KIKO 103 Golden Peach & 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush ($12.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium, warm-toned pink with gold shimmer and a frosted finish. This was one of the more shimmery shades in the range. It had semi-opaque coverage with a soft, lightly powdery consistency that blended well but only wore for six hours before the blush started to breakdown. By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #2 (LE) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Milani Dolce Pink (P, $8.49) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Smashbox Carnation (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Sand (LE, $68.00) is glossier (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Feather (P, $25.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Love Hangover (P, $26.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Rose Gold (P, $6.99) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Flowerchild (P, $32.00) is darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Eccentrico (LE, $88.00) is lighter (90% similar). Becca Rose Spritz (LE, $34.00) is darker, more shimmery (90% similar). Benefit Bella Bamba (Palette) (P, $28.00) is warmer, darker (90% similar). MAC Dainty (P, $27.00) is warmer, more pigmented (90% similar). Laura Mercier Bellini (LE, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Love Glow (P, $40.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Who's Your Poppy (LE) is warmer (85% similar). Tarte Glisten (P, $28.00) is warmer, darker (85% similar). NARS Orgasm (P, $30.00) is darker, more shimmery (85% similar). Stila Peach Shimmer (LE) is warmer, more shimmery (85% similar). Benefit Bella Bamba (DC, $28.00) is cooler, darker (85% similar). Too Faced Peachy Keen (LE) is darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush ($12.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a plummy copper with warm, reddish-orange undertones and a soft, frosted sheen. It had good pigmentation with a fairly soft, blendable consistency that ran a little firmer in the pan than ideal, but it didn’t seem to impact the overall application. This shade wore for seven hours before fading. Surratt Beauty De Cherubique (P, $32.00) is cooler, lighter, more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Stereo Rose (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Love Lust (Discontinued) (DC, $60.00) is cooler, darker (90% similar). Benefit Rockateur (P, $28.00) is darker, less shimmery (90% similar). Becca Lychee/Opal (P, $27.00) is lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). Becca Watermelon/Moonstone (P, $27.00) is cooler, lighter, more shimmery (85% similar). NARS Isadora (LE, $30.00) is cooler, lighter (85% similar). Lancome Rosegold Lights (P, $30.00) is cooler, more muted (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

FORMULA OVERVIEW | KIKO Soft Touch Blush ($12.00 for 0.17 oz.) is supposed to be a “radiant and highly pigmented blush” with “long lasting colour.” It’s a powder blush that has a thinner, fairly smooth, blendable texture that ranges from semi-opaque to mostly opaque coverage. Most shades are matte to satin with the more matte shades still having a natural-looking finish to them (not flat or dry-looking applied). The wear has varied from six to eight hours depending on the shade.

Per readers comments, it appears these have been discontinued in some countries, though all shades except one appear to be available on the U.S. website. (It’s hard to tell if they’re just on sale, as they’re presently available for $3.90 a pop instead of $12, or if they are discounted to move, as I have seen KIKO do 30-50% off before.) I wasn’t intending to review these back-to-back but will be doing my best to get reviews out quickly in light of seeming to be discontinued. Readers have said the replacement is the Shade Fusion Trio Blush (which I haven’t tried, so I don’t know anything about), which would sure be a bummer, since it is more expensive and a trio of shades, so it is different enough that it doesn’t seem like a true replacement to me (boo!).

KIKO Soft Touch Blush 103 Golden Peach
C

Permanent

7
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
5
Application
73%
Total
KIKO Soft Touch Blush 111 Classic Rose
B

Permanent

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total
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KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 103 Golden Peach Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush

KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush
KIKO 111 Classic Rose Soft Touch Blush