NARS Highlighting Powder, Review

nars highlighting powder review

Glass skin? Wet skin? Dewy skin? If you said "YES", then this post is for you baby.

About the Product

Back in March, NARS have released a brand new collection of Highlighting Powders available in six shades, all inspired by exotic locations and "sun drenched islands". Naturally, as your trusted magpie, I felt the urge to investigate and in today's post we are going to look at the most talked about shade in the range: Fort De France.

nars highlighting powder review

Claims: "No Glitter. Just Glow"

Price: 38 USD (for 13.9 g/ 0.49 oz). Made in Italy

Packaging: as you might be able to tell, NARS have revamped their packaging this year. Although the compact still has that same [signature] soft-touch/rubberized feel, the new sharp rectangular shape makes it a touch more modern and hip (plus you get a much larger, better quality mirror). Yes, the closure is not magnetic (as some might think; i.e. moi) and the compact will get all fingerprint-y over time, but at this point we all know that that is a part of NARS experience and I have no problems with that.

Colours: you get a lovely selection of shades: from pale gold all the way to warm bronze. There are a two pinkish/rosy tones here too, which is good news for people who love that feminine, grown-up glow. Fort De France is a bestseller for a reason; it is the most perfect and universally flattering neutral shade of champagne, that will look amazing on a plethora of skin tones. Colour-wise it does remind me a bit of the iconic Champagne Pop, however! There is a massive difference between two formulas, whi