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Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color (Sculpting)

01/06

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color – Sculpting

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color – Sculpting

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color – Sculpting

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color – Sculpting

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color – Sculpting

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color – Sculpting

S118

Make Up For Ever S118 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with soft, warm undertones and a natural matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff paired with a smooth, moderately dense texture that didn’t kickup any excess product in the pan but was still quite blendable on the skin. The color does run warmer, so it would be ideal for someone who prefers a warmer contour or might be looking for a deeper bronzer. On me, the powder lasted well for eight and a half hours.

Formula Overview

$23.00/0.17 oz. - $135.29 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" with a "long-lasting finish." The range is split into three types--Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes--that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes--matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the "matte" shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the "mattes" a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color – Sculpting swatches.

Ingredients

S118
S118
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

01/05

Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal

Fenty Beauty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo ($34.00 for 0.24 oz.) contains a light, pearly biege and a warm, metallic gold. The left side had a more subtle finish, which sat well on the skin, while the right side was more intense in coverage as well as finish, and there was some accentuate of my skin’s texture.

B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

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Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

01/10

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Peach Berry

Too Faced Peach Berry Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush ($30.00 for 0.44 oz.) is a muted, medium plum with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had medium coverage that was buildable to semi-paque pigmentation in two to three layers.

The consistency was thin, a real hybrid between cream and powder as it did not feel that wet or emollient in the pot, and as soon as the product touched skin, it seemed to feel quite powder-like. This particular shade was somewhat prone to sinking into the skin and making the area seemed dotted, as if the color filled my pores in places, which made it difficult to smooth, even coverage that was actually flattering to wear. It applied slightly more evenly over a base, but it then lifted the base product somewhat, so it created patchiness and clumpiness. The blush lasted for six hours before fading noticeably on me.

Formula Overview

$30.00/0.44 oz. - $68.18 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "cream-to-powder blush" that has "buildable color" and a "creamy, velvety texture" paired with a "radiant-matte finish." The consistency felt creamy to the touch, but it also felt a little powdery. It had a candy-coated shell initially--very shiny--but after one or two uses, the texture looked more matte and felt a lot drier. It seemed almost as if it was drying out over time, so ultimately, it felt more like a powder going on most of the time.

The texture was thinner and while it was no trouble to diffuse the product across the skin, it did not do so that evenly, and I noticed a lot of color that seemed to sit in my pores (like dots of deeper color). The coverage was more buildable when applied with a fingertip, but it was a challenge to get more coverage that was still blended as the color seemed to disappear as I blended it out (even just a little). The only way I could manage decent application was patting color on the apples of the cheeks with fingertips and lightly pressing to blend, and then going back with a bit of foundation actually blend out the edges. The wear was short end on bare skin at six to seven hours.

Over foundation, they were worse, as they lifted liquid foundations a lot, which resulted in uneven coverage and some unevenness in overall texture, too, as the cream-to-powder formula caused clumping with my liquid foundations (I tried three different ones with this blush formula).

Browse all of our Too Faced Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush swatches.

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Isodecyl Isononanoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Silica, Dicalcium Phosphate, Mica, Polyethylene, Silica Silylate, Aqua/Water/Eau, Flavor/Aroma, Benzyl Benzoate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil/Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract/Ficus Carica Fruit Extract, Fragrance/Parfum, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract/Prunus Persica Fruit Extract, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492).

5
Product
9
Pigmentation
5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
2
Application
61%
Total
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Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color (Blush)

01/05

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color – Blush

B210

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a vibrant, medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a satiny sheen. It had ultra-fine shimmer that gave it a soft glow on the skin but did not look overtly shimmery and definitely not metallic once applied. The consistency was soft, smooth, and not quite as dense as most shades in the range. It had rich, opaque color payoff in a single layer, and thankfully, it was easy to blend out along the edges for a diffused gradient of color. The blush wore well for eight and a half hours on me before fading slightly.

Formula Overview

$23.00/0.17 oz. - $135.29 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" with a "long-lasting finish." The range is split into three types--Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes--that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes--matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the "matte" shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the "mattes" a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color – Blush swatches.

