MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

What’s the Perfect Cheek Look Like Anyway?

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush ($22.00 for 0.21 oz.) is described as a “neutral pink beige.” It’s a rosy pink with neutral undertones and a matte finish. MAC Have a Lovely Day is similar but in cream form. Illamasqua Ambition is similar in color but also has shimmer. MAC Pink Cult is grayer.  This is a repromote, though it’s been awhile.

The color is buildable, and it had good color payoff; you won’t have to pack it on if you have a deeper complexion. Because it is a medium color, it won’t look too dramatic on lighter skin tones even if used heavily.  It had a soft, finely-milled texture that was easy to blend and diffuse on the skin.  I used MAC’s 116 brush to apply to cheeks, and it had a lovely natural look–didn’t look too dry or the like, even though it has a matte finish. There’s no powderiness, so it tends to “melt” into the skin once applied.  I wore the original that came out previously earlier this week, and it wore for eight hours with very minor fading around the edges. I’ll be testing the latest iteration for wear today. If there are any discrepancies, I’ll be sure to update.

Keep in mind, online retailers like Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillard’s, and Bloomingdale’s will also launch the collection online. These retailers typically launch close in time to the in-store release date (October 4th).

MAC Powder Blush The Perfect Cheek
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
96%

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MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush
MAC The Perfect Cheek Blush

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