August 31, 2013

Swatches ~ Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde

Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde
There's something about Nars Blushes that I just can't get enough of.  Whenever there's a new blush that comes out, I search all over the internet looking for swatches until I can find a swatch that comes pretty close to my complexion.  I have a deep infinity for orange blushes and my collection is growing by the minute.  I feel about orange the way most girls feel about pink.  Pink blushes really don't show up on me all too well, unless they're a deep rose or fuchsia color and have darker pigmentation to them.

 Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde
Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde



The  Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde has been around for quite sometime now.  Actually it first arrived at the counters sometime in July.  I really wanted it then but I wasn't ready to shell out the $41 this product cost.  I finally purchased this blush in mid August but I haven't swatched it until now. The color is absolutely beautiful.  The gold veining gives this blush a slight shimmer until it disappears.  The blush is matte in texture which is something Nars isn't known for.  Most of Nars blushes have a slight shimmer as if they're combined with a highlighter.

Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde

Now I have quite a few orange blushes in my stash but I could not find one that was an exact dupe.  I have some that were similar but there was something not quite right about them, either they were too light or too dark, none were right on the money.  So this was really a good purchase for me.

Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde

When I was taking photos of the swatches on my arm, I used several different lighting options.  I tried outdoor lighting without using flash and the color was too washed out.  I tried indoor lighting with no flash  and the color was too dark, so I finally settled with indoor lighting using flash and below is the final results.

Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde

All in all, I'm very pleased with this purchase and i'm so glad that I was able to get it at this late date.  For my next Lookbook post I will be wearing this blush so stay tuned!

Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde

Nars Pierre Hardy Blush in Rotonde