It’s Christmas Eve and you still have to get that last minute present for a sister, friend, girlfriend or mother?… I am always a last minute shopper.  In fact I am shocking! Later today I will be joining the chaos and crowds on Orchard Road, as I have to pick up a few incredibly last minute items.

Well for those of you in a similar situation as me, here is a product that I think is an absolute no brainer. It is the Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil. When I think of all my girlfriends, I know they would absolutely lose their minds if I gave them this as a gift.

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Bolero

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Bolero

What can I say, I love the fact that it is a giant crayon pencil that is ridicously easy to apply and leaves an even matte finish covering the whole lip.  It is long lasting, non-drying (very important) and apparently enriched with vitamin B (bonus).

My colour of choice was Bolero, however it was a tough decision.  For me this is the perfect every day colour.  I am someone who incorporates a touch of bronzer into my daily makeup regime and I felt that this colour, pale pink with a hint of coral (Bolero), would complement my daily bronzed highlighted look.

If you’re in Singapore and you would like to visit the Nars beauty counter, head to the newly refurbished Robinson’s on Orchard. The lovely assistant will talk you through your options and trust me, there are plenty.

Oh and you might want to buy two; one for you and one for that last minute gift we were talking about.

Good luck & merry Christmas!



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