NARS Night Caller Collection – Unlawful Blush Breaks All the Rules

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NARS Unlawful Blush

The NARS fall 2014 collection is now among us (thank goodness). I love me some NARS and I love fall/winter makeup. I don’t know what it is, but the colors of spring and summer are just not as exciting for me. Anyway, this is the lone blush in the fall collection and its a muted peachy/pink with silver shimmer and some glitter (we’ll get to the glitter later).

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NARS Unlawful Swatched on my NC/NW20 Skin

The color is really pretty. I like the silver shimmer in since its very different for me (I’m a more warm toned everything kind of girl). The color is kind of perfect for fall, it will pair beautifully with smokey eyes and its a really beautiful, muted, apricot/peach (can you tell I’m having a hard time describing this color?). It lasted all day and the color blends beautifully on the skin (as expected).

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wearing NARS Unlawful blush

Okay, time to talk about that glitter. There is glitter in this blush. Silver glitter. Chunky glitter. I am not a glitter person. I have oily skin and large pores and all that good stuff that does not go well with glitter. Glitter and I are not friends. Somehow, and I honestly don’t know how, most of this glitter doesn’t make it to my face. I’ve been using a less dense blush brush lately (the Wayne Goss 14, its true love people) and tap I it off (like I would normally) and I guess that shakes most of the glitter loose. On the skin, I don’t see much of the glitter going on. But if you have a strong aversion to glitter, I would stay away. You can see in the swatch, the glitter doesn’t really transfer well (thank goodness) but that will also vary with application techniques.

I find this blush gives a beautiful glow to the skin and I love the color. I find it unique but still very wearable and it just reminds me of fall. Its like cider colored or light red/yellow leave colored. I love it. Personally, I find the glitter to not be a big issue (I was very scared when I first saw those buggers and this is the first blush with glitter I have not despised) but I would suggest an in person look if that worries you.

You can get this blush at NARS counters, online and, at Sephora for $30.

The rundown: A- (that glitter man, I could do without it)

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6 thoughts on “NARS Night Caller Collection – Unlawful Blush Breaks All the Rules

  1. Looks gorgeous! and I’m with you on the glitter issue.. Not keen on looking like Edward Cullen in sunlight..that’s a no go. But glad to hear it doesnt come up on the skin anyway 🙂 x

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  2. Love your new layout!
    For the bush, I am excited for this 🙂 I have to see it in person to make a decision though…not too much of a fan of giltter neither…but this colour! Would you say its close to Deep Throat? 🙂

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    1. Thank you Nina! I had such a hard time finding a layout I liked. I hope you like it! The glitter is worrisome. The color is almost like a mix of Deep Throat and Torrid, but then muted. The color is just stunning.

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      1. Thanks for the reply! A mix of Deep Throat and Torrid sounds beautiful… 🙂 but then, the glitter. But oh well, I might get in anyway 🙂

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      2. Your’e welcome! It would be good if you could swatch it or try it on before you invest (or at least buy it from somewhere that takes returns). Glitter is hard to gauge.

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