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Sephora Cappuccino, Nude Alert, Cherry Blossom Ultra Shine Lip Gels

Sephora Cappuccino (02) Ultra Shine Lip Gel
Sephora Cappuccino (02) Ultra Shine Lip Gel

Sephora Cappuccino (02) Ultra Shine Lip Gel ($14.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a light-medium, orange-peach with light beige shimmer and sparkle. It had semi-sheer color coverage that did pull into lip lines but the color portion looked even. I think this is better suited for layering to avoid the obvious color gathering in the lip lines. It wore well for three hours on me and was hydrating over time. Charlotte Tilbury Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (L.S.D.) (LE, $22.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Instant Crash (LE, $26.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Keep It Light (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Good Lovin' (LE, $15.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora Perfect Nude (04) (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Moroccan Heat (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Nectarsweet (LE, $20.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Midnight Cowgirl (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Greek Holiday (P, $26.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Kind Kiss (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Nude Illusion (060) (P, $8.99) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Spanking Haute (LE, $20.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Overspiced (LE, $15.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tarte Obvi (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Bardot Beige (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Water Deities (LE, $15.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Fashion Punch (LE, $15.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Ultimate Dish (LE, $15.00) is darker, less glossy (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sephora Nude Alert (08) Ultra Shine Lip Gel ($14.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark coral with copper and gold shimmer. It had semi-opaque color payoff that applied evenly and smoothly. The shimmer is fine and gives it an almost metallic-like sheen at times, as there is quite a bit of it. The consistency is lightweight and comfortable to wear over the four and a half hours it lasted. Becca Watermelon/Opal (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, less glossy (95% similar). Guerlain Nahema Smack (P, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Whoops (P, $19.50) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Crushed Coral (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). Burberry Brick Red (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus 2 (LE, $15.00) is darker (95% similar). Dior Ambre Lumiere (227) (P, $29.50) is more shimmery (85% similar). Maybelline Almond Aura (130) (LE) is warmer (85% similar). Dior Cosmic (656) (P, $30.00) is brighter, cooler (80% similar). Revlon HD Sunstone (565) (P, $8.99) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sephora Cherry Blossom (11) Ultra Shine Lip Gel ($14.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a translucent pink. Sephora lists it as “clear,” though their descriptions seem to be more of the finish type (shimmer, clear, etc.), because “clear” lines up with all of the very jelly-like glosses that are definitely sheerer but almost all have a tint of some sort (which is confusing as well as makes it harder to rate appropriately). It had a light-medium thick, more gel-like consistency (almost like petroleum jelly with less creaminess and more weight). It seems to make my natural lip color appear a smidgen darker (which is what a lot of glossy balms do) and cooler in overall tone, but it is pretty much a clear gloss. It lasted for three hours on me. Benefit Icebreaker (P, $16.00) is less pigmented (95% similar). Guerlain L'Oiseau de Feu (901) (LE, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Formula Summary: It is supposed to be “inspired by gel nail polishes” with an “ultra-light” texture and hydrating formula. The range as of fall 2015 seems to range from clear to mostly opaque with a slight translucency that gives them a squishy, jelly-like look with the average shade between semi-sheer and semi-opaque. They’re lightweight, comfortable to wear, and mostly non-sticky. I haven’t noticed a taste, but there is a sweet vanilla, almost caramel-like scent (it is a little on the synthetic side, but I don’t notice the scent when I’m wearing it). Despite having a smoother, mostly non-sticky feel, the formula has decent wear time (three to five hours) and is hydrating. All in all, it’s a nice formula that outdoes a lot of the more recently released new gloss formulas on the market–and at a fraction of the cost–when the shade is more pigmented, but when it is sheerer (especially the lighter shades), there is often settling into lip lines. One thing to note, though, is despite seeming like quite a big tube of gloss, it contains only 0.11 fl. oz. It has an interesting hourglass-shaped applicator, where it is curved inversely and can fit the curve of the lip.

Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gel Cappuccino (02)
8
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
78%
Total
Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gel Nude Alert (08)
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gel Cherry Blossom (11)
7
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
78%
Total

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Sephora x Jem and the Holograms Collection for Holiday 2015

Sephora x Jem and the Holograms Collection
Sephora x Jem and the Holograms Collection

A collection of truly outrageous makeup and accessories inspired by the live-action movie with a nod to the 80s cartoon show. Create bold makeup looks and accessorize in style with this collection of makeup featuring shades inspired by the vibrant colors represented in the movie.

Availability

Coming soon

The Details

Truly Outrageous Eyeshadow Palette | $39.00 | Limited Edition

A limited-edition palette with 24 vibrant yet modern shades inspired by the colors represented in the live-action movie, with nods to the original cartoon.

  • 24 x Eye shadows in Minx, Mrs. Bailey, Stinger, Jetta, Raya, Kimber, Jerrica, Jemstar, Gal Pal, Rockstar, 1980s, Shana, Clash, Rockin’ Roadster, Keytar, Pizzazz, Starlight, Cassette, Stormer, Misfits

Truly Outrageous Lipstick | $16.00 | Limited Edition

This creamy formula glides easily onto lips, leaving them with a bright pop of pink that is reminiscent of the iconic 80s pop look. The formula helps to hydrate lips, and the limited-edition packaging features the signature JEM lightning bolt.

Truly Outrageous Compact Mirror | $18.00 | Limited Edition

This flashy dual compact mirror is perfect for makeup application, touch-ups throughout the day, or travel. It is modeled after a shiny gold record with JEM’s signature lightning bolt.

Truly Outrageous Liquid Lip Set | $25.00 | Limited Edition

Create your own unique JEM-inspired lip with this five-piece liquid lipstick set. Mix and match shades to create signature lip looks or wear alone for the ultimate pop of color. The limited-edition packaging features the signature JEM lightning bolt.

  • Liquid Lipsticks in Fashion Fame (light pearl pink), Like a Dream (mauve), Music is Magic (bright pink), To the Rescue (berry), She’s Got the Power (dark purple)

Sephora Favorites for Holiday 2015

Sephora Favorites for Holiday 2015
Sephora Favorites for Holiday 2015

Sephora Favorites are sets that feature an assortment of products, generally in a theme, that enable you to try out a variety of products in travel or deluxe sizes.

Availability

Now online

The Details

Give Me More Lip | $59.00 | Limited Edition

This covetable multibranded mega lip set with features lip colors in bold shades that range from berries to red and soft nudes and mauves. Get the ultimate texture with a full-size, Ciate Liquid Velvet in Risque or a full-size of Smashbox’s Be Legendary in Matte in Magenta Matte. Nourish lips with the deluxe size of the Fresh Sugar Tulip Tinted Lip Treatment and get alluring lips with the deluxe-size, Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Berry. From clear to bold hues, this lip kit is perfect for gifting or adding to your beauty wardrobe.

  • 0.22 oz Ciate Liquid Velvet in Risque (full size)
  • 0.12 oz Nars Lipstick in Scarlet Empress (full size)
  • 0.1 oz Smashbox Be Legendary in Magenta Matte (full size)
  • 0.03 oz Bite Matte Creme in Cognoc (deluxe size)
  • 0.04 oz Kat Von D Studded Kiss in Homegirl (deluxe size)
  • 0.07 oz Fresh Sugar Tulip Tinted Lip Treatment (deluxe size)
  • 0.16 oz Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Peony (deluxe size)
  • 0.10 oz Lancôme Lip Lover in 355 Framboise Etoile (deluxe size)
  • 0.07 oz Buxom Lip Cream in Berry Blast (deluxe size)
  • 0.09 oz Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Streak (full size)
  • 0.04 oz Clinique Chubby Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Strawberry (deluxe size)
  • 0.07 oz Buxom Lip Polish in Sophia (deluxe size)
  • 0.07 oz Laura Mercier Creme Smooth in Milkyway (deluxe size)
  • 0.05 oz Tarte Energy Gloss in Clear (deluxe size)
  • 0.03 oz Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Le Rouge in No 1 (deluxe size)

