Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in ‘Dragon Girl’ Review

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, where have you been all my life?

So a week or two ago I was given a Myer gift card, and as always, I wanted to run into the Myer in the city and buy ALL THE MAKEUP! Myer Sydney City is special as it has a lot of brands that the others don’t. It has Benefit, Illamasqua(!) Kit Cosmetics which has Too Faced and Smashbox amongst others as well as Mecca Cosmetica, which supplies a heap of brands you can’t find anywhere else in Australia, my favourite being Nars. Now I walked around on the Cosmetics floor, not really knowing what I wanted, just that I wanted a new lip product. I have far too much eye shadow currently so I am on a full ban from buying any. (even though I just bought the Naked original palette so I could have the full set. oops.) So on my wanderings on the floor,Β this little baby at Mecca jumped out at me.

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I had seen these ‘Velvet Matte Lip Pencils” on a couple of my favourite blogs, and they couldn’t do anything but rave about them so I thought I’d give it a shot. I asked the shop assistant, who was absolutely lovely, which was a good red from the collection of the pencils and she suggested ‘Dragon Girl’ which who would have guessed, was the colour she was wearing! It looked gorgeous so with a big grin on my wittle face I grabbed one and we headed to the register.

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As with all Nars products, the packaging is divine. There’s just something so simple and so modern about the design that I adore. Now the actual product, in one word? Incredible. The colour just glides on, and the pencil is ridiculously soft and gentle on the lips. The colour is strong as well, a cool toned red that has a hint of orange in it. I just love it, I look over to my vanity, see it and just smile cause it is so gosh darn beautiful.

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Also I’m so sorry for the delay in posting! Uni has been very overwhelming, which I know isn’t an excuse but it’s true. I hope to post more frequently so fingers crossed!

 

Has there been anything you’ve bought lately that you’re ridiculously happy with? Let me know in the comments!

 

-Cassie

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