the NARS primers? BTW, I have oily skin.

 

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Originally Posted by MissTT View Post

I've only used the eye primer which is awesome, but like you I have oily skin and haven't found my HG primer. Are you using Prep & Prime Radiance?

 

Honestly, if you're spending right around $100 then our GiltCity codes are better than this 20% off. I'm kind of torn now. I don't need anything, but had a few things in my cart to try out. I wish I knew if NARS had any products coming out in the next month. Not sure if I should save this GiltCity coupon for later or what.

 

iagree.gif  I love the Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base and it's great for oily eye lids. Haven't tried any face primers.

 

I don't know if the NARS Spring 2013 releases in December or January. There's also that new make your own gift set thing that hasn't launched yet. I was all gung-ho about ordering my stuff today, but I think I'll wait to see what the gift set thing is about.

post #284 of 483
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Originally Posted by sss215 View Post

I used the NARS Pore Refining primer before and I did like it.   It didn't have that smooth silicon-y texture, like the Bare Minerals and Smashbox primers,  that I dont like on my face.   It was nice,  but MAC  Prep and Prime Natural Radiance is 100x better.  Is that the prep and prime primer you tried?

 

Sorry they won't allow use of  the Gilt certificates.  I do see that NARS is a website that participates in Ebates though; with a free shipping code.  I am taking advantage of that.


We can use the certificate. We just can't use it stacked with the 20% off discount. The certificate is still a very good deal, though.

post #285 of 483
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Originally Posted by CartoonChic View Post


I'm going to try using Fix+ to see what happens. Taos was my 2nd NARS blush. I agree, it's so pretty.

Today I applied Gilda, sprayed  fix+  on the cheek, and then added Gilda again.  The color really popped!   Try that if you can.

 

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We can use the certificate. We just can't use it stacked with the 20% off discount. The certificate is still a very good deal, though.

Oh yeah, I meant to add that, lol  

post #286 of 483
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Originally Posted by sss215 View Post

Today I applied Gilda, sprayed  fix+  on the cheek, and then added Gilda again.  The color really popped!   Try that if you can.

 

I tried it. You're right! The color is so much stronger. It seems like it will last even longer too. I sprayed Fix+ onto my brush. I thought I had it far away enough to mist it, but I misjudged. The brush was damp, but it still worked.

post #287 of 483
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Originally Posted by CartoonChic View Post

I don't know if the NARS Spring 2013 releases in December or January. There's also that new make your own gift set thing that hasn't launched yet. I was all gung-ho about ordering my stuff today, but I think I'll wait to see what the gift set thing is about.


The NARS Spring 2013 collection will be released January 15th in the USA, February 1st everywhere else. ;)

post #288 of 483
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I tried it. You're right! The color is so much stronger. It seems like it will last even longer too. I sprayed Fix+ onto my brush. I thought I had it far away enough to mist it, but I misjudged. The brush was damp, but it still worked.

Yes!  Fix+  really makes the color say BAM!!! and yes, much more long wearing too. 

post #289 of 483
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The NARS Spring 2013 collection will be released January 15th in the USA, February 1st everywhere else. ;)


Thanks for the info. The certificate expires January 16th. I need to check again to see if there's anything I may want from the collection.

post #290 of 483
Just ordered the 413 Bleeker Velvet Matte Lip Pencil and Galapagos as a gift for my friend. Ebates had a free shipping no code needed for NARS good until Nov. 30.
Ebates is one of the best things ever! I'm hooked!
post #291 of 483
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Just ordered the 413 Bleeker Velvet Matte Lip Pencil and Galapagos as a gift for my friend. Ebates had a free shipping no code needed for NARS good until Nov. 30.
Ebates is one of the best things ever! I'm hooked!

just got galapagos during VIB and I LOVE it!!!

post #292 of 483
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Thanks for the info. The certificate expires January 16th. I need to check again to see if there's anything I may want from the collection.


No problem! I certainly hope the information is still correct. That would indeed be nice if something from the spring 2013 collection looks interesting to you. Seduction blush, maybe? ;)

post #293 of 483
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No problem! I certainly hope the information is still correct. That would indeed be nice if something from the spring 2013 collection looks interesting to you. Seduction blush, maybe? ;)


Seduction looks like a gorgeous color in the pan. It's listed as a cream blush even though it looks like a powder in the pictures I've seen. I'm hoping the listing is a mistake and it's really a powder. I'll snatch it up in a heartbeat! I still haven't tried cream blushes yet. I want to try one from an inexpensive brand first like NYX to see if I like the cream formula. I'm just so used to powders and they seem easier to use and less messy.

post #294 of 483
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Originally Posted by sss215 View Post

Just ordered the 413 Bleeker Velvet Matte Lip Pencil and Galapagos as a gift for my friend. Ebates had a free shipping no code needed for NARS good until Nov. 30.
Ebates is one of the best things ever! I'm hooked!


