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Jan 11, 2009

Stash Spotlight: NARS Blush

The Muse wonders, is there any dispute that NARS Blush is the best on the market?


Pigmented, silky, smooth, easy to blend, and amazing color selection makes NARS Blush a favorite with this Muse! It's no wonder I've stashed quite a few and use 'em daily!




Do you love NARS blush?

Which shades are your favorite?

Tell the Muse!

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46 Comments:

Blogger aestheticcoo said...

I only have one Nars blush, Mounia. I needed a red blush and this is just gorgeous:) So pigmented and, as everyone knows, a dab will do ya. Worth the $25usd.

January 11, 2009 at 2:25 PM  
Blogger Pixie said...

Hmm, I have a ton of blushes, but no NARS. It's because the containers are square. I think I have square phobia. I always buy makeup in round or oval packaging. I just realized that lol. I'm insane!

January 11, 2009 at 2:52 PM  
Blogger jackieg02 said...

Deep Throat is my fave. Orgasm is ok. I'm looking to get Sin next.

January 11, 2009 at 3:02 PM  
Anonymous Lydia said...

Nars Orgasm is the only Nars blush I own so far, but it's so incredibly wearable, I'm not surprised it's a best seller.

January 11, 2009 at 3:56 PM  
Anonymous Aretha said...

hello muse,

i have been a silent reader of yours for quite awhile now.=)
i too love the powder blushes by NARS and i have quite a few in my possession. My favourite color is Deep throat although Orgasm seems to be the cult favourite here. I do have the powder blush in Luster(lovely) and Lovejoy.

January 11, 2009 at 4:16 PM  
Blogger Meredith said...

I'm a huge fan of Crazed. It's my go-to blush. I also have Orgasm (who doesn't?) that I tend to wear more in the summer.

January 11, 2009 at 4:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes,there are much MUCH better blushes.
Chanel,Guerlain and Armani blushes are fantastic,try their pigments on one cheek and Nars on another you'll see yourself.
Nars is fine,as long as it is sporting along with MAC,IMHO they are of the same quality.

January 11, 2009 at 4:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loooove them! All of them! I've got Orgasm, Mata Hari, Sin, Desire, Taos, Mounia, Silvana, Gina, Lovejoy, Crazed and Outlaw...And looking for Luster, Oasis...

January 11, 2009 at 4:59 PM  
Blogger Elle, Okay? said...

I love me some NARS blushes!!! (I've got 11 of 'em!)

Favorite color to use: Deep Throat
Favorite color to look at: Crazed

For the pigmentation you get for the price... these are the best blushes out there!

January 11, 2009 at 5:04 PM  
Anonymous Gloria said...

I love love love NARS blushers (I'm sticking with saying blushers even though I'm not from the UK)! I don't have such an extensive collection like you, but they are the only brand of blushers that I have multiples of. It started with Orgasm (what else), then Sin, and most recently, Super Orgasm. Then I have a bronzer called Ninotchka.

LOVE them to death

January 11, 2009 at 5:14 PM  
Blogger Amina said...

I also loove NArs Blushes. My favorite is taos...i also collect them :)

January 11, 2009 at 6:26 PM  
Anonymous kula_bear said...

My got to favorite would have to be madly, second would be torrid, with a close third with sin. I love collecting these little beauties!

January 11, 2009 at 7:08 PM  
Blogger Katee "e-polishblog" said...

I'll dispute it LOL! I personally love Chanel Joues Contraste blush :)

January 11, 2009 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Kerri said...

Much love for the NARS blush... although I'm the first to admit that $29 for one blush is a fair chunk of change compared to $21 CAD for a MAC one. However, I'm not a huge collector of blushes, so I feel as though it's a justifiable purchase =)
Dolce Vita is my favorite one by far, followed by Oasis.

January 11, 2009 at 9:24 PM  
Blogger Yumeko/Bittenbefore said...

gorgeous!! i just recieved my first nars items lately and i am definetely goig to get more hee


btw i replied to ur email abt the kate palettes but didnt hear from you, was wondering if everything was ok

January 11, 2009 at 11:31 PM  
Anonymous Nell said...

Ohh, which ones are they? They look so good. I have Sin and love it a lot, I also had Orgasm (who hasn´t, lol), but it didn´t suit me too well.

January 12, 2009 at 3:25 AM  
Anonymous petitez said...

Hm..... I don't have a single NARS blusher! *shy*

So what is the one NARS blusher that is a must have or you can't live without??

January 12, 2009 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi there aestheticcoo!

Mounia is a beautiful shade :) and absolutely a dab is perfect for the entire face as they are pigment overload aren't they?!

January 12, 2009 at 10:24 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Pixie

LOL I totally understand pixie...I'm the same way about packaging :) I'm kinda like this with shadows..I like round pots so they all match my mac stash lol!

January 12, 2009 at 10:27 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi jackie!

Oh shot I forgot to put my deep throt in the pic..that's fav of mine too!

January 12, 2009 at 10:28 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi lydia!

It is indeed! Such a stunning,flattering shade...have you tried super o yet?

it's gorg!

January 12, 2009 at 10:29 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Aretha!

Thank you for reading my blog hun :) and finally coming out to say hello!

I forgot to include DT in my pic..it's a fav of mine as well :) Lovejoy is another one I really love!

have you tried super o yet?


Thanks for the comment!
Happy Monday!

January 12, 2009 at 10:30 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi there Meredith!

