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Cult Favorite: Nars Blush in Orgasm

Since this week is super blush-centric, I thought I'd pay tribute to the queen of all blushers: Nars Cosmetics Blush in Orgasm ($25). When it first launched, girls giggled then oohed and aahed over the sexy name. In time, product sales shot to the moon and the lengthy wait lists became no laughing matter — attaining Orgasm was nearly impossible! Luckily, production came through and now there's enough Orgasm to go around.

This blush has the largest following I have ever seen. It's a shimmery pinky-peach shade, typically reserved for those with olive skin tones. However, this particular color has a special je ne sais quoi that makes it universally flattering.

If you don't believe me, check out the range of celebrities who live for their Orgasm: Amanda Peet, Jennifer Lopez, Katie Holmes, Mandy Moore, Marcia Cross, Mary Louise Parker, and Victoria Beckham. (And you wonder why they always look so shiny and glowing!)

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CesyBabe CesyBabe 8 years
You can't get it in NZ!..... boo!
diorbaby diorbaby 8 years
It looks like a great color in the package, and I am going to buy it soon!
creamytofu creamytofu 8 years
Its funny, my bff got just for the name..and she can't stop mention it...
City-Love City-Love 8 years
I love this stuff.
City-Love City-Love 8 years
I love this stuff.
lanuchan lanuchan 8 years
I bought this because of all the ranting and raving and I have not touched by other blushes since...it's beautiful on!! =] I can't say enough about it, everyone should own it!!
beautyaddict beautyaddict 8 years
it looks like something i would buy. sadly i might have to get something cheaper and available closer to were i live!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 8 years
It's not that great for medium to dark African American skin tones (despite all the claims of it being "universal.") It does work well for me when I top my regular deeper colored blushes with a swipe of this. It adds dimension and shimmer. But alone, I wouldn't recommend it for the darker skinned sisters.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
It's a gorgeous color that is really hard to come by anywhere else. The name just helps it along. I love it.
BelleRose BelleRose 8 years
I have this. I really didn't like it at first, but now I use it almost every day! (I have medium skin tone btw)
CamillaCat CamillaCat 8 years
I don't usually wear blush (maybe I should) but I can't see paying 25 dollars for just blush...but I would like to try it (just not spend that kind of money on it)
shanlu shanlu 8 years
I have this too and love it!
shanlu shanlu 8 years
I have this too and love it!
lucyS lucyS 8 years
I've never tried this but I have very fair skin and have always shied away from 'peachy' shades. I see quite a few other fair-skinned ladies here rave about it so I may have to give it a go.
Scarlet39 Scarlet39 8 years
Love, love, love this blush! I have very fair skin, and this gives me just the prettiest, subtle glow. I alternate between this one and Kevyn Aucoin's Dolline blush.
Cherryluv Cherryluv 8 years
I tend to like TheBalms Hot Mama blush a tad better than the Nars Orgasm. They both have a very pretty color though. :)
moni_LA moni_LA 8 years
I am obsessed with this blush. I pair it with the Laguna shade of bronzer and it's so fantastic!!
Daisie Daisie 8 years
I bought this years ago because everyone said it was so great. It actually is! I have fair skin and I love the peachy-pink glow I get from it! It's a great summer or natural looking shade.
EatYourVeggies EatYourVeggies 8 years
I can't stop giggling long enough to order this.
lula29 lula29 8 years
NARS makes great blush in general. My skin tone is too dark for this color, but I have NARS Outlaw, which I love.
JennaV JennaV 8 years
BEST. SHADE. EVER.
JennaV JennaV 8 years
BEST. SHADE. EVER.
Mel475 Mel475 8 years
I have fair skin and use Nars Orgasm. I love it! It gives a great, shimmery, peachy glow! It's perfect!
hollygo4405 hollygo4405 8 years
Best thing ever!
hollygo4405 hollygo4405 8 years
Best thing ever!
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