NARS Cosmetics was founded by makeup artist Francois Nars in 1994. Francois Nars, born in France, was exposed to fashion at a young age. After graduating from a makeup school in Paris, he began styling models for photography in high-end fashion magazines such as Vogue Italia and ... Read More Elle. In 1994, he launched his own line of makeup that can be found in upscale department stores such as Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, and many others. NARS Cosmetics' most famous product is NARS Orgasm blush, only one of the company's products that boasts a somewhat scandalous name. The blush was named Best of Blush in 2006, 2007, and 2008 by Sephora. Besides products for the cheeks, NARS also offers a range of cosmetics for the eyes and lips. NARS is well-known for its eye shadow palettes that oftentimes offer bold, bright colors to help create dramatic looks. NARS Cosmetics offers a color range of long-lasting lipsticks and lip glosses that hydrate and plump lips. Besides makeup products, NARS also offers many colors of nail polish as well as makeup remover and body oils.