When it comes to gifting only one rule that is to obey More is More. No wonder all Christmas sets are filled with mini versions of favorite products that look still modest enough to pass on as actual present. When it comes to beauty winter months are the best time for stocking at all-time favorites for half the price. Year after year Nars Cosmetics never disappoints to bring some Christmas cheer when it comes to value lipstick sets.
The NARS x Steven Klein collection is a great collaboration between makeup artist and fashion photographer. Collaborate translates to number of gifting sets and mini color collection. NARS Killer Heels Mini Lipstick Set (part of gifting collection) comes with provocative cover and five staple lipstick colors. Fire Down Below is a beautiful dark red with settle brown undertones. Joyous Red is more of a dark brick red /orange shade that still look great on pale completions. Mayflower is a pinky nude while Little Darling is brown tone nude with very settle hints of purple undertones. Jungle Red, which is also a best seller is your classic vibrant red, a staple in any makeup collection. In terms of quality and pigmentation all lipsticks perform quite well. The formula feels comfortable on the lips and all bold colors seem to last for a good while. Each lipstick have more of a glossy finish and great color payoff. The two nude shades tend to be a slightly less pigmented and look more sheer on the lips, which is typical for creamy nudes.
In terms of price NARS Killer Heels Mini Lipstick Set retails for £29 and technically includes the amount of product for two and half full size lipsticks for the price of one and a half. Bottom line you get one full size lipstick for free for that price. It is definitely worth the purchase if you like to have some color variety and does not want to stick with the steep regular price.Also you can always turn the colors that does not suit you into deluxe stalking fillers.