NARS Callisto

I am a huge NARS Cosmetics fan.  In case you want to see a list of all my NARS posts just click the link!  When I found out about the fantastic BRAND NEW Dual-Intensity Eyeshadows I leapt for joy.  NARS releases new items all the time but almost never an entirely new formula.  The shade I have for you today is Callisto

“Double-down with the new dual-application formula – apply dry for a sheer, airbrush-like finish with a luminous sheen or apply with a dampened brush for high-impact and intense, opaque color. Twelve ready-to-wear and rebelliously romantic shades transform your look with a riveting range from delicate peach pink to fierce black orchid. This exciting new product is available beginning July 1 at NARS boutiques and on www.narscosmetics.com.”

NARS Callisto

Callisto is described as an icy, silver pink.  When I am looking at it in the pan I keep trying to call it taupe because of its complexity.  Actually, I think that anytime a color has a silvery sheen running through it I call it taupe…  Yeah…

So I took pictures of it immediately because I was dying to get into this pan and smear it all up!  I just ran my finger over this shade a couple of swipes and I am completely amazed at the HIGH SHINE I got in return.  This is supposed to be Dual-Intensity but with intensity like this dry, I am not sure I will need to apply it wet.  nars callisto swatch

So even though I can tell that this is definitely a silvery pink with mild leanings of tan I still wanted to swatch it next to my favorite taupes of all time.  Just to see how it stacked up.

nars taupe comparisons

 

L to R:  Shu Uemura ME856, Shu Uemura ME850, NARS Callisto, CARGO Yukon, Lancome Erika F.

nars swatch arm comparisons

Compared side by side I see that this one screams pink, but can you see the little glimmer of brown/tan that is shining through?  It is love.  I am in love with NARS Callisto.  Now I just need to get my hands on more of these shades.  I don’t know about you, but I am now off to go and find more shades on their website for me to hoard collect!  And like always, I will have a makeup look coming very soon for you to see!  Again, this are on narscosmetics.com, Sephora, and other various retailers.

Which shade are you most excited about?


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I'm Laura!I am a Navy wife and mother of two.I am passionate about all things beauty.I am a freelance makeup artist and because I am a mommy I am also a list of other things, including: chef, maid, chauffeur, dry cleaner, and I could go on.I am currently in Florida but who knows where I will be in a year's time!So grab a drink and read through my beauty tips, swatches, reviews, and other crazy parts of my life!

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  • http://www.phyrra.net/ Phyrra

    It’s a really nice shade! I think it would be very flattering on you

    • http://www.mynewestaddiction.com/ Laura

      Thank you

  • Kimmi @ The Plastic Diaries

    It’s a beautiful colour. I think it’s quite pink but I love it and would wear it everyday like a taupe.

    • http://www.mynewestaddiction.com/ Laura

      Me too!

  • http://beautylitfromwithin.blogspot.com Nidia Doherty

    I would have thought it was taupe, too, but it’s pink. And metallic! Whoo! Can’t wait to see the look you create with it. Something fierce with a thick, black cat eye, maybe? rowr!

    • http://www.mynewestaddiction.com/ Laura

      I was thinking something along those lines

  • GlitteryGlossy

    So shimmery and perfect!

    • http://www.mynewestaddiction.com/ Laura

      I know <3 <3

  • Justina

    Totally going to check these out at Sephora today!

    • http://www.mynewestaddiction.com/ Laura

      They aren’t released until July 1

  • http://www.manifestdestany.com/ Destany

    wow! It does pull way pink. Unexpected :)

    • http://www.mynewestaddiction.com/ Laura

      I thought so too!

  • http://www.makeuplifelove.com/ jamie @makeuplifelove

    OMG that shade is to DIEEEEEE for!!! So shimmery and beautiful. And talk about being pigmented. Beautiful!!! Do you get lots of fall out?

  • http://loveforlacquer.com/ loveforlacquer

    This shade is definitely on my must have list!

  • Norah Salazar

    It is a lot of shimmer for my liking but it does look fabulous on the swatch!

  • Ange

    OH I am absolutely loving this!! Gorgeous!!

  • Betzy Carmona

    It’s so pretty !

  • http://www.blushingnoir.com/ Brooke @ Blushing Noir

    This shade is so gorgeousssssss

  • Aleya Bamdad

    Gorgeous colors I like all the shimmer.

  • http://www.honeygirlsworld.com/ Honeygirlk

    that color is beautiful ;)

  • Justina

    This is so exciting. The color is gorgeous. I might wait until Christmas time and see if they bring a palette out or anything with these shades.

  • Anastasia

    Beautiful color! Shimmery taupe is one of my favorite shades for eyes :)

  • http://www.painted-ladies.com/ Sheila Arkee

    What a beautiful color – Nars consistently impresses me!

  • Noelle

    What a gorgeous shade! Love it.

  • cindyprimebeauty

    That is a beautiful shade–I NEED it!

  • Cosmetic Sanctuary

    These shades all look gorgeous!

  • http://www.citizensofbeauty.com/ Citizens of Beauty

    I love all of these eyeshadows! But this one is amazing!

  • http://www.stephanielouiseatb.blogspot.com Stephanie Louise Telford

    I love this shade- it is crazy beautiful! Fabulous review!

  • http://www.oliveandivyblog.com/ Chelsea

    I love this shade. It’s such a perfect everyday shade, and then if you want to dress it up for nighttime, add a little black for a smokey eye and you’d be good to go!