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NARS to launch on

02 July 2020
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It’s official: cult beauty icon and world-renowned makeup brand NARS Cosmetics is launching on next week.

Founded in 1994 by French makeup artist and photographer, François Nars, NARS has remained at the forefront of the beauty world, recognised globally for unique textures, innovative formulas and diverse shade ranges. Boots customers can now get their hands on iconic products such as Orgasm Blush, Laguna Bronzer and Climax Mascara, from Wednesday 8 Julyon

Joanna Rogers, Commercial Director and VP of Beauty and Gifting at Boots UK, said: “Following the hugely popular launch of Laura Mercier, we’re really excited to welcome NARS to our ever-growing beauty offering on Celebrated for its inclusive and boundary-breaking approach to makeup as well as bold, long-lasting pigments, we’re so pleased to be making another legendary brand accessible to all of our beauty-loving customers.”

Helen Wood, General Manager for NARS, said: “We are thrilled to be bringing NARS, the iconic, forward thinking and globally recognized colour brand, to Boots and reaching beauty consumers across the UK”

To celebrate the launch, customers can get their hands on a free NARS Explicit Dragon Girl Lip Duo when they spend £45 on the brand on*

NARS is available on from the 8th July.

*Available from 8th July 2020, whilst stocks last. For further information please contact the Boots UK Press Office at


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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and 2,100 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores.*

Boots serves its customers and patients for life as the leading provider of healthcare on the high street and the UK’s number one beauty destination. It offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of products, which incorporates its extensive own brand range and innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle Beauty and Sleek MakeUP.

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*Figures accurate as of 30 November 2023