Question: Is it possible to have multiple orgasms when you’re putting on your makeup in the morning?
Answer: Um…yeah?! It’s too easy to go there and do prepubescent boy jokes with NARS Orgasm. I’m sorry! Color me adolescent.
NARS has a new Orgasm collection. Shocker. But this one’s actually pretty exciting because there are two new versions of Orgasm — a liquid blush and a lipstick — neither of which I think I’ve ever seen from NARS before.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a respectable re-issue of Orgasm if the original Orgasm powder blush wasn’t up in the mix, and this one has new LE packaging.
The collection comes out on May 15th, and it’ll be at NARS boutiques and the NARS website. I know for sure that the powder blush is LE, but I’m not sure about the liquid blush and the lipstick. Will have to get back to you on that.
NARS Orgasm Liquid Blush ($30)
Obviously, one of the exciting things here is Orgasm Liquid Blush, and girl…FRAK, it’s good!
For comparison, it’s thicker than Benefit Benetint. Actually, have you ever worn the Veil Primer by Hourglass? I think it feels a lot like that. Almost like a runny lotion, and it’s slippery and kinda silicone-y.
You know the gold shimmer in the original Orgasm? I dunno…but it borders on obnoxious for me sometimes because I’ve got this whole pore situation happening. There’s still gold shimmer in Liquid Orgasm, too, but it’s waaay toned down. It looks like a satiny peach pink with micro flecks of gold in it that peek out here and there.
You can use it on top of or underneath powder products, and it does well in both situations.
Yeah, it’s $30, and the glass bottle is pretty tiny, but the pump is easy to control, and if you pump one drop and spread it around with a brush or your finger, that drop will just keep spreading and spreading and spreading… It’s so concentrated!
Any time you get a lot of color without having to use a ton of product is exciting, but what puts this leagues above most liquid blushes is the way it spreads across skin. When you push it across your cheeks (I use my fingers, but you can also use a brush), it doesn’t skip some patches and stop on others. The color goes on evenly, and you have lots of control over it, which is my big issue with most liquid blushes, especially thin, runny ones. But you can easily place Orgasm Liquid Blush exactly where you want it.
UGH! So beautiful, it hurts! I really hope it’s perm.
NARS Orgasm Lipstick ($28)
Now for Orgasm Lipstick, first, it’s pretty sheer, thin and slippery — like your typical NARS Sheer Lipstick formula (which is similar to a MAC Lustre). In real life, it looks more metallic than it does in pics, and, weirdly enough, it smells like plumeria!
Kinda tastes a little floral, too.
NARS Orgasm Blush ($30)
Sigh… NARS, did we really need to do this again?
This time it has LE packaging, and yeah, it’s pretty on the outside, but picking up the powder from the pan is…annoyingly challenging.
Run a finger across this one, then run a finger across an Orgasm pan from the permanent line, and I bet you’ll notice a difference. This one feels much harder packed and stiffer to me.
If you need a new Orgasm (ha! 13-year-old boy joke!), I’d feel better about steering you toward the Orgasm Blush in the permanent line. There’s a marked difference in texture between the two.
Still looks the same on mah cheeks, though. It just takes more work…
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,