Lipstick Advent Calendar Day Five: NARS Satin Lip Pencil (Again)

Guess who’s back? NARS. That’s who. This time, my lipstick of the day is the NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Rikugien. (I spelled that right after 4 tries, and that’s a win.) This pencil came as a free birthday gift from Sephora, and for longer than I care to admit, I ignored it. It seemed so unremarkable, but I’m here to tell you I COULDN’T HAVE BEEN MORE WRONG. This is the absolute best color when I want “my lips but better”. It’s pink, but not too pink. Nude, but no too nude. And the best part? I can swipe it on without a mirror. It’s become a staple that I keep in my bag at all times.

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Lipstick Advent Calendar Day Three: NARS Satin Lip Pencil

Day Three! This one is a mega throwback. I bought this NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Luxembourg years ago, and I’ll admit that I’ve neglected it as my collection has grown. To be honest, I wasn’t sure if I’d like it after wearing so many different formulas and brands. But I’ll give credit- this lip pencil is amazing! Sephora describes the shade as ‘watermelon’. Pigmented, comfortable to wear, and fades the best of all the lipsticks I own. I drank three cups of coffee and because this lip pencil stains a bit, the fade was so natural. NO CLOWN MOUTH FOR ME, THANKS. This is a bright, fun pink, and now that I’m back to brown hair, the pinks have become my fav.

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