Makeup artist. Photographer. Iconoclast. François Nars is one of the most influential
image-makers in the world. The brand, born of François’ fascination with colour purity,
debuted with 12 original high-pigment lipsticks at Barney’s New York. Twenty years and
countless collections later, NARS continues to bring high fashion, high style, and forward
thinking to beauty.
The year François Nars
founded the brand
As in 413 Bleecker Street, New York, the address of the very first NARS boutique, opened in 2012
The number of Orgasm
blushers sold every
When François Nars launched the iconic Orgasm blush in 1999, it created a massive sensation that climaxed in numerous spin-off products, countless awards and its designation as the #1-selling blush in the United States. Since launch, Orgasm blush has won multiple awards around the world, year after year.