Ebates is the bees nees. I have Dragon Girl and Damned Velvet Matte Pencils on my radar. I haven't tried any of NARS Lip Pencils before, but I swatched them at Sephora recently and the colors are very pretty.

post #295 of 483

I received my Gaiety and Luster blushes. Gaiety is so pretty. It's a soft, light pink and I can see it on my skin. It's not obvious, but it's there. Let me just say that the dusty a$$ tester at my Sephora is ridiculous. The Gaiety tester is near white with only a hint of pink in it. My blush that arrived looks nothing at all like that tester. It's a strong, vibrant bubblegum pink in the pan. I nearly passed on this pretty blush

 

And Luster. eyelove.gif Luster = pure heart.gifheart.gifheart.gif. It was soooooo worth the wait. I had such a hard time getting this blush that I was afraid I would be disappointed when I finally got it. It's now my 2nd favorite NARS blush after Taj Mahal. It's a beautiful highlighter that just blends in with my skin so well. I can actually see myself hitting pan with this blush because I'll probably use it every time I wear makeup.

post #296 of 483
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Seduction looks like a gorgeous color in the pan. It's listed as a cream blush even though it looks like a powder in the pictures I've seen. I'm hoping the listing is a mistake and it's really a powder. I'll snatch it up in a heartbeat! I still haven't tried cream blushes yet. I want to try one from an inexpensive brand first like NYX to see if I like the cream formula. I'm just so used to powders and they seem easier to use and less messy.

 

I have some cream blushes from Nyx and they are some of my favorites! If you get a solid color, they are really creamy. If you get a color with glitter, it's a tad less pigmented. I love them. I use cream blushes underneath powder blushes to make my blush last longer. I never have to worry about fading with this approach.

 

Also, I saw that you were looking at Damned and Dragon Girl Velvet Lip Pencil. GET IT! It is seriously gorgeous. I'm NC50/NW43 and it's just pops against the skin. I also have Cruella. Another gorgeous red!

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I have some cream blushes from Nyx and they are some of my favorites! If you get a solid color, they are really creamy. If you get a color with glitter, it's a tad less pigmented. I love them. I use cream blushes underneath powder blushes to make my blush last longer. I never have to worry about fading with this approach.

 

Also, I saw that you were looking at Damned and Dragon Girl Velvet Lip Pencil. GET IT! It is seriously gorgeous. I'm NC50/NW43 and it's just pops against the skin. I also have Cruella. Another gorgeous red!


I liked Cruella too when I swatched it. Plus it makes me think of Cruella De Vil. Which NYX cream blush do you recommend? I'm planning to get Orange to test under Taj Mahal and want a 2nd one for Ulta's current sale.

post #298 of 483
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Ebates is the bees nees. I have Dragon Girl and Damned Velvet Matte Pencils on my radar. I haven't tried any of NARS Lip Pencils before, but I swatched them at Sephora recently and the colors are very pretty.
Yes!!! I have Dragon Girl and will get Damned next. I think those are the best ones! Train Bleu is pretty too
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I have some cream blushes from Nyx and they are some of my favorites! If you get a solid color, they are really creamy. If you get a color with glitter, it's a tad less pigmented. I love them. I use cream blushes underneath powder blushes to make my blush last longer. I never have to worry about fading with this approach.

Also, I saw that you were looking at Damned and Dragon Girl Velvet Lip Pencil. GET IT! It is seriously gorgeous. I'm NC50/NW43 and it's just pops against the skin. I also have Cruella. Another gorgeous red!

I just saw the NYx cream blushes the other day at my local beauty supply. I was looking for something else so I didn't grab any. They had Red Cheek which something I have been wanting for a while. I'll go back for it.

BTW, can I say that I love the new mobile version of specktra? So much easier to post from my iPhone!
post #299 of 483
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I received my Gaiety and Luster blushes. Gaiety is so pretty. It's a soft, light pink and I can see it on my skin. It's not obvious, but it's there. Let me just say that the dusty a$$ tester at my Sephora is ridiculous. The Gaiety tester is near white with only a hint of pink in it. My blush that arrived looks nothing at all like that tester. It's a strong, vibrant bubblegum pink in the pan. I nearly passed on this pretty blush

 

And Luster. eyelove.gif Luster = pure heart.gifheart.gifheart.gif. It was soooooo worth the wait. I had such a hard time getting this blush that I was afraid I would be disappointed when I finally got it. It's now my 2nd favorite NARS blush after Taj Mahal. It's a beautiful highlighter that just blends in with my skin so well. I can actually see myself hitting pan with this blush because I'll probably use it every time I wear makeup.

 

thanks for mentioning this! the tester at my sephora is the same.  i figured it would look ashy on me.  but if it shows up nicely on you, it should work on me too....

 

when a mua at the nars counter applied luster on me, she put it on the tops of the cheekbones and up around the orbitals. it felt like she was putting it everywhere! then she applied taj mahal on the apples.  it looked really nice, and the luster added a very pretty glow.  

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I liked Cruella too when I swatched it. Plus it makes me think of Cruella De Vil. Which NYX cream blush do you recommend? I'm planning to get Orange to test under Taj Mahal and want a 2nd one for Ulta's current sale.

Orange, Diva (it's such a pretty plum color!), Red Cheek, Boho Chic (an amazing pink!) are good ones to start with. Also, the color Tan is a great natural blush color. I need to test orange under Taj Mahal. I actually haven't done that yet and I have both colors. Thanks for that!

 

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First off a
Yes!!! I have Dragon Girl and will get Damned next. I think those are the best ones! Train Bleu is pretty too
I just saw the NYx cream blushes the other day at my local beauty supply. I was looking for something else so I didn't grab any. They had Red Cheek which something I have been wanting for a while. I'll go back for it.
BTW, can I say that I love the new mobile version of specktra? So much easier to post from my iPhone!

 

Damned is too gorgeous for words. I love Nyx cream blushes. The only other high end cream blushes I have is MUFE HD ones. I really want Nars Cactus Flower, but I feel like I have too many dupes of that in powder form.

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