Nars Mandore

It’s very rare that I’m the designated gift buyer when it comes to a colleagues birthday, but this month at work the birthday girl has a perchant for things that are, what some would consider, my specialty. I was shipped off to Space NK with a few gift ideas and my N.Dulge card and the idea that I wouldn’t veer off plan at all. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG.

A few things fell in to my basket. Shock and horror. I know. But the real star of my spendy moment was one of the new additions to the Nars Satin Lip Pencil range – Mandore. A dark oxblood red that doesn’t give any hint of a “berry” undertone like every other autumnal shade out there. Hallelujah. It’s the right side of browny red and has a lovely sheen thanks to it’s satin properties – although I do think this would be absolutely gorgeous as a velvet matte pencil too. Unless you get down to some blotting I wouldn’t chow down on a pizza with this formula as things could get smudgy, but over the course of the day the formula will matte down and the colour will stay. And that my friends is why the Nars lip pencils are just the bomb.

This discovery also illustrates the importance of implementing the “one for you, one for me” system in gift buying – non?

100 Comments

  1. 09 Sep 2014 / 7:12 am

    Such a pretty colour, perfect for A/W! I love the look of the Nars satin pencils, this one suits you so much Suzie! x

    SophiesMakeupBlog

  2. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:28 am

    I love their lip pencils, sadly my favourite colour they make is limited edition *sobs and stocks up*

  3. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:30 am

    Holy crap YES. You have no idea how long I have been looking for a colour like this – it's so hard to find really deep reds like this without any berry in them. *A* Hello, NARS.

    x Nicole Isabella

  4. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:32 am

    I love the finish of this. Is it easy to apply?

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  5. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:45 am

    Very pretty colour. I'm excited to see all of the dark reds coming back in for winter.

  6. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:53 am

    I much prefer lip pencils to traditional lipsticks for the precision, and NARS hasn't disappointed me yet – definitely one I'll have to try out!

    Madame Raptor x

  7. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:01 am

    Oh yes, this shade is definitely up my street! Damn you Suzie you are a terrible enabler haha 🙂
    xxx Claire
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

  8. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:07 am

    That shade is just perfect for fall! Love it!

    http://jeansandroses.blogspot.com/

  9. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:18 am

    This shade is SO GORGEOUS! I really need to get my hands on one of these lip pencils.

    www.iamdaisyalice.com

  10. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:41 am

    Awesome shade – if I can pluck up the courage to rock a bolder lip this winter this will definitely be one of the picks I opt for. Amazing winged liner as always, too!

  11. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:48 am

    This shade is so lovely on you! This type of shades I choose most of the time! 🙂

    Diana P. | Cups & Roses

  12. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:49 am

    Suzie this looks perfect on you! Absolutely gorgeous

  13. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:58 am

    It suits you perfectly ! 🙂

    By the way, I'm also new tot his world of blogging, so it would mean a world to me if anyone checked out my blog. Thanks! 🙂
    Luxveritatis.| Beauty.Fashion.Crafts

  14. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:04 am

    Your make up is always so perfect!!! This colour is beautiful, I realy want to try a lip product from NARS

    Salt and Chic // UK Fashion Blog

  15. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:13 am

    Love all your makeup looks!
    http://eternallyundefined.blogspot.com.au/

  16. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:27 am

    This is gorgeous! Definitely need to find a space NK soon! Also, what's on your nails? 🙂 xxx
    Chibbybeauty.blogspot.com

  17. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:37 am

    This looks absolutely beautiful!!!! I need it!! x

    Alex | PinkElephantBlog

  18. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:41 am

    Oh my! Thankfully I've learned my lesson – I much prefer the traditional lipstick – otherwise this would make it's way into my purse sooner than you could ask "Do you accept Master card?"

  19. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:48 am

    Wowie that lip pencil is stunning! So gorgeous x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

  20. 09 Sep 2014 / 11:04 am

    I always end up buying something for myself as well when I go gift shopping (especially when it's beauty related, then it's just unavoidable!). You look stunning and this whole look is extremely pretty. This shade suits you really well 🙂

  21. 09 Sep 2014 / 11:15 am

    Gorgeous colour – love your tattoo as well! xx

  22. 09 Sep 2014 / 11:35 am

    What a gorgeous shade for Autumn/Winter! Absolutely love it, and it looks stunning on you!

    TanjaWhatsername

  23. 09 Sep 2014 / 11:39 am

    Oh man, I've been meaning to buy a NARS lip pencil for aaages, what perfect timing!

    Bramble & Thorn

  24. 09 Sep 2014 / 1:00 pm

    The perfect red color I love lip pencils so I have to try this 🙂

    thanks for a great blog!

    http://rebeccadanielssons.blogspot.se

  25. 09 Sep 2014 / 1:56 pm

    This colour is just A M A Z I N G!

