July 20, 2012

NARS Lipstick Autumn Leaves Review & Swatches

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

Come on baby light my fire. I’m lighting my lips up today with NARS Lipstick in Autumn Leaves.

My eclectic taste in music demands I post a video of one of my music gods, Mr. Jim Morrison, who possibly spent a majority of his musical career tripping.

Jim wasn’t privy to a good fiery shade of lipstick in his hay day but thankfully we are.

You NEED NARS Lipstick in Autumn Leaves.

’nuff said.

Jump for it.

NARS Lipstick in Autumn Leaves ($24) is part of the NARS Fall 2012 Collection and yes, evoke the spirit of Fall it does.

What a proper name for the shade as this is a burnt fiery shade of orange that resembles the changing leaves in Fall. The color is so very me as I love shades like this for both Fall and Summer as it pairs up wonderfully with a natural eye look and a golden peach on cheeks.

This is a hydrating formula that builds easily for full coverage pay off. The texture of the lipstick is somewhat balm-y in nature and has a hydrating, moisturizing feel throughout the wear. It has a glossy sheen of a finish with a lightweight, comfortable wear.

I absolutely love the shade and highly suggest picking it up. It’ll make a gorgeous addition to your Fall looks. I think it wears easily for an orange shade as well which can sometimes be a bit harsh.

Loves it.

Muse Approved for purchase.

Available now at your favorite NARS counter or online at www.narscosmetics.com

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Phyrra

    This is such an amazingly beautiful shade for fall. NARS is awesome!

  • Tammie

    Lives up to it’s name perfectly but would look horrible on me haha. Oh well I can enjoy it from afar I suppose.

      • Tammie

        It’s just the orange in it…orange just sucks all the color out of my face ^^;;;

        • the Muse

          lol! I typically look like bozo with orange don’t feel bad!

    • Suzi

      I understand. If a color can go orange on me, it will! It is beautiful though!

  • KC

    Hawwwwt!!!! Love it! Also have you seen Jimmy Fallon cover the Reading Rainbow theme song as Jim Morrison? So funny

    • the Muse

      LOL yes about two million times. by far my best Morrison experience is from Wayne’s World, that dude was such a great Jim lol!

  • Ruth

    it looked so pretty and teases us as a red but it’s orange *sad face*

  • Becca @ The Beauty Sample

    Look beautiful on you. It really does scream Fall

  • Kim

    Looks pretty on you, Muse. I don’t think it would work for me though. I’m jealous. 🙂

  • Michelle

    I couldn’t pull off the color either, but it does look great on YOU, Muse. I like the color a lot in the tube and I gotta say…I’m already psyched for fall and summer is OVER for me (must be all the heat waves here in the East) so it’s great to see the fall MU collections! Looking forward to wearing my sweaters!!! 🙂

  • Tiffany Martin

    WOW you look freaking awesome with those lips and eyeshadow combo!

  • Libby

    This was the ONE product from the NARS Fall collection that I definitely knew I would want regardless of how it performed, etc. I’m so pleased you like it and it looks lovely on you 🙂 Also, maybe it’s just me, but the words “burnt” + “orange” make my so happy LOL

    Thanks again for the swatches!

  • rebecca

    It’s lovely, but I can’t wear orange at *all*. I’m way too cool toned. It looks great on you, though!

  • JenJ

    Oh boy! *hides* lol! Looks good on ya! I need to cone up with my fall wish list.

  • Julie

    Looks great on you! Not so sure it would be as pretty with my coloring.

  • Beth Maiorana

    Hi!! Just wanted to check in and let you know that not only do I adore this shade and want it badly (but it’s reminding me of Laura Mercier’s shade last fall Italian Summer which I have), but also how much I love your blog and have recently subscribed. Thanks much for all your hard work- you have one beautiful blog here … xoxo Beth in Pgh 😉

    • the Muse

      aw thank you very much beth! <3 you're too sweet! I really appreciate your kind words!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sumita

    Such a beautiful color!! But the price.. Ouch! Is this simillar to Revlon Abstract Orange? It may not be the best quality around, but at least it doesn’t break the bank…..

  • Jessi

    I was JUST looking at this on the Nars site, wasn’t sure if I was going to buy it, but this answers my question…YES.

  • Deb

    OK, never did this before (with lipstick)…but I bought it just on your review. LOVE IT. Gorgeous incredibly flattering shade. I think good for all seasons. Thank you!

    • the Muse

      yay deb!!!!!!!!!! ;-D amazing! so happy to hear it ;-D Enjoy and wear in health, ps I’m featuring this gorg shade of Clarins lipstick this morning def check out the review, the shade(s) are lovely for Fall!