Saving the World
ColourPop Saving the World Pressed Powder Blush ($8.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a light-medium orange-coral with moderate, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. The texture seemed to look more “natural matte” once applied and blended out on my skin, which made it more flattering and forgiving to wear.
The texture was soft, smooth, and blendable, though moderately powdery. It had medium, buildable pigmentation, which was in line with how the formula was marketed. It lasted well for eight hours before fading a bit.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).
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$12.00/0.13 oz. - $92.31 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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