NARS Eyeshadow Duo in ‘Kuala Lumpur’ | £25.00 c/o Urban Retreat 

This little duo is the newest addition to my ever expanding NARS collection – a brand I just can’t get enough of at the minute. Looking for the perfect eyeshadow to match my New Years Eve dress, I picked out the ‘Kuala Lumpur’ duo, a palette with a pink champagne shade and purple with flicks of gold glitter. Usually I lean more towards neutral tones or silvers for nights out, so this is definitely a step out of my comfort zone. I’m more about dramatic lip colours than statement eyes but wanted to try something new.
I really love the looks that you can achieve with this duo. The lighter shade is much more sheer and takes a great deal of building up. You have to bare with it until you pick up a good enough colour pay off, but once you do, it’s a lovely highlighting shade which looks beautiful popped in the inner corners of the eye. The darker one is much more dramatic and beautiful; a warm, glittery purple can either be blended in gently with the pale pink for daytime or swept all over for a more dramatic effect.
I built up the pink shade in my inner corners and then blended it along the lash line with the purple for that eye popping effect. I can’t wait to experiment with more day time looks, I think next time I will go for a neutral lip and less purple. I will definitely be wearing it with my Motel Rocks Gabby Dress on New Years, you can never have enough sparkle.

What do you think of this duo? Have you tried any NARS eyeshadows before?

Lydia Rose,


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  1. December 20, 2013 / 1:30 am

    Oooo, as purple is my favorite color: I love this duo! So gorgeous. I have to make a return at Nordstrom tomorrow and oh I may need to have a looksy at this now <3


    • December 20, 2013 / 12:29 pm

      it's so pretty, would definitely recommend <3 xo

  2. December 20, 2013 / 11:14 am

    ooohhh I love this and it suits your skin tone so well! x

  3. December 20, 2013 / 12:14 pm

    The colours really suit you! Love the shimmer in the pink champagne colour. Josie xxx

  4. December 20, 2013 / 4:30 pm

    Gorgeous duo, not what I would naturally gravitate towards but it is pretty. I have never tried NARS shadows but everyone says how well they wear & how pigmented they are.
    I love your lip colour too

  5. December 20, 2013 / 8:17 pm

    This looks amazing on you. Not something I'd wear personally but it looks lovely! I definitely need to try some NARS products. Heard so many great things about their makeup.

    Rachael. X |

    • December 23, 2013 / 10:21 pm

      thank you, definitely recommend xo

  6. December 20, 2013 / 8:30 pm

    The pinky shade is beautiful, That lip colour looks great on you! 🙂 xx

  7. December 20, 2013 / 10:52 pm

    stunning colour combo on your blue eyes! i have yet to purchase any NARS eyeshadows – every thing I've tried so far I do love though! x

    • December 23, 2013 / 10:21 pm

      thanks so much, definitely do! xo

  8. December 20, 2013 / 10:56 pm

    Love that champagne shade, I haven't used purple eyeshadow since I was 14 but it looks lovely! xx

    • December 23, 2013 / 10:21 pm

      haha! me either until this. you should go for it, it might surprise you xo

  9. December 21, 2013 / 10:02 pm

    oh, those colors are so wonderful for winter! i also love the blue velvet in contrast with your hair!

    lindsey louise

  10. December 25, 2013 / 5:13 pm

    Estas muy guapa… Un beso desde Murcia… Felices fiestas…

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