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    is a virtual space where Liyana Aris documents her evolving modest personal style, which is based on the art of looking casually stylish while still remaining modest and doing it all on a budget; about 93% of her closet are filled with affordable things. (PS: The remaining 7% has a lot to do with her secret addiction to Adidas shoes and her occasional splurges on discounted high-end bags and clutches, shhh.) [+]
    29.10.13 .

    I have two go-to blushers right now; Sleek Pomegranate is not only one of them, it's my favourite out of those two.


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    29.10.13 .

    I have two go-to blushers right now; Sleek Pomegranate is not only one of them, it's my favourite out of those two.


    16.10.13 .

    I simply LOVE this foundation - so let's go ahead and break down the good and the bad of NARS Sheer Glow now:


    The Good
    • Elegant, simple glass bottle
    • Gives very natural result
    • Syracuse is the perfect shade for me! (For reference, my skin tone is golden yellow NC43-44)
    • Evens skin out well
    • Sheer consistency but covers up some spots; a good concealer is still your best friend here
    • Semi-dewy finish
    • Actually stays semi-dewy and doesn't turn oily for a very long time (unusual for my oily / combination skin)
    • Long-lasting
    • Doesn't transfer
    The Bad
    • Slightly pricey (but totally worth it in my opinion)
    • Bottle cover / cap, when screwed on tightly, doesn't align with glass bottle (might be just my bottle)
    • Doesn't automatically come with a pump, but at least the pump can be purchased separately
    • Everything above in The Bad doesn't matter because this is my most favourite foundation ever! Or, at least, most favourite to date; I'm still going to remain open-minded about other foundations. Recommendations, anyone?


    This is how it looks like when I screw on the cover tightly. I'm wondering if anyone else's cover does the same thing, or is just mine? It's a little frustrating, I must say, because I constantly worry if I've twisted the cap tight enough to prevent any spilling.

    Swatches:


    How it looks like on me:


    Final verdict: I absolutely adore NARS Sheer Glow so much, I'm starting to think that I should never bother trying out another pharmacy/drugstore foundation ever again!
    I bought NARS Sheer Glow in Paris in one of the many Sephora stores there for €41, which is about RM 164 when converted. I was very stingy with this foundation at first because when I bought it, NARS hadn't made its way to Malaysia. But lucky for us Malaysians, NARS store is now available in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur!

    NARS Sheer Glow is priced at RM 165 here but add a pump and you can get it for RM 185—the availability of the pump should be a major bonus for many people.


    Are you considering to get this foundation? If you are, I hope this review could help you in some ways!
    If you already have this foundation, don't you just love it as much as I do?