NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow Review, Swatches and Photos

Also new from the NARS Spring 2013 Collection is Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow, a gorgeous duo of pinks.

NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow review
NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow

Described as a “soft pink tulle”, the left shade is a cool-based milky pink with matte finish. It showed up slightly warmer on my NC30 skin but might look ashy on darker skintones. The shadow applied a bit chalky but with decent pigmentation.

The right shade is a matte hot pink with gold shimmer. Although the color is gorgeous, the texture was not the easiest to work with. It felt dry, stiff and applied semi-sheer. I also had a problem with the glitter, which seemed to move EVERYWHERE and even onto the other pan.

The wear could have been better as well. Without a primer underneath, both colors faded easily in just a couple hours.

All in all, NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow is a beautiful duo that will work on fair to medium skintones. However, I can’t say the quality is NARS’ best and a primer is a must to make it work.

Closeup of NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow
Closeup of NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow

NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow swatches
NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow swatches

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NARS Bouthan Duo Eyeshadow is available at narscosmetics.com, Nordstrom and Sephora for $35.

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