I love crazed too :) LOL indeed orgasm makes it's way across the board and yes I agree it's a fav of mine for the Summer!

January 12, 2009 at 10:31 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Anonymous!

So glad you have other favorites. Personally nars is a fav of mine. Chanel, Guerlain, and Armani all make fab blushes as well. For me NARS is a personal fav.

I personally think mac and nars are a tiny bit different.

Thanks for sharing.

January 12, 2009 at 10:32 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Anonymous!

Nice collection!!!!!!!!!! :) I want Oasis too!

January 12, 2009 at 10:33 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi elle!

Me too!!!!!! ;) I think they are some of the best on the market....
sweet collection!!!!

I forgot to put deep throat in my pic..especially since it's a fav of mine :P

Couldn't agree more especially price wise!

January 12, 2009 at 10:34 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi gloria!

LOL I say it too don't feel bad :) sounds nice too..blushrs :)

I've always wantd to try the duos with the bronzer but was scared it would make me look muddy!

Nice collection hun!

I love 'em too :)

January 12, 2009 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hello there Amina!

Ditto. Taos is one of my favs too...it applies so lovely...most of my warm looks I'm wearing i!

January 12, 2009 at 10:36 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi kula :)

Thanks for sharing your favs hun! I love collecting 'em too...such fab blushes!

January 12, 2009 at 10:37 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Katee!

LOL go right ahead and dispute hun :) I like the Chanel as well but my fav is NARS :)

January 12, 2009 at 10:40 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi kerri!

Oh no it's $25 here...not $29 thankfully. compared the mac the price is def a huge jump!

I agree...for the pigmentation they are well worth the extra cost.

Oh SHOOT I forgot I got Dolce vita in a duo! forgot to include it ;) hehe!

January 12, 2009 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Yumeko!

Awesome! :) What do you think so far!?

I didn't get the reply?!?!?!?!? I'll go re-check...my inbox is a bit of a disaster that could be why I missed it! Sorry hun *blush*

January 12, 2009 at 10:46 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi nell!

I believe super o is in there, orgasm, sin, crazed, lovejoy..I should have labeled 'em lol! Sorry :)

Really? Orgasm works on some people and others it just doesn't it's kinda a love/hate thing :)

January 12, 2009 at 10:47 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi serene!

LOL that's ok hun we can convert you to the wonders now lol!
Orgasm by all means it's the best shade!

January 12, 2009 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger aYu LaLaLa said...

I'm totally a huge fan of blush. I'm dying want to try Nars but sadly, there's no Nars in my country until one day my friend sent me a Nars blush which she bought in Bangkok. I was super exited! She bought me Deep Throat and since that i love Nars blush more than anything else..I put aside all my blush...love Nars!!

January 12, 2009 at 11:41 PM  
Anonymous petitez said...

Oh really? I guess I have to keep a look out for it then! :)

January 13, 2009 at 8:08 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi ayu! :)

Me too! YAYAYAY glad you love NARS so much! Deep throat is lovely isn't it!??! :) You must try Super O and O ;) such great shades! Do check out MUA maybe you can find a swap partner to get you some NARS!

:)

Thanks for commenting hun!

January 13, 2009 at 10:58 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

oh yes please do serene it's gorg :)

if you don't mind my terrible wait time I'll pick it up for ya!

January 13, 2009 at 10:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Muse,

I just got my hands on my first NARS blush in Deep Throat and the colour makes me glow! =) What other colours would you recommend that I try? I use MAC Sheer Pressed Powder in NC25. Unfortunately, I've no access to NARS in my country and I had such an agonising time choosing a shade online that I'm hoping you can help me pick up a few shades =)

February 11, 2009 at 12:44 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi anonymous!

w00t! Awesome :) it's a fab color isn't it!? Hmmmm it really depends do you like bold shades or more natural shades?

Do tell me a bit more about colors you like or used before and maybe I can rec something!

February 12, 2009 at 2:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Muse,

My cheeks broke out in rashes after just one day of application of Deep Throat. It's most unfortunate. I think I'll give it a try again after the rashes subside. I hope it's just an isolated case of coincidence.

Now I'm eagerly waiting for my brother-in-law to bring back Benefit Coralista from US. I've a weakness for blush and I can't stop buying them. Hee.... Oh, I'm from Singapore btw :)

February 18, 2009 at 12:08 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi anonymous

oh no :( I hope it's not Deep Throat that did it :P Maybe it's just a fluke!?

I hope it clears up soon darling!

YAYAYAYAYAY form coralista best blush evers! You're going to adore it :)

w00t love my singaporean girls :)

February 18, 2009 at 3:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

NARS has the best blushes, no contest. High pigment, great colors and super fine powders. So far I have Amour, Luster, Sertao, Silvana, Madly, Lovejoy and Angelika. I also have Albatross highlighter and Laguna bronzer. I still want to get: Oasis, Sin and Gina.

February 27, 2009 at 5:08 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi anonymous!

agreed :) great blushs!!!!!!!!

nice stash! =-D!

March 2, 2009 at 3:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi,

I have the same problems. I have small bumps all over my cheeks after I applied nars blush. I think I will only use it for special occasion. I have no problem with other blushers, even the cheap ones.

Snowy

March 17, 2009 at 8:19 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi snowy!

I haven't experienced small bumps on my cheeks using this blush?

that's strange.

March 23, 2009 at 12:56 PM  

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