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Bridal Beauty Tips from NARS

  |   By Alison McGill

NARS' cult favourite Orgasm blush.

NARS is one of those brands that once you try, you’ll never turn back. The entire line is amazing and made with the utmost love by the master François Nars himself. He personally approves everything in the line and hand picks all colours and formulas—if he’s not 100 percent satisfied, it won’t appear at your cosmetic counter until it’s perfect. I had the pleasure this week of meeting with the PR team from NARS along with senior makeup artist James Boehmer who walked me through NARS’ delicious fall 2010 line.

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Bridal Beauty Tips from NARS

Colours are bright, bold and beautiful and were used to create the fall 2010 beauty looks at Thankoon, Marc Jacobs and Phillip Lim 3.1. There’s a matte royal purple for eyes (a shade named after fall campaign model Daphne Guinness); a rich berry gloss for lips (Strawberry Fields which is now my current lippy obsession); and a new line of kiss-proof matte lipsticks. Of course, you are probably most familiar with NARS for the famous Orgasm blush, the perfect peachy-pink shade with just a hint of shimmer that looks amazing on all skin tones (Orgasm is now available as a lipgloss, illuminator and as one of the company’s famous The Multiple sticks). Of course, James told me he loves the shade for brides because it gives the skin a gorgeous flush of natural colour. His number one tip when it comes to bridal beauty? “You should look like a hyper-real version of you on your wedding day. Stay true to your personal style and don’t be afraid to incorporate it into your  look—that’s who you are.” Could not have said it better myself, James!

This article was originally published on Jun 16, 2010
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