Fran莽ois Nars鈥 creative vision, which launched NARS Cosmetics with 12 iconic lipsticks in 1994, inspires self expression and imaginative artistry through an unexpected, no-rules philosophy of beauty.

As one of the most influential image-makers in the world, Fran莽ois鈥 signature boundary-pushing approach to makeup manifests from the palette to the product name to the campaign photograph itself鈥攃ontinuing to bring high-fashion, high-style, and forward thinking to beauty. With every product, endless opportunities for self expression: 鈥淒on鈥檛 hold back. Be bold. It encourages others to do the same.鈥滭/p>

Fran莽ois Nars鈥 lifetime of achievements as a revolutionary makeup artist, photographer, and creative visionary have left a permanent mark on the fashion and beauty industries worldwide, earning him the renowned 鈥淥rdre National de la L茅gion d'Honneur鈥 (National Order of the Legion of Honour) in 2016.