NARS Cosmetics is a Shiseido-owned cosmetics and skin care company founded by François Nars, make-up artist and photographer. The cosmetics line began with twelve lipsticks sold at Barneys New York. Some of the most popular NARS products are blushes, lipsticks/glosses, brow pallets, foundations and world famous eye-shadow pallets. The shadows are pigmented and come in an array of beautiful colours. They have been known to release products inspired by artist such as Andy Warhol using colours from one of his famous paintings 'Marilyn Monroe'.