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Powermatte Lip Pigment

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Powermatte Lip Pigment

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0.18 oz Item 2515839

Color:American Woman (chestnut rose)

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A breakthrough concentrate of NARS' most powerful matte yet. Liquefied pigment with a zero-gravity feel, introduces infinite matte color saturation with ultra-flexible long-wear. Dries down to lock in formula for a smudge-resistant, carefree wear while its custom doe-foot applicator provides effortless precision in one swipe. Available in matte empowered shades.

About the formula:
  • Fluid Pigment Complex provides lightweight, flexible color that moves with lips and feels comfortable
  • Smooth liquid texture glides on with ease to give fully saturated opaque coverage
  • Long-wear formula provides lasting, smudge-resistant wear

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For the most intense color, apply to clean bare lips. For more definition use applicator to line lips, then fill in with remaining color. Powermatte Lip Pigment is best removed with a gentle oil-free eye makeup remover.

Artist tips:

Pair with Nars Precision Lip Liner for added definition.
  • If lining lips before applying Powermatte use a complementary shade for a line that helps guide the application and provide the most natural definition.
  • If lining lips after applying Powermatte use a deeper or contrasting shade to change the effect of the Powermatte shade. This will create more shape and structure for the lip color.

Precautions: Shake well before use and open upright to avoid product spillage. Product may stain. Please make sure the cap is securely closed when product is not in use.

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NARSPowermatte Lip Pigment
 
4.4

(based on 132 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long lasting (78)
  • True to color (76)
  • Even application (71)
  • Great color selection (71)
  • Convenient container (53)

Cons

  • Drying (23)
  • Wears off easily (16)
  • Poor color selection (4)
  • Clumpy application (3)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (77)
  • Everyday use (36)
  • Going out (31)
  • Special occasions (30)
  • Daytime (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (42), Natural style (33), Trendy style (20)

Reviewed by 132 customers

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5.0

Gorgeous

By caroh

from Ohio

Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

I received American Woman as a sample and that little tiny sample went on perfectly and lasted all day. I'm very new to the makeup world, and I'm used to wearing chapstick or tinted balms. If this had been super drying and uncomfortable I wouldn't have been able to stand it, but it felt so lightweight and soft I'd forget I was wearing it! I loved the color and the formula so much I immediately went out and bought the full size. I can't wait to try out some other shades!

 
5.0

I'm in love

By Liz

from Houston

Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

I have the color American woman. I'm in love with the color, formula, applicator and packaging!!!! I want more!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Stunning!

By ZoeRuth

from Los Angeles

About Me Classic Style

Pros

  • Convenient Container
  • Even Application
  • Great Color Selection
  • Long Lasting
  • True To Color

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

    The American Woman shade is maybe the most gorgeous lip color I've ever seen, so I bought 2...
    It feels and looks like a cross between liquid lipstick and a stain. The liquid itself is very thin but packs a huge punch with the color, and because the applicator has such a small tip it makes applying it perfectly to edges of your lips very easy. I straight up threw out half of my liquid lipsticks after I found this one.

     
    3.0

    Expected more from NARS

    By E

    from Dallas, Texas

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Drying
      • Poor Color Selection
      • Wears Off Easily

      Best Uses

      • Anytime
      • Everyday Use

      Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

      I was really looking forward 2 bringing this home and using this all day with 1 "long wear" application....nope NOT the case. The color has a hint of orange I don't like and it doesn't go on very smoothly....but my worse complaint is that it comes right off and smudges. I love their lip pencils so i will be sticking with those instead.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My new favorite liquid formula

      By Wingless

      from Chicago IL

      Pros

      • Doesn't bleed/feather
      • Even Application
      • Great coverage
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anytime

        Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

        I bought London Calling and Wild Night. Both went on a bit more watery than I expected, but I had no trouble applying them without patches or streaks. The formula's definitely not thick or clumpy, at least not for these 2 colors.

        A single coat gave me fully opaque coverage. A second coat would've been overkill, especially for Wild Night. Both colors set within 30-40 seconds, giving me enough time to fix any mistakes. London Calling dried down to more of a matte finish than Wild Night did, but to me they both look more like semi-mattes, which is perfectly fine with me.