  26. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:10 pm

    Well, I think i've just found my perfect red! Sorry bank balance…hellooo Nars!

    Hayley xo | Sailor Stories

  27. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:13 pm

    This colour looks great on you! Also, every time I see a photo of you with your nose ring in, it just makes me want one so much more. I even sent a photo of you with it in to my mum to show her nose rings can really look lovely haha! xxx

    http://a-city-girls-thoughts.blogspot.be

  28. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:16 pm

    If my work colleagues bought me that, I'd be well chuffed 🙂

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  29. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:37 pm

    This shade compliments your skin tone very nicely!

    http://candyiciousxo.blogspot.com

  30. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:43 pm

    You are so pretty! The colour is lovely – really suits you <3

  31. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:51 pm

    holy freaking cannoly! that looks STUNNING on you!

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  32. 09 Sep 2014 / 2:58 pm

    This shade looks perfect !

    Distant Dreamer

  33. 09 Sep 2014 / 3:09 pm

    Love that shade on you! You look stunning x

    elín x | www.elinlikes.com

  34. 09 Sep 2014 / 3:21 pm

    This is stunning on you Suzie! Have you tried any from their Audacious collection yet? I love the formula and already own two.

    xx
    Faith
    http://www.thats-just-fabulous.com

  35. 09 Sep 2014 / 4:01 pm

    wow this is such a beautiful colour! please check out and follow my beauty and fashion blog:

    taraclare.blogspot.co.uk

  36. 09 Sep 2014 / 4:26 pm

    These are the kinds of shades I wait all year to wear for fall!

    xx Alyson
    The Beauty Vanity

  37. 09 Sep 2014 / 4:41 pm

    It's a beautiful color! You're right, it is difficult to find dark reds without the berry undertones. Thanks for sharing with us 🙂

    www.mishmoshmakeup.com

  38. 09 Sep 2014 / 4:46 pm

    That colour is beautiful on you! I've never tried a NARS lip product, but this has me curious towards trying one!

    M – Mocha and Moccasins

  39. 09 Sep 2014 / 5:12 pm

    such a gorgeous shade x
    http://my–socalledlife.blogspot.com/

  40. 09 Sep 2014 / 5:37 pm

    Such a beautiful autumnal color!

    Sophia | sophiebysophia.blogspot.com

  41. 09 Sep 2014 / 6:32 pm

    Gah I just love the NARS Satin Lip Pencils so much, I already want one in every colour and now this is another shade for me to fall in love with and wear to death! xo

    Lucy-J Loves | UK Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle

  42. 09 Sep 2014 / 6:33 pm

    That colour is gorgeous!

    www.lilyroselo.blogspot.co.uk

  43. 09 Sep 2014 / 6:38 pm

    Omg…beautiful shade! xo

    Mandy
    www.mandydacandy.com

  44. 09 Sep 2014 / 6:44 pm

    Love this colour, it looks amazing on you!
    Maddy, xo // UNSTITCHEDD

  45. 09 Sep 2014 / 7:15 pm

    Beautiful*-*♥ x
    Bianka
    http://ruhamania.blogspot.hu/

  46. 09 Sep 2014 / 7:19 pm

    This shade looks so beautiful on you, gorgeous.

    Megan xo
    Thumbelina Lillie | UK Beauty Blog

  47. 09 Sep 2014 / 7:39 pm

    I was always a fan of Nars Satin Lip Pencils but this one just blew me away! Such a gorgeous colour and looks absolutely stunning on you!

    http://tinybitsofbeauty.blogspot.com

  48. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:07 pm

    The shade is divine, ooh wow a perfect autumn shade! (can you tell I'm excited?)
    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Fashion Lifestyle + Photography – www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

  49. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:07 pm

    Oh damn, the colour looks so goregous on you … WOW.

  50. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:11 pm

    This is simply gorgeous and looks stunning on you!!!

    Gyudy’s Notes Of Beauty

  51. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:20 pm

    i tried out one of the nars satin lip range and the staying power is so good its ridiculous!! this colour really suits you!
    alice x

    http://alicelester.blogspot.co.uk/

  52. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:39 pm

    Beautiful makeup. You look stunning!
    XX
    Miri
    http://currentlywearing.com

  53. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:39 pm

    This looks really nice on you I'm currently looking for a darker red so will have to try this out xx
    www.nicolecoltman.blogspot.co.uk

  54. 09 Sep 2014 / 8:58 pm

    You're so beautiful! Love that lip colour on you x

    tmzn loves x

  55. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:09 pm

    Gorgeous colour. You are so pretty!! xx

    I just started my own fashion/beauty/lifestyle blog so if anyone would like to check that out I would really appreciate it!! xx

    http://not-so-new-york.blogspot.com

  56. 09 Sep 2014 / 9:55 pm

    Such a sophisticated look!

