Essence Bold Heart Baked Blush Review & Swatches

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Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush
Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush

Bold Heart

Essence Bold Heart Pure Nude Baked Blush ($5.99 for 0.24 oz.) is a vivid, medium-dark pink-coral with warm undertones and a matte finish.

  • Opaque pigmentation
  • Smooth, finely-milled without being powdery
  • Picked up evenly and blended out nicely on bare skin/over foundation
  • Long-wearing (8 hours before fading visibly)

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$5.99/0.24 oz. - $24.96 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to give a "bright, healthy glow" with a "highly pigmented bake texture" that is "blendable" and "lightweight." The texture was smooth, finely-milled, and best of all, not at all powdery yet picked up evenly with a blush or highlighting brush and delivered even coverage to bare skin. It was easy to blend out and diffuse on my skin while having semi-opaque to opaque, buildable pigmentation.

I felt that it was a nice enough blush option, especially for those who want something that is relatively easy to work with and easy to diffuse on cheeks, but the color range was disappointing in two ways: 1) lacking in depth/range, and 2) four or five shades were very similar applied (and even more heavily swatched), so having eight seemed unnecessary in that case.

Browse all of our Essence Pure Nude Baked Blush swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Octyldodecanol, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Tropolone, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Xanthan Gum, CI 15850 (Red 7 Lake), CI 77492 (Iron Oxides).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Bold Heart

PPermanent. $5.99.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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