A pink NARS gift set? Sign me up! I knew from the moment I saw the promo pictures of the Summer 2014 Gifting Collection that this set was coming home with me. You know how much I love pink, right? There was no way I could resist this beauty!
The Nordstrom exclusive set includes a full sized Schiap lipstick, lip gloss and nail polish for $52. You’re definitely catching a nice bargain here because the set is worth $66 if you were to buy everything separately. Which, would be a little tricky considering the lip gloss and gorgeous hot pink lacquered box are limited edition. It’s a really great value! Schiap is a cult NARS shade so you might have it in your stash already but, if you don’t, I wouldn’t hesitate to snatch it up!
Schiap is a bright fuchsia with satin finish and no fragrance. The color is quite close to MAC Pink Pigeon and Happy Go Lucky lipsticks. The formula is very creamy, pigmented and seems to be long wearing so far (full review soon!). I just started testing it so I can’t comment too much on the wear. I can say that it isn’t drying but it does settle into lip lines though. It’s not really noticeable from a distance upon application so I’m hoping it doesn’t get worse throughout the day. Minus the settling, I happen to like the lipstick so far!
I really like the new gloss formula and packaging! The new packaging is very similar to the Larger than Life glosses with the long, clear plastic tube and logo on the cap. The only difference is the doe foot applicator. The old formula had a faint plastic-y scent and taste with a slightly thick and tacky texture. The new formula is thinner with a smoother, creamier texture that feels slightly moisturizing on the lips. Schiap was also very pigmented. It applied evenly and opaque with one layer and lasted for around 2-3 before fading into a nice stain. Schiap lip gloss can easily be worn alone or over the matching lipstick with ease.
And finally on to the polish! It matches the lipstick and lip gloss perfectly and looks to be pretty opaque with one coat. It didn’t swatch streaky on the tape so I’m hoping that it holds up well on the nails. I’ve yet to try a NARS polish but I’ve read nothing but good reviews about them. I’ll be trying it in a couple of days so I’ll give you guys an update soon! Overall, the NARS Schiap Lip & Nail Set is a bargain and well worth the coins. The Nordstrom anniversary sale will be ending on August 4th so you better snatch it up before it’s sold out!
Schiap Lipstick, Lip Gloss and Nail Polish
Schiap Lipstick (worn alone)
Schiap Lip Gloss (worn alone)
Schiap Lipstick and Lip Gloss (layered)