Product Reviews

NARS Paramaribo and Lhasa Eyeshadow Reviews, Swatches and Photos

January 21, 2012


Besides the gorgeous Douce France Trio Eyeshadow I reviewed, we also have Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow and Lhasa Single Eyeshadow from the NARS Spring 2012 Collection.

NARS Paramaribo and Lhasa Eyeshadows

NARS Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow and Lhasa Single Eyeshadow


Paramaribo is a metallic, brassy, cool-toned yellow-gold with a metallic cool-toned bronze. Both shades are beautiful and apply with heavy pigmentation. Just like my other NARS duos, it wears really well and over my favorite NARS Pro Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base, the colors can stay intact for 10 hours. I would definitely recommend grabbing this as it is limited edition.

NARS Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow
NARS Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow Review

NARS Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow



Described as a “lavender gray”, Lhasa is a cool-toned taupish gray with a hint of purple and fine shimmer. The color is perfect for every day and will make a great smoky eye when paired with a darker color. It also goes on smoothly with a satin finish and again, stays on very well without creasing and fading.

NARS Lhasa Single Eyeshadow
NARS Lhasa Single Eyeshadow review

NARS Lhasa Single Eyeshadow



Swatch time and a quick eye look! Here I am wearing the left shade of Paramaribo on eyelid, Lhasa on crease and the right shade of Paramaribo on lower eye. See the complete breakdown of the look here.

NARS Paramaribo and Lhasa swatches
Wearing NARS Paramaribo and Lhasa eyeshadows


NARS Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow and Lhasa Single Eyeshadow are available at www.narscosmetics.com for $33 and $23.

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5 Comments

  • Reply Constanze January 22, 2012 at 1:09 am

    Thank’s for showing! The colours and your Look are great. 🙂

    • Reply Phyllis January 22, 2012 at 9:07 pm

      Thanks 🙂

  • Reply Nathalie January 23, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    Love your blog! This post was super helpful in explaining the new Nars Spring collection 🙂

    I’m a Prof Hair Designer & Makeup Artist & I have my own beauty blog that I just started as well. It’s

    http://www.nathaliemillan.net

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  • Reply Emily February 17, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    I am in love with Paramaribo! It’s a really unique color and pairing selection to me! I just did a review and swatches on my beauty blog I’m starting.

    P.S.- you’re absolutely gorgeous

  • Reply Emily February 17, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    I love your blog && this Paramaribo duo! I just did swatches and a review of it on my blog I’m starting!

    P.S.- you’re gorgeous.

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