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Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color (Blush)

01/06

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color – Blush

B216

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a rich, medium magenta with cool undertones and a satin sheen. It was intensely pigmented and had a finish that looked more luminous as it was buffed onto the skin, though it was never shimmery. The blush had a smooth, moderately dense consistency that was surprisingly blendable for such an intense shade; it wasn’t effortless, but it wasn’t a struggle at all. The color stayed vibrant for nine hours on my skin.

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

B216
B216
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
93%
Total
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Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

01/07

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit

Radiant

Anastasia Radiant Blush Kit ($30.00 for 0.68 oz.) is a new, limited edition blush palette with four shades. There was nothing impressive about the formula as it was just too much work to blend out and nothing exceptional with respect to texture, pigmentation, or wear to justify spending three or four times longer blending out the blush, and the whole process is just worse over a base (like foundation) as you’ll have to be particularly careful to avoid lifting and disturbing the base.

Per the brand, it’s a “full pigment formula for buildable coverage,” which I interpret as that it is buildable to full coverage. It is also a “finely milled formula for seamless blending,” which is where I had more trouble typically–these were unforgiving when applied over bare skin or damp foundation. I had to have skin powdered heavily in order to get decent blendability out of most shades in the Blush Kits, though some were decent without extra tricks.

Radiant
Radiant
7
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
79%
Total

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Terrace

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Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color (Blush)

01/06

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color – Blush

B206

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It almost looked like strawberry ice cream–lighter but still quite pink. I did find that the shade darkened slightly on the skin after a few minutes, though.

The consistency was soft, smooth, and blendable, though the powder was denser overall, so while there was no excess product kicked up in the pan, it did need a moderately dense blush or heavier hand to use. It 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

B206
B206
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

01/07

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit

Sugar

Anastasia Sugar Glow Kit ($40.00 for 0.96 oz.) is a new, limited edition powder highlighter set for the holidays. Three of the four shades–all but Gumdrop–are shades previously released, though Gumdrop has two similar shades from past releases that the kit itself is nothing new if you are a collector of the Glow Kits. If you like really intense highlighters and don’t mind some glitter, it might work for you, but if you prefer subtle highlighters and no glitter, this will be a miss.

Sugar
Sugar
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total

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MAC x Rossy de Palma Pink Desire Blush

01/09

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush

Pink Desire

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush ($23.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark fuchsia wit cool, blue undertones and a smattering of fine, fuchsia pearl. The finish was just barely shimmery, so it looked more luminous and satiny on the skin than overtly shimmery or frosted.

The consistency was smooth, finely-milled, and just soft enough that I could pickup product with a brush and not have to dig into the pan without getting too much product on the brush. It was extremely pigmented, so a little went a long way, and my best advice would be to use a lot less than you might normally use to make it easier to work with. I found the formula to be fairly blendable, but it was just pigmented and intense enough that it did take longer to soften the edges if I over-applied compared to a less intense blush. It stayed on well for nine hours before fading slightly.

Ingredients

TALC, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, ZINC STEARATE, ISOSTEARYL NEOPENTANOATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL. MAY CONTAIN: SILICA, MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), CARMINE (CI 75470), CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289), CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS (CI 77288), FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), RED 6 (CI 15850), RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985).

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color (Blush)

01/06

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color – Blush

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color – Blush

B200

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a very light pink with neutral-to-cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had a stronger white base but seemed to darken slightly five minutes after the initial application.

The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense but not stiff or difficult to blend out. It had excellent pigmentation, which can be a struggle for ultra-light shades like this one, so it was nice to see it here. The blush applied evenly to bare skin and had a natural finish–not too flat or matte. It lasted for eight and a half hours on me.

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

B200
B200
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total