Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Review, Photos, Swatches

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush ($23.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a satin sheen. MAC Fun Ending (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Spell Bound (DC, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Physicians Formula Natural (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Chantecaille Bliss (LE, $44.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Cheeky Bugger (LE, $24.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). NARS Illusive (LE, $30.00) is darker (90% similar). Burberry My Burberry Blush (P, $68.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Sweet Enough (P, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). Dose of Colors Statemint (LE, $22.00) is brighter (90% similar). Shiseido Twilight Hour (02) (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Celebrated (LE, $29.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Overexposed (-, ) is darker (90% similar). Milani Berry Rays #4 (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Mocha (P, $24.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Hourglass Surreal Effect (LE, $35.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). CoverGirl Medium Rose (DC, $9.99) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Lover's Blush (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier Rose (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Liberation (Left) (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Prim (LE, $29.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is described as “vibrant yet natural-looking cheek colour that looks virtually powderless.” The texture was very smooth and dense in the pan, while on the skin, it was incredibly blendable and almost creamy in the way it sat and diffused on the skin. It had semi-opaque, buildable coverage that applied easily, as it blended out nicely along the edges. The finish was more satiny than truly luminous–it seemed to have less sheen than most of the Cheek Pops–but looked good on the skin as it did not emphasize pores or my skin’s texture. This shade wore well for nine hours on me before fading slightly.

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Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush
Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop Blush

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Product Availability

Clinique Pink Honey Pop $21.00/0.12 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
  • Clinique Pink Honey Pop Cheek Pop
On eyes:
  • bareMinerals Bubbles Eyeshadow
  • bareMinerals Bling Eyeshadow
  • bareMinerals Boardroom Eyeshadow
  • bareMinerals Come True Eyeshadow
  • bareMinerals Granted Eyeshadow
  • bareMinerals Daydream Eyeshadow
  • Sephora Good Mood Contour Eye Pencil
On lips:
  • Tom Ford Public Display Contour Lip Duo

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I love Clinique cheek pops but this color looks like 3 colors in that line lol. Maybe the other colors will actually be new and different from what they have!

I’m definitely checking this one out — a warm pinker shade is rare. I have fig pop and it’s ok, but not quite right, a little too dark or something; and peach pop swatched too orange. So this could work.

This is a great shade that is not too pinky, more of a coral colour from what I can tell in the photos. It looks beautiful on you Christine and I think would suit a lot of complexions too.

On the Clinique site it shows one of the new colors as Pink Pop!? Oh shoot! I don’t like the other ones I purchased but I think I have to have this one – ridiculous but true.

woooh!! you reviewed it!! finally the review I’ve been waiting for!! I like this better than the Rosy Pop which I ended up giving to my sister. Will definitely get this (well after these holiday craze tho or will wait for the sale, so I can hoard the other shades)
Thanks as always Christine!!

The finish looks beautiful on this one. Alas, I have GA Daybreak (I wanted to type NARS.. confused.. I think they have a daybreak too… nope daydream!) and MUG spellbound.

This is so pretty! I’m not really into true pink blushes but this one is just calling to me. I can’t wait to see the Black Honey one too.

Where can I purchase the new Clinique Pink Honey Cheek Pop? I have checked Nordstrom’s, Sephora’s and Clinique’s websites and don’t find it as yet. Any idea when it will be available?

This looks quite pretty, and I really like the Cheek Pops, but the colour feels more *spring* to me so it’s not getting me too excited lol. Plus I have sooooo many pinky-coral blushes already. I look forward to the Black Honey review, though!

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