“Orgasm X is like Orgasm, but with even more attitude. It’s fun, so why not celebrate Orgasm a little more?” François Nars, founder of one of the world’s most successful cosmetic brands, never anticipated the huge success of Orgasm, his bestselling make-up product. “Looking back, I think the combination of the name and the shade made it so popular,” he says. “Without such an audacious name, I don’t know if it would have become so iconic. When I named it, I always felt like it was a good way to actually get an orgasm – just by buying a blush – so why not?”
Nars is known for his iconic blushes. “Blush is one of my favorite products,” says François. “I think it is because my mother used to be so fond of it. She would never leave the house without it. If she ever didn’t have blush on, she would pinch her cheeks. It always made her feel better and healthier.”
NARS LAUNCHES THE ORGASM X COLLECTION
What is the secret of the iconic blush created by Nars? “Orgasm is a special shade because it suits all skin tones,” he explains. “The peach color with subtle gold shimmer gives a very natural flush, and that balance is flattering for so many women.”
Is there anything more sensual and erotic than Orgasm by Nars? Yes. The new Orgasm X Collection that uncovers a new glow: a provocative pink so deeply flattering, it’s enough to make you blush.
For the Orgasm X Collection campaign, François Nars photographed one of his current muses, South Korean model Yoon Young Bae, in a New York City studio, with an effortlessly glowing beauty look.
The Orgasm X Cheek Palette (below) features three stimulating shades. One for every pleasure: new Orgasm X Blush (shimmering deep coral pink with gold pearl) and cult-favorite Orgasm Blush (peachy pink with golden shimmer), plus Orgasm Highlighting Powder (golden shimmer) for sultry, second-skin luster. Build the thrill.
How did François Nars choose the shades for the Orgasm X Cheek Palette? “Most of my blushes are rarely one hue – they’re a mix of different colors. So, for this palette I chose a range that made playing around with mixing and matching colors easy and of course a lot of fun.”
If you love to focus on the eyes, opt for a limited-edition selection of Quad Eyeshadow Palettes in two new shades inspired by Orgasm and new Orgasm X – because too much is never enough. Matte, shimmer, shine.
The Orgasm Quad Eyeshadow Palette (below) features golden shimmer (top left), light pink champagne (top right), shimmering light cocoa (bottom left) and matte coral (bottom right).
The Orgasm X Quad Eyeshadow Palette (below) includes bolder shades: pink rust shimmer (top left), parkling amber (top right), dusty rose matte (bottom left) and black with red shimmer (bottom right).
The Mini Orgasm X Eyehadow Palette (below) features the signature universally flattering Orgasm glow, but reimagined in a travel-size eyeshadow palette with six shades of endless pleasure: (from top left to bottom right): Full Moon (metallic pale pink), Maximum Pleasure (shimmering golden peach), Danger Girl (matte coral ), Wild One (metallic golden pink – bottom left), Pattaya (sparkling iridescent copper) and Seduced (sparkling amber).
Oil-Infused Lip Tint combines sensorial texture and insatiable color. Indulge your lips with a surge of hydration in the new, limited-edition shade Orgasm X, a sheer shimmering deep coral with gold pearl (below).
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