Rated 4.31 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Love this matte lipstick
I love and use a couple of NARS matte lipstick pencils because the colors are great and they do not bleed out of my lip line. My favorite color has been discontinued so the Ulta NARS sales rep convinced me that the lipstick in the tube was the same outstanding formula. I was hesitant, but discovered she was exactly right! My favorite color was discontinued in the pencil, but this tube was a very close match and I love it!! I draw a line and fill in with a lip liner and then use the lipstick. Although it is matte, it is not drying at all.
Most Helpful Critical Review Miss Old Formula
For the shade Dolce Vita:
The new version is significantly more pigmented/ leans more berry and less pink than the original. Easy to overapply, which makes it difficult to get the opacity right for my super pale skin. Lasts about the same length of time. I miss the rosy-earthy smell of the original.
The reformulation didn't absolutely ruin it, but it has lost many of the things (buildability, balanced undertones, smooth weightless texture) which made it my favorite lipstick. Guess I'll have to go back on the hunt.
It does work very nicely as a blush.
Reviewed by 80 customers Yes
Lola from Lake county ca
Beautiful color love it my second time purchasing it .Got lots of compliments when i wear this lipstick
Mama Wolff from Georgia
My daughter wanted this lipstick and it is very bright. If you are looking to add a pop of color this is it. Smooth finish and lots of pigment. She actually put a gloss over it to tone it down as it wasn't what she was expecting. She has naturally pink lips so this just made it that much brighter
Stephm1204 from New York
I used to have a couple lipsticks from this company awhile ago and the packaging was beautiful, magnetic cap, felt heavy. I bought Banned Red the other day and I am convinced it could be a mini. Where is the product? This is so much smaller than the lipsticks I've had in the past, no magnetic lid, so lightweight. It's a shame that the prices of your products keep rising while the quality goes downhill.
Not happy with this color. Couldn't use the tester.
cookaletta from Amherst NY
It's lipstick so I put it on my lips!
Perfect formula and color saturation!
Designer not Decorator from Salt Lake City, Utah
Absolutely love this product. I was a die-hard Lipstick Queen fan, but they stopped making the color I loved (Jungle Queen), and so I was on the hunt for a new perfect orange/red. This has exceeded all my expectations for what I look for in a lipstick. It's almost like a lip stain- it lasted all day, and didn't dry out my lips or separate into cracks. My only 'con' if you could call is that is the shape of the tube itself; it's just a bit large and clunky for putting into a small lipstick case, etc.
Damaged when I got it! But I love this lipstick
MJS319 from South Carolina
I love NARS lipstick colors and how quality the product is but when I got the box, it looked like it had already been opened and was already dented. Very disappointing!!!
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Emme from Redmond, WA
NARS Afghan Red lipstick is a beautiful red that compliments all skin tones. It wears well and is nice for every day and evening as well.
loved it every use
Myers from spokane
I used this lipstick till it was gone. I loved it lots and the color I
had looked so natural!
omg yes yes a 1000 times yessssssss
Mariann from Winston Salem, NC
I did my makeup the other day and it was the perfect match for me.
Shannon from Oklahoma, USA
Best everyday lipstick for work!
JL from NJ
The color description (and the color of the stick itself) are deeper/darker than how the color came out on me. It looked like a true red, rather than a dark red. For reference, I have light coloring so someone with darker lips might find that the color of the product itself is truer to how it looks when applied.
perfect every day lipstick
product junkie from ABQ
Great every day lipstick. Love the sheer nude rose color and the light weight creamy texture
Lipstick was slightly smashed into the cap.
Nikki from Tacoma, WA
Just sad that it came smashed. I can still use it but it's a little defective.
A Staple in My HandBag
JSB815 from New Hampshire
I decided to try the NARS Sheer lipstick in the shade Dolce Vita. I received this item as a gift and it has become a staple in my handbag. The shade is perfect for my complexion and it is RICH, CREAMY and EMOLLIENT. This time of the year, I need something a little more hydrating, especially in New England. I have been shopping around for a good primer but this lipstick can stand alone. Key ingredients include Passion Fruit Seed Oil and Moringa Oil which aid in moisture. Admittedly, it is a little steep in price but it is a well respected brand whose name and products speak for itself.
karen from Clarksville TN
I have been trying to remember to match this lipstick from a wedding 3 yrs ago! I was so happy to have matched Impulse with what had been given to me as a sample (yep i kept it that long). It's a great berry/plum color and wears all day!
This is the second time I've purchased this product
Carmen from Lincoln
Tina from Ms
Nice shades. Doesn't stay on too long. It's over priced for a lipstick.
BlondeAmbition from Knoxville, TN
I purchased the shade Orgasm. It is listed as a satin finish but it is actually very sheer. On me, this is a more glam version of your lips but better....This does have noticeable gold shimmer. I gave this lipstick three stars because I was looking for something with more color payoff. But otherwise, I like the color and formula if that makes sense.
Angie from Louisiana
I tried Immortal Red first, and it's absolutely gorgeous! The texture of this is so smooth and velvety when you apply it. It isn't drying at all, and it really stays put!
Annie 17 from California
Wear this lipstick every day - yes it's that perfect!!
Lm from Montgomery,tx
Great Color- not too dark or bright with staying power
Low maintenance mama from Taunton, Ma
Perfect mauve nude. A little shimmer and not at all drying. Love it!
I would and will buy this product again
Jude from Buffalo NY
I needed a flash of color that wasn't matte as I am older, This lipstick really gives me what I was looking for
Glory container from Hickory Tavern, S.C.
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Stain Versus Lipstick
Ann Marie from Boardman, Ohio
I bought this lipstick because I liked the color, and I like a lipstick with a little bit of shimmer. The Nars lipstick I usually use was out of stock. If I had been able to try a tester on my hand I would have been able to see this is more of a stain than an actual lipstick. Due to COVID guidelines that wasn't possible.I think it would work best on top of another lipstick to give a little shimmer and enhance another color.