NARS: Velvet Matte Lip Pecil in Never Say Never Review & Swatches

The Never Say Never pencil is described as “Pink Lilac” on the NARS website. It is a beautiful purple-pink, magenta lip pencil. Like the other Velvet Matte pencils, this leaves a beautiful finish on the lips that has a vintage, stained look. To my boyfriend’s dismay, this pencil is not kiss proof (it will rub off) like stains, but because it is enriched with Vitamin E, it also will not leave your lips dry.

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This color plays beautifully with blues, purples, and silvers. I love that it can be lightly applied for a beautiful wash of color or applied more strongly for a bolder look.

Bare Lips
Wearing Never Say Never

One of my favorite combinations is layering this pencil with the NARS Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Place Vendôme, like I did here. The combination makes a strong, bright pink statement lip that lasts the majority of the day.

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