MAC Hidden Treasure Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

Not So Hidden Blushes with This Treasure

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush ($20.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a “rich burnt red.” It has a velvet finish, according to the back, though the press release had originally listed it as a satin. The color is a dark rusted red with a very subtle sheen, no detectable shimmer or the like, and a warm, red-orange undertone. MAC Ring of Saturn is lighter and has more of a golden sheen–it would still look very similar if used lightly. Tom Ford Savage is lighter, more muted, less red. NARS Liberte is more orange, less red.

The texture is just slightly dry, though it packs plenty o’ pigment–you’ll absolutely want to use a light hand with this blush (and might I also recommend a stippling brush, like MAC’s 187 or 188?).  Since it’s a little drier, it doesn’t blend out as effortlessly as some other blushes. It does take more time and effort to get a soft, faded edge.  I think this blush will look exceptionally beautiful on darker skin tones, because it has great depth and color.  I tested the wear of this shade, and it wore for a full eight hours and was just slightly faded along the edge.

MAC Powder Blush Hidden Treasure
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4
Total
89%

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MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush (Heavily/Lightly)

MAC Hidden Treasure Blush
MAC Hidden Treasure Blush (Heavily/Lightly)

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