I’m currently loving…

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 2 - 2010

…this Alhambra eyeshadow duo from NARS.

I wanted something that was soft, fairly pale and neutral… and I found exactly what I was looking for the last time I went to the NARS counter at Liberty.

Alhambra is a soft, romantic nude duo.  It’s perfect for daytime wear or if deepened with a darker crease colour you can create a beautiful smoky look.

I reach for this when I’m feeling lazy… admittedly I usually reach for one side or the other rather than wearing both together.  A sweep of the ‘pink champagne’ side paired some brown eyeliner and mascara gives me a fresh, wide-awake look that’s polished but not at all overdone.

The shadows are soft, pigmented and shimmery with a metallic look rather than glittery or frosty and I imagine the shades would easily complement many skintones.

NARS Alhambra Duo is priced at £23.00 and available at counters nationwide or online.

Do you like?  Or is it a bit plain for you?

14 Responses to “I’m currently loving…”

  1. Sarah says:

    i love this, i have been hunting down these colours since forever, thank you!

    my friend wears similar shades, but they are discontinued Stila shades and every time i see her wear them, i get all green eyed, thank you!

  2. lucie says:

    I like! They are lovely colours! x

  3. Bec says:

    Gorgeous colors! I might rush to my nearest Nars counter to get my hands on that lovely duo! :)


  4. Heather says:

    I love these nude colors :)

  5. Sian says:

    In the pan I was going to say it was a bit plain but I changed my mind when I saw the swatch.
    Gorgeous. I feel I need more Nars in my life

  6. Rebecca says:

    Looks amazing on the swatches. I love these types of colours, I have a similar duo from Estee Lauder that I love.

  7. gio says:

    Thanks for the swatches. The colors look lovely!

  8. Syd says:

    oh dear, you’ve started a lemming. NEED. NOW.

  9. Louise says:

    that looks gorgeous xx

  10. Shifa says:

    I love it but I do find Nars slightly overpriced :S

  11. Sophie says:

    O.M.G, they are so pretty! They are my colours, need to save a few pennies I think : )

  12. Lora says:

    I like! Definately good alone or together! x

  13. Lillian says:

    Looks like a gorgeous duo!

  14. lara says:

    one of my all time favorite shadows! this is a reminder that i must dig it out of hiding :)

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