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Velvet Matte Lip Pencil by NARS
NARS

Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

$27 + SHIPPING
4.4(3657)
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Key Benefits:

  • Lightweight
  • Smooth
  • Creamy
  • Longlasting

Ingredients

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Tocopherol, Blue 1 Lake, Polyethylene, Red 28 Lake, Cyclopentasiloxane, Carmine, Hydrogenated coco-glycerides, Propylparaben, Caprylyl Methicone, Red 30, Manganese Violet, Iron Oxides, Red 6, Red 7 Lake, Aroma, Sucrose acetate isobutyrate, Propylene carbonate, Citric Acid, Dicalcium phosphate, Yellow 5 Al Lake, C12-13 Alkyl Ethylhexanoate, Titanium Dioxide, Dimethicone, Mica, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Synthetic candelilla wax, Methylparaben, Lecithin, Bismuth Oxychloride, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica, Tocopherol, Blue 1 Lake, Polyethylene, Red 28 Lake, Cyclopentasiloxane, Carmine, Hydrogenated coco-glycerides, Propylparaben, Caprylyl Methicone, Red 30, Manganese Violet, Iron Oxides, Red 6, Red 7 Lake, Aroma, Sucrose acetate isobutyrate, Propylene carbonate, Citric Acid, Dicalcium phosphate, Yellow 5 Al Lake, C12-13 Alkyl Ethylhexanoate, Titanium Dioxide, Dimethicone, Mica, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Synthetic candelilla wax, Methylparaben, Lecithin, Bismuth Oxychloride, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica

Ratings & Reviews

4.487% of 3657reviewers recommend this product

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Sephora user
April 13, 2015

My favourite matte lip product ever

This product is one of THE mattest finishes on a lip product I've ever used. It is not creamy looking at all, it is purely matte. Another plus is that it is not drying at all. It's not moisturizing but definitely does not suck any moisture up. It also doesn't feather and stains your lips so if you eat and it rubs off, the colour stays with you all day. It also applies easily with great pigmentation & pay off. It isn't at all thick and heavy but it applies quite a thin layer without being sheer. I honestly love this lip product and have three of the colours so far and am looking to purchase most of the other ones that I don't have.

hqhair.com user
June 25, 2012

Another Nars Winner

I own this little gem in 10 shades and my most recent purchase (Never Say Never - Summer 2012) has all the hallmarks of the line - smooth silky texture, excellent staying power and really solid pigmentation - and comes in a flattering pink lilac shade.

mecca.com.au user
July 9, 2012

Deep, amazing colour

I have used the Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Cruella for a couple of years now, and I consider it an absolute staple in my makeup bag. I am a fan of matte, fulled coloured lips, so this pencil is amazing. The colour is deep and opaque, and stays on for hours - as opposed to sheer or sticky lipstick. The consistancy is great too - it glides over your lips easily and is great for making precise lines because it's a pencil and easy to control. The feeling is definately matte and does dry the lips slightly, but isn't uncomfortable.This red is beatuful by itself, or you can wear it with a red liner underneath to give your lips even more volume and colour. My favourite thing to do though, is to wear brown lip liner undernath, so that the colour becomes even more deep and more brick red.If you don't want full on colour, a handy trick is to smudge the colour with your fingertips so that it becomes more like a stain and isn't so obnoxious. You can also use the colour left on your fingers as a blush.The other great thing is that Nars prices have been reduced. When I bought my first pencil it was about $52, now it's $39 at Mecca - which means that I can now afford to buy more colours!I highly reccomend this product. It's great if your are into full on, loud colour that gives you confidence and makes you feel very old hollywood! Less

Sephora user
December 24, 2014

Not pigmented enough

I ordered this in Paimpol. After reading a variety of reviews, I chose the Nars lip pencil over several different, more affordable brands, based on the fact that it should be more pigmented. Unfortunately, this was not the case. I was looking for a creamy lip pencil that I could layer under color, gloss, or by itself, and therefore needed it to be truly pigmented. I was also looking for a light, pink-nude color that would cover my natural lip color. While this pencil had a great texture and was very creamy, it was also very sheer and left virtually no color on my lips, only a shimmer. This is the first time I have ever returned an item from Sephora, mostly because it cost took much to just eat the loss. This lip pencil might be better and more pigmented in darker colors, but unfortunately, that wasn't what I was looking for. « less

Sephora user
December 9, 2015

This deserves a 6th star

I had my first experience with the Velvet Matte pencils when I received my free birthday gift a few months ago. At first I was weary of trying the red (Cruella) because I didn't think red looked good on me. I finally worked up the courage to try it today to also try to get myself in the mood for the holidays. I am in love. I like the mattes because they don't tend to feather as much as satin shades and for me the color shows up better in matte. This is the first matte that didn't feel like I was wearing anything! Very lightweight and highly pigmented.This IS a pencil you have to sharpen, but a lot of products are and this one is totally worth the extra few seconds every 5-7 days.I also have problems with most mattes drying up my lips and putting on lip balm just ruins the color. As it's so lightweight it won't dry you out.Some people comment that the product doesn't stay on well. I have yet to find a lipstick that will outlast a day of eating and drinking. The difference is that some may transfer but you'll always have the same color, same intensity, all day. One app, no feathering either!I recommend this to ANYBODY!! It's the lowest maintenance product I've tried. Works also as a liner and there's no need for primer. I just recommended this to my best friend who also had the same concerns as I did and she's excited!Definitely try this out, you'll see why I really give this pencil 6 stars.Way to go NARS!!!! Less

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Ok so I really like matte red lipstick but I can’t find any that lasts all day, I’m trying to find some magic lipstick that stays on when I eat and drink but to no avail. Any suggestions?

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Mysterious red works on every skin tone! It’s a comfortable matte and long-lasting 😉

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This is my jam everyday as a dental student! Keeps me looking fresh, hydrated and professional at school. Giorgio Armani @A-Line Liquid Blush , before eyeshadow place a little @Eyeshadow Primer Potion then tap and gently blend Colourpop cosmetics @Super Shock Shadow (a easy cream in shade wattles) Essence @Lash Princess Mascara NARS @Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dolce Vita (dusty rose shade) Tip: Tap blush into cheeks then blend slightly with beauty blender. Blush done within 30 seconds. This routine takes me 10 min!!

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