Ingredients

B210
B210
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

01/10

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush

Ginger Peach

Too Faced Ginger Peach Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush ($30.00 for 0.44 oz.) is a medium orange with warm, golden pearl and a satin sheen. The finish wasn’t matte, but it wasn’t particularly dewy–just a light sheen from the shimmer–as it dried down to a powder finish almost instantly upon contact with my skin.

The texture was smooth and more cream-like initially, but after that initial swatch, it had a drier, slightly thicker feel over the area exposed. It was a dense product and not at all squishy, to give you an idea about the texture, which made it thinner and less blendable on the skin. I was able to apply this decently by patting the color on with my fingertip and then using the edge of my finger to diffuse the edges. I had to be very careful applying it over foundation, as it tended to lift the base away from the skin and start to clump up. It lasted for six hours on me before fading noticeably.

Formula Overview

$30.00/0.44 oz. - $68.18 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "cream-to-powder blush" that has "buildable color" and a "creamy, velvety texture" paired with a "radiant-matte finish." The consistency felt creamy to the touch, but it also felt a little powdery. It had a candy-coated shell initially--very shiny--but after one or two uses, the texture looked more matte and felt a lot drier. It seemed almost as if it was drying out over time, so ultimately, it felt more like a powder going on most of the time.

The texture was thinner and while it was no trouble to diffuse the product across the skin, it did not do so that evenly, and I noticed a lot of color that seemed to sit in my pores (like dots of deeper color). The coverage was more buildable when applied with a fingertip, but it was a challenge to get more coverage that was still blended as the color seemed to disappear as I blended it out (even just a little). The only way I could manage decent application was patting color on the apples of the cheeks with fingertips and lightly pressing to blend, and then going back with a bit of foundation actually blend out the edges. The wear was short end on bare skin at six to seven hours.

Over foundation, they were worse, as they lifted liquid foundations a lot, which resulted in uneven coverage and some unevenness in overall texture, too, as the cream-to-powder formula caused clumping with my liquid foundations (I tried three different ones with this blush formula).

Browse all of our Too Faced Peach My Cheeks Melting Powder Blush swatches.

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Isodecyl Isononanoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Silica, Dicalcium Phosphate, Mica, Polyethylene, Silica Silylate, Aqua/Water/Eau, Flavor/Aroma, Benzyl Benzoate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil/Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract/Ficus Carica Fruit Extract, Fragrance/Parfum, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract/Prunus Persica Fruit Extract, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492).

6
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
3
Application
70%
Total

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

01/10

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter

Happy Face

Too Faced Happy Face Peach Frost Melting Powder Highlighter ($30.00 for 0.44 oz.) is a light, yellowed gold with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer pigmentation that was buildable to medium coverage on the skin.

The formula is supposed to be a “cream-to-powder highlighter” that has a “buildable champagne peach radiance” that is best applied with “fingers or Kabuki brush.” The texture felt smooth to the touch, and initially, there was a bit of slip to the surface, but after I used it once, the remaining amount exposed was drier, almost powdery, but there was still some velvetiness that gave it a more cream-like feel than powder-like feel.

The sheen from this was noticeable but still on the more subtle side, which may appeal to some but anyone who wants a more moderate or intense highlight would likely want to look elsewhere. I did not like this formula with a brush, as the brush did not pick up much product and did not seem to distribute the product well onto the face–it was as if the product dried on my brush. Using fingertips, I was able to get more product to transfer onto my skin. It blended out nicely but was more challenging to blend out over foundation (liquid) as it tended to lift and cling to the foundation in places. On me, it lasted for six and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Isodecyl Isononanoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Silica, Mica, Polyethylene, Silica Silylate, Aqua/Water/Eau, Flavor/Aroma, Benzyl Benzoate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil/Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Dicalcium Phosphate, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract/Ficus Carica Fruit Extract, Fragrance/Parfum, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract/Prunus Persica Fruit Extract, Tin Oxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Happy Face
Happy Face
7
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
3
Application
72%
Total