NARS Nail Polish – Manosque Review

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Hi everyone,

Today’s review is all about NARS Nail Polish in the shade Manosque. It is my first nail polish from NARS and having used a few nail polishes from Deborah Lippmann, Chanel, Smith and Cult, I had high hopes for this one too. So, let’s see how this one fared for me.

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Price: $20
Product Description:
Knockout color. Genius formula. Introducing the new NARS Nail Polish, formulated for nothing less than pure color perfection. Wildly chic, this brilliantly curated palette of extended wear enamels features a flexible, high gloss finish for a freshly-painted look that lasts.

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NARS Nail Polish - Manosque Review

My Experience with NARS Nail Polish – Manosque:

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The NARS nail polish comes packaged in a square shaped glass bottle with a decorative cap. The outer packaging is a cardboard box which bears all the product related information. Overall, the packaging feels luxurious. However, you need a bit of practice to use the brush because it’s thick and flat.

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The shade “Manosque” is a dusty, lavender color which has a creamy and glossy formula. I got this nail polish as it’s a neutral shade and it looks good for any occasion. So, I usually file my nails, push and neaten the cuticles, clean the nail bed with a nail polish remover and then, apply a base coat. Once the basecoat dries, I apply a single coat of this nail polish which takes about 3-5 minutes to dry and then, I apply a second coat. However, the second coat takes a little bit time to dry when compared to my regular Essie or OPI nail polishes, but the result is extremely glossy and there isn’t any need for a top coat.

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The nail polish doesn’t stain the nails. Also, my nails remain chip-free for more than a week. The brush is a bit weird to use as it overloads the product over the cuticles even when I apply it with extreme care, so this is a big disappointment for me. Overall, I am glad about the quality and wear time of this nail polish. On my nails, it looks more of grey, but yes, it does have a hint of lavender and is certainly a stunning shade.

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Pros of NARS Nail Polish – Manosque:

  • Beautiful, dusky lavender shade.
  • Free from harmful chemicals.
  • Ensures smooth application.
  • High glossy finish.
  • Nails stay chip-free for more than a week.

Cons of NARS Nail Polish – Manosque:

  • The brush is thick and flat.

IMBB Rating: 4/5
Will I Recommend/Repurchase NARS Nail Polish – Manosque?
Yes. They do have a couple of unique shades.

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