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Round-up: Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($26.00 for 0.15 oz.) is available in 16 shades, and I picked up six to try. I might grab a few more next time there’s a sale/good event. Here’s a look at how well the formula has done! 🙂

The Round-up

01

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose

PPermanent. $34.00/0.25 oz.

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, medium rosy plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

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02. Estee Lauder Pink Ingenue

Estee Lauder Pink Ingenue Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A-

03. Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose

Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy-brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B+

04. Estee Lauder Wild Sunset

Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a gold, frosted shimmer-sheen finish. Read full review.

B+

05. Estee Lauder Alluring Rose

Estee Lauder Alluring Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark pinky mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B+

06. Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, pinky-plum with subtle, warm undertones and white sparkle. Read full review.

B+

07. Estee Lauder Peach Passion

Estee Lauder Peach Passion Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is light-medium pink with warm undertones and gold shimmer. Read full review.

B

08. Estee Lauder Audacious Plum

Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a subdued, medium lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

B

09. Estee Lauder Poppy Passion

Estee Lauder Poppy Passion Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bold, medium-dark red with warmer undertones and a mostly matte finish. Read full review.

B

10. Estee Lauder Lover's Blush

Estee Lauder Lover's Blush Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, light-medium coral with warm undertones and a golden, satin shimmer. Read full review.

B

Glossover Breakdown

87%

Average Score
A
2
B
8
C
0
D
0
F
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Glossover Averages
product
8.5
pigmentation
9.5
texture
8
longevity
8.5
application
5
Total
87%
product
8.5
pigmentation
9.5
texture
8
longevity
8.5
application
5
Total
87%

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The In-Between: Highly Pigmented (2), Natural (2)

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Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, pinky-plum with subtle, warm undertones and white sparkle. Black Opal Orchid (P, $8.95) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Rebel Rose (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Revolution All I Think About is You (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Please Yourself (LE, $27.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Clinique Black Honey Pop (P, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Birthday Suit (P, $8.00) is lighter (85% similar). Laura Geller Roseberry (P, $28.00) is warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Plum (LE) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). NARS Ferocious (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). The texture was smooth, thin, but blendable, though there were bits of looser sparkle–most of it didn’t translate on the skin, but the ones that do are visible on the skin. I wish they had gone for a finer shimmer, as it would look better on the skin (and it would also differentiate this from other plums in the range). It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable coverage that lasted for seven and a half hours on me.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Mauve Mystique

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Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Wild Sunset Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a gold, frosted shimmer-sheen finish. Becca Snapdragon (P, $34.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Zoeva CR030 (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Sweet Vision (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Love Lust (Discontinued) (DC, $60.00) is more shimmery, more muted, warmer (90% similar). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #2 (LE) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #2 (LE) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Clinique Peach Pop (02) (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Fleeting Romance (P, $23.50) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). NARS Panic (Right) (P) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). NARS Soulshine (Together) (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Stila Peach Shimmer (LE) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Clinique Ginger Pop (01) (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Too Faced Papa Don't Peach (P, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Laura Geller Tropic Hues (P, $28.00) is cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable coverage with a lightly dusty texture that ended up being surprisingly blendable in practice. The blush looked glowy on the skin rather than dry or powdery, which was also a pleasant surprise. The color started to fade after eight hours of wear on me.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Wild Sunset

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Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Audacious Plum Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a subdued, medium lavender with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Too Faced Skyline (LE) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Love Letter (P, $10.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Benefit Hervana (P, $28.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay X-Rated (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Bite Beauty Gelato (P, $24.00) is warmer (90% similar). Clinique Pansy Pop (P, $21.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). NARS Robotic (LE, $30.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Dior Rose (001) (LE, $56.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Olive (LE, $8.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Zoeva Gentle Touch (P, $11.80) is lighter (85% similar). MAC I'm a Lover (P, $23.50) is lighter (85% similar). Givenchy It-Girl Purple (P, $44.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Obsessed (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Justify My Love (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Tarte Dollface (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Well Dressed (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (80% similar). theBalm Down Boy (P, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Ibiza (Right) (P, $44.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (80% similar). Colour Pop Thumper (P, $8.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). The texture was smooth but thin, and it was harder to build-up coverage to more than medium, even after a few layers. I didn’t have any trouble blending out the edges or evening out the color, but this is a shade that is best suited for someone who prefers sheer coverage out of their blushes. The color lasted for seven hours on me.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Audacious Plum

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Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Rebel Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, medium rosy plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Tarte Does This Thing Really Work? (LE, $28.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tarte Empowering (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Plum #2 (P) is less shimmery (90% similar). Estee Lauder Mauve Mystique (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). theBalm Cabana Boy (P, $21.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Estee Lauder Alluring Rose (P, $34.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Fetish (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay TMI (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Your Love is King (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). Smashbox Plum (LE) is darker, warmer (85% similar). KIKO 112 Light Plum (P, $12.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). It had semi-sheer to mostly opaque, buildable coverage that was easy to work with and blend out. The texture was smooth, neither too firm nor too soft, and it sat well on the skin as it became slightly dewy as it buffed and worked into the skin. The color started to fade after eight hours of wear.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Rebel Rose
Rebel Rose

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Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush
Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush

Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush ($34.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy-brown with warm undertones and a satin finish. Estee Lauder Sensuous Rose (LE, $28.00)(100% similar). Makeup Geek Heart Throb (P, $10.00) is cooler (90% similar). Guerlain Petrouchka #7 (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Fame (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop Between the Sheets (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Concept (LE, $28.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). Surratt Beauty Parfait (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #9 (LE) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Hourglass Dim Infusion (P, $35.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Oh You Pretty Things (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). Chanel Angelique (190) (P, $45.00) is brighter (85% similar). Makeup Geek Bliss (P, $9.99) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC Sea Me, Hear Me (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). MAC Melba (P, $22.00) is brighter, warmer (80% similar). Makeup Geek Honeymoon (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). MAC Shy One (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter (80% similar). MAC Style (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to have an “ultra-silky” texture that gives a “healthy-looking glow” and a “rush of fresh, radiant color.” The press release is more specific and says it’s supposed to have “buildable dewy color that lasts all day.” According to the brand, the blush formula is a reformulation, but I don’t have any shades in the previous formula to compare to (and it’s been awhile since I last tried one, so all I can say is that they feel, in general, a little smoother). The blush has a smooth texture that is firm, a little thin, but it wasn’t dry or dusty and applied well without being fussy to blend out. The coverage is buildable from semi-sheer to semi-opaque. On my skin, the blush wore well for seven and a half hours before fading.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush (2016) Sensuous Rose

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