Lashstash | $45.00 | Limited Edition

Stretch, volumize, and enhance lashes with this wardrobe of eight deluxe mascaras, featuring wands that curl, lift, and define. This eleven piece set comes with an array of eight mascaras and a curler, lash fibers, and a precision lash liner for the ultimate lash looks.

  • 0.1 oz Benefit Roller Lash Mascara
  • 0.08 oz Blinc Mascara
  • 0.20 oz Buxom® Lash Mascara
  • 0.002 oz Hourglass Cosmetics 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eye Liner
  • 0.51 oz Marc Jacobs Beauty O!Mega Lash Volumizing Mascara in Blacquer
  • 0.13 oz MAKE UP FOR EVER Mascara in Smoky Extravagant
  • 0.12 oz NARS Cosmetics Audacious Mascara in Black Moon
  • 0.01 oz Tarte best in faux extending fibers
  • 0.01 oz Tarte picture perfect™ eyelash curler
  • 0.17 oz Too Faced Cosmetics Better Than Sex Mascara
  • 0.06 oz Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils

Extend Your Style | $32.00 | Limited Edition

Eliminate the lingering scents of last night with Alterna’s Bamboo Cleanse Translucent Dry Shampoo in Mango Coconut. Amika’s Perk Up dry shampoo is best for keeping damaged hair clean between shampoos with their feather-light, scented formula of sea buckthron berry extract. Bumble and Bumble’s Pret-a-Powder delivers three essential benefits—dry shampoo, style extender, and volumizer—in one bottle, for an effortlessly tousled look. The rice powder in Drybar’s Detox dry shampoo instantly soaks up oil and amps up fullness to keep your blowout looking polished, prolonging your good hair days into good hair nights. Highly absorbent micronized oat milk powders in Klorane’s dry shampoo are undetectable even on brunettes. Keep Living Proof’s PHD dry shampoo in your gym bag to neutralize oil, sweat, and odor anytime. Lastly, 24K Sally Hershberger’s mineral-infused dry shampoo adds texture and lifts hair to unparalleled, ultra-voluminous heights.

  • 1.25 oz Alterna Bamboo Style Translucent Dry Shampoo
  • 0.75 oz Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo
  • 0.5 oz Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder
  • 1.4 oz Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo
  • 1 oz Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk
  • 1.8 oz Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo
  • 1.5 oz 24K Sally Hershberger Supreme Stylist Voluminous Dry Shampoo

Superstars | $75.00 | Limited Edition

The ultimate beauty haul, this must-have set includes some of our best mascaras, eyeliners, eyeshadows, highlighters, and a primer, along with the latest favorites. It’s the perfect gift for any beauty connoisseur, or treat yourself to this set for everything you need to highlight features, let eyes stand out, and create basic to sultry makeup looks.

  • 0.3 oz Beautyblender® original
  • 0.1 oz Benefit They’re Real! Mascara
  • 0.21 oz Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Highlight
  • 0.42 oz Lancôme DRAMA LIQUI-PENCIL™ Extreme Longwear Eyeliner in Noir Intense
  • 0.06 oz Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Highlight
  • 0.16 oz MAKE UP FOR EVER Step 1 Skin Equalizer Hydrating Primer / Base step 1 skin equalizer
  • 0.05 oz NARS Dual Intensity Eyeshadow in Himalia
  • 1 oz Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water (travel size)
  • 0.016 oz Stila Stay All Day® Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Intense Black
  • 0.06 oz Tarte the sculptor contouring face slenderizer in park ave princess™
  • 0.035 oz Tarte The slenderizer bamboo contouring brush
  • 0.24 oz Touch in Sol Stretchex Stretch Lash Effect Mascara
  • 0.05 oz Urban Decay Eye shadow in Lounge

Liquid Luxuries Perfume Sampler | $65.00 | Limited Edition

Inside this box, you’ll find 15 samples of some of our most sought-after women’s perfumes. Choose your favorite, and then take the included scent certificate to any US Sephora store* to redeem for a full-size bottle of your favorite featured fragrance at no extra cost.

