&Follow SJoin OnSugar

the make-up blogette

A place for me to share all my make-up ramblings...enjoy!
November 21, 2012
Email |

LOTD: NARS Lipsticks in Schiap & Heatwave

Hi hi!

Among my massive NARS haul is this pair of lipsticks (which I want to feature first because they technically belong to my bold lips fanatic younger sister).  Both are iconic NARS shades, one is a bright orangey red, and the other a very infamous hot pink which looks electrifying. </p>

They are both opaque, and have a semi-matte finish. I love NARS lipsticks, because you can definitely find something to suit your preference.  A sheer red, a sheer nude, a matte nude, a matte beige, they come in a variety of finishes, and have really amazing color range. 

I have several more NARS lipsticks which will slowly make their entrance on this blog, so do stay tuned for those! 

NARS lipsticks retail for S$38 each at the newly opened NARS store at Tangs Orchard. 

<p>Swatches on my hand, lips and the whole look. 



All products used - all NARS unless specified otherwise: 

face - Sheer Glow foundation, Loose Powder 

cheeks - Multiples in Copacabana, and Angelika, Laguna bronzer 

lips - Pure matte lipstick Amsterdam

eyes - Primer, Eyeshadow singles in Abyssinia, Blondie, Lhasa, Larger than Life pencil liner Via Veneto

No concealer used. 

That's all, and thank you for reading! 

posted by

omg... your lip swatches make every lip shade look fab!

posted by The Procrastinator

These are the two NARS lipsticks I own, and I love them both! I've been leaning towards these since it got colder -- my way of bringing summer back I think.

posted by

ya man... your lips are really great for lip swatches : D it makes every color look tempting haha

posted by

I love how Heatwave looks! And I am going to join the chorus and say that your lip swatches are always fab, you can pull off everything!

posted by

I love Schiap on you best, it looks like such a fun colour to wear.

posted by

Loooove Heatwave! It's such a gorgeous red - perfect for summer, but I could see it working for winter, too.


@ evonnz - thank you!


@icyabstract - haha thanks thanks!


@jacqueline - thank you. and yes schiap is such a fun hot pink!


@bailaoragaditana - I must wear Heatwave out someday soon! hehe. :)

posted by

shiap looks amazing on you! may i know what is your routine for the application of lipsticks and how you take care of your lips? you lips looks v nice and moisturised!

If you are already an OnSugar member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are made, please login or register for OnSugar.
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.

About Me



My name is Sophia!


Follow on Bloglovin

Follow @makeup_blogette on Instagram

Twitter Me!

Follow makeup_blogette on Twitter


Reviews: Foundations

Click to check out my foundation reviews

2011 Foundations & Powder Overview

2009 Foundations Overview

2009 Liquid Foundations Overview

Estee Lauder Double Wear

Shu Uemura Mousse Foundation

Shu Uemura Nobura Cream Foundation

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua

Clarins Hydra Luminious Powder Foundation

Chanel CC Cream

Clarins Extra Firming Foundation

Cle de Peau BEAUTE Silky Cream & Concealer

Clé de Peau BEAUTÉ Brightening Base & Powder Foundation

Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation

DiorSnow Base Routine

Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation

Giorgio Armani Face Fabric

Illamasqua Skinbase

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer

MUFE Mat Velvet+

MUFE HD Foundation & Powder

Lancome Teint Miracle Liquid Foundation

Lancome Maqui Miracle Compact Foundation

Lancome Mat Miracle 24H Foundation

Lancome UV Shield BB Creme

Lancome Regenerie Eclat Multi Lift CC Cream

Laura Mercier Overview

Maybelline Pure Mineral Liquid Foundation

Maquillage Long Lasting Cream Stick foundation

Maquillage Esscence Rich White Liquid UV foundation

Maquillage Multi Base BB & True Powdery UV foundation

NARS Sheer Glow

NARS Sheer Glow [Revisited]

Rachel K BB Cream

Shiseido Sheer & Perfect Foundation 

Shiseido Natural Finish Cream Concealer 

Shiseido Radiant Lifting Foundation

Shu Uemura Smooth Fit Liquid Foundation

Shu Uemura Mousse Foundation

Shu Uemura Instant Radiant Base

SUQQU Frame Fix Lasting Pact Foundation

Tom Ford Traceless Liquid Foundation

Clinique Age Defense BB Cream

Dior Capture Totale UV Base 

Bobbi Brown BB Cream

Freshel BB Cream

Laneige Snow BB Cushion

Ettusais Mineral BB Cream

Ettusais Quick Fix Powder

ZA True White Liquid Foundation



About Me

My name is Sophia, and I am in my early 30s. I am from Singapore and I am the sole writer of this blog.

About this Blog

I started this blog in 2006, I like to use a wide range of brands though I seem to have a growing preference for higher-end brands in recent years. I also like to share interesting things I have come across about makeup and beauty.

Currently The Makeup Blogette receives 39,000 unique views monthly or 2,238,932 views and counting.

My Makeup Style

I like classic looks (neutral tones on eyes, anything goes for lips & cheeks), though occasionally I try out dramatic/ statement looks.  I believe that a flawless base is the key to achieving great makeup looks.  I also believe that if you don't have great skin to start with, fake it with a good foundation routine, and even greater skincare.  I am currently loving Clarins & Lancome skincare products, and Vichy NormaDerm for tackling with breakouts.

What Cameras do I use?

Most of the pictures you see in post 2010 entries are taken with my Canon G-11.  Previously I was using Canon Ixus 80.  I do post some pictures which are taken with my iphone4 which I will state in that particular entry.  I have stopped watermarking my pictures as of 2011, because I think watermarks are ugly in general, and does not prevent people from stealing my pictures if they wish to.  I just take it as a compliment that my pictures are even worth stealing in the first place. I might look into getting a Canon EOS next year, not just for blogging purposes, but I also like photography in general.

My Favourite Makeup Brand(s)

It is hard to name just one, but I like NARS, Chanel, Illamasqua and the ocasional Guerlain, Dior & Urban Decay item.  I own quite a stash of MAC items, but recently I have stopped catching up with their collections, and I much prefer to splurge on a few really outstanding items.

Where to find me

Twitter (link button above!)  Email (stated above!)  Instagram (makeup_blogette)

I have no official Facebook fan page, and currently have no intention to start one at all.  The Makeup Blogette remains my personal hobby and property, so as such, I don't believe in having a Facebook fanpage for it.

Final Disclaimer

I bought/ paid for all of the products mentioned in this blog. I am not affliated to any company. If certain products are sent to me for review purposes, I will say so and express my honest opinions about them. In any case, I will only review and showcase the products which I have personally tried and tested, and enjoy using. I do not get paid to review anything.

No ads, no paid links etc please.  I am in charge of all content and pictures here.

I am not a makeup artist, nor do I have any professional training in makeup.




October 2015
September 2015
August 2015

    Press Row theme designed by Chris Pearson