Nars Orgasm Blush : Review & Swatches

by mehak on September 23, 2013

in Blush, Face Products, Grade A, Reviews


Nars Orgasm Blush Review

Okay, so im sure you expected this post to start with me making sorts of double meaning  innuendos i could possibly make about Nars Orgasm Blush (but im not going to do that). That is so typical and cliched and lame and crude and…oh damnit i cant resist.

Girls . Lets talk about the Big O

Every girl needs to have one of these. Some say you can fake it if you don’t have the real thing but a few gentle strokes  and it  leaves you looking all flushed.

I am ofcourse talking about Nars’s  Iconic Blush called ‘Orgasm’ which every one of you needs to own! You can find a few dupes ( to fake it!) but you dont want to miss on this gorgeous peachy pink blush that could have very well been named ‘Flamingo’ , or ‘Apricot’ or ‘Peach Bellini’ or something but then…it wouldn’t have got the iconic status with those boring names. So Orgasm it is !


I like how they have the words NARS on the mirror!nars-orgasm-blush-002

Super Super Pretty Warm, Peachy Pink with golden shimmer. The shimmer just looks like a beautiful thin gold sheen on your cheek and doesn’t look chunky or obtrusive at all.

The texture is beautiful-finely milled, and a dream to blend and apply! Infact my brush tends to pick up quite a lot of it in one go and give me one glorious swipe of peach perfection. Mac Springsheen is a definite dupe  and i own that too but Springhseen is a touch lighter so for more medium skintones like mine- Orgasm definitely shows up more and how.


How beautiful is that swatch? You dont need a highlighter with this blush


This is a totally nonsense picture- which doesn’t show its prettyness!

Please pardon the completely crappy picture- this picture doesnt show the beautiful gold sheen or the gorgeous peachy pink-ness. Promise ill do a proper FOTD with this in its full glory soon. But love the warm, fuzzy flush it gives just like I came back from a good run or some rejuvenating exercise (See, thats why they named it like that!). Dont love that it doesnt stay for too long …just 3 hours till it fades but oh i can deal its just a glorious color !

Verdict: A

Price:  30$ or 1800 Rs

Dupe: Mac Springsheen

Recommendation: Nars  Orgasm Blush is a warm peachy pink with a soft focus gold sheen. Its an absolutely stunning color and gives a warm, fuzzy , post exercise flush that i think all medium toned and lighter girls will enjoy – you dont need a highlighter with this cutie!

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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

Swati September 23, 2013 at 10:08 am

Gorgeous I say…. and looks so amazing and natural on you … btw what’s the lipstick you are wearing? That gorgeous too !!!


Xuvious September 23, 2013 at 10:43 am

Gorgeous!! Was totally expecting the innuendos ;)
I have the illuminator and I love the sheen it gives. I think Sleek also has a dupe shade… don’t remember the name.


Sabrina September 23, 2013 at 10:59 am

Sleek-Rose Gold!


sakhi September 23, 2013 at 11:04 am

Its a gorgeous shade indeed


Gowthami September 23, 2013 at 11:35 am

I totally love this shade!! ;)


Nivedita September 23, 2013 at 12:05 pm

I heard that the shade doesn’t show up too well on dusky complexions. But my my!! I so want to pinch your cheeks!


Ghayu September 23, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Mehak which lipstick are you wearing? Its stunning!


mehak September 23, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Hi Ghayu, Its a mixed shade…i put faces satin matte jazzberry jam..which is very muted..and to make it pinker …i put a litttle bit of mac speak louder over t which is a hot pink..if you get mac fast play that a similar color.


kiransingh September 23, 2013 at 12:54 pm

super shade and its really suits you :)


poo@beautyandmakeupmatters September 23, 2013 at 12:55 pm

The shade is indeed grgs.. loved ur quick FOTD dear.. u look so cutte!! :-* :-*


Supria September 23, 2013 at 2:18 pm

oh ya! I was waiting for this review from you :D I have tried on O at stores so many times wanting to get my hands on it, but it does nt seem to show up that well on me… I am an NC42 in mac…


mehak September 23, 2013 at 4:22 pm

ooh really? Yeah im NC 40 …it is definitely a lighter blush so yeah do have to layer it!


Shivi@COSMOCHICS September 23, 2013 at 3:05 pm

Loved your FOTD and the shade rocks !


Embellished September 23, 2013 at 4:34 pm

I’ve always wanted this one! So pretty.


wajiha sajid September 23, 2013 at 4:57 pm

I guess I should save to get this as soon as possible :p it is really an amazing awesome shade.


Preeti Kaur September 23, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Finally on P n B :) As Usual looking pretty as always <3

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sahana September 23, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Oh it looks gorgeous alright. Now only if I could get my hands on it.


Sonaluna September 23, 2013 at 6:30 pm

I was very excited because I’d heard so much about this blush but when I tried it on, it just didn’t show on me :( I’m an NC 40.


mehak September 23, 2013 at 8:03 pm

Really? I am too! And iv aplied it with a light hand it still shows !!! Hmm..


Sonaluna September 24, 2013 at 8:14 am

Yeah I was surprised too! And it was the makeup artist at the Sephora NARS counter who applied it for me. Who knows! The good thing is, I was determined to buy something from there so I ended up getting their Terre De Feu lipstick instead. Best buy ever! :)


pinky September 23, 2013 at 10:22 pm

Looking gorgeous:)The shade looks lovely with subtle shimmers.


Chris September 24, 2013 at 9:23 am

I like Orgasm, but I do wish it were less glittery. If you’re darker than NC40 you might like Torrid better.

I think the NARS logo is really a clear plastic insert. :)


Ayesha September 26, 2013 at 3:54 pm

Haha yeah its an insert!


Richa saxena September 25, 2013 at 9:31 am

Lovely Blush & It looks gorgeous on you :)
but it just doesnt shows up on me…I am NC 42 around..


Ayesha September 26, 2013 at 3:52 pm

This is probably my favorite blush ever. and haha i love the name
Once on the real housewives of beverly hills, one woman offered it to this british lady, “do u want an orgasm” (ref. to the blush) so the brit lady was like “no thanks, I just had one thing morning” it was hilarious!!


Mounica September 26, 2013 at 7:22 pm

Wow ! It looks beautiful on you ! :) It has been on my wish list for a long time , gonna get it around next month xoxo


ramanjeet September 9, 2014 at 1:06 am

Dear All,

pls let me know from where will i get NARS Blush – Orgasm 4?

I need it. Pls send me a mail

from any portal or so? I love in delhi.

Looking forward to your reply.



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