  • 0.06 oz Atelier Sud Magnolia spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.06 oz Burberry My Burberry spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Bvlgari Omnia Crystalline spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.3 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.04 oz Chloé Chloé spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.06 oz Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.06 oz Elizabeth and James Nirvana White spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Giorgio Armani Sí spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.06 oz Gucci Flora by Gucci Gorgeous Gardenia dabber (scent certificate redeems for 1.6 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.04 oz Marc Jacobs Daisy spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.03 oz Narciso Rodriquez For Her spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Prada Candy spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.45 oz Thierry Mugler Alien spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Tom Ford Velvet Orchid spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Tory Burch Tory Burch spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.03 oz Versace Bright Crystal (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de toilette)

Liquid Luxuries Cologne Sampler | $65.00 | Limited Edition

Inside this box, you’ll find 15 samples of some of our most sought-after men’s fragrances. Choose your favorite, and then take the included scent certificate to any US Sephora store* to redeem for a full-size bottle of your favorite featured fragrance at no extra cost.

  • 0.06 oz Atelier Mandarine Glaciale spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz cologne absolu)
  • 0.06 oz Burberry Brit Rhythm for Men spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Bvlgari Man in Black spray (scent certificate redeems for 2 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.06 oz Gucci Guilty Pour Homme spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.06 oz Hugo Boss Boss Bottled Night spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.6 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.03 oz Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.35 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.06 oz Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc spray (scent certificate redeems for 3.3 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.04 oz Montblanc Legend spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Paco Rabanne Invictus spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Prada Luna Rossa Sport spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Ralph Lauren Polo Red spray (scent certificate redeems for 2.5 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Tom Ford Noir spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.03 oz Versace Eros (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Yves Saint Laurent L’Homme spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.3 oz eau de Toilette)
    Dopp travel bag

SoKo to Tokyo | $40.00 | Limited Edition

This set includes eight products from all the hottest trends in Asian skincare, from Soko to Tokyo. Cleanse with Erborian’s Crème Scrub, a gentle daily cleanser featuring a soothing complex of seven Korean herbs and micropearls for skin that appears visibly clearer, smoother, and more luminous. Exfoliate and brighten with Amore Pacific’s Treatment Enzyme Peel, a highly effective, botanical-based brightening exfoliator made without harsh ingredients. Boost all your skincare steps with Boscia’s Exfoliating Peel Gel, a lightweight peeling gel that delivers gentle exfoliation for deeper, more thorough cleansing results. Follow up with SK-II’s cult-classic Facial Treatment Essence, a refreshing essence that moisturizes the skin and supports skin cell renewal. Skin Inc’s Pure Deepsea Hydrating Mask is a unique sleep-in transparent gel mask that hydrates, clarifies, and brightens skin, all in a single step. Add weightless hydration with Belif’s The True Cream Aqua Bomb, a gel-cream that ‘floods’ the skin with a rush of refreshing moisture, or Dr. Jart’s lightweight Ceramidin™ Cream, a time-release moisturizer that plumps the skin and hydrates the skin barrier from within. Top it all off with Dr. Jart’s Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45, a one-step balm that perfects the appearance of skin while protecting it from the sun and environmental factors.

