MAC Cream Soda Blush Review, Photos, Swatches (Archie’s Girls)

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush ($23.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a “light neutral coral” with a satin finish. It’s a light-medium peach with orange and very slight pink tones. The finish looks mostly matte initially, but the more you blend and buff it out, the more the subtle satin sheen comes through. MAC My Highland Honey is much, much more orange. MAC Melba is darker–it’s like the richer, more intense sister. Chanel Espiegle is similar, though a touch more orange and less peach. NARS Gina is darker and more orange. I suspect MAC Peaches is a bit more beige.

The blush has good color payoff, and it is true-to-pan, but as such a light color, it may not show up well on darker complexions. I’m around NC25/NC30, and it just barely shows up when I applied it; on my skin tone, it looks like a soft bit of warmth on the cheek. If you have natural redness in your cheeks, the peachy coloring of this blush should help neutralize it. The texture of the blush is soft, finely-milled, and smooth–but there is a bit of excess powder that kicks up. It looked good at the seventh hour of wear, but by nine hours, it was mostly faded.

MAC Powder Blush Cream Soda
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
7
Application
5
Total
87%

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MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

MAC Cream Soda Blush
MAC Cream Soda Blush

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