        I've had Wild Night on for the last 4.5 hours and it feels pretty good. My lips don't feel dry (I applied this lipstick over lip balm) or very heavy, though I can feel that the lipstick's there. The color hasn't bleed/feathered, even though I didn't use a primer or liner. It also hasn't gotten very flaky or crumbly anywhere yet. Only in the last 30 minutes did it finally wear off along my waterline—and I've been drinking from a sports-cap water bottle all night. The color hasn't budged from anywhere else on my lips, with just VERY light transfer. (I've been kissing my hand every 30 minutes to check. I can't believe how well this stuff's stayed on my lips.) And it doesn't feel sticky at all.

        I've used NARS velvet lip pencils before, but this is my first experience with their liquid lipsticks. So far, I'm very impressed! I wish there was a better color selection. I know NARS makes a blue lip pencil... wish they'd make a blue Powermatte lipstick.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Liquid Lipstick By Far

        By AJ

        from US

        About Me Classic Style

        Pros

        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizing

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anytime

          Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

          This is such a good product. I wanted a lipstick that acted as a liquid lipstick that wasn't so drying. This is exactly what this does. It stays on all day and is moisturizing without looking like a normal lipstick. The color American Woman is my favorite shade. Highly recommend!

           
          5.0

          Favorite lippie!

          By Bry

          from escondido

          Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

          I LOVE this lippie!! But it soooo pricey! It's not super matte which I like because it doesn't dry out my lips like others will after wearing it all day and when I reapply it doesn't look blotchy or anything it always looks smooth. I love the wand also, it makes it super easy to apply.

           
          5.0

          Beautiful!!

          By Estygirl

          from Phoenix

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Even Application
          • Great Color Selection
          • Long Lasting
          • True To Color

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

              Love love love this product. Great color and long lasting. Easy to apply and didn't dry out my lips.

               
              1.0

              VERY DRYING

              By Lolo

              from Ann Arbor

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Drying
                • Not True To Color
                • Poor Color Selection

                Best Uses

                  Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

                  I am taking it back. Extremely Drying! Very uncomfortable! Color was not true either.

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  "Starwoman" color is finally my ONLY red lipstick!!

                  By mtLady

                  from Montana

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Pros

                  • Convenient Container
                  • Even Application
                  • Long Lasting
                  • True To Color

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Anytime
                    • Daytime
                    • Everyday Use
                    • Going Out
                    • Special Occasions

                    Comments about NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment:

                    I have tried every brand of lipstick, lip stains and lip gloss types. NOTHING compares to this Starwoman color red. It darkens a bit after it dries down and then it literally NEVER MOVED! Absolutely the best and not nearly as drying to my lips as so many other brands. Now, I did learn one thing that may help others that use this and want it to truly stay put and not smear. DONT put oils, chapsticks nor any primer on your lips prior to putting this on. I tried it one day with my normal lip primer on and then the Nars color moved and smeared. Use it on completely bare lips and then the only time it will need reapplying is if you eat oily types of food or drink hotter liquids. This stuff is AWESOME!!!

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                    • Q:

                      Is this transfer-proof?
                      Asked on 2/10/2018 by ZZ from NY

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our Powermatte Lip Pigment is a great liquid formula that provides long-lasting, full coverage color in a gorgeous matte finish. Once dry, this formula should not come off, however we cannot claim as 100% transfer proof.

                        Answered on 2/20/2018 by Brand Expert from NARS
                    • Q:

                      What color lip liner would pair with the "Low Rider" powermatte lipstick!
                      Asked on 1/23/2018 by jo from nc

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The best lip liner for this shade is our Arles Precision Lip Liner!

                        Answered on 2/7/2018 by Brand Expert from NARS
                    • Q:

                      Does the Nars powermatte lip pigment have more staying power when applied alone, with lip liner or lip primer?
                      Asked on 8/24/2017 by Customer from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Powermatte Lip Pigment is a wonderful product all on its own. This liquid lipstick will deliver longwear, saturated color in a comfortable matte formula that will stay on all day long. The precision tip applicator makes it easy to apply even without a liner. For a more dimensional lip, or for even crisper line, you can use a lip liner before or after applying Powermatte. No lip primer is necessary, however I would make sure you lips are exfoliated and hydrated before using.

                        Answered on 9/7/2017 by Brand Expert from NARS
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