Tuesday, December 13, 2011

NARS Danmari Palette

As you saw from my haul that I posted on Sunday, I got the Danmari palette. Here are my pictures and swatches!

To see the swatches and a quick eye look, please click below!

^ To the left, I have compared Hungry Heart to NARS' other highlight color called Albatross. I can say that I prefer Albatross on the cheeks, as Hungry Heart is loaded with glitter. I will use Hungry Heart as an eyeshadow instead. Everyone has seen Orgasm by now, I'm sure! Desire was a pleasant surprise, because I wasn't expecting for it to be so gorgeous. It looks rather intimidating, but it doesn't look clownish on the cheeks when it's blended well.

^ Here I have compared Laguna to Casino. Casino is just a smidgen darker than Casino and both have golden shimmer. Honestly, I don't notice a big enough difference to tell you that you need both. It doesn't show in this picture, but Super Orgasm is a glitter bomb like Hungry Heart. This could be fun for holiday parties, but I just wouldn't wear it everyday. I have fallen in love with Sin, because it is very versatile. It's one of the only berry blushes I've come across that looks good on my pale skin.

^ If you have this palette and have some colors you don't think you'd use, try them as eyeshadows. For the sake of this post, I quickly added Sin to my eyelid and used Casino to blend it out to the crease and snapped a picture. (This looked better in person, but the point is that you can get creative!) These colors together created a golden mauve look suitable for the holiday season and would look great paired with a red or berry-toned lipstick. This is why palettes like this are useful. There are so many ways you can use them!

Out of this palette, I only owned Orgasm. This palette is absolutely worth the price, which is $65 US/$70 CAN at Sephora. A normal NARS blush is .16 oz and the size of these are .12 oz. Nearly a full size! If you can find this in stock at your local store, give it a look. I'm pleased with five out of six of the colors, which makes it worth it in my eyes. This is a great way to sample new colors for a much cheaper price. If you have this palette or want it, feel free to leave a comment below on what you love or hate about it!


MissAntonia90 said...

i want this so BAD but, sephora
is still sold out. poo.

thank you for sharing<3.

TeeL0veBeauty said...

I hope they continue to make these palettes. This is nice but seems well suited for light-medium skin tones. I don't feel like it will suit me as well as it suits my lighter skinned friends. I'd like to see one with some new shades

Thanks for sharing!

Shayna said...

I got this palette for Hanukkah and I absolutely love it!! I already had Orgasm but I was so excited to get all the other colours. My favourites are Desire, Casino, and Hungry Heart. Check out my review here: http://apopofcolour.com/2011/12/22/the-holiday-collection-nars-danmari-cheek-palette/

Unknown said...

I love nars makeup. Their makeup always goes great with street fashion.

Unknown said...

This palette was so ridiculously expensive in Canada and sold out all over, but managed to get it when I went to the states for a weekend. Absolutely worth it and I love this palette. One of my fav makeup items of all time. Too bad it's not available anymore I would repurchase for friends any day.

Lys N. said...

I love it, it's so beautiful <3.

Lys, from Shirayuki's Beauty.

Lys N. said...

I love it, it's so beautiful <3.

Lys, from Shirayuki's Beauty.

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