ColourPop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush Review & Swatches

01/10

Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush
Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush

Perk Up

Colour Pop Perk Up Pressed Powder Blush ($7.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a light-medium brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It seemed to lean ever-so-slightly rosy in its undertone, but it wasn’t truly rose or red-toned either. The texture was soft, a little powdery to the touch, but it was blendable and easy to work with on bare skin. I had no trouble applying and blending out the edges for a seamless application. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, though a lighter hand could be used to achieve more buildable (which is how its marketed) coverage. This shade stayed on well for eight hours on me before fading visibly.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.21 oz. - $33.33 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to go on "smoothly" and have a "natural and healthy flush" that has "long wear" and "can be layered to your desired intensity." It is a lightly to moderately powdery powder blush with semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable color payoff. The consistency has a drier, thinner feel and though it feels silky to the touch, I found it the type of powder blush can be tricky to blend out evenly on the skin, depending on one's skin type or base preferences. The drier the skin/base, the better the formula would blend, but any natural oils or slip caused the blush to go on unevenly and was difficult to blend out. The wear was between seven and eight hours on me on average.

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Ingredients

Talc, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Magnesium Stearate, Zinc Stearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Distarch Phosphate , Ethylhexyl Palmitate , Hydrolyzed Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter, Phenoxyethanol, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Octocrylene, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate , Quercetin, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492), Mica (CI 77019).

Perk Up
Perk Up
B

Limited Edition

9
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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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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