Monday, 2 May 2011

Lip of the Day: NARS Pure Matte Lipstick in Carthage

This is Carthage, the Pure Matte lipstick shade that forms part of NARS' summer collection.  It's a hot fuschia pink - juicy and fresh for summer alone, or mixed with an orange lipgloss as the NARS artists recommend.  Personally, I'm not really too sure about matte for summer - for me it's more of a winter thing - but I can see it working with a fresh, dewy complexion and wet look eyeshadow - used as a stain, or full on.

As usual with NARS Pure Matte lipsticks, it's pretty comfortable to wear - much less drying than traditional matte lipsticks - but a slick of lipbalm five minutes before application is a must, or the lipstick will drag when you try to apply it.

Available now from the NARS website or any high end department store, Pure Matte lipstick in Carthage will set you back £18.50.


  1. Its a powerful colour thats great for the summer time! But I agree with you about matte's in the summertime its more of a winter thing! Great post! xx

  2. Oooh that's a gorgeous colour! Mmm pink!


Related Posts with Thumbnails