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Makeup by Mario Mellow Mauve Soft Pop Powder Blush Review & Swatches

Mellow Mauve Makeup by Mario Mellow Mauve Soft Pop Powder BlushMakeup by Mario Mellow Mauve Soft Pop Powder Blush ($24.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a light-medium pink with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that was a little thin but not too powdery nor prone to sheering out when applied and blended out on my skin. The thinner texture and more matte finish did...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Makeup by Mario, Summer 2021, Mario Mellow Mauve, Mario Mellow Mauve Soft Pop Powder Blush


Makeup by Mario Desert Rose Soft Pop Powder Blush Review & Swatches

Desert Rose Makeup by Mario Desert Rose Soft Pop Powder BlushMakeup by Mario Desert Rose Soft Pop Powder Blush ($24.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had medium pigmentation that was buildable (as marketed) to mostly opaque coverage with a second layer. The texture was soft, silky, and smooth without being too powdery nor too firmly-pressed into the pan. The product applied ...
Tags: Beauty, Smith, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Temptalia, Orange Coral DC, Makeup by Mario, Summer 2021, Mario Desert Rose, Mario Desert Rose Soft Pop Powder Blush


Lisa Eldridge Dante's Dream Enlivening Blush Review & Swatches

Dante's Dream Lisa Eldridge Dante’s Dream Enlivening Blush ($34.00 for 0.5 oz.) is a medium plum with strong, warm undertones and a natural finish. It looked more emollient when initially squeezed out of the tube, but it looked less dewy once applied, blended, and left to “set” (mostly transfer-resistant but not fully transfer-proof). It had sheer to semi-sheer coverage with the “tiniest” amount of product (as recommended by the br...
Tags: Beauty, Dante, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, NARS Dolce Vita, Temptalia, Lisa Eldridge, Tom Ford Beauty Soleil, Summer 2021, Lisa Eldridge Dante


Makeup by Mario Plumberry Soft Pop Blush Stick Review & Swatches

Plumberry Makeup by Mario Plumberry Soft Pop Blush StickMakeup by Mario Plumberry Soft Pop Blush Stick ($28.00 for 0.37 oz.) is a deep, reddened plum with subtle, cool undertones and a dewy finish. It appeared more pigmented when initially applied to bare skin, but it was quick to sheer out as the texture was more emollient and spreadable, so it resulted in semi-sheer to medium coverage in one layer. The pigmentation could be built ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Makeup by Mario, Summer 2021, Mario Soft Pop Blush Stick, Natasha Denona Bloom, Mario Plumberry Soft Pop Blush Stick, Mario Plumberry Soft Pop Blush StickMakeup


Makeup by Mario Raspberry Soft Pop Blush Stick Review & Swatches

Raspberry Makeup by Mario Raspberry Soft Pop Blush StickMakeup by Mario Raspberry Soft Pop Blush Stick ($28.00 for 0.37 oz.) is a deep, reddened plum with subtle, cool undertones and a dewy finish. It appeared more pigmented when initially applied to bare skin, but it was quick to sheer out as the texture was more emollient and spreadable, so it resulted in semi-sheer to medium coverage in one layer. The pigmentation could be built ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Makeup by Mario, Summer 2021, Mario Soft Pop Blush Stick, Mario Raspberry Soft Pop Blush Stick, Mario Raspberry Soft Pop Blush StickMakeup, Natasha Denona Bloom


Natasha Denona Tan Puff Paint Blush Serum Review & Swatches

Tan Natasha Denona Tan Puff Paint Liquid Blush SerumNatasha Denona Tan Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum ($22.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a darker peach with warm undertones tempered and muted with hints of brown paired with a natural sheen. It had semi-sheer to medium color payoff initially, which could be built up (as marketed) or sheered out further if desired. The texture was lightweight, thin, and almost like a very watery gel, as it glide...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, LORAC, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Natasha Denona Tan, Summer 2021, Natasha Denona Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum, Tan Natasha Denona Tan


Lisa Eldridge Pink Soap Enlivening Blush Review & Swatches

Pink Soap Lisa Eldridge Pink Soap Enlivening Blush ($34.00 for 0.5 oz.) is a medium pink with muted, warm undertones and a natural finish. It looked like just-hydrated skin–slight sheen but not wet or glossy–when it dried down. It had sheer, buildable pigmentation, as marketed, when working with a very small amount (that was as recommended by the brand). The texture was smooth, lightweight, and creamy with more density/thickness and...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, LORAC, Temptalia, Lisa Eldridge, Summer 2021, Pink Soap Lisa Eldridge Pink Soap Enlivening Blush, Pink Soap P Permanent