    Cindy | cicique.blogspot.com

  57. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:11 pm

    This is such a lovely colour!!

    www.michelleasousa.blogspot.co.uk
    Beauty, Fashion and Lifestyle

  58. 09 Sep 2014 / 10:26 pm

    OMG this color is so amazing!!
    Allison from www.mercuteify.com

  59. 10 Sep 2014 / 12:38 am

    looks good
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  60. 10 Sep 2014 / 12:50 am

    This is such a flattering red, especially on you Suzie! NARS lip pencils look so, so amazing.

    nueyork.blogspot.com

  61. 10 Sep 2014 / 1:38 am

    Your eyebrows are perfection! The nose ring looks great with the red lips
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  62. 10 Sep 2014 / 7:37 am

    beautiful color!♥

  63. 10 Sep 2014 / 9:16 am

    This lip colour look gorgeous on you and perfect for fall! Great post and pictures!

    http://writtenbymexoxo.blogspot.co.uk

  64. 10 Sep 2014 / 9:44 am

    This shade is perfection for wintery red lips. Love it. Need it. Thanks for sharing Suzie.
    Xx, Alexandra
    Glam O’Clock | Beauty Blog

  65. 10 Sep 2014 / 4:49 pm

    Omg, that´s gorgeous! I hope they´ll make it permanent. you look stunning btw. :

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  66. 10 Sep 2014 / 7:08 pm

    This lip colour look absolutely gorgeous on you!! (Your eyebrows are also so on point, i'm so jealous haha) x
    sxfehaven.blogspot.co.uk

  67. 10 Sep 2014 / 7:32 pm

    I can't wait for the real Autumn so I can wear all those berry dark colors on my lips! This one looks perfect on you!

    www.taleofmissa.wordpress.com

  68. 10 Sep 2014 / 7:39 pm

    LOVE the formula of these Nars pencils and this color looks absolutely gorgeous on you! Hopefully me with my red hair can pull it off, haha!

  69. 10 Sep 2014 / 7:51 pm

    such a gorgeous shade on you! I have yet to invest in a nars lip pencil but this might have to be my first!

    Rose and Weston x

  70. 10 Sep 2014 / 8:31 pm

    This looks beautiful Suzie! Perfect for A/W!

    http://shewhoisshort.blogspot.co.uk/

  71. 10 Sep 2014 / 10:28 pm

    This shade looks incredible on you!

  72. 11 Sep 2014 / 12:30 am

    You look stunning! this shade of lip pencil really suits your coloring.

  73. 11 Sep 2014 / 6:49 pm

    Ahh, that's such a stunning colour! I still have yet to try the Nars lip pencils, I can't wait to get my hands on one though 😀

    youtube.com/user/porridgenpickles89

  74. 11 Sep 2014 / 7:19 pm

    The shade looks amazing on you ! All I've seen is love for those pencils, I'll definitely look into buying one of them 🙂

    Andrea //
    gucciandpola.blogspot.com

  75. 11 Sep 2014 / 9:11 pm

    I feel in LOVE with the NARS lip pencils on my first purchase of Rikugien. When I went back to Sephora to get more I, just as you did, lusted after Mandore. Once again, I approve Suzie. I approve!!

    Yours, Haley xx
    http://thehemlinelongandshort.blogspot.com

  76. 12 Sep 2014 / 6:20 am

    This is gorgeous on you, not sure how well I could pull it off though!

    CassandraMyee | NZ Beauty Blog

  77. 12 Sep 2014 / 12:40 pm

    Like I needed another excuse to buy more of the Nars lip pencils… 🙂
    Seriously need to add this to the list.

    Beth. x

    Sometimes The Stars

  78. 12 Sep 2014 / 4:53 pm

    I've wanted a berry red lip colour for Autumn and this may be the one! Never bought a Nars product before x

    http://k-males.blogspot.co.uk/

  79. 12 Sep 2014 / 5:09 pm

    That color looks amazing on you!! I'll have to check out the Nars counter.
    xo, Connie
    www.connnietang.com

  80. 15 Sep 2014 / 2:23 am

    Beautiful color!

    https://www.marjorievie.blogspot.com

  81. 17 Sep 2014 / 5:33 pm

    Aha! Your lips looked like something I know and like really much too…in fact it was a Nars pencil!

  82. 25 Sep 2014 / 4:46 am

    Love this! Definitely trying it out! 🙂

    heartoffnowhere.blogspot.com

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