This is the sister palette to Adult Content, which I reviewed here. This palette has Gilda (a matte red coral), Albatross (a gold sheen), Outlaw (a rose with gold shimmer) and Orgasm (pinky-peach with gold shimmer), which are all permanent blushes in NARS’s line.
This palette leans very warm toned, so if you like warmer blushes, this ones for you. The blushes that have sheen, have a golden shimmer to them, which goes with Albatross beautifully. I really love all the blushes in this palette. I own Orgasm and Albatross in their full sized pans, and I love them both. Orgasm is a real classic. My mom started wearing it before I did, and as usual she was on to something great. I know some people don’t like this blush, but I love it. I think it looks beautiful on everyone. Albatross is also a favorite. I don’t find it too shimmery, so long as you don’t use too much. It gives a beautiful glow to the skin.
Gilda is such a beautiful color. I love matte blushes, and this one blends beautifully, as expected of a NARS blush. This one did kick up a lot of powder in the pan while I used it, which is a pain, but if you tap into the pan gently you shouldn’t lift any up.
Outlaw is a beautiful color for fall. The deep rose/plummy shade is gorgeous, and blends beautifully as well. This one is especially pigmented. Where the other blushes in this palette are pigmented, this one is super pigmented.
I really love this palette, it could be due to my general love of warm blush shades, but this is a really great quality palette for a great value. I think this palette has a blush color for every occasion, and I see this becoming a real staple in my travel bag. You can get this palette at NARS counters, online, and at Nordstrom for $49.
The rundown: A+