  • 0.5 oz Erborian Crème Scrub Beautifying Exfoliating Pearls
  • 0.2 oz Amore Pacific Treatment Enzyme Peel
  • 1 oz Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel
  • 1 oz SK-II Facial Treatment Essence
  • 0.68 oz Skin Inc. Pure Deepsea Hydrating Mask
  • 0.34 oz Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb
  • 0.2 oz Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream
  • 0.17 oz Dr. Jart+ Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45

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Sephora Collection Holiday 2015 Sets & Kits

Sephora Collection Holiday 2015 Sets & Kits
Sephora Collection Holiday 2015 Sets & Kits

Color Around the World 4x Eye & Face Palettes ($28.00) (Limited Edition)

Whether you fantasize about Paris, New York, Rome, or Rio, these four makeup palettes feature luscious and stunning colors that will transport you to the destination of your dreams. Take a color tour and recreate looks inspired by the four corners of the world. Each palette features four matte and iridescent eye shadows, one blush, a mirror, and a tutorial with exclusive tips and tricks to help you get the jet-setting look you’re after.

Color Wishes 5 x Eyeshadow Palettes ($15.00) (Limited Edition)

Choose from natural and bold colors and matte or iridescent finishes with these five mini makeup palettes. Each features two color-coordinated eye shadows with iridescent and matte finishes for a custom makeup look.

Color Wonderland Neutral & Vivid Eyeshadow Palette ($59.00) (Limited Edition)

This comprehensive palette offers two different color stories. Neutrals on the left and vibrant shades on the right can be combined to create endless looks. The eye shadows you use most are in a larger size so they last longer, and the palette features a variety of iridescent and matte finishes for custom looks.

Ombre Obsession Eyeshadow Palette ($34.00) (Limited Edition)

This eye shadow palette features perfectly curated shades, allowing you to mix and match for the ultimate shade combinations. The ombré effect on each shade provides a light-to-dark range of shade options for a personalized look.

Wonderful Dreams 8-Tone Eyeshadow Palette ($10.00) (Limited Edition)

This exquisite palette features eight enchanting eye shadows in soft hues. Color combinations from natural warm tones to more intense, highly pigmented shades in matte and shimmer finishes let you create a multitude of stunning looks.

Up in Smoke Baked Eye & Face Palette ($35.00) (Limited Edition)

This pallete features 11 shades with a baked formula that allows for wet or dry application, increasing the pigment intensity and extending color wear. Create endless eye shadow combinations perfect for day or night, and finish with blush and luminizer for a complete look. Complimentary tutorials show how to make the most of the formula’s multitasking capabilities for shadow, eyeliner, or highlighter effects.

Kissing Stories: 8 Glossy Lip Pencils ($28.00) (Limited Edition)

This collection of glossy lip pencils in irresistible colors and finishes creates a beautiful smile. The selection of gorgeous shades ranges from nude to intense red and fuchsia to match any mood and can be layered to create classic or modern looks. 8 x 0.078 oz Glossy Lip Pencils in Copper, Soft Rose, Light Pink, Apricot, Candy Pink, Neon Pink, Peony, Red

Make You Blush! Colorful Cheek Ink Gel Trio ($18.00) (Limited Edition)

Give cheeks a festive and juicy pop for the holidays with these colorful and buildable mini gel blushes. The long-lasting formula is infused with hibiscus extract to leave skin looking fresh, for hours. 3 x 0.35 oz Blush in Peony (light pink), Dahlia (warm berry), Lotus (sheer red)

Enchanted Lip Liners: 4 Lip Liners to Go ($16.00) (Limited Edition)

These four colored lip pencils allow you to create anything from an understated lip to an ultra-sophisticated look. The ultra-creamy, long-lasting formula comes in two must-have shades plus two new exclusive shades. The mini size allows for easy gifting or travel. 4 x 0.025 Lip Liner To Go in Classic Red, Deep Aubergine, Pale Beige, Fresh Berry

Marvellous Eyeliners ($16.00) (Limited Edition)

These four shades line eyes in a single stroke, effortlessly glide over eyelids, and deliver ultra-precise application. Shea butter provides a soft, smooth texture, allowing you to experiment with ease and create new looks to match your mood. 3 x 0.025 oz Eye Pencils To Go in Classic Taupe, Intense Black, Pure White. 0.027 oz Limited Edition Kohl Pencil in Navy Blue.