Makeup by Mario Dusty Rose Soft Pop Blush Stick Review & Swatches

Dusty Rose Makeup by Mario Dusty Rose Soft Pop Blush StickMakeup by Mario Dusty Rose Soft Pop Blush Stick ($28.00 for 0.37 oz.) is a medium pink with warmer undertones and a dewy finish. It had semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation when applied and blended out on my face; it was a formula that naturally sheered out, so while it may have seemed more pigmented initially, it was sheerer and more buildable as described by the brand. The pr...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Makeup by Mario, Summer 2021, Mario Soft Pop Blush Stick, Mario Dusty Rose Soft Pop Blush Stick, Mario Dusty Rose, Merit Beverly Hills


Natasha Denona Darya Puff Paint Blush Serum Review & Swatches

Darya Natasha Denona Darya Puff Paint Liquid Blush SerumNatasha Denona Darya Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum ($22.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a light-medium, pink-coral with moderate, warm undertones and a natural finish. It wasn’t quite dewy, but it had a hydrated, natural sheen that wasn’t tacky and fairly transfer-resistant (but not transfer-proof!). It had semi-sheer to medium, buildable pigmentation (as marketed), which layered well on i...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Darya, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Natasha Denona Darya, Summer 2021, Natasha Denona Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum, Darya Natasha Denona Darya


Pat McGrath Divine Rose Divine Blush Review & Swatches

Divine Rose Pat McGrath Divine Rose Divine BlushPat McGrath Divine Rose Divine Blush ($38.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a soft, light-medium rosy mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage, but it took more effort to sheer it out than anticipated based on the brand’s claims (so as long as being more pigmented isn’t a deal-breaker, there are no real cons to the formula!). I suspe...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, LORAC Caribbean LE, Summer 2021, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, ColourPop Vogue LE


Pat McGrath Cherish Divine Blush Review & Swatches

Cherish Pat McGrath Cherish Divine BlushPat McGrath Cherish Divine Blush ($38.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark pink with subtle, cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It was richly pigmented with near opaque coverage in a single layer, so I’d recommend using a very light hand when working with it to achieve the sheer coverage mentioned by the brand (the formula was supposed to be buildable). The texture was soft, smooth,...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Clinique Berry Pop, Summer 2021, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, Pat McGrath Cherish Divine BlushPat McGrath, Mario Poppy Pink P


Bite Beauty Coconut Rum Daycation Whipped Blush Review & Swatches

Coconut Rum Bite Beauty Coconut Rum Daycation Whipped BlushBite Beauty Coconut Rum Daycation Whipped Blush ($32.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a light brown with warmer undertones and a pearly sheen. It had the finest pearl within the range, so it was easier to work with than others in the line, though it was still a drier formula that did not like to diffuse and blend out. It had semi-sheer coverage, which didn’t really build up; the best way...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Bite Beauty, Temptalia, Kosas Tropic Equinox, Summer 2021, Fenty Beauty Fenty Glow LE, ColourPop Cottage Life LE


Pat McGrath Lovestruck Divine Blush Review & Swatches

Lovestruck Pat McGrath Lovestruck Divine BlushPat McGrath Lovestruck Divine Blush ($38.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a deep pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation, which made it one of the more buildable shades in the range–and thus, closer to the brand’s marketing of the formula. It did not feel like I had to pile it on to get more opacity, and I didn’t have to use the world’s lightes...
Tags: Beauty, Tom Ford, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Summer 2021, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, Pat McGrath Lovestruck


Pat McGrath Electric Bloom Divine Blush Review & Swatches

Electric Bloom Pat McGrath Electric Bloom Divine BlushPat McGrath Electric Bloom Divine Blush ($38.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a vivid, medium-dark orange-coral with a semi-matte finish. It had medium, buildable color coverage, which was more in line with the brand’s marketing of the formula than most shades in the range. It had the type of pigmentation that wasn’t so intense that it could be diffused and sheered out if one forgot to use a ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Summer 2021, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, Electric Bloom Divine Blush Review Swatches, Electric Bloom P Permanent


Natasha Denona Bloom Puff Paint Blush Serum Review & Swatches

Bloom Natasha Denona Bloom Puff Paint Liquid Blush SerumNatasha Denona Bloom Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum ($22.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a darker, raspberry pink with cool undertones and a natural finish–not quite dewy but still a bit luminous and very “skin-like” as it looked quite hydrated. It had semi-sheer to medium color coverage, which was easy to apply and diffuse for an even layer of blush. The product built up readily, too, and ...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Kevyn Aucoin Grapevine, Summer 2021, ColourPop Tinsel Town LE, Natasha Denona Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum


Pat McGrath Fleurtatious Divine Blush Review & Swatches

Fleurtatious Pat McGrath Fleurtatious Divine BlushPat McGrath Fleurtatious Divine Blush ($38.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a light-medium, rosy beige with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation, which was still more than marketed, so you’ll want to use a lighter hand or less-dense brush to achieve truly sheer coverage from the get-go if desired. The powder was smooth, velvety, and a little ...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, LORAC, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Summer 2021, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, Pat McGrath Fleurtatious


Pat McGrath Paradise Venus Divine Blush Review & Swatches

Paradise Venus Pat McGrath Paradise Venus Divine BlushPat McGrath Paradise Venus Divine Blush ($38.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark reddish-copper with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had more of a “natural matte” finish when applied and blended out, so it did not appear dry or flat but didn’t have an overt sheen or visible shimmer on the skin. The texture was soft, slightly powdery in the pan, but it was...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Summer 2021, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, MAC Burnt Pepper P


Bite Beauty Hibiscus Slush Daycation Whipped Blush Review & Swatches

Hibiscus Slush Bite Beauty Hibiscus Slush Daycation Whipped BlushBite Beauty Hibiscus Slush Daycation Whipped Blush ($32.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a medium-dark pink with subtle, cool undertones and cooler flecks of lavender shimmer. It seemed to have more medium, buildable coverage when initially squeezed out of the tube, but in practice, it was sheer and difficult to build up due to how quickly it sheered out and how much it dried down....
Tags: Mac, Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Bite Beauty, Temptalia, Clinique Blush Pop LE, Summer 2021


Bite Beauty Melon Mojito Daycation Whipped Blush Review & Swatches

Melon Mojito Bite Beauty Melon Mojito Daycation Whipped BlushBite Beauty Melon Mojito Daycation Whipped Blush ($32.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a muted, medium coral with warmer undertones and fine, pink pearl throughout. It seemed more pigmented when initially squeezed out, but it sheered out instantly in practice, so the best coverage I could achieve was semi-sheer but that was patchy. If I left it as a very sheer layer (barely visible on...
Tags: Beauty, Smith, Christine, Laura Mercier, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Bite Beauty, Temptalia, Summer 2021, NARS Bowery LE


Bite Beauty Watermelon Marg Daycation Whipped Blush Review & Swatches

Watermelon Marg Bite Beauty Watermelon Marg Daycation Whipped BlushBite Beauty Watermelon Marg Daycation Whipped Blush ($32.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a light, pinky lavender with iridescent micro-sparkle over a matte finish. The blush lacked dimension applied, despite the sparkle, as the underlying base was so flat–definitely not “natural-looking” as marketed. The consistency felt like a whipped mousse, and it was very quick to dry down ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Bite Beauty, Temptalia, Barbe, Kevyn Aucoin Grapevine, Summer 2021


ColourPop Voile Super Shock Cheek Review & Swatches

Voile ColourPop Voile Super Shock Cheek ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium-dark copper with moderate, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had opaque color coverage when applied with a fingertip and more medium, buildable coverage applied with a synthetic brush. I’d recommend using a blush for this shade, as I found it was a little too emollient and was harder to apply evenly, especially along the edges, with a fingertip (my go-to ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Ulta, Blushes, Cheek Products, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Becca Maui Nights, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top, MAC Rhubarb, Summer 2021, ColourPop Bardot, Voile LE Limited Edition


ColourPop Chiffon Super Shock Cheek Review & Swatches

Chiffon ColourPop Chiffon Super Shock Cheek ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy-orange base with flecks of pink-to-gold shifting sparkle. It had medium, buildable pigmentation when applied with a fingertip and semi-sheer coverage when applied with a brush. The consistency was smooth, lightly emollient but not too slippery, which helped the product adhere well without being prone to lifting up base products or becoming pa...
Tags: Beauty, Marc Jacobs, Christine, Bobbi Brown, Ulta, Stila, Blushes, Cheek Products, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Smashbox Prismatic Petal LE, Summer 2021, ColourPop Chiffon Super Shock Cheek, Chiffon LE Limited Edition


ColourPop Georgette Super Shock Cheek Review & Swatches

Georgette ColourPop Georgette Super Shock Cheek ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a bright, almost neon in its vividness, orange-coral with faint, barely-there gold pearl through a mostly matte finish. It was richly pigmented when applied with a fingertip and more medium, buildable when applied with a brush. The texture was lightly emollient without being too slippery, so it was easy to pat onto my cheeks whether over bare skin or over founda...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Ulta, Blushes, Cheek Products, Colourpop, Temptalia, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top, Summer 2021, ColourPop Georgette Super Shock Cheek, Georgette ColourPop Georgette, Georgette LE Limited Edition


