Give yourself a sizzling makeover with the help of the new makeup collection for summer 2012 from NARS Cosmetics. The collection features intensely pigmented earth inspired hues that are spiked with a bit of shimmer to illuminate the complexion and give it an irresistible healthy glow. Check out the collection, next!

The new season is all about color and François Nars, NARS Cosmetics' creative director has channelled all his energy to create a makeup collection that feels delicate, fun and daring at the same time, a collection that draws its inspiration from nature, predominantly flowers and fruits. The collection focuses on fusing the beauty of earth tones and shimmer to create a unique, fun and vivacious colored makeup, so if you're ready to explore the magical world of makeup, take a peek at the new summer 2012 makeup collection signed NARS.

This is a collection that falls far from average as the intensity of the color is taken to extremes compared to other makeup collections that have been inspired by the same elements. NARS' creative director François Nars said about the collection that “I think at first glance, the combination of orchid, blue, strawberry red, and seashell pink can sound and appear quite delicate and innocent, but our version of these colors and the way we combine them results in a look that’s more fun and edgy.”

Get ready to be enchanted by intensely colored makeup products that have the power to instantly transform your look, products signed NARS, so browse through the collection and find out which products deserve a special place in your makeup kit.

Marie-Galante Eyeshadow Duo
Inspired by the beauty of the natural environment that dominates the island after which the palette was named, the Caribbean Marie-Galante island from the Guadeloupean archipelago, the eyeshadow palette looks fantastic, making it a perfect choice for women who wish to make their eyes pop. The iridescent purple orchid and regal blue hues can be layered to obtain a glamorous effect that really makes the eyes pop, so dare to give it a try and enhance the beauty of your eyes to perfection.

Ramatuelle Trio Eyeshadow
Give your eyes an elegant, mysterious allure with the help of this fab eye makeup palette that combines the power of two shimmery hues with that of a matte eye color. The warm and cool tone mix, silver, peach and apricot, help create a universally flattering look that won't fail you whether you're all about casual or sultry makeup looks.

Calabria Soft Touch Shadow Pencil
Inspired by Italy's Calabria region, this fab eyeshadow pencil can be used as a base for your NARS eyeshadow or as a simple eye definition created through the application of creamy color on the entire eyelid or simply along the lash line. Available in shimmering plum, the color will help create a sexy look every time you desire without barely any effort.

Liberte Blush
Blush has become an essential for beauty enthusiasts as the product has amazing sculpting powers, so choose to define your delicate features with the help of this lightweight burnt apricot hue blush that gives the skin a sexy, warm flush.

NARS Lipsticks

Moscow Pure Matte - strawberry red

Vendanges - sheer grape hue


Lip Pencils

Never Say Never Velvet Matte Lip Pencil - lilac rose

Buenos Aires Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil - nude beige pink


Trouville Nail Polish
Envelop your nails with this delicate colored nail polish that exudes elegance and innocence, a seashell pink colored lacquer that is universally flattering and will surely not fail your needs regardless of your style.

Photos courtesy of NARS Cosmetics