Super Kisses: Set of 3 Kiss Me Balms ($18.00) (Limited Edition)

These three shades of fresh and radiant balm moisturize and add color to lips with a single kiss. This set features an additional, exclusive shade (Berry Red) that will enhance your lips with luscious pink color. 3 x 0.20 oz Kiss Me Balms in Cotton Candy, Soda Pop, Berry Red

AVAILABILITY | Now at Sephora

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Sephora Over the Moon (14) Colorful Blush

Sephora Over the Moon (14) Colorful Blush
Sephora Over the Moon (14) Colorful Blush

Sephora Over the Moon (14) Colorful Blush ($15.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a lightly brightened, light-medium lavender with warmer, pink tones and a satin finish. Makeup Geek Secret Admirer (P, $9.99) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Secret Admirer (P, $10.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Sex Fantasy (LE, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Full of Joy (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Azalea Blossom (LE, $32.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). MAC Sock-it Xiqu (LE, $21.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Colorful Blush formula is supposed to be long-wearing, buildable, and have a lightweight texture. My experience with the formula has shown that they’re soft, lightly powdery at times (some are worse than others) with semi-sheer to semi-opaque color coverage that blends fairly well and lasts seven to eight hours. There is some variance between shades, but there are some gems in the range. Over the Moon had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable color coverage with a natural sheen that was noticeable without being shimmery. The texture was lightly powdery, thinner than other shades, but it didn’t look powdery on my skin, at least. It lasted for seven hours before there was noticeable fading. From what I can tell, this has since been discontinued, but I have heard you can still find it in some stores. As I had already tested it, I figured I might as well finish it up, but not to worry, it’s merely a bonus review for the day. It’s a shame it was discontinued, though, as a more budget-friendly option for a lavender-hued blush would have been quite welcome.

P.S. — This was the last of the Sephora blushes I had to review! All done 😀

Sephora Colorful Blush Over the Moon (14)
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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Sephora I’m Shocked (09) Colorful Blush

Sephora I'm Shocked (09) Colorful Blush
Sephora I’m Shocked (09) Colorful Blush

Sephora I’m Shocked (09) Colorful Blush ($15.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “flashy fuchsia.” It’s a right, brightened fuchsia-magenta with strong, cool undertones and a satin sheen. Colour Pop Pie (DC, $8.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Bright Pink (P, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Pegacorn (DC, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Savage (P) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Homie (DC, $8.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Viseart Rose #3 (P) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Surratt Beauty Se Pomponner (P, $32.00) is brighter (90% similar). NYX Electro (P, $6.50) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Unashamed (LE) is lighter (90% similar). MAC This Could Be Fun (LE, $22.00) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Full Fuchsia (P, $22.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (85% similar). NARS Coeur Battant (LE, $30.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Saucy Miss (P, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Colorful Blush formula is supposed to be long-wearing, buildable, and have a lightweight texture. My experience with the formula has shown that they’re soft, lightly powdery at times (some are worse than others) with semi-sheer to semi-opaque color coverage that blends fairly well and lasts seven to eight hours. There is some variance between shades, but there are some gems in the range. I’m Shocked is easily the most pigmented and intense shade that I’ve come across in the Colorful Blush line-up. It had semi-opaque to opaque coverage, but it was a harder blush to sheer out unless used with a very feathery brush and light touch. The texture was firm without being dry or powdery, while the blush blended out without too much trouble, it isn’t foolproof. It has a natural finish where it doesn’t read shimmery on the skin, but it doesn’t have a flat, matte finish either. It wore for nine hours before fading on me.

Sephora Colorful Blush I'm Shocked (09)
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

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