MAC Taupe Shape Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Strength: Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush ($19.50 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a “satiny taupe” with a satin finish. It’s a gray-tinged brown–a brownish-taupe when blended out–with a shimmer-sheen finish. MAC Pressed Amber is less gray. MAC Equilibrium is browner.

This kind of color is usually seen for contouring, but the shimmery finish is fairly reflective and nears frost-level in how shimmery/reflective it is keeps it from being a practical contouring shade. It could work as a natural shade on some complexions or when used very lightly. Taupe Shape was soft and finely-milled, though, and it was easy to blend and apply to the cheeks. I found the shimmery finish did emphasize pores, though, to a degree that was noticeable even at a “normal” viewing distance. This shade lasted seven hours on me, and it looked a bit faded after seven and a half hours.

MAC Powder Blush Taupe Shape
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
7.5
Application
5
Total
90%

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MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

MAC Taupe Shape Blush
MAC Taupe Shape Blush

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Based on 16 Reviews, 219 Quick Reviews

Rate It:
The Good
  • Blendable (119)
  • Smooth (102)
  • Easy To Apply (94)
  • Long-wearing (55)
  • Great Value (51)
  • Travel-friendly (22)
  • Buttery (20)
  • Creamy (4)
The In-Between
  • Buildable (103)
  • Highly Pigmented (63)
  • Natural (61)
  • Luminous (45)
  • Sheer (16)
The Bad
  • Powdery (21)
  • Fades (18)
  • Hard To Blend (6)
  • Chalky (4)
  • Emphasizes Pores (3)
  • Too Little Product (1)