I'd been trying so hard to resist this spring duo from NARS, as though the colours of Kauai (£25) look beautiful, the high frost/metallic finish didn't quite fit with my natural every day favoured shadows.
course finally gave in and am pleased I did.
The duo contains an antique gold with a dense metallic finish and a
medium bright purple with a iridescent/metallic finish.
Swatched below and then both shades together on the right,
Both shades apply true to pan as they are extremely pigmented/opaque, so
much so that I do blend these out to get a sheerer effect. Both feel
smooth, soft and creamy, blend wonderfully and last all day used over a
As much as I love the texture and ease of application, the finish of
these shadows is so metallic that they do verge on being just to glitzy.
However, used with a light hand I do really like the finished look.
I bought this from johnlewis.com