ILIA All of Me Multi-Stick Review & Swatches

All of Me ILIA All of Me Multi-Stick ($34.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark coral with stronger, warmer undertones and a natural sheen. It had sheer to semi-sheer coverage, as marketed, that applied well to bare skin as well as over base products. The formula was spreadable and wasn’t prone to lifting up foundation or the like, which made it more versatile. It could be applied with a brush or fingertips, but I found that fing...
Tags: Beauty, Mica, Christine, Ilia, Blushes, Cheek Products, Temptalia, ILIA Multi Stick, Tom Ford Beauty Megeve Blush LE, Kaja Bossy


Danessa Myricks Muse Colorfix Metallic Review & Swatches

Muse Danessa Myricks Muse Colorfix MetallicDanessa Myricks Muse Colorfix Metallic ($18.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a deep, dirty gold with subtle, warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. The sparkle was was larger, flakier, and often looked like “dirt” when I sheered the product out, so that was more noticeable when I used it as a cheek product. When worn at higher opacity as an eyeshadow, it looked sparkling. As a lip product, it...
Tags: Beauty, Lipstick, Fda, Kauai, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Eye Products, Lip Products, Cream Eyeshadow, Temptalia, Lake CI, Danessa Myricks, Danessa Myricks Colorfix Metallic


ILIA A Fine Romance Multi-Stick Review & Swatches

A Fine Romance ILIA A Fine Romance Multi-Stick ($34.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with subtle, cool undertones and a natural sheen. It had semi-sheer color coverage that was buildable to semi-opaque coverage, which made it one of the more pigmented shades within the range (for those who need or desire higher coverage). The texture was lightweight, smooth, and moderately emollient but had to be warmed up slightly before rea...
Tags: Beauty, Mica, Christine, Ilia, Blushes, Cheek Products, Temptalia, ILIA Multi Stick, Fenty Beauty Cool Berry P


ILIA Tenderly Multi-Stick Review & Swatches

Tenderly ILIA Tenderly Multi-StickILIA Tenderly Multi-Stick ($34.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a very light pink with strong, warm undertones and a dewy sheen. This one read as if it had very faint pearl, as it looked more luminous on my skin than most of the other shades in the range. It had sheer color payoff that could be built up to medium coverage if desired. The balm was more solid in the tube, but it softened and became moderately emol...
Tags: Beauty, Mica, Smith, Christine, Ilia, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, ILIA Multi Stick, MAC Azalea, Natasha Denona Rayo, ILIA Tenderly Multi Stick, Kevyn Aucoin Pink Sand


ILIA Ladybird Multi-Stick Review & Swatches

Ladybird ILIA Ladybird Multi-Stick ($34.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a darker coral with warm, more orange undertones–but was still more muted, almost brownish–paired with a luminous finish. It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage (to about medium to semi-opaque) that applied evenly and blended out with little effort. The consistency was smooth to the touch, dense and more solid, which made it easiest to work with when there was a bit of warmt...
Tags: Beauty, Mica, Christine, Ilia, Blushes, Cheek Products, MAC Melba, Temptalia, ILIA Multi Stick, Chanel Lumieres, ILIA Ladybird Multi Stick


ColourPop Extra Glazed Cheek Palette Review & Swatches

Extra Glazed ColourPop Extra Glazed 4-Pan Cheek Palette ($12.00 for 0.3 oz.) includes one cream highlighter, one shimmery powder blush, and two matte blushes: champagne gold, pearly mid-tone pink, brighter, matte pink, and matte, rosy brown. They were fairly as-marketed with respect to pigmentation; the blushes were more buildable and hard to over-apply, though they had enough payoff to show up on skin. I found that the texture of ...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Tutu, Christine, Ulta, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Makeup Palettes, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Kevyn Aucoin, Cheek/Face Palette, Temptalia, Barbe


ILIA I Put a Spell on You Multi-Stick Review & Swatches

I Put a Spell on You ILIA I Put a Spell on You Multi-Stick ($34.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a soft, peachy-orange with warm undertones and a dewy sheen. The texture felt lightweight, moderately emollient, and had a denser, more gel-like feel in the tube, so it performed best when it had some warmth from fingertips/skin to enable the initial glide. It had semi-sheer color payoff that was buildable to medium, if desired, which was in line wit...
Tags: Beauty, Mica, Christine, Ilia, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, ILIA Multi Stick